Pregnancy Fitness

In my experience as a personal trainer I’ve had a decent amount of pregnant clients which has always been …. interesting. A lot of advice given to expecting mothers tends to be outdated in terms of fitness, or the same advice is given to everyone, which means it has to cover the lowest level of…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 10 Upper body

Somehow between a combination or workouts, Zumba classes and working in the garden I managed to pull my groin. I know, super weird injury, if you’ve ever had it tell me so I don’t feel like such a freak. Anyways I took a week off with lots of ice, heat packs and rest and I’m…

My new toy!

All personal trainers love toys. Even the most hard core, down to the basics trainers would have a hard time turning down a new tire to flip or a medicine ball. Well I love my toys too, but I live in Africa. So as they say necessity is the mother of invention, or in my case, is the…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 7

It’s been a snuggly 60 degrees here lately, which is weird because its dry season in Northern Uganda which should be a dry hot 100 degrees most of the day. “Cold” weather makes me want to stay in bed all day reading and drinking tea, but somehow Roger and I managed to peer pressure each…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 6

Happy post-Thanksgiving everybody! This workout I did a few days ago, it was a mashup of a video I liked off of Popsugar and my own additions (because I was working out unsupervised which usually makes me do crazy things). The Warm Up:  2 minutes of cardio (jumping jacks, high knees, butt kicks, etc.) 30…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 5

My darling husband, after being married to me for only 5 years, is finally turning just as crazy as I am. He made up this workout and I’m so proud I had to share. The workout: Pyramid sets from 8 1. Push-ups (He did explosive push-ups. I did regular feet and hands without any popping…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 4

In an effort togetback on track with posting workouts I am being honest with myself and realize that making videos for all of them just won’t work (especially with the stuff they call internet here). So, I am hoping to post some workouts just written out or YouTube videos that I like, etc. Today the…