The future comes one day at a time.
- Dean Acheson
Finding victory in the small stuff
Do your dreams seem far away? Does the distance between you and the finish line deflate your motivation? Often we forget that goals and ... Read more
Wednesday & Thursday
Sorry to not have posted yesterday...didn't get time to sit at the computer...so here's my workout for Wednesday
step ups 3 x10 25 #
barbell squat 3 x10 25 #
leg press 3 x15 185 #
leg extension machine 3 x15 55 #
lyi... Read more
Oh what a beautiful day!
OK, No gym today...it's 58 degrees at 9:00 am here in Jersey! I couldn't let that go by without being outdoors and getting my exercise in...went for a run/walk this morning. It was so great to get out in the fresh air. I feel so good sitting her... Read more
Do you follow what your heart craves?
As odd as it sounds, sometimes our logical minds can hold us back. Have you ever wanted to attempt a new career, run a marathon, or start your own business? Our brains might scream at us that it is safe... Read more
New workout-Stepping Stones
Organize your training to rally maximize the benefits of using dumbbells, barbells, and machines. There is order in which you can use each type of equipment to improve your results. It's called "Three-Step Teaining" and it can help you gain more... Read more
Today is a beautiful sunny day and moderately gold (low 50's) so I'm inspired to get a nice walk in today. I'm feeling more refreshed and like myself again.
I've been reading a lot of posts on the site and talking to different members, and... Read more
So, today I really seemed to have hit the wall. After rebounding yesterday for a really energetic day, today I just sat and read all day. No TV, (I walked my son's dog 3 times and gave her a bath-dogsitting again)no music, just peace and quiet. ... Read more
Way better day!
Well that alarm went off at 6 this morning and I really would have liked to pull the covers over my head and gone back to sleep...however, I refused to give in to that impulse, and got up and got going. By the time I got to spinning class, I was... Read more
Well, today I've had a difficult time doing anything. Besides the fact that my legs are really screaming from yesterday's workout/dancing, I've had 0 energy to do anything. I know there are many factors that play into this feeling of exhaustion,... Read more
A group of graduates, well established in their careers, were talking at a reunion and decided to go visit their old university professor, now retired.
During their visit, the conversation turned to complaints about stress in their work and... Read more
Here's my take on the unhealthy snacks: Always in the past, I would not give up certain things, like cream cheese(went low fat), Miracle Whip(low fat), ice cream...guess what? Sooner or later, my portions would increase, and eventually I was bac... Read more
Well, my weekend wasn't so bad in light of eating out and traveling. I lost a pound, but I'm still up 4 from last week. I don't know exactly what went wrong last week, but I feel I've made better strides this week...oh yea, there was that box of... Read more
After the Storm!
So, we made a good decision to leave Thursday night(though I missed my Friday workout completely)because we may not have been able to get through Jersey/NY if we had left Friday morning. The weekend was pretty great. We had a very enjoyable time... Read more
Well, today my regular routine was disrupted (it seems to be a week for that!) and I adapted and did even better than a normal cardio Thursday. I had an 11:00 appointment so I didn't have time to do a 9:30 spin class, get home, shower, change an... Read more
calf raise 4 x15 220lb
wall sits 2 x15 30lb
wall sits 4 x6 50lb lb
leg extension machine 2 x15 45 lb
leg extension machine 2 x15 30 lb
leg extension machine 2 x15 80 lb
leg extension machine 2 x15 80 lb
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