NEW Youtube Videos!

Hi Everyone,

Have you all been watching my NEW Youtube videos lately?

I have about 12 or so new ones about my new journey… FIT BY 50! I will turn 50 in October and my goal is to be fit again by then. I haven’t yet defined what fit is to me, but I’ll know it when I get there. It won’t be all about looks, but more of a feeling of fitness and wellness… and being able to do physical activities with more ease than when I first started my journey on January 2, 2017.

At the start of my journey… everything felt hard. I was actually a little surprised at how hard everything actually felt. It made me really see just how much I had let myself go over the last few years. So basically.. I guess I could say that I just want to feel better overall and get back in touch with my body again and feel stronger than when I first started. I started out as this being a “Fit By 50” journey, but once I got going… this will be an on going journey to become my BEST version of myself… physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually!

Here’s is the very first video to my journey that I didn’t post on my CliftaFit channel…. I posted this on my Little Buff Cowgirl channel.

I hope you all are watching my journey! And as of a couple days ago I am down about 4 lbs. and feeling better !!! πŸ™‚

xoxo,

Clifta πŸ™‚

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Clifta’s Chest Workout May 6, 2016- Reno Personal Fitness Trainer

Hi!

20160507_091539Β This was my quick chest workout from May 6, 2016. I got a really good pump from this. I didn’t have alot of time (like 15-20 minutes) so I timed my rest times to keep the pace moving and to keep the intensity up. Even though I was training faster… I still lifted more than last time on the Incline Press, which made me happy. I feel like my body is healing and getting more fit and conditioned each workout. πŸ™‚ About 2 weeks ago when I did Incline DB Presses I did 15 lb. DB’s, as my heaviest weight, on the last set and could still feel my left shoulder/collar bone a little bit and stopped there… 15 lbs. was the heaviest I’ve been able to do in a long time. But today I did my last 2 sets with 20 lbs!!! Yay!! It feels like my body is getting stronger and that it’s able to handle more this week. This workout was before I got my hair done. See my workout below and more chest pics…. and a pic of my new purple hair. πŸ™‚ This is was on a Friday… so the hair pic is with a Friday treat! πŸ˜‰

 

CHEST= 11 sets total

 

High Incline DB Press……. supersetted with…… Pop Push ups on bench

10 lbs. x 25 reps………………………………………………………. BW x 5 reps

30 second rest before next superset

 

15 lbs. x 20 reps……………………………………………………….. BW x 5 reps

45 second rest before next superset

 

20 lbs. x 15 reps………………………………………………………. BW x 5 reps

45 second rest before next superset

 

20 lbs. x 15 reps……………………………………………………….. BW x 5 reps

45 second rest before next superset

 

Chest Press Machine

25 lbs. x 15 reps…. 30 second rest

25 lbs. x 15 reps…. 30 second rest

25 lbs. x 15 reps…. DONE

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Ask Clifta #1- Pyramiding for Women- How do you Pyramid if You don’t feel Strong?

Published on Apr 26, 2016
This video is for women and women over 40 that exercise and lift weights to tone up and gain lean muscle mass.

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This video is for women who were wondering about pyramiding and if they are strong enough to add weight during their workout… and do they even need to add weight? The exercise used for this video is the flat bench press.

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This video is for women and women over 40 that exercise and lift weights to tone up and gain lean muscle mass.

Clifta’s Fitness Workouts- Days 2, 3, and 4

Hi Everyone…

These are my other workouts for the week of April 18, 2016

Wednesday the 20th was light legs, which I already posted.

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Day 2- Thursday April 21st

-15 minute relaxing walk with my dog Ziva.

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-Then I did a 20 minute outdoor cardio session. (video footage coming soon)

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Day 3- Friday Arpil 22nd -Upper Body circuit workout (Which I got sore from) (video footage coming soon)

4 Rounds

Burpees with a push up—- 8 reps

Incline DB Press———— 10 lbs. for 3 sets and 15 lbs. on last set x 12-15 reps

Lat Pulldowns————— 20 lbs. x 12 reps

Mountain Jumpers———- 10 reps

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Day 4- Saturday April 23rd -Leg Workout

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Leg Ext———- 25 lbs. x 15 reps (2 sets)

Leg Press (close stance) …… supersetted with…… Stationary Pop Squats

30 lbs. x 20 reps ………………………………………………… 15 reps

35 lbs. x 20 reps ………………………………………………… 15 reps

50 lbs. x 15 reps …………………………………………………. 17 reps

50 lbs. x 14 reps ………………………………………………… 19 reps

Lying Leg Curls——- 20 lbs. x 10 reps (4 sets)

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Leg Press Calf Raise—- 70 lbs. x 15 + 5 burns (4 sets varying positions)

 

 

Clifta’s Fitness Workout- Day 1- Legs on April 20, 2016

Hi Everyone,

DAY 1- LEGS— DONE—- Check πŸ™‚

This was my first leg workout on “My Journey Back”. I actually thought I might be a little sore today, the day after, but I don’t notice any soreness… yay!

Anyways… I had a really short workout before one of my clients, which, even though it was quick, it actually made my legs a little shaky. I’m kind of surprised that I’m not sore, but glad that I’m not. Means I can do a little more next time. I just didn’t want to push it too much the first day back. No muscle soreness and even more important… my knee and hip feel really good. πŸ™‚

*Here’s the workout… 3 Rounds of the circuit below (Non-stop until done)

Walking Lunges …………… 5 lbs. x 10 reps

Bench Step Ups ……………. 5 lbs. x 10 reps

Stiff Leg Deadlifts …………. 45 lbs. x 12 reps

Single Calf Raise …………… Bodyweight x 15 reps each side

*After the above I did…

3 sets of Hip Abductors…. 40 lbs. x 20 reps

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Hope you all have a great day!!

Clifta πŸ™‚