Rainy Day Feels

Hello February!

And welcome back fit fam!

This whether can definitely keep you gloomy and down but remember how much you can do in the rain! During these past few super cold, rainy days (okay, okay, not nearly as cold as the rest of the country right now), I’ve spent my time exploring, hanging out at the ranch, reading and just relaxing! Even though the cold whether can make you depressed, make sure to take some time and just enjoy it! Here are some pictures we took in the rain the last couple days!

Keep scrolling for a leg workout you need to try on your next leg day!

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While trying to stay warm I did this quick leg workout! (If you follow me on instagram I just posted this workout with videos @morganmckenzie6)

Warm up: 8 minutes cardio of choice. (I prefer bike)

Squats squats squats (everybody!): 6 sets x 8 reps (1 warm up set)

Leg Press: 4 sets x 8 reps

Superset with…

Calve Press: 4 sets x 10 reps

Glute Machine: 3 sets x 10 reps each side

Prone Leg Curl: 3 sets x 10 reps

Finish with 15-20 minutes cardio of choice (I prefer stairs)

STRETCH and ROLL out!

 

I hope you enjoyed this quick little post! Let me know how you like the workout!

Stay safe and stay warm!

 

Much love,

Morgan Mckenzie

Holiday guide pt. 1

Welcome to our first week of your guide to the holidays!

Challenge of the week

This week your challenge is to to focus on yourself, focus on doing things that make you happy.  Every day this week, do one thing for yourself.  These daily tasks don’t need to be complicated, they can be as simple as sitting outside and enjoying the view or getting your favorite coffee.  During the holidays we tend to forget to take time for ourselves and let ourselves go both mentally and physically.  This holiday season remember to take care of yourself.

Recipe of the week

Overnight oats! This is a yummy breakfast or an easy prepared snack!

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup Oats
  • 1/3 cup Almond Milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Agave
  • 1 tablespoon Flax Seeds
  • Small handful Almonds -optional
  • Sliced Banana (or fruit of choice 1/3-1/2 cup) -optional

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate over night.  I like to top mine with the fruit in the morning but it’s your preference.  The amounts can be adjusted to fit your macros!

Workout of the week

This first workout is a leg and glute workout! Add this workout in twice this week.

Warm up 8 minutes cardio of choice (I prefer bike to warm up)

Hack squat: 3×10 (if you haven’t done these before start light)

Superset with

Leg press: 3×10

DB or BB squat: 4×10

BB hip thrusts: 3x 10

DB Wide Goblet Squat: 3×12

Superset with

DB Front to reverse lunges: 3×8 each leg

Stretch and roll out!

I hope you enjoy The Holiday Guide pt 1!  I can’t wait to hear from you guys about this week’s challenge, recipe and workout.  We’ll see you back here next Monday at 9am for pt. 2!

Much love,

Morgan Mckenzie

 

INDEX

BW: Body weight

BB: Barbell

DB: Dumbbell

 

 

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