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/ Love this thought and this image of acro yoga http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134170 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6c0580b3-5fdd-422c-8348-45dca0bb9f9a.jpg"> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 18:29:18 EST Medicine Ball Pushups http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6100067 I know we have a "Daily Spark" of a lady doing 50 of these ball push ups. <BR> <BR> I was doing them (not 50 at a time) long before I saw that Daily Spark. However, I had never taken a picture of it. <BR> <BR> Last month while we were on vacation, I was doing them in the fitness center at the resort where we were staying. Some guy stopped and took a picture. So I decided I wanted a copy. Anyway, here it is--just thought I put it out there! I probably can't do 50 of these; however at ... Fri, 19 Feb 2016 19:38:13 EST Why We Want More Muscle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6098529 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c57bb983-a4c0-4b20-8ddf-ce134bedc2d1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c6c24068-5abd-459b-a276-b100a8dfdb7f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Two good reasons to lift weights and develop muscle. <BR> <BR> 1. The more muscle you have the more fat you can burn <BR> <BR> 2. Muscle takes up less space than fat. The second picture shows the comparison of 5 lbs. of muscle and 5 lbs. of fat. Which would you rather have on... Wed, 17 Feb 2016 21:26:47 EST Exercise or illness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6097476 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d39d5047-0e42-4133-8525-09dc5d7df343.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Good for the heart; good for the brain, good for the body in general. Enough said! Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:17:56 EST Happy Valentine Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6095966 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b9227af-c41b-4eba-a9bc-f0d16c034e67.jpg"> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:08:09 EST Food vs. exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6095338 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8559c0fe-6f22-4c91-a5ab-44a6489184aa.jpg"> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:31:27 EST Dance Away http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6094592 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/38ab1a2e-913e-42c9-8f04-ddcad4616611.jpg"> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:39:04 EST Fit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6093886 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cc3f1240-9543-4482-8508-43f004f8a654.jpg"> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:29:15 EST Be Great! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6092997 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/508bd212-0cc3-49b9-aa9f-986bc0e633ad.jpg"> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:09:38 EST What's in your refrigerator? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6090319 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/86d30fb6-7fd6-4f1e-a9fb-e451b23bdf90.jpg"> Sun, 7 Feb 2016 19:21:53 EST Courage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088807 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37eed26d-633d-47e7-89a5-25567906082d.png"> Fri, 5 Feb 2016 19:47:30 EST Hard to Say Goodbye http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088093 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ff61a67f-6597-4463-94eb-637f712af655.jpg"> This is Tommy. He would have been 15 years old on April 14. The first 7 years of his life, he was a puppy mill breeder. The last 7 plus years, he has been a cherished member of our family. I hope we gave him enough love during those years to make up for the first 7 years. He will be missed. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 22:22:21 EST Be Patient http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6087065 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed2ac60a-c21c-40d4-9478-7e0753a92c93.png"> Wed, 3 Feb 2016 19:10:54 EST Listen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6086137 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/50d6d4c0-854a-4cb8-8984-2ffd1280c6a4.jpg"> Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:00:13 EST 10 Reasons to Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6085331 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c43cfdf-f5c4-4f35-885f-49fc7426cd13.jpg"> Mon, 1 Feb 2016 22:12:31 EST Get Out of Your Comfort Zone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6082520 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ead336a-8199-45e6-908b-199ff4a38c2f.jpg"> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:45:04 EST Believe you can do it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6081938 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cb65a383-c502-4566-b348-378ab3c11257.jpg"> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:52:12 EST Lessons I learned from my dog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6079856 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0b88a437-6871-47e7-9a44-622b283be64a.jpg"> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:18:28 EST Never Too Late http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6079117 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8f01eab-c07c-449e-be96-cbe71df62ef6.jpg"> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:28:08 EST Love Your Body http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6076477 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3fbca25e-99e1-4857-9ac1-beecf591e3ac.jpg"> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 18:12:06 EST Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6073925 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55ca4c01-0f30-42e9-a4d7-71509448be6d.jpg"> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:07:46 EST Attitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6073106 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/09de4f1c-e3bc-46e3-9044-9f5507e1543e.jpg"> Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:56:34 EST Acceptance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6072088 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b0c818e2-1281-4573-88fd-f85cb2c352bb.jpg"> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:57:41 EST The 3 C's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6071403 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61c74890-5f2f-4ac6-a990-df846aff538a.jpg"> Sat, 16 Jan 2016 22:28:56 EST Be Yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6070466 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2a933d89-0abc-40ce-95e1-e43f3e32937f.jpg"> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:22:36 EST The W's of winning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6069451 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df13e0de-2f6c-4cdb-9f15-a9cb1fed2378.jpg"> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:36:24 EST Good Advice to keep in mind when grocery shopping! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6068819 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db028c7b-566e-409b-bd16-1def838568eb.jpg"> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 20:58:10 EST Be Positive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6067787 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8fc204a8-5cf2-43e2-b150-5b5f154758f2.jpg"> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:04:13 EST 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