Shoulder Mobility, Calf Stretches and so much more!

Movement Monday with Mary!

I was a competitive runner and spent hours training every week.  I am no longer interested in running hours. Running does not serve my body. I created OutdoorFit for myself and of course is great for others. It is a 45 minute workout which includes a warm up, HIIT, strength training, Foundation training and a little yoga for a warm down including a mini back massage. I do the workout  3-4 times a week. I feel great.  Fit and Fabulous …Aging Optional.

Here is a quick  workout. Repeat 3 times and you will be finished in 12 minutes!

 

I end every OutdoorFit class with shoulder mobility and calf stretches.

 

Exercise and movement is so important. I love being strong and fit so I am able to do my own yardwork. I love the work of Katy Bowman of Nutritious Movement. She incorporates movement into her day. It is a whole different mindset. I love it!

Pruning my Crepe Myrtle. Nutritious Movement.

Interested in coming to OutdoorFit? Click here to learn more.

Exercise and Movement is not enough for optimal health.  Is your eating out of control? Need a tune up? Are you craving sugar? Check out my 7 Day 7 Day Feel Fabulous program.

That is it for today! Have a great week.

Love,

Mary

 

 

 

Make it a Bulletproof Day!

I have been drinking Bulletproof coffee! I add 1-2 scoops of  Bulletproof Protein Powder, 1 TBS Brain Octane, 1 TBS Ghee to my Bulletproof coffee that I make in a French Press. It is amazing. I have a cup early morning before I workout. I am not hungry until late morning! It is very grounding and helps with over eating and cravings!

Elaine Millner is my OutdoorFit Superstar! She is also a Bulletproof gal!!!   She embraced my 7 Day…Feel Fabulous Program.  She takes the pharmaceutical grade supplements that I recommend.  She is Fit and Fabulous!

Here is a short three minute video with OutdoorFit Elaine, 79!

We talk about being Bulletproof!

Our SHMEC is in check!

Would you like to workout with Elaine? Come try an OutdoorFit class!

You can Be Fit and Fabulous!!

Love,

Mary

Aging Optional?

Did you see the video from yesterday about our 7 Day Program to feeling Fabulous?  LOOK at my face! Yikes!

It was a little concerning and hard to post. I am 62 and can do kick ass Burpees. I feel great and I have tons of energy. When I saw my face in the video yesterday, to be honest it set me back a bit.

I am in a great time of my life.  I created this blog a few years ago and I have people who don’t know me following me. I have women who are between 40 and 79 that get up on a Saturday morning, 23 degrees and windy to workout with me. I have people who join my nutritional program and give up grains, sugar and alcohol to feel better. I recommend the best supplements and they take them.

I have a wonderful supportive family.

I am very grateful for all of it. So what are a few wrinkles and aged spots? Embrace where you are in your life! I tell myself I am a natural beauty. I am going with that.

Would you like to join our 7 Day Program… FEEL FABULOUS?

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Fit and Fabulous…Aging Optional!

Love,

Mary

Balance Your Hormones Day 8!

I always feel better after a workout especially one of my outdoor workouts with other people.

Do you want Happy Healthy Hormones? Hang out with happy healthy people! Do more than hangout, workout together. THE BEST!

This video is from our Saturday Morning workout. I wasn’t holding the camera horizontally. Sorry.

It was a wonderful early morning workout with friends… Cold and sunny too!

“Made the whole day better,more focused and more energy.” Gail

Click here to learn more about my outdoor workouts.

Love,

Mary

Fat Burning in the cold!

 

Do you stop working out because it is cold outside? Read on maybe I will change your mind.

I love this time of year and my outdoor workouts. I was a skier and it was fabulous!  My husband and I skied. We went on great winter vacations. It was so wonderful to ski all day and then go out for a delicious dinner including a decadent piece of mud pie. Once we had kids life got a bit complicated and we stopped.

I do miss skiing on some level.  I loved the freedom of going fast down a mountain. I don’t really want to do it anymore. I don’t miss all of the equipment and freezing on chair lifts.

I still love winter, snow and being outside. There are also great health benefits.

Did you know you burn more fat in the cold than the heat?  “There is clinical evidence that freezing temps can help you burn more fat. According to a 2014 study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, contending with the cold can help encourage your body to turn white fat — the kind lurking in trouble spots like your belly and thighs — into brown fat, which helps your body burn calories. When you have more brown fat, you’re more likely to burn extra calories rather than storing them as fat.Read more here.

My outdoor workouts  are great anytime of year but winter is my favorite.  We are finished within the hour. So Perfect!

I have  a wonderful community with  a twinge of craziness! The average age is 59 1/2!!!

Click here to learn how to join in on the fun! I can modify for any fitness level!

“It is possible!”

This is Penny Northrup Kirk! She is Fit and Fabulous! Penny is 65 years old!  I have learned so much from her. The greatest message to remember. “It is possible!” I have 3 more years to work on the inverted shoulder press! I am not sure I will be doing them in a bikini. You never know!

Penny has also taught me that it is possible to eat more fat and lose excess fat along the way.

She is part of the inspiration behind my 28 day Fit and Fabulous…Aging Optional Program. The next session begins September 19th. Join us! It works!

Sustainable Fitness and Weight Management.

I feel a shift. It is all coming together. In the flow… 2 months ago I decided to increase the fat in my diet. I put coconut oil in my coffee and avocados in my morning smoothie. I have decreased the waffles, bread and pasta in my life. AND THE BLESSING ? It has been easy.

The Benefits?  I feel good, I am sleeping better, NEWS FLASH… sometimes through the night! I have lost a few pounds. The bloat is gone and my menopausal belly is shrinking.  BONUS ROUND. I am off my bio-identical hormones! Friends are starting to tell me that I LOOK GREAT!

I am not telling you all of this to brag. I am telling you this because it is possible for you too!

More info? Here is a video that I created for Team Northrup and the MY JUMP START program. (The 7 day JUMPSTART Kit is coming out soon.)

I will keep you posted. Are you looking for an excellent protein base now? 0 grams of sugar. I have been using the soy base this week. I know it is non-gmo and Pure! It is good to switch things up.

 

JUMP AROUND SQUATS!

 

Jump around squats! Now, there is a good time! Here is a fabulous HIIT workout!

2o minutes and your are done! Make sure and warm up ahead of time. I took George the dog for a walk. I always like to finish my workouts with Eric Goodman’s Foundation Training.

Are you interested in trying the 0 grams of sugar protein shake?  I have been making Thomas the plant based with the chocolate flavor packet. I throw in a banana for sweetness. Delicious and Nutritious!

Set your self up right in the morning…   start your day off with a delicious protein shake, coconut oil in your coffee, take super high quality supplements and do your HIIT!

Enjoy the day!

Love,

Mary

 

FAT BURNING HIIT!

A workout for you !. HIIT, high intensity interval training. 30 seconds of all out followed by 30 seconds rest. 4 exercises, 3 rounds. Give it a try.

The push up and burpee mountain climber were out of camera range during the workout video. If you need a demo…

 

 

Burpee Mountain Climber

 

Riding my bike in the basement.

Day 3

Bump it up…I have my workouts Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning. Usually, Wednesday all I do is walk George the dog. Today, I rode my bike in the basement for a half hour and sprinted a few of the commercials.  The sprinting is key, boost the metabolism, and puts you into a fat burning mode.

Small changes can make a big difference. Working on the menopausal belly.

I would love to hear from you. What are you doing for exercise?

Love,

Mary