I am doing my Spartan Beast on Halloween, 54 days from now. It will be my fourth Spartan race in all, my third this year making my Trifecta complete!
Burpees are punishment for not being able to complete any obstacle along the course. I d... Read more
It's challenge time!
I just joined two challenges on SP, a 30 day workout at home challenge and a 30 day sugar busting habit challenge. Something has to give in my head, my willpower, my inspiration...something!!
Doing my part is the only way that "something... Read more
Moving Right Along
While I haven't kept up with tracking my food or even working out regularly, I somehow managed to lose weight. I have been mindful of what I'm eating, which is mostly clean and healthy with some cheat/junk stuff. I fight sugar/junk cravings bu... Read more
Two Years Off The Wagon
It's been that long since I did any sort of training program. I've had random bouts of cardio streaks through running and riding my bike but no weights. Somehow, somewhere I lost my motivation. I would try to start again, to get myself going ... Read more
This will be short and sweet because I'm about to leave work and head home.
I've done very well today with my nutrition...I managed to avoid the mini sausage rolls and donuts that were brought in this morning. I pass right by them on the w... Read more
Work Weight Loss Challenge Is Done!
Before anyone gets any ideas about filling me in how unhealthy what I did was and how much damage I did or what I did wrong or how I lost muscle instead of fat...please, please save it. I know all of this. It was a competition.
I was comp... Read more
Weight Loss Challenge At Work!
It's been too long since I've blogged...goodness I need to get back to my daily check-ins on here!
So, I work with mostly men (only one other female) and none of them are active or eat healthy. One guy had that gastric sleeve surgery last ... Read more
I can do this.
A year ago I was doing the occasional mudrun and 5k on the weekends. Monday through Friday, I was working out with weights and running several times a week, training for the Tough Mudder. My eating wasn’t 100% clean but I avoided fast food and... Read more
1. Get off my butt
2. Run 3 X's week...at least 2 miles every time
3. Weight train 2 X's week
4. Wean myself off junk & sugar...AGAIN!!!
I have been OUT of commission for a few months. I’ve been here, done this ... Read more
The Fitness Room
I moved into my current apartment with full intention to use the fitness room they provide free of charge. I don’t know what took me so long but yesterday I finally followed through. It was clean, it smelled clean, and the machines are in good... Read more
Getting my money & nutrition in order!
Have you ever thought that overeating and overspending are correlated? I think so.
Over the last week, I have been working to come up with a budget, one that won’t leave me starving or on a beans & rice meal plan. I believe it can be don... Read more
I have one fallen arch which puts pressure on my ankle, knee, hip and shoulder on one side. It's not painful but I've been seeing a chiropractor for four months because of my lower back. Getting regular adjustments has helped tremendously and ... Read more
Planning for Fall/Winter
I have the potential to be the most organized person ever…I’m not though, I just have the potential to be. Sigh. I also have the potential to be the biggest couch potato ever…but I can’t afford to buy a new wardrobe every other month so I try ... Read more
I am...one Tough Mudder!
WARNING: LONG but detailed & helpful for future tough mudders :)
First, I guess Sparkpeople limits how many fitness minutes we can log in per day? On Sunday, I did the Tough Mudder in 5 hours start to finish, (more to follow). On the ri... Read more
Swimming, running & strength
One of the status notes I put up yesterday was “my swimming totally stinks but my running and strength kick tail”. Recently, I decided to take swimming lessons to avoid drowning in an upcoming mudrun/obstacle race. I am not a natural in the wa... Read more
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