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Cardio

Friday, January 14, 2011

I increased my cardio to 4 times per week this week. A cardio day is an hour or more of cardio at the large gym or my home gym. This is over 12,000 steps. "When it comes to cardio, aim for a minimum of 3 days per week with no more than 2 days between sessions. Gradually work your way up to 5 or 6 days per week. Frequency is especially important when it comes to weight loss. The more you exercise, the more calories you will burn. But don't forget the importance of rest and recovery. Give yourself at least 1 to 2 days off each week. SparkPeople's Reference Guide to Aerobic Exercise explains everything you need to know about cardio. " -SP trivia page

  
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ANDILU 1/16/2011 2:22AM

    Awesome!
Keep rockin'!!


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JAYMURZ 1/15/2011 11:19AM

    Sage advice sweetie!

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WORKTHEGOAL 1/14/2011 1:43PM

    All great and correct advice. A little tip: immediately after your workout, drink a protein drink to replenish your energy levels. If you don't your body will turn your muscle to fat to convert to the energy it needs.

Don't want to work on nice muscles to have your body taking them away!!

Love Mandy
10k steps a day

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Reward

Monday, January 10, 2011

Life need positive motivation and reward. "Which English singer was given the birth name Reginald Kenneth Dwight?

Your answer: Sir Elton John

Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947. In October 1975, Elton John became the 1,662nd person to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on 24 February 1998."

  
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JAYMURZ 1/10/2011 2:39PM

    And he and hubby just adpoted a baby son! amazing man is he!

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LSCHULER72 1/10/2011 11:05AM

    I adore Elton John! Thanks for the trivia!

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Classes

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Yep, I am still studying nursing both at community college, and online. I go back to class on the 18th.

"What is the common name for the anterior condyle of the humerus where it is superficially crossed by the ulnar nerve?

Your answer: Funny bone

A hard bump to this area will send a not-so-funny message all the way to your fingertips."

  
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SLIMMINGSHAY329 1/11/2011 1:51PM

    I go back to school the 18th as well emoticon

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Fitness Notes

Saturday, January 08, 2011

The average American gains 3 pounds a year on the holidays. If that happens every year, it is not too long until this person gets an unhealthy size. I may not have reached all of my fitness goals, but at least I did not get worse. Can't wait for my car to get fixed so that I can get to the gym even more of the time.

  
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JAYMURZ 1/8/2011 11:25AM

    I actually stayed steady on this year! Now to lose all that extra weight anyways?

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HINOTO 1/8/2011 10:23AM

    Hah! I gained 5! But I can live with that :)

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Thanks

Monday, January 03, 2011

Thanks everyone for caring that I did one full year of activities on SP. :-D

(Counting this profile, and my first one back at the very start with my mom.)

  
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JAYMURZ 1/4/2011 10:53AM

    We're here for ya sweetie!

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