Issue 21 • February 2014Total body

Playground Workout AKA The “Playout”

Gorgeous weather typically translates to an invitation to a playground for my daughter and me. Being a child at heart, I look forward to these outings just as much as I did when I was 8 and in pigtails. Whether I am racing my daughter across the monkey bars, sliding …

CoreIssue 17 • September 2013

Susan Harmon’s Ab Workout

Med Ball Rotations From a seated position, raise your legs off of the ground while holding onto a medicine ball. Rotate from side to side, making contact to the ground with the ball each time you rotate. Complete 20 reps per side. Wood Choppers While holding a medicine ball at …

Issue 14 • June 2013Legs

A Quick Lift

With swimsuit season in full effect comes the annual workout question, “how do I get my butt to stop sagging?” Oh you girls can be so vane… Start off with 10 reps of each of the following exercises and perform 2-3 sets depending on how difficult they feel. Shoot for …

Issue 13 • May 2013Total body

Train for your Body Type: What are you Morphing Into?

Do you know if your training matches your specific physique goals? Learn how to train your unique body type for maximal results! News Flash! All bodies are NOT the same. However, many fitness fanatics continue to engage in “cookie-cutter” workouts, yet wonder why their bodies fail to change despite their …

featuredIssue 12 • April 2013Total body

Staying Fit This Summer

Make the most of the summer by turning your tired indoor fitness routine into creative outdoor workouts wherever you live or vacation. Whether you’re at the lake, in the mountains, on the beach, or at the pool, here’s how to stay fit this summer. I’ve gathered six of my favorite …

Issue 08 • November 2012Total body

Four Quick Moves to Help You Burn Off That Halloween Candy

Mountain Climbers w/ Twist: 1 minute Assume a high plank position. Place your hands directly under your shoulders. Bring your right knee toward your left elbow, then your left knee toward your right elbow. Repeat this alternating exercise for 1 minute. Contract your core by drawing your navel toward the …

Issue 05 • August 2012Legs

Four Moves to Help You Become a Better Runner

Modeling by Katy Keene Photography by Elena Rodriguez Jumping Rope Watch any elite runner you’ll notice that they are all mid-foot to fore-foot runners. If you’re a heel striker this may be a tough transition to make. Add some jump rope to your routine to help ease the transition. Even …

Issue 03 • June 2012Triathlon

Triathlon 101

In 2004 when sitting out from a running injury, I started biking to keep in shape. A good friend let me borrow his old bike. Before I go on, let me explain, that this bike was far from fancy. When I say “old,” I mean, that this bike was older …