Fitness, Workouts

Hip Mobility Warm Up with Sliders

I featured this simple hip warmup on my Instagram @LaunsteinFitness last week. Before squats, especially heavy squats, it's imperative to get your muscles and joints working like they should. This little sequence helps me get ready to hit some squat goals. Exercises:Fire Hydrants: On all fours, open your hips up to the side. You guessed it,… Continue reading Hip Mobility Warm Up with Sliders

Fitness, Workouts

Workout of the Week: 10/29/18: Smith Machine Full Body Circuit

I get it, some people just love separating their days at the gym: Legs, Chest, Butt, Back, Abs, Cardio. But the same routine is boring for your brain and your body. Lately, I have been throwing in some all over body workouts to keep it interesting and really get a good sweat in. Try this one… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 10/29/18: Smith Machine Full Body Circuit

Fitness, Workouts

Workout of the Week: 10/22/18: Dead by Deadlifts

Did you know that 80% of Americans suffer from lower back pain some time in their life? While the pain can be associated with many factors, one major reason could be the imbalance in your own body. Basically your complimentary muscles act as a pulley system with your joints. So for your knees, the quads… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 10/22/18: Dead by Deadlifts

Food, Recipes

Parmesan + Panko Crusted Perch

Parmesan and Panko get me every time. So when I had the hankering for some seafood and saw the Ocean Perch filets at the commissary, I knew I had to make it happen. Here's one of my favorite recipes for amping up your baked fish. Ingredients:4 Perch Filets (approx. 1 lb) 1/2 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs… Continue reading Parmesan + Panko Crusted Perch

Fitness, Workouts

Workout of the Week: 10/15/18: Booty Builder

I truly hope you are able to incorporate my "workout of the week" into your fitness routine. Boring workouts will be the death of us all, so I am constantly working to switch things up. Not only is that good for our muscle development, but also our mental transformation. In college, like many, I was… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 10/15/18: Booty Builder

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Workout of the Week: 10/8/18: Shoulders to Die For

With the launch of my new online personal training business, I'm committed to impacting more people than ever by bringing you valuable content. My clients get there own personalized workouts, and if you haven't taken the jump, you really should. Custom workout programs will give you the most efficient results, but I want to offer… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 10/8/18: Shoulders to Die For

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Lower Ab Circuit for Momma’s

I had a special request from a fellow momma for some lower ab exercises. Whether a natural birth or a c-section, it's safe to say our abs need some serious rehab. And when people say pregnancy changes your body, it truly does. A lot of changes happen at one time, yet some take years to… Continue reading Lower Ab Circuit for Momma’s