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Make-up day

Wednesday, March 18, 2009      1 comments

Ok yesterday, due to my late arrival at the gym (8:00) I wasn't able to finish my scheduled weight lifting workout. Tuesday is the hardest of all the workouts because it involves three benches; flat, incline, decline-then it's supposed to be fol... Read more

Feeling a bit weary.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009      3 comments

Between the time change, my current workout and umpiring softball again, I'm feeling very fatigued and quite a bit beat up! This morning I had trouble getting out of bed and was late getting to the gym My Tuesday workout is difficult and takes a... Read more


Monday, March 16, 2009      2 comments

I love Monday's workout. It's all about shoulders and it's challenging but I feel awesome after it's been completed. Even today, when I got little sleep last night (I know!! I need to get my minimum7-8 hours.) We had to take our daughter to the ... Read more

Preacher curl

Saturday, March 14, 2009      1 comments

Barbell Preacher Curl Instructions Preparation Sit on preacher bench placing back of arms on pad. The seat should be adjusted to allow the arm pit to rest near the top of the pad. Grasp curl bar with shoulder width underhand grip... Read more

Love the new workout!

Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

I'm in the 2nd week of the new workout and I really love it! When I'm done working out, I can feel it in my muscles. I was at a point where even though I was training hard, I hadn't been changing the reps. When I read an article in M&F Hers rece... Read more

mid week madness

Wednesday, March 11, 2009      1 comments

Wednesday, my poor daughter home on spring break needed to go see the doctor as her previous illness returned. While in Boston she had severe pain on one side of her throat, and got antibiotics from the health center on campus. Unfortunately the... Read more

Springing forward stinks!

Monday, March 09, 2009      1 comments

I know that's a negative thought, and I try to refrain from such, but I have been in such a good groove where I wake up BEORE the alarm, and get going without even feeling it. But since we lost our hour along with the sleep lost getting up at 3 ... Read more

A Day of Rest

Sunday, March 08, 2009      2 comments

I had initially thought about running today, but realized that I really do need one day off. I'll probably get a little exercise in while walking my son's dog, and we're going to be doing a little bit of umpire practicing, so I'm not going to be... Read more

Oh what a beautiful day

Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

We got an early taste of spring today, 60+ degrees and I was running outdoors in a tank top. It was amazing to be out in the sun and fresh air. I had originally planned to run early in the morning after I took my cat over to get her rabies shot ... Read more

Read Across America

Friday, March 06, 2009      1 comments

Today after the gym, of course, I went down to my daughter's kindergarten class to read a Dr. Seuss book to them. (She's the teacher) I was really great fun to watch them and listen to the funny things they say. She really loves her job and I th... Read more

It's the days that you really don't want to exercise

Thursday, March 05, 2009      1 comments

that end up making you feel the best and prove how necessary the workout was. Today I seriously considered not doing my spin class. I really wasn't feeling it, and since my "spin friends" were not there I was going to blow off class. In fact on ... Read more

Very exciting

Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

I received an e-mail from the newspaper reporter who published my story in USA TODAY sharing a reply she received from a reader in Georgia relating how my story helped inspire her to begin her own weight loss. To: Hellmich, Nanci Subject:... Read more

4 days

Tuesday, March 03, 2009      2 comments

until our baby girl comes home from school for her spring break. Since sh's been gone we moved her into a new room and redecorated it for her. She's gonna be very surprised but in particular I think she's going to be most happy to see some of he... Read more

Snow Day

Monday, March 02, 2009      1 comments

Well we finally got the big winter storm. We got over 8 inches last night and I was worried that I couldn't get to the gym or that the spin class wouldn't be held. Forunately my DH very kindly drove me and picked me up and the guy who subs regul... Read more

Is there a fat-burning zone?

Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

Have you been told to keep your heart rate within a specific range to burn fat? Will you not burn fat and lose weight if you exercise outside of this magical zone? Exercise is mostly a carbohydrate activity. While you use both fat and carbo... Read more

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