How to Watch Your Les Mills Training DVD/Download

You can laugh at me if you like for this post, but I know for sure there is another person out there that was just like me, so here we go….

The fact of the matter is, quite a few of the question’s that come from my blog’s email are about Les Mills group fitness.  Many of those Les Mills questions are from people preparing for Les Mills Initial Training, so here’s the first step!

How to Watch Your Les Mills Training DVDDownload - Rx Fitness Lady

 

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Shake Up the Summer and Move Something

June is here which means it’s my birthday month! I took the week off after having to work on my birthday last year! June is a popular month for vacations, family reunions, camps, etc. You already know this Millennial believes everyone should take their vacation days.  Today we are talking staying active in the summer months even with all the activities!

Shake Up the Summer & Move Something

Times have changed so much from when I was child.  We used to love to play outside and generally craved physical activities.  Now there is so much technology to warp our minds that our desires often leave us super sedentary.  Planning some activities to move your body will prevent gaining lazy weight over the summer! Continue reading

A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63 Fight the Resistance

I spent the month of April launching the “revolutionary” Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63! At the time of this review, I’ve taught or taken this release about 10 times!  BODYCOMBAT as you may know, is the fiercely energetic mixed martial arts inspired cardio workout choreographed by international exercise experts!  This release in particular was revolutionary with moves and quite cleverly embedded with the track “Edge of a Revolution”! In honor, my BODY COMBAT 63 antics…

A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63 Fight the Resistance

Tip #1 – I thought the war paint went perfectly with this release! Oh and shout out to fabletics for the black top!

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Exercise Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts of Les Mills Group Fitness Program

Every quarter, Les Mills Group Fitness shares with instructors some educational tips to help us  better execute our programs! I  was super elated to see this subject matter because one of my fitness SHEroes is currently pregnant and maintained her vigorous instructor schedule for quite a while.

I thought participants would greatly appreciate this information. I’ve seen mommies to be phase in out of programs before and after their pregnancies! I just love to see women continue their fitness efforts while pregnant!

So heres the 411 straight from the international group fitness gurus!

Exercise Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts of Les Mills Group Fitness Program

 

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5 Easy Ways to Remember Your Group Fitness Member’s Names

One of the biggest challenges of teaching Les Mills programs or any group fitness class is learning the names of members as they join your class or you take over new classes already on schedules!  Over the years, my girls and I have mastered a few ways! So I have a concise post for your teaching portfolio today.5 Easy Ways to Remember Your Group Fitness Member's Names

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Older Participants of Les Mills BODYPUMP Original Barbell Weight Class

Les Mills programs are so exceptional, I just can’t post enough about them.  Anytime I get the chance to highlight a unique benefit of any of the programs, I share it with you!  The holidays brought about a pleasant surprise to my day after Christmas Les Mills BODYCOMBAT & Les Mills BODYPUMP combination class.

I was graced with the lovely presence of my 60 year old God Mother! Whoot!

Older Participants of Les Mills BODYPUMP

Discaimer – MEDICAL CLEARANCE SHOULD BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO COMMENCING BODYPUMP!

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My Steve Austin Broken Skull Challenge Bust

STEVE AUSTIN, I want to come on your show and kick some major azz yo! Have your directors call me back for season 3!  Don’t I look like I can ring the bell in good time?

Steve Austin Skull Buster Challenge

Say what? Wait….You haven’t caught a glimpse of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge?  You have to check it out! Athletes battle through the show for a chance to compete in his obstacle course at the end and possibly win $10,000!  I was addicted in the first 10 minutes of watching!

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I Love BODYPUMP, but It’s Just Not Enough

In case you haven’t noticed, the theme this month is LOVE! Not necessarily spot on with relationships, just some things I love and some entertaining posts dealing with love.

So, you already know I LOOOVVVEEE Les Mills BODYPUMP program. I have written about it a number of times! Today’s post is addressing an issue I’ve noticed along with my head trainer.

I Love BODYPUMP, but It's Just Not Enough  - Rx Fitness Lady

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Is Your Workout As Important as Your Livelihood

You wouldn’t workout like that if it wasn’t your job!  Yes, someone stated this very declaration to me not too long ago. I didn’t try to argue but then Andrea left me this comment…

Can you do a blog post on how to be self-motivated and confident when working out alone both in and outside of the gym. Please? And thank you.
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You know I can’t resist a prompt, right!

Is Your Workout As Important as Your Livelihood  - Rx Fitness Lady

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SQUAT Test: Gym Undies for the Ladies

WHAT IN THE WORLD  are my Tuesday morning Combat warriors doing, you wonder?

Before I answer, Dr. J, if you’re here with me today, you may want to come back Thursday :) ! You’ve been warned!

SQUAT Test Gym Undies for the Ladies - Rx Fitness Lady

A lady has to know if her underwear/panties/briefs will show through her workout pants, right?

This is what you call the “Squat Test”!

They love me a lot to pose for this picture :) !  I promised them they would remain faceless ;) !

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