SELF CARE ….It is Necessary

Working out is great, I love it.  But so is self care.  If you are challenging yourself with workouts be it weights, cardio, HIIT, running, swimming, boxing, martial art your body needs self care.  What is self care well, a few suggestions, a massage, a bubble bath, a soak in warm water with epsom salt,Continue reading “SELF CARE ….It is Necessary”

Do You Know Your Body Type

How well do you know your body type?  As a female in working out I have shared with friends usually those discouraging me with words of “ After 40 why do you want to lift weights you will not look like the trainer and at your age, haha”.  or “ your body type  are youContinue reading “Do You Know Your Body Type”

Do You Challenge Yourself

My workouts are with weights, cardio, and HIIT.  I always keep a record so I can challenge myself. I challenge myself by increasing weights and reps if I wasn’t able to complete reps on the previous workout, I will increase my minutes in cardio, minutes and reps in HIIT.  Some days it can really beContinue reading “Do You Challenge Yourself”

Understanding Your Body

This is a topic I have to remind myself.  As. Much as I love working out I have to remind myself how my body responds to certain exercise.  I do not know if others experience this, but I am thinking at least one or two people experience the workout cut back. A workout cutback isContinue reading “Understanding Your Body”

Sharing About Me and My Journey

My fitness journey to where I am TODAY has not been one of ease.  To begin my journey and stay focus at the beginning was with difficult.  First let me say my journey is continuous and a life style. Okay, sharing, I have a history of an eating disorder,  contributing factors, low self-esteem (parents payContinue reading “Sharing About Me and My Journey”

Preparing for a Rest Day

On my journey of fitness, I have to consistently remind myself it is necessary to have a rest day.  I know and have heard of many people who workout 7 days a week consistently unless an illness or matter of emergent. It is necessary for the body, muscles to rest as working out with weightsContinue reading “Preparing for a Rest Day”

Time for a Workout….But When

Working out requires commitment, commitment to working out requires time.  Time YOU must create as I do.  There are days especially if I had to readjust my day which means if it is a workout day the time slot has to be “ADJUSTED not OMITTED “.  I may do one of many things in regardContinue reading “Time for a Workout….But When”

I Don’t Have Time …How Do You Find Time

I don’t have time, how do you find time? I don’t know how you do it.  What am I talking about? I am speaking of the questions and excuses I hear when people I know look at the changes my body has made on my journey ( I still have a ways to go). PeopleContinue reading “I Don’t Have Time …How Do You Find Time”

Words I Despise……Still On a Diet

Today I am sharing a short blog, word I despise…. Still on a diet? No, it is not a diet, it is my lifestyle.  A diet to me is sort termed. I AM NOT ON A DIET I AM NOT ON A DIET IT IS MY LIFESTYLE AND I LOVE IT IT IS MY LIFESTYLEContinue reading “Words I Despise……Still On a Diet”

Changing Taste Buds, Cravings Oh My

I remember if I let my sometime busy days interfere with my meals blood sugar drops, or the headache.  I do not like the hunger headache.  Although I meal prep some days I am too busy to have that break and it is so easy  to eat what a Pharmaceutical rep  has brought in orContinue reading “Changing Taste Buds, Cravings Oh My”