So a few weeks ago we asked you what you wanted more of on Mojo and Moxie. You gave us so many great ideas and we are busy working on making sure our little blog is a “go to” for everything you might want and need in this stage of your life!
At the beginning of September, Christine and I had the pleasure of going through a new workout regime with Evolution, a home gym unlike any other. Vu, from Evolution approached us after finding us on Instagram, of all things, and asked if we would like to collaborate with him and see what his home gym and workout entails.
I like to workout. There – I said it. I really like the way it makes me feel. I like how I use it as my own morning meditation, and I like the time to myself. So – I thought – why not bring you three cool moves to add a kick to your workout?!
For the past 10 years, I can say that I have worked out almost 6 days a week. If this is NOT you – congrats. You are normal and understand balance – something that I am still trying to achieve in my old age (!) – and that is an entire other blog post.
Over the years I go through peaks and valleys – times my workouts become mundane and I am searching hard to see the benefits and keep in perspective that I can’t have that 25 year old body I used to have. As I age, I am certainly getting thicker in the middle and I’m really fighting that muscle mass reduction that goes hand in hand with getting older.
My goals are a little different now. don’t need to train like an athlete – I just need to be mindful of my health, maintain muscle tone and flexibility and enjoy it. Workout fatigue is a real thing. You can’t do the same thing over and over and expect different results. I think that is the definition of insanity, right?
So, I am always on the lookout for cool fitness accounts on insta, and health inspired blogs for ideas – inspiring people, with great new moves. To be honest, it IS hard to find something that really makes me take notice. But I recently found Kira Stokes. I love her philosophy that your strength comes from the core and all of her exercises really fire up that part of the body.
Today, I will share three new moves she incorporates in many of her workouts – that I have added to MY workouts.
These are short, quick exercises you can add to either your core workout, or at the end of a cardio day!