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”

Pictures…Tell a Story

I recently looked at a picture that was taken of me on a family reunion. I really was not satisfied with the picture, in my mind I saw a fat roll, my cheeks a little chunky, really I have hig cheek bones. Then I thought about it, this is progress girl, remember what you look like last year. IContinue reading “Pictures…Tell a Story”

Timing Your Workouts

  Every day, every week,  time your workouts. The purpose of scheduling  your workouts is so that you get the ultimate response from each and every squat,  cycling, bench press, push up that you do. If you schedule your workouts and  really incorporate them  into your daily and weekly life you become  committed. It is now a habit.Continue reading “Timing Your Workouts”

Nutrition is A Key Part of Workouts

  Working out has become a part of my life. My workouts have assisted me in transforming my body and my lifestyle. I also know regardless how hard and the frequency of my workouts, it is all ccancelled if I my intake is out of control. Not only must I have adequate nutrition, my portions andContinue reading “Nutrition is A Key Part of Workouts”

Is it Always Good to Push Limits In Workout

Is it ? is  it always good to push the limits in a workout? I’m not sure about this. I do think it is individualized and everyone must know their limits. I do believe pushing the limits is great when you have had adequate sleep, nutrition, energized and ready for the challenge. As for myself I knowContinue reading “Is it Always Good to Push Limits In Workout”

When to Increase Your Weights

Increasing your weights is a decision that I have found several females have difficulty knowing when and how much. This should be a very easy decision, how ever it can be made difficult if you are listening to the negativity of weightlifting especially for females. I know as I have and many females have herContinue reading “When to Increase Your Weights”