Tag: strength training

My Favorite Fitness Blender Workouts

My Favorite Fitness Blender Workouts

[Salt-N-Pepa voice] Let’s talk about strength-train-ing!

Is that reference too old? If so, wonderful.

I’ve been doing a lot of strength training, HIIT, and cardio workouts over the past few weeks to make up for the running I haven’t been doing. Weights, lunges, burpees, squat jumps, boxer shuffles, deadlifts, and ab work have dominated my mornings as of late.

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Basement Jacked

Basement Jacked

MORE RAIN! I don’t understand why it was raining this morning. Last night my dog-themed weather app said it would not be raining this morning. So then how come it was raining this morning? Weather should be 100% predictable!!!

So today I settled for an at-home workout, opting for something a little more challenging than just an upper body strength training routine: I chose one from Fitness Blender that incorporates upper body, lower body, and HIIT. It’s short but intense, and I feel like I got in a little cardio, at least. The only thing I really don’t like are burpees, mostly because I have weak wrists and it’s really uncomfortable to bend them, so I wind up leaning on my knuckles or fingertips to do burpees, which is tiring.

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September Workout Summary & Why I Don’t Go To The Gym

September Workout Summary & Why I Don’t Go To The Gym

I’m still not sure if it’s fall allergies or a cold. My dad told me the pollen is bad lately, and he should know. It might be that. Either way, I woke up this morning with half a stuffed up nose and ultra tired. I’ve been getting about 5 to 6 hours of a sleep a night, which I can usually handle, but lately it feels like I need more.

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