Blog - shine athletica
Posted by on 16th Aug 2018
Like many of us, balancing life is more than a challenge! From grocery shopping to paying bills, where is there room for self care? The answer: you have to build it in. As a former social worker, I can tell you that self-care is the number one element in your daily life that has to happen in order for you to fully be capable to help others. Makes sense, right? Put your oxygen mask on before putting your child's mask on. Which brings me to working out, and introducing you to HASFIT!
Heart and Soul Fitness is a popular YouTube channel that focuses on completing at-home workouts both with and without equipment. It requires no membership, and stays motivational and positive throughout! Coach Kozak and his wife, Claudia often offer two different versions of the workout: modified and advanced. Some are more high intensive cardio for the advanced move, while some moves may be simply increasing or decreasing weight. They have videos practically for every fitness level possible, and offer fitness routines from 5 minutes to 45 minutes. So come join the HASFIT tribe and start feeling great about yourself! I completed a workout today called "20 minute HIIT with weights". Below is the link to it. Enjoy!
What is Spin? Typically done in a group setting, Spin is a type of exercise that utilizes a stationary bike with multiple different levels of resistance. Spin primarily works your leg muscles including your hamstrings, calves, and thighs. Spin also raises your heart rate and is a great form of cardio. Within the Spin spectrum, there [...]
Just Breathe We all have moments during our daily lives when we need to stop and just breathe. From stress at work to juggling our personal lives, we owe it to our bodies and our minds to take a moment and collect ourselves. There are many ways we can do that: meditation, yoga, breathing techniques, or [...]
Persevere - "to continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success." I know that for myself, there have been many times in my personal and professional lives when I felt that I wasn't so sure I could persevere through a situation. At the [...]
Today we are going to show you a few ways you can get fit in the park! Move #1- Swing Row: Take the swing up to about your chest height and lean back slightly. Try to bring the swing up to a 45 degree angle and back down. I would recommenced 10-15 reps for 2-3 rounds [...]
Today, we are going to show you moves you can use at any park bench! Move #1- Step-Up Hip Abductor Place one foot on the bench while other is grounded on the floor. Lift up and raise standing leg up to hip height and back down to the ground. This move is working and strengthening your hip [...]
When I think of the word Joyful, many things come to mind. Being happy with where and who I am, remembering memories when I was with good company, and truly loving life. Part of loving life for me is family, friends, and also working out. Because having a regular fitness routine is so good for [...]
Sometimes instead of my weight lifting routine I like getting a total body workout by doing an activity at home that is fun and a little different. Barre training is an option that I sometimes go to for that total body workout! Barre infuses dance with Pilates and yoga type movements, focusing most of your energy [...]
In this post we go over three different exercises in the Barre Method:Move #1- Triceps: Start by putting your hands behind your head, then lifting them up into a V shape. I am using 3 pound weights. I would recommend doing 15-20 reps for 3-4 sets. Move #2- Biceps: Begin this move by placing your arms [...]
Whenever I feel like I need to clear my mind, I usually go on a run. For some reason, it always works for me in order to blow off steam, let stress go, or just to burn off energy. Besides the personal benefits listed above, there are many other positive payouts your body receives from [...]