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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One Word for 2014: BALANCE

I switched up my previously scheduled post for today because the one word resolution posts I kept reading resonated with me so strongly that I had to participate. I first read Carli’s post, then Kim’s post, which lead me over to my girl Michelle’s link up!

Those of you who are bloggers and have already posted are probably quite aware of my one word by now as I keep mentioning it in the comments.
One Word for 2014 Balance

balance - a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.

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Holly Bloggy Christmas Party Reveal Day

It’s Christmas Eve’s Eve! HOLLA! I am very excited to be hosting this event for a few of my friends in the blog community.

Holly Bloggy Christmas Party Reveal Day

 

WELCOME to the Christmas Eve’s Eve Holly Bloggy Christmas Party Reveal Day! LET’S PARTY and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

The lovely Kimberly from Manifest Yourself was assigned yours truly and can I just say, Merry Christmas to me!!!

First, let me brag on Kimberly for just a bit! She is quite an accomplished young woman! She is manifesting herself in her dream job currently, WHOOP! S/O for having a dream job at such a young age.  She has also made a name for herself in the blog community. Check her presentation out here. You can get career tips from her blog amongst many other things.  Most importantly, the tone of the blog is very inspirational and I absolutely love her!

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