The Beer Belly Workout at the Beer & Wine Festival

October 17, 2011

As you may have heard, I helped out at the local Beer & Wine Festival this weekend. All I can say about it is that it was a complete blast.

I worked the booth for the gym I personal training at, handing out a beer belly workout (find it below) and getting people involved in a game of ring toss to win free personal training sessions. I wish I could have won some free training sessions if I wasn’t a trainer!

Myself and Melissa representing the gym

Oh, and this weekend I also had photos taken from a terrific photographer! The photo session (which I believe was suppose to be a very short session) turned into 2 hours of laughing, several outfit changes, learning some cool lighting techniques, and having a great time. And it ended in a result of some pretty good photos, if I do say so myself.

So, aside from getting my picture taken and hanging out with half of my town, I had a pretty great weekend. My parents even came out to the event to show some support. My dad even won the ring toss. πŸ˜‰

Did I mention there were a ton of great vendors at the festival?

If all this talk of beer and wine is making you thirsty for a happy hour, I’m here to rescue your Monday. Enjoy this Beer Belly Workout at a happy hour price! Actually, you know what, it’s on me.

Intended for comical relief, The Beer Belly Workout applies to those suffering from laziness and a case of a beer belly of their own. Sadly, I think this workout can also apply to guys in general. πŸ˜‰


Beer Belly Workout


  • fridge walk (to get your 6-pack)
  • 6-pack bicep curls
  • beer can weighted sit-ups
  • alternating beer-to-mouth chugs
  • La-z-boy leg extensions


  • fridge run (to get your 12-pack)
  • 12-pack bicep curl
  • 12-pack overhead press
  • beer can partner toss-catch-and-drink


  • 2 minute keg run around
  • 2 minute reverse direction keg run around
  • keg step-ups
  • 20 to 45 second keg stand
  • keg carry
  • beer mile run (every ΒΌ mile drink a beer)

Bonus Info: Beer Nutritional Value

According to the trusty internet, here is some beer nutritional information! Low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, every can of beer contains approximately 2 grams of protein to help grow those belly muscles. Only 153 (empty) calories per serving, beer contains the following vitamins and minerals:

  • Calcium 14.2 mg
  • Magnesium 21.4 mg
  • Potassium 96.1 mg
  • Folate 21.4 mcg
  • Water 327 g

Tough-stuff pictures: I just had to represent CrossFit (even though it’s shown as RossFit). I am obsessed with the exercises. And I love the pictures that were taken so I had to share them! I feel tough… kinda like I could become Jillian Michaels (I’ll just need her rockin’ body!) and create a business of helping others become healthier.

So, that was my weekend, how was yours???

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one } October 18, 2011 at 7:37 AM

you’re such a badass! i want u to be my trainer!


Lori October 18, 2011 at 2:25 PM

I’d love to be!


Eric October 17, 2011 at 11:51 PM

I think at this point I am still a beginner, so I will stick to alternating beer-to-mouth chugs. No need to stress myself too soon in the process!


Lori October 18, 2011 at 2:27 PM

haha- yeah, the advanced program is a bit much. πŸ˜‰


Ela October 17, 2011 at 10:39 PM

Wow, gorgeous pics, smoldering!

And thanks for the giggles also–so funny on the workout!

Cool that your folks turned out also.


Chuck October 17, 2011 at 10:06 PM

Wow, nice pictures Lori!


Pure2raw twins October 17, 2011 at 7:17 PM

girl you are glowing!! so beautiful love the pics

and what a fun workout πŸ™‚


Kelly October 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM

Great pictures!!! You are gorgeous!!! πŸ™‚


Lori October 18, 2011 at 2:29 PM

Thank you, Kelly! I think you are gorgeous too. πŸ™‚


Christin@purplebirdblog October 17, 2011 at 8:32 AM

Giiiiiiiirrrrrllllllllll, you are SMOKIN’ HOT! And a badass to boot! πŸ™‚


Lori October 18, 2011 at 2:28 PM

I love my Purple Bird!!!


Secret Admirer October 17, 2011 at 8:07 AM

This sounds like my kind of workout! If you provide all the “equipment” I will be there asap to start my training.


Lori October 18, 2011 at 2:28 PM

Banana Bread Beer or Sunset Wheat? πŸ˜‰


Katie October 17, 2011 at 6:57 AM

BEAUTIFUL photos, Lori!!!

I like that you include keg stands in the workouts. I remember doing those in college. Not so much for the exercise aspect though. πŸ˜€


Lori October 17, 2011 at 7:33 AM

Yeah… me too. lol


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