We are in Day 3 of our Perform Beautifully Workout Challenge and one of the most popular questions I’ve seen is about cardio and breaking up the workout. I recommend that when you are first starting a workout program that you don’t break up your session. Why? keep reading… What if I can’t do […]
Join me and Oakley for this fun 4-week challenge to get you fit and beautiful inside and out! Plus, the top finishers will win Oakley glasses, an Oakley outfit and a virtual training session with me! The contest starts October 15th and runs for 4 weeks. Join HERE!
Hey guys! Thank you all for entering my contest!! I loved hearing all of your responses to “What Motivates You to Stay Fit?“! I got the classic responses of “looking good”, “feeling good” and “more energy” – which are all great motivators for me too! Others said they love staying fit because it reduces stress […]
This week I’m featured on Oakley’s Perform Beautifully site…OakleyPBC.com. Click on the post below to read about my “look of the week” along with some vacation workout tips!
Hi guys! I have some exciting news….I have a very cool Prize Pack from Henkel to give away to one of my readers…aka YOU! They sent me this awesome package filled with haircare and home products such as Dial, Purex, RightGuard and more! Plus…you will get a $250 Sports Authority Giftcard AND a FitBit Ultra Tracker ($99 […]
This year, commit to making your (or your child’s) back to school routine more healthy! For many kids and college students – going back to school means you are actually more active than you have been during the summer. You may have to walk a lot on campus, play sports or participate in other activities. […]
I just started a new 6-week session of my Bombshell Bootcamp and thought I’d share my tips on soreness… via Bombshell-Bootcamp: During the first few weeks of camp, you are probably going to be sore….especially if you haven’t worked out in awhile or are used to doing a different style of workout. After a few weeks, […]
Get Kids Fit! I wanted to share this great contest by Henkel, who makes many great products such as Dial, Right Guard, Purex and more! They have teamed up with Joy Bauer (the Today Show’s Nutrition Expert) to create a contest to help fight childhood obesity. […]
Shape Magazine recently asked me for my favorite post-workout snack! Check out my favorite (#8), along with a lot of other great options from some top trainers!
The Olympics may be over, but you can still get some workout inspiration from your favorite athletes! A few weeks ago we had “Bombshell Olympics” at my bootcamp and incorporated 1-2 new sports or athletes at each workout. One of the most popular workouts was a swimming-inspired workout with actual workouts from Natalie Coughlin and Ryan […]
I was recently asked to be a guest blogger for Lifetime Fitness! Check out my article below… BEAT THE HEAT: CHANGE UP YOUR ROUTINE TO STAY ON TRACK Cari (on the right) and the co-owner of Bombshell Bootcamp Carrie Barnhart By Cari Shoemate of Cari-fit.com – fitness expert for CBS in Houston and co-owner and instructor of Bombshell […]
I’m excited to be featured in OM Yoga Magazine again this month! This time I am doing one of my favorite sequences that target shoulders and core. If you find that you can’t do some of these poses or that you can’t hold them for very long – then you need to build some strength […]
In this post: Cari’s favorite healthy resorts Cari’s favorites to pack Creative ideas to keep you fit Most of us will be traveling at some point this summer either for vacation, to visit family or for work. Just keep in mind that nothing is worse than coming back from vacation to find out you’ve packed […]
I’ve teamed up with Lily Jang and CBS (KHOU) this summer to show you how to stay fit when traveling! We shot the videos below at Hotel ZaZa in Houston to show you some workouts to do at your hotel and how to pick healthy choices if you order room service. In this video […]
Farm Fresh Butter Lettuce Tacos w/ Portobello and Pecans I keep forgetting to post this recipe! I had it last fall when visiting Travaasa and it’s still one of my favorite go-to vegan dishes that will please everyone. Chef Benjamin Baker created this dish in one of the culinary demonstrations I attended. We all got to […]
A few months ago I decided to enter Oakley’s “Perform Beautifully” contest. They choose 10 women each year to be their new Brand Ambassadors and I thought I’d give it a shot since I like the brand and really wanted to win the cool trip to Napa! Well, I got a call a few weeks ago from the […]
I’ve been busy training the Rockets Power Dancers (NBA Cheerleaders) this summer and we wanted to give you a little insight into how hard the girls actually train. The workout with me 2-3 times per week and we do a vareity of exercises that will be shown in our new workout series “How to Workout […]
Blessed with a great upper body? Well, don’t just work your legs – and vice versa. Don’t just work the body parts you think you need to improve because more than likely you will end up ignoring some larger muscle groups which burn the most calories and boost your metabolism. You also want to be balanced […]
Happy 4th! I hope you guys are all having a fit and healthy holiday week! In case you are looking for some sweet treats or a cocktail – here are a few that won’t wreck your clean diet. In this post: Revolutionary Berries Watermelon and Cucumber Tonic Watermelon Salad
Barre workouts, Zumba, hip-hop cardio and other dance-inspired workouts have become really popular over the last year. It’s no wonder because dancing is a great workout that burns a lot of calories in a short amount of time…plus it’s fun! Just ask the NBA Rockets Power Dancers (at left)! So, maybe you have the dancing […]