Daily Burn Workouts

Thanks to the Miracle Morning, my workouts have been solid.

I haven’t missed one since I started the new morning routine. So that’s over a seven day workout streak.

I’ve talked about Daily Burn before, but I’ve really enjoyed the Barre Harmony workouts.

They are a combo of barre, ballet, yoga and Pilates. It’s one of the few workouts that I actually enjoy.

But to keep it fresh I mix in Cardio Sculpt and Power Cardio during the week. And I recover with yoga and mobility workouts on the weekends.

If you don’t live close to a gym, Daily Burn is the thing for you. I’ve really enjoyed getting my workouts in at home. And it doesn’t cost much to get started.

I can definitely tell I’ve gotten stronger. The sad tricep push-ups I started out doing have gotten better. And people have said my legs look more toned. That’s the barre classes.

What are your favorite ways to workout? Where do you go?

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My Miracle Morning

Over the last couple of months, I’ve seen people talking about this thing called the Miracle Morning.

I was drawn in to social media posts and blogs posts about this crazy awesome morning routine and all its benefits.

I consider myself a morning person. I’m more productive in the morning hours. And I like to go to bed well before midnight.

So this Miracle Morning peaked my interest mostly because I wanted to work out before I went to work. But that meant I would have to drag myself out of bed around 4:30 a.m. to be on time.

Insert the Miracle Morning.

In one weekend, I consumed all of the pages of this short book. I loved the concept of the Life S.A.V.E.R.S. and I knew I had to try it.

SAVERS is the acronym for the six steps of the Miracle Morning.

Silence.

Affirmations.

Visualization.

Exercise.

Reading.

Scribbling.

You do each activity for a set amount of time, and it sets the tone for your whole day.

So I tried it.

Silence – deep breathing for 5 minutes

Affirmations – I wrote down all of my current goals and dreams, and I read them for 5 minutes.

Visualization – I visualize those goals and dreams coming true for 5 minutes.

Exercise – I work out using Daily Burn’s Barre Harmony, Power Cardio or Cardio Sculpt for 20-30 minutes.

Reading – I read self development books for 10-20 minutes.

These are some of my current choices. I’m finishing up Mel Robbins’ The Five Second Rule now. Up next is Simon Sinek’s Start with Why.

Scribbling – I write in my Five Minute Journal for a couple of minutes.

And I’ll tell you, I love it. It’s so refreshing to be up and get so much accomplished before most people even think about getting out of bed.

I’ve gotten my workouts in. I’m consuming more knowledge. I feel more balanced and centered.

Tell me about your morning routine.

Barre Harmony with Daily Burn

I’ve never been a fan of working out in a gym.

The longest, most rewarding exercise for me as been running. But I know building total body strength is important to staying healthy while running. So I try other things, but nothing really ever sticks.

On January 1, 2017, I bought a subscription to Daily Burn because I don’t live anywhere near a gym, but I need to have the motivation and someone telling me what to do when I do strengthening exercises. I can’t make up stuff to hold my attention, but Daily Burn has lots of programs to pick from so you find what works for you.

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After trying lots of stuff, I recently landed on the Barre Harmony program. It’s a mix of ballet, yoga and pilates. The workouts are only 25-35 minutes, and they change it up enough that the workout flies by. I don’t dread doing them, and I feel like they give me a low-impact, effective workout. Isn’t that what we all want?

Every couple of days, I will mix in a kickboxing class or a Cardio Sculpt class to switch it up. But I always come back to Barre Harmony.

I highly recommend Daily Burn.  If you want to work out with me from the comfort of your home, you should definitely try it out.

What are your favorite ways to workout? Any workout-at-home friends out there? What programs do you use?