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600 Reps Workout

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image Can we just have a moment to appreciate these arms?


Or better, could I just have her arms? My gosh, Cameron, you are a goddess.


And look at these two. I will confess that if I find a man like Josh, both in looks and in I-exercise-with-my-wife, I might actually take the marriage option seriously.

How are you guys doing?

I was supposed to run 20 KM today but I didn’t because it was too cold. I am not too nervous because I still have a month till the half marathon and I think I will get in 2 of these long runs, one next weekend and one in the middle of March. I already did 12 and 15 and pace is looking okay (thought would like it to be better) so I am not overly nervous.

So what DID I do?

Well, I was still so sore on Friday morning (this week’s Sweat and the City workouts were just getting tougher and tougher every day!) so I decided to head to the gym but do very light cardio. So I just hopped on the treadmill and did some awesome hills (alternating 3% and 6% incline), HIIT on the bikes (1 minute level 4, 30 seconds level 7) for about 15 minutes and then cooled down.

I came home to find this:


Seriously. HOW can I ever achieve my dream of 6 pack abs? The familia is trying to sabotage all my attempts, all the time!

With the weather being nasty and all, I didn’t really want to get out of the house. But there was a huge grocery list which was piling up in items ALL WEEK LONG and someone had to be in charge. So I went and spent a lot of money and the supermarket, came home and thought “well, might as well head to the gym.” But then I had a vision of myself performing one of Zuzka’s workouts, called the 600 Reps Workout, and I decided to stay at home.


image Gear ready


Oh this was a lovely workout. The kind that makes your heart rate sky high and make you feel like you are using every single muscle in your body. Here is the video from BodyRock.Tv:

I finished in just under 25 minutes but my form was not as hard core as Zuzka’s especially not with the abs and leg extensions and with the push ups (did them on one knee).

I was dripping drip drip drip at the end.

Okay, I am not going to get ready because we are going out to the Hilton’s bar tonight.

In the meantime I wanna share two links I found this afternoon:

Cook To Bang – I know Valentines Day is over but I still think this could come in handy

Scanwiches – wow. People’s ideas do not cease to surprise me




Fergie for Marie Claire

Happy Hump Day, Hots and Fits! We open Wednesday with a Fergielicious post!


Just about a month ago we reported how Fergie talked to Allure about her weight gain and loss for the movie Nine (also staring Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Jodi Dench, Kate Hudson and Sophia Loren).


For Marie Claire’s August issue, Fergie talks about losing the 17 pounds she put on for her role as Saraghina.

For those who are wondering, here are the IMDB details and the movie shall premier in November!

On how she lost the weight:

“I’ve been busting my ass, training.  Being around the guys, they’re like a fraternity—I know what they look at. I don’t want to have a song like ‘My Humps’ and it be sagging down, so I pay attention to that area. A lot.”


The Hot and Fit highly recommends that you head over here to see how her gorgeous husband Josh Duhamel came out on Men’s Health!



Josh Duhamel Does Men’s Health

…and we wonder why the editors decided to keep his shirt on for the cover!

So here is Saturday’s manjoyment for ya’ll.


Josh On Reaching A Pivotal Place In His Career

“It’s starting to happen. It’s been 12 years. And I feel like I’m finally starting to get looks at some of the things I’ve always wanted to do,” Josh says. “I have a lot more flexibility I can show. That’s what makes it fun. That’s why I love this business. I don’t want to do things just to prove to people ‘Look how dark I can be.’ It’s about the story. It has to be a good story.”

Josh On Starting A Family With Wife Fergie

 “I want to do good work, but having kids and a life outside of that is important. If you don’t have anybody around who loves you, then what’s it all for? You’re just lonely in the end,” the actor explains. “It’s all about whatever enriches you. If you decide to go the domestic route and get married and all those things, it makes you a better actor.”

Josh On Living With The Paparazzi

“We try to stay away from the places where the paparazzi hang. Still, they’re outside the house every morning.”

Yes, we do recall the incident with Perez!




[source: Pop Crunch]

Fergie on Weight Gain



US Magazine reports that when the director of Nine asked Fergie and Penelope Cruz to add some weight to their frame, they obliged.

Here is what Fergie recently told Allure Magazine for their July issue (don’t forget to scroll down for the pictures!)

On their eats:

"We were eating our brains out. We ordered everything fried and full of fat and salty”

On why and how she got back into shape:

Fergie says she lamented about not being able to fit into her skinny jeans, and the constant pregnancy rumors thanks to her new curves.

"If I don’t do sit-ups, my stomach sticks out," Fergie explains. "Legs are easy for me. That’s my lucky spot."

She hired husband Josh Duhamel‘s trainer to run her through two-hour sessions several times a week. Together they lifted weights, went hiking outdoors and used the jump rope for extra cardio.

Fergie’s Allure Pictures (July 2009):