Sidelines

  I recently was conversing with a friend and she voiced concern of having negative feedback in her goal setting with several friends.  I listened to her and allowed her to shed tears, curse, and later begin to come to some decision.  She wants to begin a fitness routine and was told several reasons whyContinue reading “Sidelines”

How Do You Know What’s The Best Workout

This is a question I was recently asked ” How do you know what’s the best workout”. Sadly I could not answer the question.  Now don’t get startled before I share my reason. I believe all workouts are “The Best”, yes I do. Now the concerns are is the workout for you, the intensity –Continue reading “How Do You Know What’s The Best Workout”

The Past, The Present & The Future ME

It’s all about me for now on my fitness journey. My Past – I have experienced  weight fluctuations, size fluctuations.  I’ve experienced almost every eating disorder known.  I was concerned and didn’t know how to handle when I was disliked by family, friends and yes even foes, I thought I had to appease so many. Continue reading “The Past, The Present & The Future ME”

Workouts With Different Trainers

Every trainer has a different approach to workouts. To many just watching will deter your thoughts.  How so because you might think as I’ve done in the past that it is too much. Every trainer I’ve worked out with has been GOOD.  Really each one, no kidding, each one.  I know this seems like aContinue reading “Workouts With Different Trainers”

Learning Not to COMPARE

    Beginning my workout journey wasn’t easy.  I’d look at other females regardless of age and would compare their results especially if it appeared we were doing the same workouts. Reality since that time has taught me several things and has kept my journey ongoing even when it seems I am at a plateau.Continue reading “Learning Not to COMPARE”

I Didn’t Know Changing the Sequence will Change My Weights

  I knew exactly what day it was  and I looked at the calendar to follow which muscles would be at work today.  I compared the previous week weights and thought I would increase my weights but I was in for a BIG AWAKENING. The sequence was changed.  Okay I thought  and was so wrongContinue reading “I Didn’t Know Changing the Sequence will Change My Weights”

When Do I Increase My Weights

My  Weight lifting has become a HUGE part of my fitness journey, and I am still working on as well have improved on my nutrition which is major.  I am fond of my home workouts for reasons I shall share later but my focus is on weight increase. My workouts are with a trainer, andContinue reading “When Do I Increase My Weights”

My Reasons for Combining Caridio and Weights

My fitness journey like so many has ups and down but there is one thing I know for certain it is necessary for me to combine my workouts with cardio and weights. It took me awhile to like  weights, what got me interested?  There are a several reasons : 1. With my history of eatingContinue reading “My Reasons for Combining Caridio and Weights”

Supporting Others and Neglecting Myself

Hi there I’m uncertain if I have used the correct title on this blog, not at all.  Simply put I am not neglecting myself by all means but I am neglecting my support. As I travel and it is travel on my fitness journey, I see how so many of my friends, family, coworkers andContinue reading “Supporting Others and Neglecting Myself”

Workout Demon

Do you know him or her? What? You never met? Really? Well, the demon was disguised because you have met.  Yes you know when you hear, “you deserve a few days off” and you are just lazy, upset with the flow of the day, energy drained from dealing with BS, not that you really needContinue reading “Workout Demon”