<span class="imgPusher" style="float:left;height:0px"></span><span style="display: table;width:auto;position:relative;float:left;max-width:100%;;clear:left;margin-top:0px;*margin-top:0px"><a><img src="http://www.rachelmeyerfitness.com/uploads/1/7/3/9/1739499/2876191.jpg?250" style="margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; border-width:0; max-width:100%" alt="Picture" class="galleryImageBorder wsite-image"></a><span style="display: table-caption; caption-side: bottom; font-size: 90%; margin-top: -10px; margin-bottom: 10px; text-align: center;" class="wsite-caption"></span></span> <div class="paragraph" style="text-align:left;display:block;"> <font size="4"> Usually I go to the gym in the mornings, but today I was giving my inflamed knee another morning of rest. <br><br>After I made lunch, cleaned up, and wrangled the kids into bed, I made my way outside where spring weather has been holding strong for weeks now here in Denver. <br><br>Making it a priority to move my body means getting a workout in instead of sitting in front of my computer during my boys' nap time. <br><br>For me, I know that skipping workouts just gets me out of rhythm. If I'm not "feeling" a workout here and there, I simply do some deep stretching or a light jog as I push the kids to the park. There are so many ways to get movement in every single day. <br><br>If you really want to build up strength, I recommend 3 days of strength training per week. <br><br><u><strong>Total Body Jam</strong></u><br>jump rope - 100 jumps<br>50 <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBIWpPfc6NY"><font color="#ae40a5">kettlebell swings</font></a> (can also use a dumbbell; i used 25 lbs)<br>25 <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3LNu_GcgDc"><font color="#ae40a5">resistance band rows</font></a> (w<font color="#3f3f3f">rap resistance band</font> around something stable)<br>15 med ball tosses (squat and as you rise toss a med ball in the air, catching it on the way down to squat again)<br>10 <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIu8LKTVq9I"><font color="#ae40a5">med ball pushup</font></a> (p<font color="#3f3f3f">lace hands on m</font>ed ball and do pushups; really engages your triceps)<br>repeat 2 more times! <br><br><br></font><br> </div> <hr style="width:100%;clear:both;visibility:hidden;">

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