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Joan works out. Joan geeks out. Cheese is my weakness. Harry Potter is my strength.

WORKOUT OF THE DAY

Warm Up, Tabata: Jump Rope

Circuit (4 rounds)

10 SB Pike to Pushup
10/10 Row & Twist
10 Plié with Lateral Raise
10/10 Side Plank (Elbow-to-Elbow) Crunches

Yoga by Candace: 20-min Vinyasa with a Yoga Block

WORKOUT BREAKDOWN

Equipment

Row & Twist: 15-lb dumbbell
Lat Raise: 12-lb DB (first 3 rounds) / 8-lb DB (4th round)
Stability Ball / Yoga Block

Circuit: Upper body and core focused. 4 rounds (6:15/6:47/7:33/ 8:02 mins, respectively) with 1-min break between rounds. [IDEALLY, I should have used 10s for the Lateral Raises, but I didn’t have my 10s around. Poo. I played with what I got.] The yoga bit was awesome. Tons of core and balance work there.

— 5 hours ago
#fitblr  #fitness  #circuit  #upper body  #yoga by candace 

thehpalliance:

as the seventh anniversary of harry potter and the deathly hallows draws to a close, we must each return to our daily grind: willing a new harry potter book into being

— 1 day ago with 1456 notes
#harry potter 
"He couldn’t know that at this very moment, people meeting in secret all over the country were holding up their glasses and saying in hushed voices: ‘To Harry Potter – the boy who lived!’"

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Some things never change.

(via thehpalliance)
— 1 day ago with 3257 notes
#deathly hallows anniversary  #harry potter 
WORKOUT OF THE DAY

Warm Up, Tabata: Jump Rope

Circuit (4 rounds)

10/10 Balance Assisted Pistol Squats
20 KB Swings
10/10 KB Single Leg Deadlift
30-secs Scissor and Thread

Yoga by Candace for Back Flexibility

WORKOUT BREAKDOWN

Equipment

25-lb kettlebell: Swings & Single Leg Deadlift
8-lb dumbbell: Scissor and Thread

Circuit: Hammies attack! 4 rounds (8:40/9:09/11:32/14:22 mins, respectively) for 44 mins total. I did the Pistols using my kitchen counter for balance. For the last round, I (had to) split the Pistol reps into 2 sets of 5/5. 

— 1 day ago with 2 notes
#fitblr  #fitness  #hamstrings  #lower body  #circuit  #yoga by candace 
Friend:What's the difference between ships and otps?
Me:Ships make you smile and sigh and get a little teary-eyed maybe. Otps make you claw your own face off and sob.
— 2 days ago with 52376 notes
#fandom 
How Media Shapes Our Body Image →
— 3 days ago
#fiterazzi  #body image  #media  #photoshop  #celebrity  #tabloids  #diversity  #beauty 
WORKOUT OF THE DAY

Warm Up, Tabata: Jump Rope

Circuit (3 rounds)

20 Power Deck Squat (Jump)
10/10 Crescent Kick to Lunge
20 180 Squat Jumps
20/20 Plank with Donkey Kicks

Blogilates: Perky Butt n’ Long Lean Legs
Blogilates: Amazing Upper Back & Legs Stretches

WORKOUT BREAKDOWN

Equipment

15-lb dumbbell: Power Deck Squats
8-lb dumbbell: Donkey Kicks


Circuit
:  Lower Body and cardio. 3 rounds for 27 minutes. 7:36/7:18/8:31 mins, respectively, with 90 second breaks between rounds.

— 3 days ago with 1 note
#fitblr  #fitness  #circuit  #lower body  #cardio  #blogilates 
WORKOUT OF THE DAY

Warm Up, Tabata: Jump Rope

Circuit (4 rounds)

12 Reverse Plank to Tricep Dip
15 Chest Press on SB
10/10 Side Plank Reach Through to Leg Lift
12 Chest Fly on SB

Song Challenge: Toe Taps to “This is Radio Clash" by The Clash
Yoga by Candace for Chest & Shoulders

WORKOUT BREAKDOWN

Equipment

15-lb dumbbells: Chest Press
12-lb dumbbells: Chest Fly
Chair / Stability Ball


Circuit: Back in the saddle, now officially as a 32-year-old human person. Went for chest, shoulders and core today. 4 rounds for 35 minutes. Simple, nothing too convoluted, but a nice burn. 

— 4 days ago
#fitness  #fitblr  #chest  #shoulders  #core  #yoga by candace  #circuit  #upper body 
"We are prescribing for fat people what we diagnose as disordered eating in thin people."
Deb Burgard, keynote at the 2011 NAAFA conference (via loniemc)

(via the-exercist)

— 6 days ago with 1651 notes
#health  #nutrition  #diets  #fitblr 
The word “natural” helps sell $40 billion worth of food in the U.S. every year—and the label means nothing    →
— 1 week ago
#food  #health  #food labels  #natural  #article