Training

If you exercise long enough, you may find that your resistance bands can break! So what do you do? Do you toss them or recycle them? RECYCLE, of course!!! Watch this video to learn all the things you can do with broken band parts! [wpdevart_youtube]qwX2nAGTwEA[/wpdevart_youtube] .....continue reading >>
Ever wanted to know if you are doing an exercise correctly? Or maybe someone told you to do an exercise, but you have no idea what it is? Here's your solution to all exercise form questions! Fitnessmakeover.com's Exercise Library! What is the Exercise Library? This is a site that I have wanted to do for a long time! It is still a work in progress, as I will be adding more videos and updating others. .....continue reading >>
Target the lower abdominals with the Abdominal Stability Ball Roll In. You'll also tone and tighten the entire midsection! .....continue reading >>
In this video workout sequence of a Stability Ball Combo, you hit legs and abs quickly and effectively! .....continue reading >>
High-volume training is a great way to boost your metabolism, increase your muscle tissue and drop body fat. The 8 x 8 system is similar to the German Volume Training, in that it involves focusing on a low number of exercises, with a high number of sets and reps. An entire workout could be finished in an hour or less – in fact, most workouts can be done in less than 30 minutes! Workout .....continue reading >>
Stability ball abdominal workouts are, by far, the BEST way to train your abdominals! Studies have proven that the stability ball activates more of the abdominal muscles, more effectively than any other exercise! More Benefits from using the Ball: Stabilizer muscles strengthened! Traditional body weight or dumbbell exercises can be done! Abdominals and Core work the entire time on the ball! Do you have a Stability Ball (also known as the Swiss Ball, Fitness Ball, Exercise Ball, Resist-a-ball or Balance .....continue reading >>
Article By Guest Author: J. Richard Why does aging contort so many bodies in this way? The reason is that many people, throughout their lives, never extend the neck to its full range, and so the muscles shorten. Long hours of reading, sewing, typing, or standing at a workbench take their toll. Eventually deposits of calcium salts in the joints complete the process of immobilization. Once this calcification takes place, nothing can be done to .....continue reading >>
“I don't have time” “I'm too tired” These are the most common excuses for lack of exercise. Exercise combats stress, anxiety and invigorates your body! So why doesn't everyone take advantage of this powerful tool? Most often, people think that exercise must be done for hours to gain benefits. This is not always true! Interval Training is your solution! Short on time long on calories! 10 Minutes Most likely you can find 10 minutes twice a day or 20 minutes .....continue reading >>

Free download! Check out the Fit Girl Guide recent episode to get your copy of a fantastic workout routine for resistance bands. Here's the link:http://fitgirlguide.blogspot.com/2013/12/fit-194-free-workout-video-pre-workout.html [...]
High-volume training is a great way to boost your metabolism, increase your muscle tissue and drop body fat. The 8 x 8 system is similar to the German Volume Training, in that it involves focusing on a low number of exercises, with a high number of sets and reps. An entire workout could be finished in an hour or less – in fact, most workouts can be done in less than 30 minutes! Workout [...]
The Reverse lunge is a great exercise for the entire leg, as well as the abdominals and your metabolism. Are you doing it correctly? Listen to Fit Girl Guide Podcast episode Fit 185 for more info!Common mistakes when doing the Reverse Lunge include: lifting of the front leg heelusing the rear leg too muchleaning forward poor posture Key points to focus on for a good Reverse Lunge:Keep shoulders back and down [...]
The Triceps Pressdown video below shows you the right way to do this arm sculpting exercise! Always keep your elbows back and stationary! A little stretch at top is ok, but don't go so far the elbows move. Squeeze your triceps at bottom, error on the slow side! Check out the wrong way to do Triceps Pressdowns in episode Fit 153. Use various handles to change up this exercise. It is by far one of [...]
Dumbbell Chest Flye Proper Form and Personal Training Video is also featured in episode Fit 182: Chest Flye, Compliments, Food Substitutions ofFit Girl:Your Guide to Getting in Shape"Chest Dumbbell Flat flye proper form and video. Note the positions of the elbows and full range of motion. Keep your shoulders and rotator cuff muscles safe! Are you making any of these common mistakes?Arms too straightDoing a partial range of motion Using too much weightDoing a [...]
Training: This is also featured on podcast "Fit Girl: Your Guide to Getting in Shape, episode Fit 183: Glutes, Guts, and Quick Weight Loss.Check out the video below (and on Youtube.com/GetFitTV) for a great Glute Stretch with Stability Ball to increase Low Back Flexibility and Relieve Sciatica.A form of this stretch is also used in my DVD workouts, Ball Sculpt 1: Nothing But the Ball and Ab Sculpt & Yoga StretchThis stretch is much [...]
Better biceps curls video and downloadable Personal training!Download the Biceps Curl how to video here, right click and save as.. or click to watch.The video has voice instructions and counting for you to pace yourself correctly! Load it in your iPod or iPhone and take me with you to workout! You might be surprised to find your regular pace could be slower!During the exercise focus on the key points:elbows back shoulders backbiceps focussqueeze [...]
Everyone struggles with food cravings at some point in time! Most of us don't eat the perfect diet and we have struggles with food, same as everyone else. Having an awareness of this and knowing a little bit about our health and food nutrition can help when it comes to making wise decisions. Many people struggle with food “cravings.” Studies tell us that it's fairly common for food cravings to happen quite often at around bedtime. [...]
Looking for a different move to spice up your workout? Try this one, that uses a medicine ball and a BOSU! Good luck! self medicine ball throw on bosu(Click on image to view this exercise...) [...]
Metabolism is the process in which the body burns calories. When a person experiences a high rate of metabolism, they are likely to lose weight quickly. If a person experiences issues in which their metabolism is performing at a slow rate, it is very likely that the individual will gain weight. There are numerous factors that are considered when reviewing the basic metabolism of an individual. These factors include the age of the person, the [...]

Free download! Check out the Fit Girl Guide recent episode to get your copy of a fantastic workout routine for resistance bands. Here's the link:http://fitgirlguide.blogspot.com/2013/12/fit-194-free-workout-video-pre-workout.html [...]
High-volume training is a great way to boost your metabolism, increase your muscle tissue and drop body fat. The 8 x 8 system is similar to the German Volume Training, in that it involves focusing on a low number of exercises, with a high number of sets and reps. An entire workout could be finished in an hour or less – in fact, most workouts can be done in less than 30 minutes! Workout [...]
The Reverse lunge is a great exercise for the entire leg, as well as the abdominals and your metabolism. Are you doing it correctly? Listen to Fit Girl Guide Podcast episode Fit 185 for more info!Common mistakes when doing the Reverse Lunge include: lifting of the front leg heelusing the rear leg too muchleaning forward poor posture Key points to focus on for a good Reverse Lunge:Keep shoulders back and down [...]
The Triceps Pressdown video below shows you the right way to do this arm sculpting exercise! Always keep your elbows back and stationary! A little stretch at top is ok, but don't go so far the elbows move. Squeeze your triceps at bottom, error on the slow side! Check out the wrong way to do Triceps Pressdowns in episode Fit 153. Use various handles to change up this exercise. It is by far one of [...]
Dumbbell Chest Flye Proper Form and Personal Training Video is also featured in episode Fit 182: Chest Flye, Compliments, Food Substitutions ofFit Girl:Your Guide to Getting in Shape"Chest Dumbbell Flat flye proper form and video. Note the positions of the elbows and full range of motion. Keep your shoulders and rotator cuff muscles safe! Are you making any of these common mistakes?Arms too straightDoing a partial range of motion Using too much weightDoing a [...]
Training: This is also featured on podcast "Fit Girl: Your Guide to Getting in Shape, episode Fit 183: Glutes, Guts, and Quick Weight Loss.Check out the video below (and on Youtube.com/GetFitTV) for a great Glute Stretch with Stability Ball to increase Low Back Flexibility and Relieve Sciatica.A form of this stretch is also used in my DVD workouts, Ball Sculpt 1: Nothing But the Ball and Ab Sculpt & Yoga StretchThis stretch is much [...]
Better biceps curls video and downloadable Personal training!Download the Biceps Curl how to video here, right click and save as.. or click to watch.The video has voice instructions and counting for you to pace yourself correctly! Load it in your iPod or iPhone and take me with you to workout! You might be surprised to find your regular pace could be slower!During the exercise focus on the key points:elbows back shoulders backbiceps focussqueeze [...]
Everyone struggles with food cravings at some point in time! Most of us don't eat the perfect diet and we have struggles with food, same as everyone else. Having an awareness of this and knowing a little bit about our health and food nutrition can help when it comes to making wise decisions. Many people struggle with food “cravings.” Studies tell us that it's fairly common for food cravings to happen quite often at around bedtime. [...]
Looking for a different move to spice up your workout? Try this one, that uses a medicine ball and a BOSU! Good luck! self medicine ball throw on bosu(Click on image to view this exercise...) [...]
Metabolism is the process in which the body burns calories. When a person experiences a high rate of metabolism, they are likely to lose weight quickly. If a person experiences issues in which their metabolism is performing at a slow rate, it is very likely that the individual will gain weight. There are numerous factors that are considered when reviewing the basic metabolism of an individual. These factors include the age of the person, the [...]

Free download! Check out the Fit Girl Guide recent episode to get your copy of a fantastic workout routine for resistance bands. Here's the link:http://fitgirlguide.blogspot.com/2013/12/fit-194-free-workout-video-pre-workout.html [...]
High-volume training is a great way to boost your metabolism, increase your muscle tissue and drop body fat. The 8 x 8 system is similar to the German Volume Training, in that it involves focusing on a low number of exercises, with a high number of sets and reps. An entire workout could be finished in an hour or less – in fact, most workouts can be done in less than 30 minutes! Workout [...]
The Reverse lunge is a great exercise for the entire leg, as well as the abdominals and your metabolism. Are you doing it correctly? Listen to Fit Girl Guide Podcast episode Fit 185 for more info!Common mistakes when doing the Reverse Lunge include: lifting of the front leg heelusing the rear leg too muchleaning forward poor posture Key points to focus on for a good Reverse Lunge:Keep shoulders back and down [...]
The Triceps Pressdown video below shows you the right way to do this arm sculpting exercise! Always keep your elbows back and stationary! A little stretch at top is ok, but don't go so far the elbows move. Squeeze your triceps at bottom, error on the slow side! Check out the wrong way to do Triceps Pressdowns in episode Fit 153. Use various handles to change up this exercise. It is by far one of [...]
Dumbbell Chest Flye Proper Form and Personal Training Video is also featured in episode Fit 182: Chest Flye, Compliments, Food Substitutions ofFit Girl:Your Guide to Getting in Shape"Chest Dumbbell Flat flye proper form and video. Note the positions of the elbows and full range of motion. Keep your shoulders and rotator cuff muscles safe! Are you making any of these common mistakes?Arms too straightDoing a partial range of motion Using too much weightDoing a [...]
Training: This is also featured on podcast "Fit Girl: Your Guide to Getting in Shape, episode Fit 183: Glutes, Guts, and Quick Weight Loss.Check out the video below (and on Youtube.com/GetFitTV) for a great Glute Stretch with Stability Ball to increase Low Back Flexibility and Relieve Sciatica.A form of this stretch is also used in my DVD workouts, Ball Sculpt 1: Nothing But the Ball and Ab Sculpt & Yoga StretchThis stretch is much [...]
Better biceps curls video and downloadable Personal training!Download the Biceps Curl how to video here, right click and save as.. or click to watch.The video has voice instructions and counting for you to pace yourself correctly! Load it in your iPod or iPhone and take me with you to workout! You might be surprised to find your regular pace could be slower!During the exercise focus on the key points:elbows back shoulders backbiceps focussqueeze [...]
Everyone struggles with food cravings at some point in time! Most of us don't eat the perfect diet and we have struggles with food, same as everyone else. Having an awareness of this and knowing a little bit about our health and food nutrition can help when it comes to making wise decisions. Many people struggle with food “cravings.” Studies tell us that it's fairly common for food cravings to happen quite often at around bedtime. [...]
Looking for a different move to spice up your workout? Try this one, that uses a medicine ball and a BOSU! Good luck! self medicine ball throw on bosu(Click on image to view this exercise...) [...]
Metabolism is the process in which the body burns calories. When a person experiences a high rate of metabolism, they are likely to lose weight quickly. If a person experiences issues in which their metabolism is performing at a slow rate, it is very likely that the individual will gain weight. There are numerous factors that are considered when reviewing the basic metabolism of an individual. These factors include the age of the person, the [...]