Vionna Jones shows us how to burn calories after the holidays.
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Vionna Jones: Hi! I'm Vionna Jones, owner of Fit in DC, LLC. Today, I'm going to show you how to burn calories throughout the holidays. The holidays really start around Halloween with all the Halloween candy that lays around until the middle of November and Halloween parties and goes straight through Thanksgiving all the way to New Years. In a lot of times, we just completely destroy any progress that we've made in our health and fitness goals, during this time of the year. So this year, we're not going to let that happen because we're going to exercise throughout the holidays and burn calories, that way when we start in January, we won't have set ourselves too far back and we can just continue on the journey to achieving our fitness goals. I'm going to start by discussing the myths versus reality of burning calories. And then talk about the importance of warming up, then I'll show you a calorie burning circuit that consists of five exercises that is guaranteed to help you keep those extra pounds out during the holidays. After that, I'll show you some stretches, and then we'll talk about how to incorporate exercise into your daily life. So some things that you'll need for your workout today, you'll need a set, at least one set of a free weights of dumbbells. Five pounds or eight pounds will be good. If you're a little bit more advanced, you can move up to ten pounds. You'll also need a mat and a stability ball. Now, let's discuss some safety precautions. Before you get started with this workout and or any workout, you should consult your physician. You just want to make sure that you don't have any health concerns or any injuries that could be made worse through exercising. And a little bit about myself, before we get started. I'm the owner of Fit in DC & the Hot Mama Fitness Studio, which are located in the Nation's capital. I helped men and women to achieve their fitness goals. I worked with men and women of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. I'm an ACE-certified Personal Trainer and AFFA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, a Healthy Mom Certified Fitness Professional and I have over 300 hours of Yoga Teacher Training. So, let's get started, burning calories and having fun.