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Rejoined My Running Group Today!

Monday, August 25, 2014      4 comments

I haven't run with my group in over a year and a half because of an injury & then homeschooling my daughter last year. Well, today she started back to school! A new school since we moved... & it's her first year of high school! How did that happ... Read more

Training Again!

Sunday, August 17, 2014      4 comments

It has been a tough few months... as we moved for the first time in more than 17 years! I don't feel completely settled in & I have some work to do on the old house still, but we are moved. And, I've been running consistently now for a month. I ... Read more

Great Bicep/Tricep Workout (Day 75 of 100)

Friday, May 09, 2014      1 comments

Busy day so I only got in a 15 minute workout this morning. But, I might be able to squeeze in something else later today. The workout I did today was one of my favorites... and it's a killer! It's Fitness Blender's "16 Minute Bicep & Tricep Sup... Read more

What's an "Easy" Workout? (Day 74 of 100)

Thursday, May 08, 2014      6 comments

I did an 'easy' workout today working my glutes and a little stretching. In 32 minutes, I only burned 125 calories. emoticonRead more

More Energy? Or Less? (Day 73 of 100)

Wednesday, May 07, 2014      6 comments

I just finished my workout. I did 30 minutes of kettlebell & 20 minutes of HIIT with Fitness Blender & burned almost 400 calories. I have been on this 'journey' almost 4 years. I have heard so many times that working out gives you more ener... Read more

Pyramid Workout on Trainer (Day 72 of 100)

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      2 comments

As my husband is still working long hours, I had to do this morning's workout at home. But, it was a GREAT workout! I once again pulled my trainer outside & set up my bicycle. I 'made up' the following pyramid workout: the 'fast' workouts a... Read more

Jumping Rope... 1200 (12*100) with Only ONE Miss! (Day 71 of 100)

Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

I didn't jump rope last week, but I did the previous two weeks. My 'most jumps' was 7 sets of 100 for 700 total jumps. Well, today I tried a new rope & it fits me better & works better! And, I only have to move my wrist, not my arm! I was doing ... Read more

Missed a Day :( (Days 66-70 of 100)

Monday, May 05, 2014      1 comments

Yes, I finally 'messed up' and missed a day. I struggled with working out much of last week. On Saturday, my plan was to go with the cycling group and do 25 miles.... maybe even 40. But, am I also passionate about my 'hobby' (genealogy) and we w... Read more

5 Minute Runs (Day 65 of 100)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      5 comments

I got up an hour early to go to the gym this morning & run on the treadmill before hubby went to work. My run was just so-so. I didn't quite meet my goals. I did four 5-minute runs during a 3 mile run/walk. It just never felt 'great' & it was pr... Read more

Feeling a Little Burned Out (Day 64 of 100)

Monday, April 28, 2014      7 comments

I'm feeling kind of burned out today, but hopefully it's just my body telling me I need some rest. I had two hard workouts this weekend and have been going strong the past couple of weeks. I did a 22 minute strength workout this morning. I ... Read more

A Tough Run (Day 63 of 100)

Sunday, April 27, 2014      5 comments

I went out for a run this morning as the weekends are so much easier to workout outside. (My husband works long hours & my daughter is homeschooled.) I probably should've taken it easy after yesterday's long ride, but I ran. During the first few... Read more

A 41 Mile Ride... WooHoo!! (Day 62 of 100)

Saturday, April 26, 2014      6 comments

Today I showed up for my local group ride expecting to do 25 miles. I've only rode once in the past 3 months or so, and it was a 25 miler. But, today there was another 'no drop' group doing 40. Well, I jumped in and did it! It was totally o... Read more

"Rest" Day... So, easy pilates/yoga (Day 61 of 100)

Saturday, April 26, 2014      0 comments

Friday was my 'rest day', but I'm still working on my streak (61 days!) of at least 10 minutes of working out every day for 100 days. So, I went on Fitness Blender & did my 'stand by' 10 minute workout... their "stress buster" pilates & yoga wor... Read more

20 Minutes without Walking! (Day 60 of 100)

Thursday, April 24, 2014      9 comments

I got up an hour early to get to the gym before my husband left for work. I warmed up on the treadmill for 5 minutes having a little issue with my foot. Twice I stopped to retie my shoe. Finally, my foot felt 'normal' & I was ready to run. ... Read more

1 Mile Run (Day 59 of 100)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014      7 comments

I started the day with some lower body/core work using Fitness Blender. Later this morning, my daughter said she'd like to try running! So, we changed clothes, put on some tennis shoes, and headed out. We ran and walked and ran and walked... By ... Read more

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