The season of overeating starts on Halloween and runs all the way through Valentine’s Day. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel when it comes to making healthy choices. Here are a few suggestions of how you can add more nutrients to your diet and save […]Continue Reading »
If you are a lap swimmer, then I think having underwater headphones will be a workout changer for you. Every time I get in the pool, someone approaches me about my headphones and I find that I’m always insisting they get a pair. I hate to swim but somehow when […]Continue Reading »
Start off on the right foot with these breakfast ideas! It’s the most important meal of the day and yet it seems to be the meal people skip! did you know that those that skip breakfast are more likely to be overweight? It’s understandable that you don’t have time to whip […]Continue Reading »
I’ve always frowned on using the word ‘diet’ when referring to losing weight because it just screams “OFF LIMIT FOODS!” and that doesn’t motivate me.Â Â I also don’t make lists of all the foods I can’t eat because that would just make me angry and rebellious.Â Instead, I enjoy all […]Continue Reading »
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Its one of the oldest workouts, but its really made a splash in the US in the last few years.Â I wanted to know more about Kettlebells, so I found a couple of experts in Nashville to give me the rundown.Â In this episode of Fit Life, we cover the history of Kettlebells and learn how to do the Kettlebell Swing.Â A big thanks to Matt and Dave for taking the time to share their knowledge.Â We will also be doing an episode on the Turkish Getup.Â Find more information at WithAmyMac.com
Once you’ve learned the technique and practiced the dead lift, you are ready for a workout!
Kettlebell Swing Workout:
Swing for 30 seconds and then take 30 seconds off.Â Repeat the 30 seconds on/30 seconds off for 3-5 minutes and work your way up to doing this for 7-10 minutes.
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It’s always sad that we have to see a tragedy in order to give ourselves a safety check. That being said, the death of Mike Tyson’s 4 year old daughter, Exodus, due to an accidental hanging by a treadmill cord, reminds us that danger can lurk in every inch of […]Continue Reading »
I’ve heard so much about the Kindle but still not sure I need one.Â Other WAM team members are dying for one.Â Once they spend the money, I’m going to try it out and see if I need one too! Kindle DX: Amazon’s 9.7″ Wireless Reading Device (Latest Generation) Amazon […]Continue Reading »
If your trainer has a wandering eye – then you need to fire them. Your trainer should be focused on you at all times throughout the workout.Â They shouldn’t be setting up the next exercise or looking at other people around the gym.Â If they see other clients or friends […]Continue Reading »
We were just having this conversation.Â Why do we have so much stuff?Â Why did we buy half of it?Â Is all this stuff why we feel so cluttered? After reading this article, I think I’m going to try to adopt a new plan as well.Â I’m also thinking that […]Continue Reading »
What is the junk food that you can’t stop eating? For me, its Oreo cookies.Â If I open a bag, I end up eating an entire row because they are so incredibly delicious and I simply can’t get enough.Â The only way for me to prevent an ‘incident’ is to […]Continue Reading »
Looking for an exercise to challenge your core and work your lower body at the same time?Â This exercise is a combination of an airplane pose, a pendulum swing and just plain balance.Â Core exercise is so important for strength and posture.Â Consistently challenging your abs, back and butt (core) will help you fight neck and lower back pain, sculpt your butt and abs and look taller while doing it!Â Find other episodes and more information at www.WithAmyMac.com
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A quick little FitBit that will help you achieve that beach body! Step Squats will help you tone the abs, butt and thighs. This butt exercise is great for beginners and for advanced training, you just need to add weights. Fit Links: Squat Variations – Livestrong.com Squats for the Buns, […]Continue Reading »