Kickboxing Warm Ups to Avoid Strain and Injury
Nov05

Kickboxing Warm Ups to Avoid Strain and Injury

We asked our panel of guest bloggers for some advice about incorporating Kickboxing into our workout routine.  Health coach, Jodean Pertersen, reminds us of the importance of warming up prior to our kickboxing class.  Learn what moves will best support your workout. Warm Up and Prepare for Your Kickboxing Assault Kickboxing is a very intense exercise, making a good warm up essential.  This work out uses nearly every muscle you have...

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Yoga to Stay Lean and Serene
Nov01

Yoga to Stay Lean and Serene

At Pretty Hard Work we do our fair share of intense training and workouts.  We love pushing our bodies to their limit, then watching ourselves surpass those limits repeatedly. It give us great satisfaction, energy and motivation.  Recently, we started including yoga in our training programs.  And while yoga can be intense on its own, we have also noticed the benefits of using it as a cross-training workout to our more vigorous...

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3 Tips to Sustain Momentum in Your Exercise Routine
Oct24

3 Tips to Sustain Momentum in Your Exercise Routine

How many times have you started a new workout routine?  I can’t even tell you what a roller coaster ride exercise has been throughout the years, dropping in and out of action.  So, how do you sustain a prolonged exercise routine? Here are 3 tips to help you maintain momentum: 1.  Show Up Habits take time. When first starting out, you need to stick to your exercise routine. There aren’t too many circumstances in which you...

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Switch it Up for a Challenging Workout Routine

As we set into our workout routine, it can even become monotonous.  Avoid falling into a workout rut and learn from our expert guest blogger how to keep your workout routine challenging! How to Up the Ante for an Intense Workout The quickest way to ditch a fitness routine is to get bored, and the fastest track to sheer boredom is monotony in your exercises. With a combination of high-intensity intervals wrapped around circuit training...

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Do You Accept the Challenge for Swimsuit Ready Abs?

We’ve been kicking it up a notch in the month of April to begin preparations for swimsuit season!  Our experts have met the challenge by providing us with the most effective ab exercises to incorporate into our workout routine.  Here is a collaboration of last week’s most popular “great abs” articles that will give you a challenging workout and a gorgeous tummy. Get in the Boat for Great Abs Follow along with...

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