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Saturday Home Work: Core & Mobility

For this super Saturday workout you need a mat, band, dumbbells, jumprope and a sturdy spot to box jumps or step up. I'm not cuing the main part of workout, so you just get to do it with me! Make sure you do the warm up prescribed below, I only show part 3 in the...

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Hello MONDAY…Boot Camp EMOM!

Hello MONDAY…Boot Camp EMOM!

How's this for making your Monday BRIGHT AF. Bri hosted our ZOOM workout this morning, AND IT DIDN'T RECORD, of course! :/ Well, so it goes. I'll do it and tape it when im done with all my privates at 10 and get it up for you by noon. I hope those of you who were able...

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Saturday Boot Camp

Saturday Boot Camp

Thank you to everyone who ZOOMED in today! I've put up some shots of the workout thanks to Tim. It was AMAZING to have interaction with all of you. For some reason, Zoom did not record like it should have, so I have Michael running boot camp for you today, and I will...

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Workout 3: Thursday with BRI.

Workout 3: Thursday with BRI.

Ruh RO! It's about to get REAL up in here! The Gumsaba crew wants you to stay FIT while you shelter in place, and there is no better team ready to help. We are all under stress, and maintaining healthy habitsis critical for our sanity. Here are a few tip I have s to...

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HIIT Bodyweight Humpday!

HIIT Bodyweight Humpday!

Hope you all enjoyed yesterdays dumb bell arm killer. Fortunately todays workout is bodyweight! YAY! Remember to sign in to groupme and post when you start and finish this workout. It is SO important for us to stay motivated and in touch during these crazy times....

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Home Workout 1: Uppers N Core

Home Workout 1: Uppers N Core

Good morning! It's time to get your boot camp on. Class will run at 5:30am and 9am in the chat room. Text me if you need that information. Send pics, or post on your insta story and tag @gumsababootcamp! Stay golden, see you bright and early! 🙂 Coach M   Gumsaba...

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Challenge Day 14 – The End! 

Challenge Day 14 – The End! 

On this last day of the challenge I am sharing feedback some of you sent with the hope that we can glean something from each others experience.  It’s been an honor to be part of such an insightful, honest and courageous community. Thank you for committing to this, for...

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Challenge Day 13 – Make it Happen.

Challenge Day 13 – Make it Happen.

Everyone wants to make their health a priority, but when it comes making that happen, it’s another story. “I don’t have time” is the number one reason people have when asked why they don’t exercise. Somehow these same people know the cast of Game of Thrones and the...

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Challenge Day 11 –  Give Me Space

Challenge Day 11 – Give Me Space

Challenge Day 11  - Gimme Space   I used to pride myself on how full my schedule was; the old me thought to be successful I had to always be busy. If someone caught me relaxing, I would feel a need to explain myself. Can you relate? Being useful is important, but if...

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New Year Challenge Day 10

New Year Challenge Day 10

What can help us through stressful times, make our minds sharper,  decrease risk of dementia and fight brain mass loss?  Here’s a hint, we do it all the time, and it's FREE! It’s called breathing.    Mindful breathing takes practice, but not because it’s complicated....

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Challenge Day 9 – Self Talk

Challenge Day 9 – Self Talk

It is not uncommon to get discouraged when attempting to keep resolutions and goals. This challenge isn’t about fixing or changing everything, it's about stepping back to notice what is blocking us from the change we deeply desire. All of the unhealthy habits we have...

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Challenge Day 7 – Carpe Diem

Challenge Day 7 – Carpe Diem

We often spend too much time dwelling on the past and planning for the future. As kids we can’t wait to grow up, and as adults we wish for youth; many of us live in a state where the present is never enough. A few years ago I had a conversation with a man I met while...

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Challenge Day 6: 9 Minute Workout

Challenge Day 6: 9 Minute Workout

Pressed for time? On days that are packed full, try incorporating a quick interval workout. It’s handy to have a timer app on your smartphone, I use this one. Please make sure to focus on your form first and then increase up the intensity or speed! Cardio HIIT: (High...

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New Year Challenge – Day 5

New Year Challenge – Day 5

Challenge Day 5…Le Weekend This is our first Friday on the challenge. It’s time to take a look over the top 5 aspirations you have for 2020. Ask yourself how you are progressing toward them thus far. Then, pick one and take an action toward it this weekend. Schedule a...

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2020 New Year Challenge – Day 2

2020 New Year Challenge – Day 2

Did you know that you could survive a month without eating, but you will last only a week without water? When we are dehydrated, water is removed from each cell in our body causing a variety of problems. Skin issues, sunken eyes , headaches. stiff muscles and joints,...

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2020 New Year Challenge – Day 1

2020 New Year Challenge – Day 1

Y'all never cease to amaze me!  The heart felt sign ups for the New Year challenge inspire me to reflect on my goals and reach deeper. Thank you for your honesty and open hearts. If you have not yet signed up for the challenge,  I am more than happy to accept your...

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Get your GO KIT ready!

Get your GO KIT ready!

The unfortunate truth of living in California is that you need to be prepared for wildfires. I have been working on my kit since the Camp Fire last year, and in the process I have talked to a lot of you who are not  (YET!) fire evacuation ready. If for no other...

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Where are you going?

Where are you going?

If you don't know where you are going, you'll have one a heck of a time getting there! When it comes to your health, a clear direction will help you live longer and better. So, how can we plan our future to prioritize a healthy lifestyle? Experts say that our drive,...

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