Met with my trainer and got a new workout plan designed. The new plan actually alternates days, so that I'm doing upper body one day, lower body the next, with some core exercises every day. Each workout actually has two complimentary exercises... Read more
Doing Something Right
Decided to see how I'm progressing, so had the gym redo my measurements yesterday. I was happy. In two weeks Dropped some pounds and .7% of Body Fat (Down to 18.1). The Neck, Chest, Waist and Hips have hall gone down (Waist and hips down 1 1/... Read more
Vacation Day = Vacation from Diet
Yesterday was not my best day for nutrition. Being out on a bus trip I realized ouch gotta plan ahead. First off it was a Hardee's Stop for Breakfast... ok not too bad a 210 calorie Breakfast Wrap.. I can live with that. Lunch on a luncheon crui... Read more
5k Under 45 minutes
Well after a stressful Monday at work, I went to the gym and did my complete program, even tho I had already walked over 12 miles that day. So Tuesday I really felt like working out, but didn't want to do the complete program, instead I just di... Read more
Slow Blogging But Still Working
OK I know I haven't been very good about blogging everyday, but I'm still sticking to my diet and fitness plan. Been working out at the gym for 2 weeks now and LOVE it. Today also marks 1 month that I have gone without a soda! So proud of myse... Read more
Well it's been a long week. Had some up and downs, but I've stuck to my diet and my exercise plans. Almost gave up a few times, but I've decided I'm better than that. So here I go chugging along!... Read more
Hit the Gym
Today was the first day using my new gym membership. Nice place with indoor track, and a ton of equipment and types of equipment. Since I'm still having some hip pain, spent most of the workout on abs and upper body. Will be working with a pers... Read more
Took a little bit of a break this weekend, since I have been having a touch of pain in the muscle on the hip. Got back out and ran today even tho the heat was getting up there. Start working with a personal trainer at the gym on Wednesday so h... Read more
Shoot for the Moon!
"Shoot for the Moon! Even if you miss... you'll land among the stars." - Les Brown
What a great quote. As long as we've set our goal and are aiming for them, we can't loose. Every little step we take towards our goal is a good step. Never s... Read more
Works keeps me moving
I used my Striiv for the first time yesterday while at work. Granted it was a busy day and I was constantly on the move more then normal, but I was shocked to find that I had reached over 27,000 steps by the end of the day. That was over 11 mi... Read more
Taking the Next Steps
Spent a lot of time in the car today, but did a double workout this morning with both a 30 minute run/walk and a 30 minute workout. While out and about I found a running store, and decided to go forward with buying an actual pair of running sho... Read more
Not So Sore!
I noticed the first week or so, I had constant soreness in different parts of my body each day. The soreness has gradually faded, even to the point where yesterday I was so frustrated I did an extra mile and half walk/run in the evening. So much... Read more
Do it For Yourself!
I've often found the only reason I start a diet or exercise program is because I'm seeing someone new or trying to impress someone before asking them out. Sure it's great to get things started, but often once the relationship is on a downturn, ... Read more