Aug 272013
 

Tired of the same boring exercises? HIIT play and discover 3 HIIT moves that are guaranteed to make you sweat: Elevated Pushup + Touch Downs, Pivot Abs, Bench Leaps. These Lunch Break Challenges are designed to teach you proper technique, variation and the impact that HIIT routines have to offer. Not sure what HIIT means? HIIT ( High Intensity Interval Training) is a form of cardiovascular training that can last anywhere from 5 – 30 minutes. Most commonly, HIIT workouts are an intense burst of activity for 30-50 seconds on, resting for 10-15 seconds in between each move. It’s an  excellent way to maximize your workout in a short period of time and is the perfect solution for someone on the go.

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Aug 262013
 

scales-dont-give-whole-storyThis is a topic that has been weighing on my mind heavily lately (pun intended).

How do you define fitness or weight loss “progress”? Is it the number on the scale each morning? Many of us would say “YES”, right?! After all, we’re wired to attach a number to something we’re working so hard on and call it “progress”.

Throughout the highs and lows of our lifelong fitness journey, we tend to become slaves to the dreaded scale. Waking up every morning, putting ourselves through teeth clenching agony, “Please God let it be 20 pounds less than yesterday’s weigh in.” Okay I’m being a bit dramatic, but ugh, why do we do this to ourselves? continue reading

Aug 202013
 

Tuna SlidersI love making little creations like these Tuna Sliders. Not only are they beautiful to look at, they’re absolutely delicious! If you like tuna…then give this one a try. It’s a cool, crisp and healthy lunch that will take you no time to prepare.

Ingredients

-1 can of tuna
-1 tbsp of spicy brown mustard
-1/2 lemon
-black pepper to taste

Instructions

-drain tuna and mix in all ingredients
-using a tablespoon, scoop mixture onto cucumber rounds
-squeeze remaining lemon juice on top of each slider

Aug 192013
 

My goal in life is to inspire you! That’s why I’ve created these “Lunch Break Challenge” videos to help teach you 3 different variations that you can perform anywhere! Give them a try, you’ll thank me later. For more awesome videos like these, be sure to subscribe to www.YouTube/FitWasted.

And as always, you are ultimately responsible for your own safety. Please do not attempt any of these moves without consulting your doctor.

Aug 122013
 

Ab Exercises Did I mention ABS? Here are a few of my favorite ab exercises:

Bear Crunch
Toe Touch
Russian Twist
Single Leg Crunch
Crisscross
Bicycle
Hip Raise (Reverse Crunch)
Jump Up
Cross Leg Crunch

Coupled with these awesome exercises, don’t forget that abs are truly made in the kitchen: 80% nutrition, 20% fitness and 100% dedication.

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Aug 112013
 

Do you really want those results? Are you really dedicating the time needed to obtain them? A wise man once said, “It’s not about having the time, it’s about making the time….everyone has time.” I dare you to press play. 3.2.1 GO! For more awesome videos like this “Lunch Break Challenge”, be sure to subscribe to www.YouTube.com/FitWasted.

As always, you are ultimately responsible for your own safety. Please workout responsibly and do not attempt any of these moves without consulting your doctor.

Aug 072013
 

Confession: If you weGreen Drinkre to ask me a year ago if I would even dare to look at a green drink I’d say “h-e-l-l no”! I couldn’t understand all the damn hype over liquefied vegetables and fruits GROSS!!! I must say, I’m disappointed that I waited so long to bust out the blender. Thanks to Body Fuel System I am a changed woman!

Drink Your Veggies

-1 handful of spinach
-1 kiwi (peeled)
-1 cup fresh pineapple (chopped)
-1 frozen banana
-2 slices of fresh ginger
-1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
-1/2 cup water