Workouts | Holly Legare
Chiara and Holly-208Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If you’re looking to get fit & healthy you’ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

Category : Workouts

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Just Get It Done- The Easy 30 Minute Gym Workout

A few months ago I invited my dad to workout with me in the mornings and to my pleasant surprise, he accepted my invitation. The problem is, he’s not the “going to the gym” type, so I knew that the workouts had to be (1) simple, (2) purposeful and (3) effective. There is SOOO much

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CosmoBody Challenges

Get Bored Working Out? CosmoBody Can Help

I have a confession to make to you, I suffer from what I like to call “exercise ADD.” You may find this surprising since I am a personal trainer, and have dedicated my career to health and fitness- but it is true. I get bored so easily when it comes to working out and am

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April workouts

April workouts… coming soon to FitCityChic.com!!

Bored with your workout program? Look no further than FitCityChic.com. Chiara and I share quick and effective circuit style workouts set to fun pop music that will get you in shape in no time. Click here to gain FREE access to the April workout videos and you can get in shape with us each week!

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Thanksgiving Weekend Workout Survival Guide

Thanksgiving week is finally here!… and your already busy schedule just got a little crazier! Relax, I’m here to help you through it. 🙂 Below you will find some fun facts about your favorite Thanksgiving foods as well as some awesome workouts I pulled from Pinterest to get you through the next week of holiday

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5 Exercises To Melt The Muffin Top

The “muffin top” is a hard to tone area of the midsection, specifically around the sides and back of the waist. For some people, the muffin top is simply an issue of wearing clothes that don’t fit properly, and for others weight loss is needed (if that’s you, send me an email so I can

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Beginner workout

Weight Lifting For Beginners

Going to the gym can be very intimidating, especially if you’re just starting out, and even more so for women. It took me YEAR to feel comfortable working out in the gym. When you’re just getting started, there is this intense fear that everyone is looking at you and scrutinizing what you are doing- but

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Bikini ready abs

How to Get Beach Worthy Abs

For many of us, abs are the holy grail of fitness. Having abs requires dedication to your eating and exercise habits over a long period of time- but it is possible. While having a shredded stomach like you see in the fitness magazines requires another level of commitment, having a lean midsection is the mark

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Exercises for low back pain

Exercises for Low Back Pain

Have you ever woken up from a restful night’s sleep only to feel an unexplained aching pain in your low back? Low-back pain is one of the most common complaints among adults in the United States and is one of the top reasons people miss work according to the Center for Disease Control. Back pain

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Fat Burning Circuit Workout

5 Fat Burning Exercises (you can do anywhere)

Sort on time to workout? No more excuses! Regardless of whether or not you have time or equipment you can always fit in a quick workout. “Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backwards, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their

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Lean, Sexy Arm Workout

Exercises for Lean, Sexy Arms

After the popularity of my post last week on How to Get Great Legs, I decided to do a follow up with a post highlighting upper body exercises. Arms have been real struggle for me. I have always had strong legs (from years in the dance studio), but upper body strength was another story and

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How to Get Great Legs

How to Get Great Legs

Our legs are the most important part of our body. They support us throughout our day and contain the majority of the muscle mass in our bodies. Keeping these muscles strong and balanced will not only help you to look great, but will also boost your metabolism and keep you more active as you age.

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Maximize Your Cardio Exercise Results

Cardiorespiratory exercise has long been the darling of the medical community and a hallmark for a healthy lifestyle, but that doesn’t mean that you enjoy it. Sure some people manage to find an enjoyable element in waking up at 5am for a run, but most of us hate the idea of spending hours of the week running,

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10 Reasons to Try Yoga

10 Reasons to Try Yoga

Flexibility & relaxation are overlooked components of a healthy lifestyle. Yoga, a popular form of exercise is a great way to incorporate both. I have been practicing yoga off and on since 2005 but after I stopped teaching 2 years ago, my own practice began to slip. Today I attend my first class in over

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Quick Workout

Need A Quick Workout? Try This!

Have you ever felt like you’re too busy to workout? As I reach out to my friends and family for writing topics, this seems to be a common problem that people have. We’ve all been there, but you shouldn’t let your busy schedule take away from your time for yourself. If you do not make working

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