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June 2016

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June 14, 2016

Toning Tuesday: Tricep Toners

Happy Tuesday!! Today I’m going to demonstrate a quick workout that you can do at arm to tone and firm those arms, more specifically the triceps.

To start:

lifts your hips towards the sky and your arms straight up. Bend at the elbow bringing the dumbbells over your head, but keeping your elbows in the same position. Finally extend your arms back up while squeezing your triceps.

This awesome exercise will workout those triceps and buns!!

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June 12, 2016

Light Cardio: Reverse Toe Touch & Ab Crunch

Happy Sunday!!

Today I’m going to demonstrate a light cardio workout that I do every Sunday called the reverse toe touch & ab crunch. This is just a quick little 45 minute set that I do just to get me going for the day.

The reverse toe touch and ab crunch provides the perfect amount of ‘oomph’ first thing in the morning.

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June 10, 2016

HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN, AVOCADO + BACON SALAD

Trying to find meals that will work for everyone in my family has been a little trying. Going into the summer I’m determined to get everyone on the same page and to get everyone (the Mr. included) eating just a little bit healthier.

If there’s one thing I love it’s chicken. I also love bacon (so I guess that makes two). So when I found this amazing recipe from Karina of Cafe Delites, I knew I had to try it.

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While your at it, feel free to check out my Pinterest board full of yummy recipes!!

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June 10, 2016

Weekend Warrior: Wedding Season Snacks

As a photographer it’s expected we don’t sit until the bride and groom eat. Even then sometimes we don’t get our food right away or at all. I’m not here to debate whether or not photographers should request a meal; I’m here to provide solutions and tips for those who prefer or need to snack throughout the day and for those who know they won’t be eating until long after the wedding has ended.

The majority of my weddings begin somewhere between 3-5pm. Normally this means I am away from home all day and won’t be eating at my usual time.

When prepping for my long wedding days, I try to avoid eating a heavy meal. For some people this may work, but for me I tend to get sleepy. I try to keep it light and snack throughout the day.

My go to snacks include: beef jerky, cubed cheese, fresh fruit and applesauce. I also pack water or some type of sports drink.

When planning your wedding days what are your favorite snacks? Share a photo of your snacks on instagram using the hashtag #fitfotographer I’d love to see what’s in your camera bag!

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June 9, 2016

Squat Pose

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I figured I would give a little psa. Something I learned in my strength training journey. Never round your back when squatting. A lot of people know this, as well as myself, but I still do it.

To avoid this remember to always keep your spine neutrally aligned to slightly arched. Rounding can place a lot of pressure on your disk, if not careful you can injure yourself.

Just because you’re using a machine (such as myself with the smith machine above) don’t think you can’t hurt yourself.

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June 8, 2016

Time To Chase Greatness

 

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The Rock clock is a wonderful app that I use on the days where I know I’m not going to be too motivated to workout. My bad days a usually Mondays and Fridays. I don’t know why, but this app keeps me motivated.

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Before starting any new diet and exercise program please check with your doctor and clear any exercise and/or diet changes with them before beginning. I am not a doctor or registered dietitian. I do not claim to cure any cause, condition or disease. I do not provide medical aid or nutrition for the purpose of health or disease and claim to be a doctor or dietitian. This is merely an opinion blog. Read full disclaimer here - https://fitfotog.com/start-here/