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Friday, Jan 25, 2008
Wow another week done(gym week that is)! I'm very happy with what I accomplished this week. Using my HRM during spin class and refusing to get off the bike before burning 500 calories has really amped up my cardio. It was a bit taxing, as some d... Read more
What is going on?
I don't get it...after 45 minutes of spinning I had burned only 265 calories...how is that possible? Whenever I log in my minutes here, the calories burned exceed what my heart rate monitor says I burned. I ended up staying on the bike for 1 hou... Read more
Wednesday, 8 am spin class, that means I have to get to the gym by 7:45 in order to get my lifting in. I wish it wasn't still dark at that time of the morning and today we had some icey conditions because of the rain yesterday then dropping temp... Read more
Talk to yourself. Want to feel happier every day? Consistently replacing negative thoughts with an upbeat mantra will alter your outlook, according to a study from the University of Kentycky. How to do it:
1. Envision your ideal life, then cra... Read more
Monday-back in the gym
Well, it's another Monday morning, the alarm sounded at 7 today since spinning isn't until 9:30. My it was frigid outside! But, off I went and had another good workout. I burned my 500 calories in spinning and of course did my lift. Again I ran ... Read more
Today was pretty uneventful, as it's my day "off" from working out. I did, however, take a 30 minute walk with my sister's dog. It was quite brisk and it was mainly just to get out and move as I was feeling a little tired and figured the chilly ... Read more
Right now I'm sitting here looking out at a very gray and dreary day. I have already gone and run this morning in the bright sunshine and I was feeling very good about myself and life in general. But, alas, I've let outside matters dull my good ... Read more
Well, today completes my week at the gym. I don't go on Sat or Sun, though I will either run or walk tomorrow in the park...and it was a great week. I did another 500 calories (80 minutes) worth of spinning today, and had another really good lif... Read more
That makes me feel good
Ok, today was the day I met with my spin friend from the gym and helped her start a weight training program. I had posted the other day how I was feeling apprehensive about doing this. The main reason was that I feel it's such a big responsibili... Read more
What did I do?
Ok, here's the dilemma with getting fit...people want to know how you got that way. It's not enough to tell them, now I have two ladies who want me to show them! Two problems with this: 1. I don't want to show them something wrong, or that would... Read more
I love this life!
This Life is a gift.
I am now, probably for the first time in my life, the person I have always wanted to be. I sometime despair over my body, the wrinkles, the baggy eyes, and the sagging butt, but I don't agonize over those things for l... Read more
Sunday:Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run.
Like Martha Graham, who said that "The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor," Jenny Craig seems to know a thing or two about c... Read more
Wish I had a magic wand!
Why can't the answer to the question I'm most asked be "with this magic wand" and of course that would answer the question "how did you do it"? That's the secret to my body transformation. I'm not being flip, really. I honestly wish I could tel... Read more
Only one way!
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.(Pat Riley)
From the beginning I knew that being OUT wasn't an option for me anymore. I spent too much time sitting t... Read more
the key to goal setting
Are your goals detailed enough for you to reach them? We all have aspirations and we are better off for having made them. But if your goals are too vague or unstructured, you'll find that attaining them is difficult. Wanting to lose 30 pounds is... Read more