Tabata Tuesday- Kettlebell Series


This is my second post in my Tabata Tuesday series. You know by now that I love kettlebells, so I decided to use them in my Tabata workout this week. Kettlebells have the ability to make my heart rate soar, so they are perfect for Tabata or interval-style training. I went with a slightly lighter kettlebell weight on these (20 – 25 lbs), since I

Tabata Tuesday – Stair Sprints

by Ludovic Bertron

In honor of my renewed commitment to melt away my body fat quickly (particularly urgent after seeing pictures of myself at the beach recently), and also to satisfy my never-ending appetite for alliteration, I have decided to create a series entitled “Tabata Tuesday”. Hopefully it will inspire me to come up with fun, tough and short (20 minutes or less) Tabata and interval-style workouts weekly

100 Day Burpee Challenge

Handstand Challenge

I am in the beginning stages of a 100 Day Burpee Challenge.  Here is how it goes:  Day 1, you do 1 Burpee.  Day 2, you do 2.  And so on for 100 days.  Sounds innocent enough until you realize that pretty soon, I will be doing 60 burpees one day, 61 the next and 62 the day after that.  All the way up to

Paleo Carrot Cake with Honey Frosting

Paleo Cake 2

I have had this recipe ready for awhile now but I wasn’t very happy with the photos that I took of my creation.  The plan was to make another carrot cake, take more photos and then post it to the blog.  But, other things got in the way and I just haven’t had a chance to make more cake.  I am going to post this


Rose and Flower

Recently, I got scolded (and possibly almost kicked out) by my CrossFit coach, Frank.  He wants me to be there at least three times a week and I have been lucky if I make it there twice a week.  I always have excuses (kids sick, work, whatever) but he didn’t want to hear them.  He wants me to be successful and to do that I

CrossFit: My New Adventure


I am trying something new in the quest to get and stay fit. Crossfit! Have you heard of it? It is crazy. The place that I go is in a small warehouse and when you walk in it is kind of hard to figure out what you could possibly do there.  There are no treadmills, no bikes, no TV screens.  It is a space filled