Thursday, April 26, 2012

Staying Fit & Healthy

So each week I make it a point to try and get to the gym 4-5 times and do a combination of either classes/cardio and weight training.  Lately I have been putting a lot of focus on legs because lets face it summer is right around the corner, which also means swimsuit season, which means I need to get me a brazilian butt lift ASAP! So here is a leg workout idea and what I did today.

20 Minutes of cardio on the stair master

Weight training for legs:
* Single Leg squats 3X15 each leg
*Step Ups 4X15 each leg
*DB toe touchers 4X10 each leg
*Cable Kickbacks 4X20 each leg
*Leg Press 4X20

Strong is not only healthy, its beautiful 

Another tip and a very beneficial one is consuming a protein smoothie after each workout to help with recovery.  Here is one of my favorite mixtures.

1 Scoop of vanilla BSN Syntha-6 Whey Protein 
1 Banana 
One hand full of spinach
Your favorite juice (bolthouse juices for me) 

Drink up and ENJOY 

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