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Monthly Archives: May, 2011

I is for Intervals

If you’ve read more than one of my blogs in the past, you know I’m a huge fan of interval workouts: they are the most efficient way to burn energy … Continue reading

May 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

H is for Hamstrings

I often get the question “what’s the back part of my leg called again?” Well it’s your hamstrings – at least the upper part of your back leg. Actually, what … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

G is for Gluteus Maximus

Ah.. what could be more fun to talk about than your ….buns! Buns of Steel. Your booty.  Well – you may not have guessed but the #1 question I get … Continue reading

May 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

F is for Fartlek (…huh?!)

Ok. Get your giggles out. Laugh at the funny name; I’ll wait. Done? Ok let’s get down to business. “Fartlek” (ok one more snicker) is Swedish for “speed play.” It … Continue reading

May 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

E is for Eggs!

Eggs are one of the world’s best foods. Easy to prepare, eggs are a great source of high-quality protein, providing 6 grams of protein for only about 70 calories per … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

C is for Crunches!

I must admit, I had a bit of a hard time selecting the winning “C” word for my alphabet game. I could have chosen cauliflower, couscous, curl, CARDIO! …ok you … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

B is for Biceps!

Ah.. that glorious big muscle.. You guns. Your rocks. Whatever you call ‘em, the bicep is a two-headed muscle located above your elbow on the front of your arm. Primarily, … Continue reading

May 9, 2011 · Leave a comment