Nampa Fit Studio Block Party

Had a blast this morning at the Nampa Fit Studio Block Party!!   It was so fun team teaching. I ? BODYPUMP!!

Body Pump at Nampa Fit Studio

Come join me at Nampa Fit Studio!!  Saturday May 4th We will be having free classes to teach the new BodyPump 85.  See you at the Studio!! :-)          Click Here to Sign up

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Let’s get this weight off once and for all!!!

Top new releases for work out DVD’s
Let’s get this weight off once and for all!!!

I loved doing this pre-view of the best DVD’s.
It was hard work losing100 pounds! I had to work out regularly. It is not only important for weight loss but important for diabetics to get plenty of exercise.

* Jillian Michael’s- 30 Day Shred
* The Biggest Loser Workout- Last Chance Workout
* Lisa Rinna-Dance Body Beautiful
* Denise Austin-3-Week Boot Camp
* Julianne Hough-Cardio Ballroom
* Amy Bento- 10 Minute Solutions


Jillian 30 Day Shred- star of The Biggest Loser US and one of the world’s top fitness experts – is committed to getting big results. Follow her lead through her unique 3-2-1 Interval System combining strength, cardio and abs and check out the six-packs on display.
This DVD has three complete 20 min workouts which you can progress at your own time when you are ready. The intensity in each one go up. No room to mess around Jillian is serious when it comes to weight loss.
Style: Safe, efficient and fad free
2 of my friends have this DVD and love it. They are losing weight pretty fast! To do that you will have to do your workout DVD 5 days a week!
Best bit: Easy to follow 20 minute workouts catering to every level
Avoid if: You’re scared to sweat
Get if: You want abs like Jillian
Click here to buy:Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred

Join trainers and contestants from the show The Biggest Loser as they demonstrate some of the work out routines that helped them drop the pounds.I have this workout and it’s great! I also love the biggest loser Cardio Max! Talk about getting a good workout!

Style:
Really Tough love
Best bit: The ability to make it your own routine
Avoid if: You prefer a more pampered approach
Get if: You’re fed up of fitness gimmicks

Click here to buy:The Biggest Loser: Last Chance Workout They are 50% off right now! Can’t beat that price!!

Lisa Rinnas Dance Body Beautiful the hip new workout method created and choreographed by “Dancing With The Stars” competitors and fan favorites Lisa Rinna and Louis Van Amstel is The Ultimate Fitness DVD series. Encompassing totally unique routines that are super fun and easy to follow, you can do these Dance Fitness Body Blasting workouts anywhere or anytime No Partner Needed! So get up! Get Moving! This is what everyone is talking about and the most fun you will ever have Losing Weight, Getting Fit and Dance- Dance DANCING your way to a Beautiful Dance Body! 20 min you got it a great body

Style: Great pace dance routines
Get if: You are looking for something new and exciting: YOU will love this! Click here to buy:Lisa Rinna: Dance Body Beautiful – Ballroom Body Blast

Jump on the fast track to weight loss and lose up to two dress sizes with DENISE AUSTIN’S 3-WEEK BOOT CAMP! This invigorating plan delivers two supercharged workouts that combine cardio and strength training to boost metabolism and accelerate fat loss. Then, finish strong with a 6-minute bonus Ab Fat-Blaster that will tone and trim a sexy midsection. In just three weeks, you will trim inches, get fit and feel great! CARDIO & STRENGTH INTERVALS (20 min.): Tune up your metabolism and your muscles with cardio and strength intervals specialized to blast maximum fat and calories. ATHLETIC TRAINING (20 min.): Trim inches with a kettlebell-inspired workout that uses controlled momentum, full-body moves and cardio bursts to shed weight fast. BONUS: AB FAT-BLASTER (6 min.): Sculpt rock-hard abs in an instant with three-dimensional exercises that target-tone the entire core to reveal a slim, strong, sexy center.

Style: Easy to follow but you will lose those inches for sure!
Get if: You want to work hard and break a sweat fast. Release endorphins and feel great.
Click here to buy :Denise Austin: 3-Week Boot Camp

CARDIO BALLROOM
Two-time “Dancing with the Stars” champion Julianne Hough is ready to share her best-kept secrets and techniques for getting a lean, toned dancer’s physique! Known for her standout choreography, contagious enthusiasm, and ability to teach anyone to dance, Julianne will motivate you to dance the Cha Cha, Jive and Paso Doble with her in this fun and effective workout—no partner needed! These fat burning moves are carefully choreographed to keep your heart rate up and help you dance your way into fabulous shape. “Dance is the best way to exercise.” Julianne says. “You’ll have so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re getting a great full-body workout.”
BONUS:
One-On-One Personal Dance Lesson With Julianne! This is your chance to learn from the best! In this bonus feature Julianne will break down key steps at a slower pace and refine those little details that will make your dance “ballroom beautiful!” Take this personal dance lesson before your first workout to make your dance flow smoother. Or do it any time you want some extra fine-tuning for your steps.
DVD FEATURES: Cardio Ballroom Workout Personal Dance Lesson with Julianne Behind-The-Scenes Interview
**Selected as Shape Magazine’s DVD of the Month for December 2009.

Style: fad free and fun
Best bit: A personal dance lesson
Avoid if: If your not into working hard
Get if: You want a great bod like Julianne
Click here to buy”Dance with Julianne: Cardio Ballroom

No time to exercise? We have the solution for you—the 10 Minute Solution! Everyone can find at least ten minutes in their day, and we’ve developed a well-rounded plan that is made up of 5, highly effective 10-minute workouts that will train your ENTIRE body—without spending hours in the gym! You can do one workout per day and get 5 days worth of amazing cross training. You can also use the mix and match feature to create your own favorite combination of the workouts. Or you can choose to do the routines all together and really kick your workout into high gear!

Cardio Kickboxing
In this cardio kickboxing segment, you will burn up the calories, knockout the fat, and achieve a sleek looking physique.
Fat Blasting Intervals
This workout gives you the best of both worlds with intervals of cardio and strength training. These intervals are one of the fastest ways to transform your body and see results quickly.
Power Yoga
It’s important to take time to connect with your body and keep your body balanced with flexibility training. Using this yoga flow you will become more agile and more flexible.
Belly Fat Burner This series of belly blasting exercises will work the 6-pack, strengthen the lower back and zap away any love handles. Consider it a short-cut to the best abs you’ve ever had!
Lean Body Sculpt
Make the most of every minute with compound moves that work your upper and lower body at the same time. This type of sculpting leads to leaner bodies because it increases muscle mass which can raise your metabolic rate and melt away unwanted fat.
About The Instructor: Amy Bento (www.nrgfitness.net) is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer from Norwalk, Connecticut and has been a fitness professional for almost 20 years.
Style: Fun fast and great pace
Best bit: Sculpt your body fast
Avoid if: You don’t want that great body
Get if: You want fast results
Click here to buy: 10 Minute Solution: 5 Day Get Fit Mix

Make sure you get your exercise 5 days a week if possible.

Enjoy!!

Jill’s Fit Tip Tuesday!!

 

I had such a great week. I feel so blessed to have been asked to speak able to about type 2 diabetes in so many different settings. I wanted to sit down today and write a article that has been on my mind this past week and that is about getting the exercise we need. So here it goes!!

You can’t deny the evidence that is absolutely overwhelming- Physical activity is the best gift you can give yourself, it is known that through Regular exercise throughout your life can maintain a healthy body. It has big benefits in enhancing your psychological well-being and can really aid in preventing premature death.
YES!! That’s right- exercise can prolong life.
It also improves the quality of life as well. I have seen allot as my husband works in a nursing home as a physical therapist and is the re-hab director. Far too many times he will get someone on the young side of life that did not take care of their body when they were young and they will die. It breaks my heart when this happens. Many time’s if people only got more exercise through out there life they would not have developed so many health problems.

I am a perfect example of what not taking care of yourself can do. Now being on the other side my goal is to help others and teach the importance of being good to yourself starting with the way you eat and exercising regularly.

Most of us know how important it is to exercise and the sad truth is that even though we know we should most adults say they don’t have time to exercise. The sad truth is, even those who know it don’t do it. Most adults say they don’t have the time to exercise. According to government statistics, only 15% of adults get the recommended amount of exercise. A Shocking 40% gets no exercise. By age 75, 1/3rd of men and 1/2 of woman get no regular physical activity at all!
You may be one of those people who always were planning to exercise with the great saying “I’ll start tomorrow,” Tomorrow-just like today serves up many things that get in the way: Shopping for food, taking the kids to practice, paying bills, getting past the holidays, Tomorrow’s start never comes, and what happens is the day you will start never comes and you wait for the right time to get fit. Unfortunately while you wait your body doesn’t freeze in time. It fades the entire time.
Inactivity affects all systems in your body: from your beating heart to your pumping blood to the efficiency of your cells to metabolize sugar. You muscle strength to the sharpness of your brain. That fact is as you age it becomes more important to get exercise to ward off the inevitable decline that occurs in the later years that come.
The Good NEWS!!
The actual antidote to aging is physical exercise. With regular exercise you can actually reverse the effects of aging- or at least slow them down.
What a great reward s will come from regular physical activity? There are so many I will only be able to give you a handful. First and foremost, regular exercise is associated with lower rates for adults of any age, Exercise can reduce blood pressure and Cholesterol levels, and then you are at less risk of major killer disease, such as heart disease and stroke. It will also decrease the risk of developing diabetes. What other great things can getting regular exercise do??
  • It decreases body fat and increases lean muscle
  • It helps burn calories and aids in weight loss and weight control
  • Increases strength of muscles and bones
  • Reduces anxiety, depression and improves mood
  • Creates more energy
  • improves well-being through enhanced self -esteem
  • Improves sleep patterns

There are many more benefits but just know if you start today you can start enjoying the pay off and that is a longer life and better health. :-)

Jill’s Fit Tip Tuesday! The pedometer is a must have!

The benefits of having a pedometer are great! Using the health experts recommended 10,000 steps a day is a great way to monitor your exercise. Ever since being on the Dr. OZ show I have been using the pedometer they gave me. I love it! It’s is a reasonably priced pedometer and reads well.

Getting 10,000 steps a day is not as easy as you think! You really have to be moving most of the day. I work out a min of 1 hour a day and am very busy with my kids. I still find myself making laps up and down the stairs at the end of the day to get my steps in.
How to get your steps in:

1 hr walk: Walking is one of the best exercise there is. 1 hr will help hike up the steps. All though you will still need to get more, this is a great way to get your steps in and with nice spring weather so it’s refreshing to be outside.

Elliptical: My favorite work out machine and I usually get about 5000 in 1 hour. I do interval training so I am not on the elliptical the whole hour but in that hour I do get at least 1/2 of my days steps in.

Weight training: I have to stress the importance of weight training. It’s so good for your body and you really should do some type of weight lifting at least 3 days of week. On my weight training days its pretty hard to get my steps. I have had to mix things up and do intervals of walking or elliptical in between sets. It works and I am able to get in my many of my steps though my hour of training.

Using the stairs: I just set the timer if I need more steps at the end of day. I go up and down until my timer goes off. I get my heart rate up and really feel good after doing this.

These are just a few examples of ways to get your steps in. The list is endless. Be creative just make sure you make it to 10.000 a day! :-)

Best pedometer in my opinion is the Omron HJ-112 Digital Pocket Pedometer. Click to check it out.

If you don’t have a pedometer most definitely get one!! Have a great week and make it a fit one!

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