Fitness

  • Cozy bedroom The importance of making your bed!

    Make Your Bed!

    Transform your daily routine with the simple act of making your bed! Discover the surprising benefits of this small task, from boosting productivity and reducing stress to creating a tidier living space. Dive into the power of routine and discipline, and unlock a happier, more organized lifestyle. Elevate your mornings and set the tone for success with a beautifully made bed every day. Explore the magic of this everyday ritual and start your journey to a more serene and productive life!

  • Wow! 2022 was another dozy of a year! But we've made it to another year! I thought it would be fun to look back at my top ten most viewed blog posts from 2022 https://livesimplywithkristin.com/2022-top-ten-read-blog-posts/

    2022 Top Ten Read Blog Posts

    I can’t believe January is almost over! For the last three years, I have shared my top ten blog posts I thought it would be fun to look back at my top ten most viewed blog posts from 2022 you can read my Top Ten Blog post from: Top Ten Blog Posts in 2021 here Top Ten Blog Posts in 2020 here Top Ten Blog Posts in 2019 here. I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below on what you would like to see from me in 2023! Okay, let’s get started with my Top 10 Blog Post from 2022! Click on the blog names to…

  • Top 10 Blog Post 2021 www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    2021 Top Ten Read Blog Posts

    Happy New Year! Wow! 2021 was another crazy year! But we’ve made it to another year! I thought it would be fun to look back at my top ten most viewed blog posts from 2021 you can read my Top Ten Blog post from 2020 here or my 2019 here. I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below on what you would like to see from me in 2021! Okay, let’s get started with my Top 10 Blog Post from 2021! Click on the blog names to read the post! 10. DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner You have to try this easy DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner spray!…

  • Join this years Planksgiving challenge! 30 days of planking #planksgiving #planks #freechallenge www.innovativehealthfitness.com https://mailchi.mp/7e3ecb3353c9/planksgiving

    Planksgiving 2021

    Planksgiving 2021 Challenge!!! It’s that time of year again! Time for our 7th year of Planksgiving! I love this challenge and it has been a huge hit each year growing more and more. Well, the holidays are right around the corner. Let’s stay fit this holiday season. Do you want to work on your abs? Tone, slim, reveal your 6 pack?? Then this PLANKSGIVING 30 Day PLANK CHALLENGE is for you… Are you in?? Please join us for 30 days of plank challenge starting NOVEMBER 1st!!! I will send you photos and descriptions each day for 30 days that you can easily perform each plank variations anywhere! So what is the Planksgiving…

  • Today's workout is a 20 minute Full Body Circuit Workout With Weights. This workout will help you tone, sculpt, and loss that unwanted body fat! You don't need to spend hours in the gym with my hybrid exercises you do more in less time! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    20 Minute Full Body Circuit Workout

    Today’s workout is a 20 minute Full Body Circuit Workout With Weights. This workout will help you tone, sculpt, and loss that unwanted body fat! You don’t need to spend hours in the gym with my hybrid exercises you do more in less time! Related posts:Amazon Prime Day July 16-17, 2024Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread! livesimplywithkristin.com

  • Strength Training and Why it is Important! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Strength Training and Why it is Important!

    Today I want to talk about Strength Training! Strength training will help your body burn more calories even when you are not doing anything.    Major Benefits of Strength Training Added strength, confidence, stronger bones, fat burn, and weight loss, better athletic performance, and fewer injuries. It’s a win-win-win-win. Get Stronger Who doesn’t want to be stronger!? One of the benefits of lifting weights is getting stronger. And, most important to building stronger muscles is to lift heavyweights. Lifting light weights is great for muscle endurance, but lifting heavier weights actually builds strength. By lifting heavy weights and compound exercises like deadlifts, rows, and squats. Getting stronger makes everyday chores…

  • Push Up Row Down Chain www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Push-Up Down Chain

    Today’s workout is Push up Row Down Chain While regular push-ups with your legs straight are challenging enough, if you really want to get stronger and build muscle in your upper back, arms, and core, this variation is a must-do. Grab a pair of light- to medium-weight dumbbells, and add this push-up to your routine. Dumbbell Push-Up Row Down Chain 1. Begin balancing in plank position, shoulders stacked over the wrists, with a dumbbell on the floor in each hand. 2. Bend the elbows behind you, and lower the torso into a push-up. Press back up to plank. 3. Do ten rows on the right side, then on the left.…

  • 4 Tips to help you Actually Workout www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    4 Tips to help you Actually Workout

    These 4 tips can help you re-focused and get back on track with your workouts! These tips are a helpful tool to have in your back pockets for those moments when your mind needs convincing and your to-do list is growing by the minute! You know, the times when you feel like you just don’t have time for a workout, or you just don’t feel like exercising. Those are the times when these tips are super effective. Here are some of the tips I use to help me get my workouts in more consistently. Tip #1. Done is better than perfect! While you may think perfection is a helpful tool, it’s actually…

  • Get PUMPED UP for summer with us! Our quick, effective & FUN workouts will have you feeling like your strongest, fittest self this summer! This 4-week challenge starts MONDAY, May 3rd & takes us up to Memorial Day weekend! Let's keep each other accountable! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Get Pumped Up for Summer Challenge 2021

    Let’s Get PUMPED UP for summer with me! These quick, effective & FUN workouts will have you feeling like your strongest, fittest self this summer! This 4-week challenge starts MONDAY, May 3rd & takes us up to Memorial Day weekend! Let’s keep each other accountable! Are you in? Join Here I don’t know about you but I’m excited to get ready for Summer! I’ve put together a fun new challenge for us! Are you ready for a fun and exciting new challenge?! Join me for a free 30 Day Challenge and get access to over 1000+ workouts to stream, a sample meal plan, and a workout calendar! Plus – I will be supporting you…

  • Welcome to my first Q & A health and fitness edition. I am answering all your health and fitness questions. www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Q & A Health & Fitness Edition

    Welcome to my first Ask me anything Health & Fitness Addition. I am so excited to bring this new series to my blog as well as to my Instagram! =) The following are totally anonymous questions that you’ve submitted, and I’m providing my thoughts and advice. I received some amazing questions, and because I plan to post this series regularly, not all have been included. If you have a question that you’d like advice on in the next Q & A,  please submit it here. On Instagram last week I asked my followers what their Health and Fitness questions were. I answered them in my stories with a quick answer.…

  • Health & Fitness Questions answered

    Health & Fitness Q & A

    Welcome to my first Ask me anything Health & Fitness Addition. I am so excited to bring this new series to my blog as well as to my Instagram! =) The following are totally anonymous questions that you’ve submitted, and I’m providing my thoughts and advice. I received some amazing questions, and because I plan to post this series regularly, not all have been included. If you have a question that you’d like advice on in the next Q & A,  please submit it here. On Instagram last week I asked my followers what their Health and Fitness questions were. I answered them in my stories with a quick answer.…

  • Healthy Easter Recipes

    Healthy Easter Recipes Easter is here! Below are a few healthy dishes you can include in this year’s Easter dinner. What are your plans and traditions for Easter? We usually do Easter brunch with the family and then we go for a hike if the weather is nice. This year is a bit different because Easter falls on my husband and my 17th wedding anniversary! If you still have to make some Easter baskets, check out our Candy-Free Easter Basket ideas We’ve also got some great brunch recipes and my personal favorite trick for making hard-boiled eggs that are super easy to peel. Trust me, it’s a game-changer!! Ingredients 10lbs ham…

  • LES MILLS x Reebok Nano Series

    Workouts Re-Imagined LES MILLS, the global leader in creating world-class fitness content, has partnered with Reebok. To celebrate the Official Shoe of Fitness. And launched three iconic workouts re-imagined. These new fan-favorite LES MILLS GRIT, BODYPUMP, and LES MILLS CORE workouts bring a fresh take on HIIT, strength, and core training. Backed by science, and presented by the world’s top trainer talent, you can expect motivation, satisfaction, and passion. www.innovativehealthfitness.com https://lmod.go2cloud.org/SF24

  • Top ten blog post of 2020

    2020 Top Ten Read Blog Posts

    Good Morning! Happy New Year! Wow! 2020 was a dosy of a year! But we’ve made it to another year! I thought it would be fun to look back at my top ten most viewed blog posts from 2020 you can read my Top Ten Blog post from 2019 here. I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below on what you would like to see from me in 2021! Okay, let’s get started with my Top 10 Blog Post from 2020! Click on the blog names to read the post! 10. Spring Into Fitness 21 Day Challenge Each month I run free workout challenge! Typically I…

  • Stronger Booster Challenge https://lmod.go2cloud.org/SF5m

    LES MILLS On Demand Booster Challenge

    Are you ready for a new challenge? LES MILLS On Demand has put together three different challenges you can do depending on your fitness level! Three options. Four amazing trainers. Six weeks to amazing results. Choose from one of our three Booster Challenges below and in no time our awesome trainers will help you feel leaner, stronger, and fitter than ever. Equipment + no equipment options available. FAST BURNER CHALLENGE 6-WEEK CHALLENGE – 30 min a day Introducing the quickest way to boost your fitness. The Fast Burner Challenge gives you a quick 30-minute workout fix five times a week. Join Rachael Newsham for this fun and effective challenge and…

  • Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. -Tony Robbins quote

    Setting Goals

    Today I want to talk about Goals!           Setting Goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins Write down your goals! What do you want to accomplish? How do you want to feel? Where are you currently at with your health? Getting into the habit of journaling your thoughts daily can help improve your mindset as well! “If you cab dream it, you can do it.” Walt Disney  Follow these steps to successful goal setting. If your goals are important enough for you to set them, I want you to achieve them. Get super clear about your goal – BE specific As you…

  • 12 days of fitness

    12 Days of Fitness

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But it can also be a very stressful time of year! That’s why I have put together a fun new free series 12 days of Fitness! Every day for 12 days you’ll be receiving an email full of healthy lifestyle tips to help you not just survive but THRIVE this holiday season. Plus I will be doing a couple of giveaways during this free challenge! You can sign up for my free 12 days of fitness below! Looking for a little extra motivation to keep you on track this holiday season? I’ve got you with this free 12 days of fitness with…