It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
Mornings are crazy in my house, as I’m sure they are for many of you. Every morning, I try to exercise and do some work before my family gets up. Then, I make breakfast for my four kids and me, maybe throw in some laundry and deal with any emer... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind SparkPeople.com are av... Read more
Are you someone who jumps out of bed each day, bursting with energy and ready to go? If not (and not many people are!), then you aren’t alone in wondering how morning exercisers do it. Somehow it must be easier for them to get up wh... Read more
I woke up this morning with a severe migraine and was unable to go to the gym. Thankfully felt a bit better after lunch. Just got in 2 hours of cardio. Woo-hoo! I am totally new to exercise but I am loving it.... Read more
So I missed breakfast this morning cause of an early appt. Today so I came home and make a chicken quesadilla at noon. I'm still full at 6 and don't think ill be eating dinner. The thought of food right now is nauseating. Ugh... Read more
I've come to the horrific conclusion that if I'm going to get a workout in every day, its gonna have to be when I don't have to be mommy or the wife to all and sundry and that only happens at about 4 in the morning.
Yeah, feel the pain.
H... Read more
Just joined this morning! Not new to my weightliss journey, but looking to change things up to bust through a wall/plateau. Looking for buddies, too. I am 31, currently at 165, looking to lose another 30 lbs.... Read more
I am not the one to workout first thing in the morning, but I have learned from the past that I saw results quickest that way. Now to try it again I am starting the morning with fat free yogurt, ground flax seed and raw wheat germ. Yummy and it hold... Read more
I spent most of my early and mid 20s working the second shift at newspapers. I loved working as a copy editor, and I loved the hours, too. My shifts began at 4 p.m. and ended at midnight, which meant I could stay up late, sleep until noon, and still... Read more
Last week we learned eating a less than ideal breakfast is better than skipping breakfast all together. Planning ahead helps make breakfast selections healthful and limits the need to face that choice. Working out first thing in the morning can make... Read more
Yeah that is SO not happening until my kiddos are out of school.
I already have to get up at 5:30 to get them out the door and on their way so working out is basically out of the question.
However, I did plan to continue to rise early even... Read more
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