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    Cool Down,  Core,  Exercises,  Full Body,  SF30,  Warm Up

    SF30 Day 10 — Core & Cardio (25 minutes)

    I can’t believe we’re already 1/3 of the way through the Simple Fitness 30-Day Challenge!  I hope you all are discovering some new exercises and trainers who will help you meet your fitness goals.  Today’s video is from HASFit (Heart and Soul Fitness), led by married couple Joshua and Claudia Kozak.  Coach Kozak can be a bit of a cheeseball, but his workouts are solid and challenging.  His wife, Claudia, provides lower impact or less difficult versions of the moves, so you can still follow this video if you’re a beginner, have knee or back issues, or live in an apartment where you have to watch your noise levels.  This…

  • Featured,  Interviews,  Lifestyle

    Part 2! Taking a Holistic View of Fitness and Wellness: Q&A with Ally Templeton, Personal Trainer

    Last week, I posted Part 1 of my interview with Ally Templeton, personal trainer, yoga instructor, overall wellness coach, and purveyor of Alexandra Templeton Fit website and YouTube Channel.  Here is the second part of our conversation, where we touch on trending wellness topics like intermittent fasting, COVID-19, exercise while traveling, and potential differences between the EU and US approach to fitness.  I’ve included some video recommendations, so read until the end. Hope you enjoy it! What trends are you seeing in health, wellness, and fitness? I’ve been really interested in intermittent fasting.  I see it as a valuable tool.  While it sounds like a new thing, it’s been around…

  • Reviews

    Review: Daily Burn 20 Minute Total Body Strength

    When traveling at the end of last year, I was looking for an easy, no equipment workout program that I could do anywhere.  I came across Daily Burn 365, a program offering a new group fitness class every day with a variety of styles and instructors.  Since it was the year-end holiday season, Daily Burn made their daily classes equipment free, knowing that many people were traveling and wouldn’t have access to weights.  It was a quick and handy 30 minute workout that built up a decent sweat. In addition to Daily Burn 365, I noticed that Daily Burn had a series of other programs.  I was hesitant at first,…