I kicked off my Valentine's Day this year getting hot n' sweaty in my cold garage. It was 30 minutes of pure pleasure that ended in satisfying exhaustion. Since this is the day of love, what better way to celebrate than with a heart-pumping exercise session?! (You knew that's what I was describing, right?! See the routine below.)
I love fitness. Actually, what I really love is the state of being fit. And not because it's my job to be in shape. I loved fitness before I was paid for it. Why do I love being fit, you may wonder? Here are my top reasons:
I love being fit because...
Now, keeping it real, do I also love that being fit allows me to rock a pair of skinny jeans, feel comfortable in a tank top, and eat pizza every week? Without a doubt. But that's just a bonus.
It's not lost on me that, regardless of my fitness level, my body is still aging and will one day expire. But if living a life of fitness allows each day that I do have to be fuller, healthier and more productive, then it will have been a worthwhile love affair.
4 Rounds of 45 secs work/15 secs rest (with one min rest btw rounds)
1. Jump rope
2. Pushups + Dumbbell Plank Rows (AKA Renegade Rows)
3. Kettlebell Swings
4. Alternating Dumbbell Lateral Lunges
Warmup + Cardio/Strength + Stretch = 30 mins
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I am not a registered dietitian, nor a medical professional. My blog is a representation of my views and experiences, which are not intended as medical advice. While I am a certified personal trainer, descriptions of things I eat and exercises I perform may not be suitable for everyone. Please speak with a medical professional before making any changes to your current routine.