Rachael Mercer engages her students in full-body workouts, incorporating tricks and conditioning, as she helps them find confidence in hammocking. … More Deadlift Dolls spotlight: Rachael Mercer, Aerial Hammock
Get your workout in quick! In 15-20 minutes (tops!) you will be sweating and feeling the burn in your legs and abs with only five movements. The movements: Squat with curtsy lunges (Tip: Squat to the height of a chair. Keep knees in line with second and third toes.) Squat with rotation (Tip: Pull knee … More Legs and Abs Circuit
Most of the time, people drop their resolutions because their goals become too overwhelming.
This year, let’s make a change. We’re going to take 2016 and make it our best by hitting the bulls-eye on that targeted resolution.
Find out how. … More #NewYear, New You: Creating SMART Resolutions
Christmas is almost here! As I sit here shivering with excitement to see my family and be off work a few days, I put together a fitness wishlist of all the cool products I’ve been eyeing this year. … More Fitness Christmas Wishlist
So, I’ve been teaching boot camp classes at Snap Fitness for a month now, and I’ve decided I’m here to stay! The term “boot camp” may seem confusing, but we’ll go over the basics. I teach a 45-minute class at 5:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Oxford’s Snap Fitness (Jackson Ave. side). A taste of … More Boot Camp: Get Your Workout On!
Break out the fresh produce! We’re in the kitchen making Seth’s spicy salsa, a favorite in the Wilson household. Now while the salsa itself is very low-calorie, be mindful of what you eat with it. Might we suggest some crunchy veggies (celery, cucumbers, carrots) for dipping or spoon a bit onto your eggs for a nice zing! … More Seth’s Spicy Salsa
You walk into a Hot Hula Fitness class and all you see are smiles. Instructor Hazel Capalad makes a point to establish ohana, or family, in her classroom wherever she goes. Growing up, she wasn’t always fond of hula dancing. But when she uprooted to travel the world with her military husband and start a family, she … More Deadlift Dolls Spotlight: Hazel Capalad, Hot Hula Fitness
You wanna get fit, but where do you start? Deadlift Dolls takes you through five easy steps to get you on the right path. 1) Time. Fitness comes with investing time into your health. Lack of time is one of the most used excuses in the book. If we put things into perspective, we have the … More 5 Health Hacks: Breaking Into Your Fitness Journey
Well, guys, I did it! I started this blog a year ago knowing that I had a goal in mind — I wanted to become a certified personal trainer. On June 29, 2015, I did just that through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. It took months of constant studying and time management, but I went … More Kristen Wilson – Certified Personal Trainer
Stefanie Carter, a yoga instructor at Shanti Yoga in Tupelo, takes beginners through a series of bends that open up the body to the practice of yoga. Written by Stefanie: Important things to keep in mind when practicing yoga: *BREATHE, BREATHE, BREATHE. Take deep breaths, breathing deeply filling the stomach, then the rib cage, then … More Yoga Sequence For The Beginning Bender: Stefanie Carter