Want to burn some body fat and tone your butt and legs at the same time? Try this! I had a lot of fun with this one! You get cardio. You get some lower body toning. It’s a 2 for 1 kind of deal. And all under 4 minutes. Everyone has 4 minutes to exercise! Download the song “Jungle Bae” by Skrillex and Diplo and try it.Read More →

Short on time? Don’t worry! This quick upper body workout will get your shoulders burning in no time. I’ll often finish my Tae Bo® class with this series of shoulder exercises. There are a lot of reps in this, so start with 2-3 lbs to see how it feels. By the time you’re in the last minute of the song, it should feel hard. If it isn’t, increase your weight until it is! Download the song, “Like a G6,” by Far East Movement and join me!Read More →

I love planks! In my opinion, I think they’re one of the best exercises anyone can do to tone and strengthen their mid-section. I especially love doing them to fun songs, so here is a short routine you can do at home.   First, know this is tough. You’re basically doing over 3 1/2 minutes of planks. Whoa. Modify if you need to, just make sure you keep it challenging! Suggestions for modifications:Read More →

Cardio vs. Strength Training: You need both! I get asked this question a lot: “Andrea, I really want to lose weight. Should I start with cardio or should I start with lifting weights?” The answer is BOTH! You get the best results when you combine both cardiovascular and strength training exercises. You burn body fat, build lean muscle, and become a calorie burning machine! I was going to write an entire blog about it, but then I remembered I already had written something about it in my online coaching program, Stop Eating Crap! Plus 4 Equally Amazing Strategies to Help You Be the Champion ofRead More →