Archive for March 2013

Tighter Thighs and Butt, Just Curtsy!

Tighter Thighs and Butt, Just Curtsy!
Lunges are by far the best category of leg exercises.  Lunges are an amazing exercise for toning and tightening all the muscles in your legs and butt.  They require balance, so they also offer good joint stability training.  There are so many options –  you can do them stationary, moving forward or backwards.  Here is... Read more »

Tone your hamstrings

Tone your hamstrings
Although you can do this exercise at the gym, it is perfect for the home exercise routine.  The hamstrings are difficult to isolate without a plate loaded machine.  Although they are recruited in exercises like squats, step-ups and lunges, this hamstring curl on the ball will strength the back of your legs while strengthening your... Read more »

Efficient Workouts, 30 minute fitness blasts!

Despite the snow and the weather, it is important to get your workouts in. I promise that you will feel less sluggish and confined if you sweat a little and get your blood pumping. When you know you have hours and hours of snow fall ahead of you, many of us feel a little trapped. ... Read more »
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What’s the ROI on Employee Wellness Programs?

What’s the ROI on Employee Wellness Programs?
I started my career at the East Bank Club in Chicago.  It was the most professional fitness environment I have ever encountered.  Because of the type of members they attracted, I was privileged to train a wide range of executives and business owners.  I always admired how they prioritized their workouts despite their busy schedules.... Read more »