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    Cool Down,  Exercises,  Glute and Thighs,  Legs,  SF30,  Warm Up

    SF30 Day 18— Butt & Thighs (50 minutes)

    It might be Friday, but you’re not off the hook for your workout.  Today’s workout is a challenging 50-minute butt and thigh workout that uses both free weights and bands.  It’s going to have your legs sore all of the way through the weekend (in a good way).  Sydney Cummings is an inspirational fitness trainer and former West Virginia University athlete with a studio and online business based in North Carolina.  I like her workouts because she talks and trains right alongside you, and she’s not afraid to break a sweat.  She’s also not afraid to lift heavy.  Her fitness company, Royal Change, is geared towards making fitness accessible to…

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    Taking a Holistic View of Fitness and Wellness: Q&A with Ally Templeton, Personal Trainer (Part 1)

    Alexandra (Ally) Templeton, a self-described “Wellness Ambassador,” has been coaching her clients on wellness, fitness, and healthy cooking for the past 5 years.  I learned about Ally through a Brussels ex pat Facebook group.  After checking out her website and YouTube Channel, I was smitten.  Ally’s philosophy on health, wellness, and fitness is soothing and holistic.  Her website’s landing page sums it up well:  “I believe in an uncomplicated approach to health and fitness where ever you are in the world.”  The Washington, DC, native became a fitness instructor after falling in love with fitness at the University of Georgia, where she studied Romance Languages (majoring in Spanish and Portuguese)…