Fitness, Workouts

555 Leg Circuit – 5/20/19 Workout of the Week

I was sweating so bad during this workout, you could see it in my shoes!! This is a spin on my favorite workout, the 10 to 1 circuit. Start with 10 reps of each exercise (or 20 for abs), then 9 of each, 8 of each, etc. Normally you would go all the way down… Continue reading 555 Leg Circuit – 5/20/19 Workout of the Week

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Oh My God Becky Look at Her Quads!: 5/13/19 WOTW

  Exercises:Bosu Ball Squat: Use bosu with ball side down. Stand by a wall so you can easily find your balance on the ball, with feet positioned slightly in front of the midline of the ball. Squat down with chest up, butt back, and core tight to maintain balance. This one works butt and legs for… Continue reading Oh My God Becky Look at Her Quads!: 5/13/19 WOTW

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Shoulders!: 5/6/19 Workout of the Week

After having some issues with my shoulder for a couple weeks, I gave it a much needed rest. But I'm back baby!! I put my hair in braids and threw together my favorite shoulder exercises, and let me tell ya, it felt great! Exercises:Compound Row: I use the "V-Bar" attachment on the seated cable bench. Put… Continue reading Shoulders!: 5/6/19 Workout of the Week

At Home Learning, Family, Kids, Toddler, Travel

51 Outdoor Activities for Your Toddler in Hampton Roads

I recently came across an article that recommends 4-6 hours of unrestricted outdoor play for kids. While we already make outdoor time a priority in our house, I had no idea of the physical evidence behind the simple act. I started reading "Balanced and Barefoot" by Angela J. Hanscom and found myself with a wealth… Continue reading 51 Outdoor Activities for Your Toddler in Hampton Roads

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Back by KB: 4/29/19 Workout of the Week

The kettlebell is one of the most diverse pieces of equipment in the gym. Not only does it come in different weights that can be manipulated for all over body exercises, but its unique design calls your muscles to stabilize unlike anything else. This ball of iron helps your body to develop strength, endurance, and… Continue reading Back by KB: 4/29/19 Workout of the Week

Family, Kids, Toddler, Travel

We Escaped “Something In The Water” Festival: Our Family Camping Trip to Pettigrew State Park

Two weeks ago we spent a lovely weekend in Washington, D.C. Matt and I both agreed that the city life is not for us: too many people in your space, too fast paced, people that don't even look up from their cell phones, cars honking at everything, bad attitudes, and OMG the traffic! The weekend… Continue reading We Escaped “Something In The Water” Festival: Our Family Camping Trip to Pettigrew State Park

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Squat Til You Drop: 4/22/19 Workout of the Week

Yessss!!! This workout is the perfect mix of heavy lifting and sweating. I have been craving a workout that would kick my ass, and if that's you too, this is your workout! Enjoy! Exercises: Wide Squats: Start standing with feet much wider than hip width apart and a bar across your upper back. Toes can point… Continue reading Squat Til You Drop: 4/22/19 Workout of the Week