The FEAR Of A New Workout

Has there been anyone with this experience whether it be with a new trainer or like me a new workout program.  The unexpected can be so challenging in workouts atleast for me again, I develop a fear. I know you ask what is the fear, you are on a “fitness, health journey”. Indeed I amContinue reading “The FEAR Of A New Workout”

Workouts Must Be A Challenge – Why…How

If you are just beginning a workout as I once was, DO NOT challenge yourself and also know your limits. Challenge is just another way to say PROGRESSION. I am a fond follower of BOD (beachbodyondemand) which means I choose my trainer, their program and follow the calendar which is what I need.  Yes IContinue reading “Workouts Must Be A Challenge – Why…How”

It Has To Be FUN

  I am rolling over, hesitating  to rise and then I remember, to give Thanks and praise, morning chores and then my chore. Of course my chore is not really a chore it is FUN. What the heck am I speaking of ? FUN , my workouts they are FUN.  Wow I have said thatContinue reading “It Has To Be FUN”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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 ……….”

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”

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Workouts

  Yes, yes and yes.  I have RA but I  do not allow it to prevent me from working out. There are days I am good and go full speed with any Beachbody  workout.  I currently am with Autumn Calabrese- 80 Day Obsession.  There are days however I have to modify the modifier’s move. No excuses. Continue reading “Rheumatoid Arthritis and Workouts”