Renegade rows are a complete upper body exercise which help build a sexy back, tighten your core, and of course tone those arms. To do Renegade Rows, you will need to grab a pair of dumbbells.
Talk about a total body workout! The hee haw, as the Tone It Up girls call it, works your quads, upper and lower back, core, and shoulders all in one move. I could not believe what a killer it was the first time I did it in a Tone it Up YouTube video, the "Sandcastle Workout". Now it's become a staple for me to do on those days when I'm just feeling the need for some total body toning.
To do this move begin by grabbing a set of dumbbells (5-10 lbs is good):
Repeat for 3 sets 10-15 reps. OR try this complete workout:
Do you love waking up to find a nice, hot breakfast waiting for you? When you wake up and have a case of the Mondays, sometimes the last thing you want to do is think about what to make for breakfast. However, there's this internal dilemma because you really want something yummy, healthy, and satisfying, but you just don't have the energy. Well, overnight oats are your solution! Prepare them the night before in the crockpot.I'm just five minutes, and wake up to the amazing smell of fruit and grains.
For the recipe for my favorite overnight steel cut oats, go here.
Lesley Fightmaster is one of my very favorite YouTube yogis. It is through her online classes that I have gained the confidence to conquer some more difficult poses like the most recent one I posted. I never used to try these kinds of poses in class before because I was afraid of falling and embarassing myself in front of everyone. Here is one of my very favorite challenging videos of hers.
Get that booty and those hamstrings working with these kneeling extended leg glue lifts.
Be sure to keep correct form by placing your hands directly below your shoulders with the inner elbows pointing forward, knees directly below the hips, and keeping your back straight.
Arm balance are by far my favorite part of yoga. For the longest time, I wanted to master the pose, Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II, and I finally have! With lots of focus and finding your center of gravity, you can do it to. Here are some tips I found that made this pose a little bit easier.
In my humble opinion, sweat and a smile are the sexiest things a person can wear.
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