workout

Diamond Legs #5

This workout kept my legs burning through the weekend.  Especially the lying hamstring curls. I tried to get more hamstring activation with this workout and John, our lovely personal trainer, showed me this beautiful combination. Lying hamstring curl and straight leg deadlift, both with dumbbells. High volume and oohh boy that pump! It felt so good I will do this combo more often. Thanks John! Breakdown: 15 min jump rope skipping

Blazing Glutes #3

As you might have already noticed the Hardcore Abs workouts and the Blazing Glutes workouts come in pairs. That’s true love right there. Although there are more Hardcore Abs workouts than Blazing Glutes ones, that’s only because I started that series before the other (for the smartasses out there, you know who you are). This morning I did a 600 reps core workout and almost killed me, so naturally I

Hardcore Abs #9

Not all abs are created equal. Some people don’t need to do a thing and have rock solid strong abs and some people need to work their butts off to make them pop and gain strength. That is the hard truth, accept it. But luckily for the people (including me) that aren’t genetically blessed with rock solid strong abs (no worries, we are blessed in many, many other ways) there are

Upper Body Inferno #5

This might have been one of the best upper body workouts I have ever done.  For realz. I went from one exercise to another just cruising through the workout, minding ma own business with ma music blasting loudly in ma earz. I was in the ZONE! Bam! I decided to do three exercises per muscle group, going from light weight to heavy weight to moderate weight etc. I love shocking my

Diamond Legs #3

Today I choose to not do any supersets. I really wanted to focus on performing each and every exercise correct. So slow movements, mucles fully engaged and activated and also, very important, focused on my breathing. I started with jump rope skipping with the weight vest for the first 10 minutes. Then I took the vest off and continued for another 5 minutes fast. Man it felt good!! After that