BCARSON11's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BCARSON11 BCARSON11's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Aug. 26, National Dog Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5467266 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/6/l66560353.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l911430457.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1819058446.jpg"> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:45:11 EST Breaking out of the box! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5447876 Tried a new class: <BR> <BR> I like to do a variety of types of exercise, and generally do something different each day of the week. <BR> <BR> The classes I do regularly every week include: Les Mills Body Attack, Body Combat, and CXWorx, pole, silks, ball and bars (weights and conditioning), advanced step, zumba, build and burn (a circuit weight/cardio class) and TRX. <BR> <BR> I have been thinking about trying a different conditioning class at the Combat Sports Center where I do ... Wed, 7 Aug 2013 16:20:03 EST smile :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5440046 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1399107490.jpg"> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:44:10 EST Why We Plank! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5436725 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l737208513.jpg"> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 22:43:48 EST Happy Birthday, America! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5411013 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l693888579.jpg"> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 22:18:46 EST 10 Reasons to Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5409842 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l358022867.jpg"> Wed, 3 Jul 2013 16:48:58 EST Control what you eat! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5357879 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l160366300.jpg"> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:25:07 EST Nothing is impossible! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5356851 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l336297684.jpg"> Tue, 14 May 2013 22:55:50 EST The original weight loss supplement! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5341298 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1629499287.jpg"> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:17:24 EST Exercise, etc. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5334416 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l298018390.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Even though realize is spelled wrong, the sentiment is worth sharing. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:20:37 EST Believe in yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5322674 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2028038277.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:32:57 EST Happy Easter! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5306764 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1212132.jpg"> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 22:16:27 EST It Takes More than Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5295105 Exercise is important, of course, but . . . <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1040986035.jpg"> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:11:02 EST Happy St. Paterick's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5289735 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1127743151.jpg"> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 10:59:49 EST International Women's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5278960 Today is International Women’s Day…an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women everywhere and to honor the work still being done to help bring about equality for women around the world. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1179385517.jpg"> Fri, 8 Mar 2013 13:48:50 EST Determination http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5258000 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l181712091.jpg"> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:23:11 EST It takes more than practice to succeed. Just keep working and you will get there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5253676 <BR> Found this today on facebook. It was posted originally by one of the aerial studios I attend. They got it from BeastSkills.com <BR> <BR> It is so true about anything we do whether it is weight loss or a new skill or sport. So I wanted to share it here. <BR> <BR> "Do you think by simply practicing something over and over again, that you'll eventually get it? Like after a certain number of hours, it will just magically appear? <BR> <BR> Wake up. <BR> You are not owed anything. You... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:17:45 EST Happy Valentine Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5250504 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1732850835.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Don't forget to workout before you celebrate! Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:19:39 EST Three C's in life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5249377 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l266581207.jpg"> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:53:13 EST Chinese New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5245533 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1997947910.jpg"> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 20:15:51 EST Fitness--work on it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5244555 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l233149913.jpg"> Sat, 9 Feb 2013 23:20:53 EST Listen to Your Body http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5239358 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1618068504.jpg"> Tue, 5 Feb 2013 21:32:12 EST Miracles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5236207 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l627950662.jpg"> Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:47:52 EST Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5224782 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1966031880.jpg"> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 19:56:45 EST Exercise and diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5220925 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l743982145.jpg"> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:24:29 EST Plank--Illustration of all the muscles you use doing plank! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5219263 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l682857924.jpg"> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:40:04 EST In honon of Martin Luther King Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5217741 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l811025470.jpg"> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:05:50 EST Something to think about. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5208842 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l451789903.jpg"> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:31:44 EST Keep working out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5200697 I saw this picture on facebook. It's supposed to be mother 96 and daughter 60 still running. <BR> <BR> My age is between these two. I'm not a runner, but I work out hard every day, and I plan to continue to do it until I physically can't anymore. Hope I make it to 96 and still working out! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l395092305.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Fitmark photo: " ý96-year-old runner and her 60-year-old daughter. Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. We're loving... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:36:05 EST Attitude for January! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5195962 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1103107504.jpg"> Mon, 7 Jan 2013 22:26:43 EST Eat Clean http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5193380 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2114995201.jpg"> Sun, 6 Jan 2013 15:54:45 EST Another reason to exercise! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5190424 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1264272425.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>344</em> <em>84</em> Fri, 4 Jan 2013 17:42:37 EST Be Yourself! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5188227 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l996623413.jpg"> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 13:08:52 EST New Year, be positive! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5186222 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1306838055.jpg"> Wed, 2 Jan 2013 13:17:34 EST Happy 2013! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5184795 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2099058049.jpg"> Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:01:29 EST New Years thoughts: The beauty of time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5182160 The chief beauty about time <BR> is that you cannot waste it in advance. <BR> The next year, the next day, the next hour <BR> are lying ready for you <BR> as perfect, as unspoiled, <BR> as if you had never wasted or misapplied <BR> a single moment in all your life. <BR> You can turn over a new leaf <BR> every hour if you choose. <BR> ~Arnold Bennett <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l655737925.jpg"> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:02:16 EST Will Power http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5181547 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2063614979.jpg"> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 23:20:24 EST In preparation for 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5179972 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1790133264.jpg"> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 15:23:04 EST Yoga http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5178873 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1961891208.jpg"> <BR> It doesn't matter what you wear. <BR> It doesn't matter if your legs are straight. <BR> It doesn't matter who is next to you. <BR> It doesn't matter if you know Sanskrit. <BR> Can you breathe? <BR> Can you feel? <BR> That's all that matters. <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:54:55 EST Happy Kwanzaa! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5176594 "Today is the first day of Kwanzaa...a time to celebrate family and community. This special holiday is observed from December 26 – January 1 each year to promote, preserve, and continually revitalize the African American culture." Happy Kwanzaa! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l825836605.jpg"> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:29:33 EST Merry Christmas! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5175991 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l671892548.jpg"> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 17:36:41 EST Happy holidays! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5175210 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1568871834.jpg"> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:26:11 EST Weight training http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5169480 Don't let the new reports keep you out of the weight room. Yes, cardio is very important to burn fat, but we still need to weight train. If we don't do something to prevent it, we lose a half pound of muscle a year starting in the 20's or 30's and after age 60, you lose a pound a year. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l77710432.jpg"> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 21:01:19 EST Think positive! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5168562 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1871037452.jpg"> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:33:56 EST Resistance Training http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5166897 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1353040932.jpg"> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:09:53 EST Turn the page! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5164439 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l174113884.jpg"> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:59:38 EST Will Power http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5160571 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l29279331.jpg"> Sat, 8 Dec 2012 22:07:04 EST Exercise myth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5158624 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l190170203.jpg"> Thu, 6 Dec 2012 21:18:42 EST Remember this when you get discouraged! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5157176 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1346188453.jpg"> Wed, 5 Dec 2012 13:49:54 EST Talk about joy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5156598 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l936162488.jpg"> Tue, 4 Dec 2012 23:51:09 EST