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Total body workout with 1 dumbbell

One dumbbell workout

This is a workout you can do with a single dumbbell! It’s perfect for those times when you can only find one dumbbell, but still want to get a great sweat.  Hi friends! How are ya? Liv graduates from kindergarten today, so I’ll probably be a weepy emotional mess. They ...

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Yoga strength workout (bodyweight only)

Yoga strength workout

A yoga strength workout you can do at home, or anywhere, using your own bodyweight. All you need is a mat to get in an awesome burn! Hi friends! How’s the week going? It’s been a CRUSHER over here. The Pilot has been working at 5am this week (yay), so ...

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mom confessions

Silly faces with my loves

A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Instagram Stories that we were driving around, and P was complaining about the Disney music. “Stop that song! I no like it. Change it!” Over and over again. Finally, I was just like, “Ok, if you don’t want to listen to your ...

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What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

You’ve probably heard that you need more protein in your diet — and for good reason. You might think of protein as the main building block for muscle, but it’s so much more. Protein is also essential for maintaining a strong immune system, bones, tendons, and is responsible for many ...

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since he was gone

Facetime

 Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying the week so far. We jumped back in the weekly routine, and made signs on Monday to pick up the Pilot at the airport. He was gone for 3 1/2 weeks (don’t forget that extra 1/2): 4 weekends. We missed him so ...

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From gym to real life

From gym to real life

This post is sponsored by LOLA. The first 100 readers to order will get 40% off with the code FITNESSISTA40. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you had a great weekend. Ours was filled with the usual family adventures + a baby shower for a friend. I’ll be back ...

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How to Use Resistance Band Exercises in Your Workouts

The first rule of resistance training: you don’t need weights to create resistance. Whether it’s with bodyweight exercises, dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, or resistance band exercises, there are many ways to challenge your body, build muscle, and burn fat. If you’ve ever thought about adding resistance band exercises to your routine ...

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