It was only last year that I started this blog to help guide others to a fitter lifestyle. Hopefully, my readers have found my fitness articles helpful and entertaining! There will be much more to come! To celebrate one year in the making, I have for you a 365 rep workout. Time your workout, then … Continue reading 365 Reps for Katsized’s Anniversary
Summer is coming to a close, which means it's back to reality for many who took time off from their regularly scheduled program. "Fall Into Action" is a workout that I have designed for the opening of the Fall season. It is a cardio workout based around the Burpee, which appears as if one is falling … Continue reading Fall Into Action
It's summertime which means many of you will be vacationing and traveling! Therefore, I'd like to introduce an easy-to-carry, fitness tool called the TRX. With the TRX you will be doing what's called suspension training, which causes the core to work with every exercise. If you are interested in making the investment, or perhaps stumble … Continue reading Hang Tight
Jumping Jacks for 20 seconds. Push Ups for 10 seconds. Jump/Plyo Squats for 20 seconds. (Traditional) Squats for 10 seconds. High Knees for 20 seconds. Sumo Squats for 10 seconds. Switch/Plyo Lunges for 20 seconds. Alternating Lunges for 10 seconds. Mountain Climbers for 20 seconds. Plank for 10 seconds. Crunches for 20 seconds. V-Sit for … Continue reading HIIT the Beach: 4-minute Cardio Workout!
Tone up your arms with these 7 dumbbell exercises! Lateral Raise Slowly extend arms out to your sides, pause once dumbbells reach shoulder height, then slowly lower back down. *Keep elbows slightly bent. (Target: Shoulders) Lateral Raise with External Rotation Curl dumbbells halfway up, slowly raise elbows out to sides to shoulder height, pull dumbbells back … Continue reading Armed and Ready: Dumbbell Workout
March to better legs this month: 5 exercises, with 3 variations (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Sumo Squat Beginner: Separate feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and turn out toes. Keeping chest lifted, lower into squat until your legs make a 90 degree angle, then return to starting position. (Works your Quads, Hamstrings, Glutes, and Inner thighs). … Continue reading March to Better Legs!
Last night The Oscars was filled with stars in gorgeous, strapless gowns... Stunning, aren't they? Let's face it. There's no hiding back fat in a strapless gown! If you want to go strapless (and pashmina free), continue reading below and wave goodbye to back fat! Instructions: Start with your choice of cardio, follow with 1. Inverted Rows, 2. Bent … Continue reading Banish Back Fat with The Oscar Dress Workout!
In light of Valentine's Day, I'm featuring 14 fun, exercises for the love handles, also known as the muffin top! Your obliques is an abdominal muscle group which lay diagonally across the sides of your waist. Targeting them, alongside cardio and proper nutrition, will help tone and tighten your waistline. Instructions: Start off with your choice of cardio, then choose 3 to 4 of … Continue reading Lose Your Love Handles (Valentine’s Workout)
If you're like many, you've made the resolution to get into shape this year. So here you have it - a workout designed to build muscle and shred fat. Even if you're not an athlete, you can sculpt a body that will have others mistaking you for one with this workout! Choose your level (beginner, … Continue reading Sculpt an Athletic Body
With the holidays around the corner, it's tough to find the time to workout, especially if you're traveling and can't make it to a gym. This is why I have put together a 15-minute circuit workout that you can do anywhere to help you quickly burn fat and tone up! Plyo Squats Plyo Squats for … Continue reading 15-minute Holiday Workout