Sweatin’ on Saturday

Helllloooooo!  I will be going for a short run and finishing up some pilates today before tailgating with buddies, but I wanted to share a move with you first.  It’s my first vlog post, so I hope you like it.  Stefanie mentioned creating a weekend blog-hop party, so you can see if other bloggers have linked up exercises, routines, and fitness inspiration at her site, The New Healthy.

Okay… on with the exercise.  This is a cross-back lunge.  It works your quads, booty, and that annoying saddlebag area.  It also kind of incorporates your core, especially when done “at tempo.”

It’s worth noting that I do not believe in spot-reduction.  You can tone certain areas, but you can’t just lose extra flab around one area, like your hips, butt, thighs, nose, or whatever.  Nevertheless, who doesn’t want a toned tush???  Exactly!  Now on with the video…

Thanks for bearing through that atrocious video.  I guess I could have re-recorded, but I’m a busy girl.  I could have also not worn a “Southern Comfort” shirt, but it’s one of my favorite workout tanks.

After your workout, don’t forget to refuel!

Greek yogurt, berries, n' Love Grown Foods granola

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25 Responses to “Sweatin’ on Saturday”

  1. I don’t know why you’d think you’ d need to redo the video. It was great. I really like the move:-)cc

  2. Hehe I love how you say vee log! So cute!

    I love that lunge!! The one video I always do calls them curtsy squats…. but I like your name better!

    Have a great saturday!!

    • I’ve heard that too. Let’s see, I think I remember that term from a Cindy Whitmarsh video, but I bet a lot of people say that. I like this one better too!

  3. You’re adorable! Congrats on your first VLog!

  4. love the video 🙂 I did these in Piyo once and I forgot about them!! I really liked it, I’ll incorporate it int o my workout today!

  5. Love your vlog, girlie! And thanks for sharing the move 😀 I’ve been looking for some new exercises to add to my routines, so I’m definitely going to give this one a go.

  6. I definitely need to try this – I have been slacking off in the workout department.

  7. Ahh love it! Congrats on your first vlog! 🙂 And thanks for the move! Always need lunge variations to keep things interesting!

  8. I love any kind of lunge! I have yet to do a vlog because I anticipate being horrifed at the way I look or sound! You look fab though! 🙂

  9. Yay! I love this! Link it up tomorrow when I do sweat it out Sunday! Forgot that today was my blogiversary and I wanted to do a giveaway! 🙂

  10. I haven’t done those lunges in far too long. Probably need to add them back to my “to-do” exercise list.

  11. Woo congrats on your first vlog! Lunges are the best, always induce a good burn 🙂

  12. Loved the video–you sounded and looked professional, were calm, and it was a great move to learn! Thanks for posting it.

    I’m going to head to the gym right now and try it out!

  13. Wow, what an awesome video!! =] You did a wonderful job with the video, so I wouldn’t change a thing!! =]

  14. Hey girlie, I’ve just discovered your blog, great vid! This would be great for strengthening the ‘weaker leg’ too I expect. I actually love the tank! Am now officially a ‘follower’ of your blog ;p

  15. Love, Sweat, and Beers? Good God, this is amazing. I’m clapping at my computer. You had me at SoCo tank top.

  16. That is a great move! The video was cute…you seem like a natural in front of the cam : )

    Katie

  17. This video is great…it targets my trouble areas. I’ll have to try it at home tonight. Please post more videos…they help so much for a newby like me.

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