workout routine

Perfection Doesn’t Equal Success — Moderation Does

The FIRM Master Instructor Team by The FIRM Master Instructor Team | August 8th, 2011 | 2 Comments
topic: Fitness, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Weight Loss | tags: 90/10, diet, Fitness, flexibility, food, healthy-eating, moderation, nutrition, perfection, success, the firm, weight-loss, work out, workout routine

ModerationWe’ve said it hundreds of times in our decades of sharing fitness with the world, but we all need a reminder now and then. In order for fitness and weight loss to be successful long-term, exercise and changes in your diet must be integrated into your lifestyle. And the only constant in life is change. Your diet and exercise routine has to be flexible. Your mindset about them both has to be flexible. Enter a key word: moderation.

5 “No Excuses” Training Tips

Jessie Pavelka by Jessie Pavelka | April 27th, 2011 | 4 Comments
topic: Fitness | tags: change, excuses, exercise, Fitness, health, hectic, Jessie Pavelka, schedule, Step360, time, travel, weight-loss, wellness, workout routine

Workout Excuses

Excuses are easy to make. They’re also contagious and can paralyze your progress, not only physically, but in other aspects of your life. I have had many clients get a good momentum going with their fitness and then, because of a bump in the road (a hectic schedule, business trip, vacation or illness), they drop off and then have trouble getting back into their routine. If you aren’t careful, all of your hard-won progress can slip away in a matter of days.

Balanced to the Core: 5 Workouts to Improve Balance & Strength

The FIRM Master Instructor Team by The FIRM Master Instructor Team | November 20th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Fitness | tags: balance, balance stances, balance workouts, balancing exercises, body balance, core muscles, exercises, Kirsten Palmer, movement, strenthen core, the firm, workout routine, workouts

By The FIRM Master Instructor Kirsten Palmer

Modern life is a balancing act — work and play, family and personal time, spiritual and physical. How important is balance in your body — not just muscle balance but balance during movement?

The 3 E’s: Secret for Quick Total-Body Workouts

The FIRM Master Instructor Team by The FIRM Master Instructor Team | October 23rd, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Fitness | tags: aerobic, Annie Lee, burn-calories, cardio, circuit workouts, exercise, fast workouts, Fitness, how-to video, lower body, muscle, quick workouts, strength, the firm, total-body workouts, upper body, workout routine, workouts

By The FIRM Master Instructor Annie Lee

My philosophy is all about the 3 E’s: effective, efficient exercise. Here’s a quick how-to video of my personal total body workouts that focus on the 3 E’s.