September’s 30 Day Challenge

I came across this graphic and want to challenge you all to strong and sexy arms! I chose this one because it’s straight forward, can be done in just a few minutes of your day, AND BECAUSE THERE IS NO EQUIPMENT NEEDED! Meaning what?! NO EXCUSES!

Ready?! We start on Sunday, September 1st!

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On days 1-15 we will be doing TWO sets of the push-ups/planks/chair dips.
On days 16-130, we will do THREE sets of the listed reps.

Have fun!

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Betty Rocker’s 30 Day Challenge

I have to say that week 3 and 4 of this challenge were really good! The workouts were challenging and fun to do! I definitely learned some new exercises to incorporate in my regular workout routines. Did anyone else stick with this challenge and find it to be a WONDERFUL and well planned out challenge? Betty Rocker is amazing! She is very talented and cares a lot about her followers!

If you haven’t already checked out her stuff I definitely recommend it!

In 4 weeks, I toned my abs in new places! I must admit I was skeptical when I started the first week, but damn! I have been following the progress of other fellow challengers and some of them had some CRAZY transformations! Mine was subtle, but because I took a BEFORE and AFTER photo, I have proof of the change in my abs! Had I not taken the photos, I probably wouldn’t have even known I made the progress. What is even crazier….? I GAINED ONE pound in the 4 weeks! I GAINED a pound but got LEANER in my abs?! WEIRD! I KNOW! But I’m telling you, I have the photos to prove it! This challenge has pushed me out of my comfort zone! I have been eating more and learning about a whole new eating lifestyle. I added 300 calories to my daily caloric intake, so a gain of only one pound really isn’t anything! I’m working on rebuilding my metabolism.

Anyway, I’ll share about my WHOLE NEW eating lifestyle soon. For now, I just want to say THANKS BETTY ROCKER! And if any of you stuck this challenge through, I’d love to hear your feedback!

Also, Betty plans to run this challenge AGAIN! So yes! I’ll let you all know when it’s starting again!

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P.S.

Some of my new favorite moves:

plank with legs lifts (1 minute)

2 count push-ups (1 minute)

bear crunch (1 minute)

30 Day Body Weight Challenge

Did anyone else join the Betty Rocker 30 Day Challenge? The challenge started on July 1st, so I just completed day 3 and its an easy kind of tough so far!

What I like most about the challenge is that it’s very flexible and easy to adapt to your own fitness level and day to day schedule. Also, there’s no excuses or reasons to NOT do it! You can do the workout anywhere because there’s no equipment required! All you need is your body.

I put the workout into my interval timer app and got through the entire workout in less than 41 minutes!

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If you’re interested, it’s not to late to do this challenge with me! Just click on link that I’ve added here for you!

Betty Rocker 30 Day Challenge

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Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Day 32 of 30 Day Squat Challenge

I completed my challenge! It took me 32 days because I listened to my body along the way and added 2 extra rest days after realizing I was too beat from the prior day’s bootcamp workouts I’ve been taking sporadically.

I will be completely honest….. It worked! I’m very happy with with my results in what really is a short amount of time! Just 4 weeks and I can see and feel a difference. From what I can remember, I really felt the first difference in week 2, and the next big difference again around day 24. Today, on day 30/day 32 I’ve decided my squat journey doesn’t end here.

Squats are a very effective workout because they not only raise your heart rate and work as a cardiovascular exercise for weight loss, they also target so many parts of your legs. Squats do an excellent job at targeting the gluteus, hamstrings, and quads. My legs feel and look stronger and more toned. I’m going to be coming up with a way of incorporating squats into my regular workout routine. Maybe 2-3 times a week? I’ll keep you all posted on my new endeavor and offer it as a suggestion for those of your currently on the squat challenge and seeing a perkier rear end! 🙂

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