• Featured

    A Simple Fitness Workout Space

    In my first post, I touched briefly on the how minimally and easily you can set up a fitness space in your home.   I tend to move every three to four years, so I’ve had A LOT of practice finding ways to exercise at home in a wide variety of spaces.  It sometimes takes some creativity, but it can be done.  In my first post, I included a picture of my current workout space.  In this post, I’ll go into more detail how to set up a home workout space.  Mat If you’re an absolute minimalist in working out or are on the road without access to a gym, there’s…

  • Core,  Exercises

    Move of the Week: Butterfly Crunch

    I recently came across the butterfly crunch while doing a Fitness Blender 10 Minute Abs workout (see minute 1:53-2:50).  I’ve done a bazillion of crunches over the years and experimented with various styles and difficulties, but this one had eluded me.  So, I decided to make this my workout move of the week.  As you know, I’m just getting started with this blog, so I am hoping to post a new exercise move (new to me, at least) on roughly a weekly basis to help you shake up your normal routine.   So, the butterfly crunch.  As with many crunches, you can do it in a number of different ways.  But the basic idea…

  • Workout Space

    The No-Fret Guide to Sweat: Getting Started with At-Home Exercise

    Finding the right online exercise program is an iterative process.  Below are some things to think about as you’re choosing your online exercise options or programs.  I’ve made a few recommendations that I personally have used and enjoyed.  We’ll explore many of these topics in greater detail in future posts.  Do you want free videos or are you willing to pay? If cost is a big issue, you can find many free options. The main difference is that they’re not curated for you day by day, so you have to figure some things out for yourself and be self directed in what type of exercise you want to do.  The…