Fatigued and Workouts

Having long days working sometimes really interferes with my workouts. It really takes self motivation and on these trying days, however I reflect on my why. My why is two-fold.  1. Is to be healthy, after years of battling with an eating disorder, reflecting and sharing eating disorders are not always a consistent behavior norContinue reading “Fatigued and Workouts”

I Almost ……….

I am reflecting on my beginning days of 80 Day Obsession as I am in Round 2.  I was struggling my first few days of the program and almost threw in  the towel this it.  I completed Round 1 with moderate results and looking for greater results in Round 2. This for me is aContinue reading “I Almost ……….”

Working Out With RA-Excuses or Not

Working out with rheumatoid arthritis can be a challenge.  I hear so many people use it as an excuse, and “Why not”.  I know please do not yell, there is pain.  Yes I know because I am one with RA, and at a young age (juvenile RA). If you are one with RA or knowContinue reading “Working Out With RA-Excuses or Not”

I Cried,I Smiled, I Rejoice

I cried, I smiled and I rejoice.  I feel GREAT. Sunday I complete a workout Beachbody, of course.  80 Day Obsession with Autumn Calabrese.  This is an awesome phased work outs (3)  and each can be so challenging, but here is my story.  Three maybe four days into this workout, I threw in the towel, Continue reading “I Cried,I Smiled, I Rejoice”

Should You Allow Age to Define Your Workout?

I am not 25, nope that age is gone. I pulled 25 out of the air circulating about, however my concern is people who allow their age define their workout or no workout.  In posting or discussing how I had to follow the modifier in my workout for 2 weeks about 1/2 of each routine. Continue reading “Should You Allow Age to Define Your Workout?”

BEING ILL WHEN TO RESUME WORKOUT

I, nor anyone can answer this question unless you are under MD supervision.  I was recently diagnosed with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). I never thought it was debilitating. I  was wrong, so many of the fruits and vegetables I normally eat I can no longer eat, WHAT, WHY .  I was angry,  but I wasContinue reading “BEING ILL WHEN TO RESUME WORKOUT”

NON SCALE VICTORIES

I am first to admit I am not a young lady, I have so surpassed 20, 30, 40 yes but I  will not allow age define my workouts.  I love any and all workouts, but I want to sway away from workouts. How about those goals and victories. I must confess, I will be theContinue reading “NON SCALE VICTORIES”

HOW LARGE ARE YOUR GOALS

Working out, eating healthy, choosing foods with less or no preservatives, all of these are goals or a change in lifestyle.  AWESOME.  But what are your goals.  We can have so many goals in getting healthy and fit we forget to actually set the goal. I know, of course everyone is not like me, whomContinue reading “HOW LARGE ARE YOUR GOALS”

Do Not Compare – Spare the Despair

1+3+4=8    2+2+2+2=8   4+4=8  etc……. There are a few ways in addition to get to the sum of 8.  Just as each number adds us so does each day we put into our workouts.   As long as we, (I say we because I have to remind myself of this) are putting our all into workouts andContinue reading “Do Not Compare – Spare the Despair”

Eating Healthy Without Results

I have heard every trainer state it is what you eat with your workout that brings results. have to agree, it is what you eat, however did you know consuming healthy foods can hinder your fitness progress.  Well I did and did not.  I know healthy foods, and thought my intake was on point, IContinue reading “Eating Healthy Without Results”