Exercising for Longevity–Adapting Your Fitness Routine

How much cardio and resistance training should you ACTUALLY be doing if you want to increase your longevity? The latest Body Buddies Podcast Episode (#220) will set the tone for your fitness journey by discussing nuanced information on exercise and overall body function. This pep talk is something that will help you make course corrections in…

The Top 7 Workouts for Stronger Legs (Bodyweight)

Wouldn’t it be nice to have toned, sleek, strong legs 100% of the time without having to put in the work? While I agree that would be great, there is also something powerful that comes from putting in the work and achieving the legs you wish to maintain! You might be surprised that stronger, more…

How to Grow Your Glutes (Booty) FASTER

When you are trying to improve the shape of your glutes, whether for aesthetics or or functional purposes, it can be very frustrating not to see the results you’d like. You put in the work in the gym and don’t see a difference, right? While there are multiple variables to consider when it comes to muscle…

Fasted Cardio: Will It Help You Burn More Fat?

Fasted Cardio. You may have heard it will help you lose weight faster. How much of this is fact vs. fiction, and what do you need to know to make the right decision for your situation? I’ll address all of that in this blog post. In case we haven’t met before, call me KJ or #CoachKristyJo….

Muscle Cramps and Electrolytes

Do you experience muscle cramps at night? Or perhaps during or after a workout? Perhaps you’re experiencing one of the following symptoms of imbalanced electrolytes: Headaches, dry skin, dizziness, or irregular heartbeat. The good news is these symptoms can be easily remedied. The bad news is that many people do not remedy them, and experience…

The Top 3 Bodyweight Exercises for TIGHT Summer Legs

Have you ever wanted tight summer legs that are toned, defined, and look GREAT in a swimsuit or shorts? Well, here’s the good news! Winter is the PERFECT time to be sculpting your gorgeous legs to reveal in the summer! Body Buds, we are all created in different shapes and sizes, and that is wonderful!…

Use A Resistance Band for Powerful Legs

Are you ready to build more powerful legs without all the pain in your back and knees? It’s time to use my favorite band–check out the different weights you can use here. I’ve been integrating a resistance band into my training the past 6 months and seen some SERIOUS different in the power of my…

The Best Cardio for Burning Fat

Dear Body Buds, If only fat burn were as easy as putting a specific lotion on, then lighting a match and letting the fat melt right out of us. . . right? While fat burn isn’t quite that easy, it is a lot easier than most people make it out to be in their minds. I’d…