Happy Labour Day! Before I head off for a dip in the pool, I wanted to pop in for Motivational Monday workouts and song. It is hotter than a furnace in hell out there so a swim is a necessity today. I wasn’t going to post today, because I did yesterday and I don’t want … More Monday Motivational Song and Weekly Workouts
Good day, everyone. Hope your Monday is treating you well. Let’s make it a great week by being active and taking good care of ourselves, body, mind and soul. No procrastinating. Let’s make it happen today. What are your workouts this week? God willing, mine are looking like this: Monday: Leg day. I feel like … More Monday Motivational Song and Weekly Workouts
Hello everyone. Hope this week has something wonderful in store for you. I am sure you will make it a great one. I plan on making it a wonderful week by having a lot prayer, devotional and meditation time, productive workouts and planning some healthy meals. The week is looking like this: Monday: Back and … More Motivational Monday Video and Weekly Workouts
I was reading a post from JenniferLynn about motivation and the lack-there-of today. She made a very good point along the lines of some people joining a gym, class, crossfit box, but losing motivation. In a discussion group she joined in Facebook where lady lifters chat about all things weights, someone mentioned that they are … More Exercise for Folks that Hate Exercise
I was feeling frustrated with my stalled pull-up progress. Many people I spoke with at my gym (well the three ladies who can do unassisted pull-ups) all said it took them about a year or less to do unassisted pull-ups with consistent training. That was my first mistake. Comparing my progress to others. What is … More Facing my Goliath
I am officially a meal prepping, veggie cutting, protein shake and water drinking fool once again and it feels great. I don’t think I want to look at another cookie, Ferrero Roche or Lindt chocolate anytime soon. My meals and “eats” as they say in bloglandia look like this thus far this week: Breakfast Options: … More Just What the Doctor Ordered
Persevere: To continue in a course of action in spite of difficulty or lack of success. Instead of going to my gym, I decided to workout in the shared facilities in my building. It is a simple gym with the basics, such as a bench, free weights and a few cardio machines. Andy uses the … More What I Learned From my Condo Gym
It’s Friday. I have had one busy week. Work was hectic. The work week has come to a close. Boy, could I use a glass of wine, maybe two glasses and some take out for dinner. This is my typical scenario on Fridays, as I segue into weekend bliss. A time to relax, unwind and … More Weekend Weakness
I was sitting peacefully on my couch, ensconced in my fleece blanket, still in my pj’s at noon and sipping on a steaming cup of java goodness. Converter in hand, I looked out my window as snowflakes twirled in the wind before falling to the ground. Looked chilly out there, much better to stay indoors … More What Motivates You?
In September I started running/walking with a group of ladies at work. Leslie is a regular runner in this group who is on her own quest to get fitter and maintain a healthy weight. Some weeks ago when we were huffing and puffing on a challenging uphill leg of our trail, Leslie exclaimed, ” I … More I brought skinny jeans!