Compare – Stop – Believe

I am not certain how everyone else feels, but for me there are days I have to check myself. When I say check myself I mean my attitude on fitness journey. You ever look at someone who is so fit, toned and muscles popping in the right place? As a female I think muscles areContinue reading “Compare – Stop – Believe”

Finding The Right Workout For ME

Finding my workouts for my fitness journey has taken me a minute, a long minute. I’d go to the gym, but it would not always fit into my work schedule, or mother schedule, daughter schedule.  Also there were days I’d go and just use what ever darn equipment I could and this was before myContinue reading “Finding The Right Workout For ME”

How I Handle Depleted Energy Before Workout……. Sometimes

There are days when my energy level  and mind-set are not synced.  My mind knows what workout I will be doing and my body’s energy on a scale of 1-10 is a 2 and we know at least I know that is a poor piss workout. The “sometimes” has meaning.  If my energy level is lowContinue reading “How I Handle Depleted Energy Before Workout……. Sometimes”

My Cravings and Wokouts

Working out has its benefits, but to see the greater outcome,  you must have adequate  adequate nutrition. I have weakness at times and oh my can be challenging so it was necessary for me to implement measures so I could stop sabotaging my workouts.  Do I indulge sometimes yes, am I 100% dedicated to eatingContinue reading “My Cravings and Wokouts”

Nutrition-Diet or Both or Life Change

Is it a diet or is it nutritional intake awareness? Is this a life style change? Yes and yes  but there is a difference. A diet is temporary, looking for body change for a specific event.  You do look at your nutritional intake, omit meals (not healthy), avoid carbohydrates (there are good and bad), exercise beyondContinue reading “Nutrition-Diet or Both or Life Change”

Workout and Goal Setting

How often do you work out? How much time are you spending on your workouts? Are you really applying yourself? Do you like your results? Have you set a goal? I asked these questions because goal setting is very important. When I began my workout journey my goal was To Be just healthy. I amContinue reading “Workout and Goal Setting”

Developmental and Motivational Reading Does it Help

Have you tried it? I mean really reading developmental and motivational books. I have read so many developmental as well as motivational books by some of the greatest gurus  in every industry. And as I have gotten older and wiser I realized I failed them. The reason is any type of developmental or motivational book willContinue reading “Developmental and Motivational Reading Does it Help”

The Challenge of Weight Lifitng

Weightlifting can sometimes be a challenge. There are days I can bench 85 -100 pounds, I can squat the same amount, and then there are days…….. I must decrease my weights. Sometimes it is because of a RA (rheumatoid arthritis flare), but there are days I just don’t have the strength. Of course there are factorsContinue reading “The Challenge of Weight Lifitng”

Me Before You….Is This Selfish

You know I have always been taught that is selfish to think of yourself first. I agreed with this for many years. But how about when it comes to working out, this is what I need and I know so many people need to begin their day. But a friend calls and want to talk for 45Continue reading “Me Before You….Is This Selfish”

Birthday Celebration & A Workout

It was my birthday and I wanted to enjoy with celebrations which meant  a lot of carbs. I knew this would affect my workout but I was uncertain to the degree it would affect it. I received a shock when I was unable to run a full 3 miles well not at the speed I usuallyContinue reading “Birthday Celebration & A Workout”