No Pain, No Gain
“I hate cardio. I do. But realize its inherent worth and importance to your life, and then work it into your exercise regimen. Why? Because you probably love your kids or your partner and your life—and cardio will help you to stay on this Earth longer with them all.”
One of the biggest reasons I started CrossFit was that I hated traditional cardio. CrossFit was a lot more exciting and gave me better fitness results.
Recently though I’ve reintroduced running into my routine. It’s a welcome break to my normal routine. It’s also helped my overall fitness. So even though I’m still not in love with it, I’ve grown to love the benefits.Lisbeth Darsh helps you get your mind right about cardio in I Hate Cardio
Butter Pecan Apples
I didn’t even go for a clever title. These are just delicious.
She Thrives Blog shows us how to make them
Drop It Like It’s Hot
Squats are essential but often one leg gets stronger than the other.
Lunges are a great way to work on strengthening that weak side. The problem: beginners usually do traditional lunges wrong. I start beginners with a drop lunge where you move backwards first.
The WLC Blog’s Brandon Hoffer shows you how to do a drop lunge (he calls it a skater squat). Then he progresses into some interesting one leg squat variations that will challenge any fitness level.