Healthy Living

Arm Yourself Week 5

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Arm Yourself Christian Fitness Courses are a FUN exercise program with a Christian Inspirational focus.  If you live in the area (Quad Cities, IA) and want to join us for the next session please email me. We are opening it up to children and men – families are welcomed to come and exercise together, but […]

Exercise

Features Exercise: Roll Outs

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Try these Roll Outs on for size.  You can modify this exercise to make it easier or a lot more advanced.  Rolls outs are a very useful exercise because it torches your back side. I use this a lot in classes and with clients to tone up those trouble spots.  Start with heels on the […]

Exercise

Featured Exercise – Bottom’s Up

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Featured Exercise: Bottom’s Up Try this one on for size…here is a Bottom’s Up Exercise that will target your bottom’s up through the core. It takes those weak back muscles and makes them stronger.  Start in position #1. Weight evenly distributed on hands and hips. Relax feet. Lift your legs at the same time squeezing […]

Exercise

Featured Exercise – Deep Curtsey Lunge

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Here is a fun exercise, of course I think it’s fun because it’s a butt blaster. Great for those hips, thighs and glutes regardless if you are man or woman – this is for us both! Build strength and endurance in that bottom half: Deep Curtsey Lunge Starting off in a deep squat, push your […]

Emotional Health

Life is an Adventure!

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One of my favorite things to do is race, but not just race, racing with obstacles and adventure! No matter where we go there is usually adventure awaiting us. Sometimes it’s just a matter of allowing it to happen. If we stay home the chances of it arriving at our door step is a lot […]

Emotional Health

Are you AWAKE & ALIVE?

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Do you ever wonder where some people get all that energy to do all these “things in life” and do them well?  Do you ever say to yourself, “Self, I am not alive inside, something is missing!”?  I hear it a lot. People are not pleased at where they are in life, something is missing. […]

Healthy Eating & Recipies

Steel Cut Vs. Regular Oatmeal

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One of my favorite things to eat in the mad morning dash is Steel Cut Oatmeal. If you haven’t tried it I encourage you to indulge yourself.  I hear the buzz in the gym questioning if it is actually better than rolled oats. I did some investigating and here is what I found: Steele Cut […]