Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Cupcake reward? Have a pedicure instead..

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being on a panel for Girl Power Hour’s 3rd annual “Fit & Fab(ulous)” event. The panel was a “trifecta” of experts from the Fitness, Health, … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

It’s not how you get there…it’s the fatigue that counts

Recently I had a question during one of my Weight Training Workshops, which was “shouldn’t men only lift heavy weights to bulk up and women should lift  lighter weights to … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tuesday Total Body Workout

Today at my early morning “fit camp” – we continued to work with the Tabata method, interspersed with weighted and unweighted compund super-sets (say that 10 times fast!). This combination works just about … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Let’s Tabata!

I’ve been introducing a new type of workout to my students in FitCamp lately .. Tabata! What’s Tabata? Traditional Tabata is a 4 minute workout, where you perform 8 cycles of 20 … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment