Remember that leg workout I did Sunday? Well I’m still sore, especially the back of my legs, which is great. Taking two spin classes a week with regular sneakers means my quads are nice and strong. However my glutes and hamstring are a bit weaker in comparison. I can already tell it’s causing some imbalances … More Leg Shredding Workout
Food Two weeks ago I made some of Paige’s No Bake Protein Bars and happily munched on them as a great go-to snack. Since I finished that batch, I’ve been looking for another protein bar recipe. This morning I cracked open my last can of pumpkin for an oatmeal breakfast and was inspired to create some … More Chocolate Pumpkin Protein Bars and Beginner Ski Workout
What do you think about when you hear the word exercise? Most people usually think about completing some form of cardio like running, biking, or stair master and lifting weights to build muscle. What we fail to forget is a crucial part of the human anatomy that allows us to do these strength training and … More Strong Feet, Balanced Body
What a day. What a great day for fitness, sun, and friends. This morning I went to an 11am yoga class with Megan. The room was choked full of people adhering to their new years resolutions so I had to unroll my mat next to the instructor whom I watched through the mirror in front of … More I caved
Today is January 10th. Do you know what that means? Today is my 10th day of posting daily photos on the blog! My 2012 Goal for the new year is to take one picture every day for the entire year. So far? So good! It is fun carrying my camera with me everywhere and I … More Rant from a personal trainer-to-be
Before I get started, please check out a great workout at Lindsay’s List featuring resistance bands! You can see my Tricep Extension move on my Personal Training page with my other Tuesday Trainer submissions. If you do the workout (Carina and Lakshmi I’m looking at you) let me know! And Happy Birthday Mom! I love you so much. I … More Personal Training Update
Is it Monday yet?? Sounds weird but I have been so busy since last week and will continue to be busy through this weekend too. Ok so it hasn’t been difficult work related business but a series of different events, classes, and friends in town that is fun but exhausting. Let me give a little … More Thursday Throw Back and Forward
I never thought I’d be one of “those bloggers”. You know, the blogger who follows the trends, who posts “vlogs”, who is inspired by recipes and products featured in other blogs, who belongs to an wonderful community of people joined together in a virtual world. But here I am. And I LOVE it. I love … More What does Kirsten Capture?
Greetings to you and the wonderful fall weather we are experiencing in Florida right now. Cool, breezy, and sunny with a high of 80? I’ll take it! I have another Tuesday Trainer coming atcha, thanks again to the lovely Lindsay from Lindsay’s List who put this all together. This week’s theme? Back and biceps! Check out … More Tuesday Trainer and Rays playoffs
So what’s been up with me lately? 1. Watching the rain. The weather has been CRAZY for that past two weeks. We’ve been getting these waves of thunderstorms that can last the entire afternoon or evening. Fortunately rain=cooler weather. Right now this “cold front” means it is 80 degrees. Yay? Unfortunately storms at night=freaked out … More Long weekend and some BIG NEWS!