The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 10

The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 10

PaleoPro2018, The #OxygenBadassBurpees Challenge
Watch each video carefully, follow our instructions below, and post yourself crushing these burpees with the hashtag #OxygenBadassBurpees for your chance to win.Beginners can do one to two sets of five to 10 reps each. More advanced participants can shoot for three sets of 15, 20 or more reps. You also can blend them into your existing exercise program, circuit, metcon or Workout of the Day.Medicine-Ball Burpee1. Hold a medicine ball in front of you with both hands, arms extended. 2. Crouch and place the ball on the floor, centering your hands on top. Thanks for watching!Visit Website3. Jump your legs behind you into plank and do your push-up on top of the ball, keeping your elbows close to your sides and touching your chest to the ball at the…
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Oxygen’s Guide to Building the Perfect Home Gym

Oxygen’s Guide to Building the Perfect Home Gym

Fitness Gear, Fitness Gear and Apparel for Women, Training Tips for Women
Daylong meetings, driving the kids to and from school, and errands galore — it’s no wonder most people don’t go to the gym nearly as often as they anticipated when they first signed up for their membership. But leading a busy lifestyle doesn’t let you off the hook for skipping your workouts. With the right equipment, you can actually get your heart pumping and sweat glands dripping right from the comfort of your very own home.Thanks for watching!Visit Website“Exercise should not be tied to a location,” says Mike Clancy, a certified personal trainer and co-founder of FitLink, a fitness design and concierge service for residential and commercial properties. “Ultimately, you can make a workout out of just about anything. While there are perks and appeal to having access to a…
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Overall Conditioning Plyo-Box Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Overall Conditioning Plyo-Box Workout – Oxygen Magazine

Cardio for Women, Total-Body Workouts for Women, Workouts For Women
We can all benefit from including a plyometric box into our workouts. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike know that a plyo box can help with conditioning, explosiveness, coordination, strength and overall power. I could say more, but I’m sure you all get the picture. It’s a great piece of equipment. Perform the following exercises in a circuit to feel the burn and achieve a challenging workout! ExerciseSetsReps/TimePlyo-Box Single-Leg Rocket Jump   410-12 (each side)   Box Jump   430-45 seconds   Plyo-Box Mountain Climber   410-12 (each side)   Running Box Tap   430- to 45-second hold   Plyo-Box Pop Push-Up   410-12 (each side)   Plyo-Box Single-Leg Rocket JumpStep one leg onto the box with your heel firmly placed on top. As you step up onto the box, bring your opposite leg up in front and bent to help you jump…
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The Ultimate Ab Workout for Sexy Summer Abs

The Ultimate Ab Workout for Sexy Summer Abs

Ab Exercises for Women, Ab Workouts for Women, Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Training Tips for Women
We all know abs are made in the kitchen — but they’re also perfected at the gym. Nutrition and fitness are the dynamic duo you’ll need to rock a midriff-baring tank or that itsy-bitsy bikini with confidence this summer. But there’s more to having a strong core than just for vanity’s sake.“The core determines your posture, power, alignment, balance, control and circulation so that function is optimal,” says personal trainer Jessica Schatz, widely recognized as The Core Expert™, who uses her own unique methodology rooted in Pilates and the tools gained from her professional dance career to help clients like fashion mogul Ashley Olsen, NBA star Wesley Matthews of the Dallas Mavericks and members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. “If you think of your core muscles as a sturdy central…
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The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 11

The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 11

PaleoPro2018, The #OxygenBadassBurpees Challenge
Watch each video carefully, follow our instructions below, and post yourself crushing these burpees with the hashtag #OxygenBadassBurpees for your chance to win.Beginners can do one to two sets of five to 10 reps each. More advanced participants can shoot for three sets of 15, 20 or more reps. You also can blend them into your existing exercise program, circuit, metcon or Workout of the Day.Donkey-Kick Burpee1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, arms at your sides. 2. Crouch and place your hands on the floor, then hop your feet behind you so you’re in plank — head, hips and heels aligned, spine and head neutral. Thanks for watching!Visit Website3. Do a push-up, then jump your feet in halfway back toward your hands.4. Balance on your hands as you kick…
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Get Pumped Up With Karina Smirnoff’s Playlist

Get Pumped Up With Karina Smirnoff’s Playlist

The Oxygen Challenge
  Everyone knows I love to dance. I’ve created this bass-heavy playlist featuring classic and contemporary hip-hop and R&B that will keep you going through even the toughest workouts. It will be impossible to stop moving to these irresistible dance beats. Now in its fourth year, The Oxygen Challenge 4 has helped thousands of participants all over the world transform their bodies and their lives. This summer, we are bringing you two of television’s most celebrated experts: Jen Widerstrom of NBC’s The Biggest Loser and Karina Smirnoff of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars!   Thanks for watching!Visit Website   So what are you waiting for? Start transforming your life and body now. Join the challenge today! Bioxelan
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Karina’s Favorite Seafood Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Karina’s Favorite Seafood Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Healthy Seafood Recipes, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, The Oxygen Challenge
  Zucchini Swordfish Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 large zucchini, sliced into thin, 3-inch strips ½ tsp black pepper 1 box precut white or oyster mushrooms Handful black olives, chopped 1 tbsp canned jalapenos, minced 2 1-lb swordfish steaks, fresh or frozen 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp black truffle oil 1 tsp balsamic glaze 1 bunch thyme, stems removed Instructions: Turn on broiler to 550 degrees In a medium pan, add oil and thyme. Cook for 2 minutes on medium, then add zucchini. Season with pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Heat a separate pan to medium, add oil and mushrooms and cook for five minutes. Add olives, jalapenos and balsamic glaze and heat through. Remove from heat. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Season swordfish with…
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7 Minimalist Shoulder Exercises to Get Jacked

7 Minimalist Shoulder Exercises to Get Jacked

Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Shoulder Exercises for Women, Training Tips for Women
Some of the hardest exercises I do in the gym (read: accessory work) require little to no equipment. Building a solid foundation makes other functional movements we perform every day easier and reduces risk of injury tenfold. Anytime you train, you’re teaching your body how to move. You’re reinforcing habits. Effective training relies on intensity and quality of movement. It doesn’t necessarily require all the bells and whistles of equipment. For jacked shoulders and a tight midline, give these moves a try: Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteShoulder TapA more advanced progression of the wall walk-up, this exercise requires you to feel comfortable being vertical against the wall. Try to keep your body stacked and everything tight as you shift the weight between each arm to tap your shoulders. With a little bit…
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Jen’s Favorite Recipe for Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Jen’s Favorite Recipe for Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, The Oxygen Challenge
Spicy Stuffed PeppersServes 3Ingredients:3 medium bell peppers (any color) 2 tbsp olive oil1 small onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp salt, plus more to taste1/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus more to taste 1/2 cup shredded carrot8 ounces cremini mushrooms, stems removed, chopped 1 pound Laura’s Lean Beef1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 tsp oregano1/4 tsp smoked paprika1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, plus more to taste 2 tbsp tomato paste1 (28–ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup cooked brown rice1 large handful of roughly chopped fresh spinach 2 tbsp chopped fresh basilJuice of 1/2 lemon1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (optional) 3/4 cup chicken stockInstructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F.Prepare the bell peppers by cutting them in half through the stem and removing the core. Place in a large baking dish, cut side up, and set…
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The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 12

The #OxygenBadAssBurpees Challenge Day 12

PaleoPro2018, The #OxygenBadassBurpees Challenge
Watch each video carefully, follow our instructions below, and post yourself crushing these burpees with the hashtag #OxygenBadassBurpees for your chance to win.Beginners can do one to two sets of five to 10 reps each. More advanced participants can shoot for three sets of 15, 20 or more reps. You also can blend them into your existing exercise program, circuit, metcon or Workout of the Day.Lateral Burpee Box Jump-Over1. Stand to the side of a plyometric box that is knee height or below, feet shoulder-width apart, arms at your sides. Thanks for watching!Visit Website2. Crouch and place your hands on the floor, then hop your feet behind you so you’re in plank next to the box — head, hips and heels aligned, spine and head neutral. 3. Bend your elbows…
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