July 16, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor

This simple workout has only three exercises and six reps, but will give your major muscle groups a great workout.  

As always, I wanted to give this workout a try before I shared it with all of you. On a 90+ degree day, I grabbed an extra large bottle of water, put on my best sweat-wicking workout gear and headed to the soccer fields behind my house. Those empty soccer goal frames make for a great location to hang my suspension training straps!

Heather Sieker

June 13, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor

Three months after IHRSA 2012, I still find myself buzzing from the workouts we demoed on the Synrgy360. If only I could fit a unit in my garage! Since I knew this wasn’t realistic, I did the next best thing. I came up with a similar concept that works in my garage, using only the resistance bands I have lying around. If you want to feel the burn, give this heart rate-raising workout a try:

Warm up: Perform each of the three warm up exercises for 60 seconds

  • Hip Swings – Forward and Back → 30 seconds per leg
  • Hip Swings – Side to Side → 30 seconds per leg
  • Bridge w/Single Leg Raise → 30 seconds per leg
Heather Sieker

May 17, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor

Last month’s Upper Body Blast should have your arms looking strong. This month it’s all about the lower body.

Begin the warm-up with 5 – 10 minutes of low to medium intensity cardio, then switch to higher intensity cardio for 5 minutes to start your workout. Immediately following the cardio, begin the strength exercises listed below. Repeat the cardio and strength for 3 repetitions.

Heather Sieker