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Thursday, July 15, 2010      3 comments

Something I love! Slow long distance, fast short sprint. How did I start? I ran for a minute, walked for two. The next week I ran for 2 minutes walked for 3. Finally I ran for 30 minutes. What's the most important thing? Shoes. ... Read more
Friday, May 28, 2010      5 comments

Swimming Swimming is one of the best ways to get a low impact work out. After a long hard run, a swim is cooling, relaxing and works out all the tight muscles. When I started swimming I quickly found that equal side to side br... Read more
Saturday, May 15, 2010      4 comments

Let's talk a bit about rowing. Of course doing this on a river or lake is the best. I don't have access so it's off to the gym for me. Even then, they only have one machine and availability can be limited. What a great total body work-out!... Read more
Cardio Cardio Cardio
Saturday, May 08, 2010      9 comments

There are four types of cardio I love and find that if they are interchanged I burn the most with-out developing burn-out. They are: Running Rowing Biking Swimming I prefer no less than 60 minutes of cardio at least 5 days a ... Read more
One last thought about strength training
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

It takes about 2 months for your muscle to loose some of the strength you've built up. So if you've taken just a little time off, don't worry, you'll be back to full strength in no time. What's a good way to work it in when your schedule is... Read more
Super sets
Sunday, April 25, 2010      2 comments

Start with three different ways to lift the same muscle. Use your max weight for that muscle of 10-14 reps. So for triceps: one set of dips - 14 reps no rest one set of kick backs - 14 reps no rest one set of skull crushers -... Read more
Drop Sets
Saturday, April 17, 2010      3 comments

Sorry this is a day late! Drop Sets: A great way to mix up your routine and get in a work out that is guaranteed to make you soar. Start with you max weight for 8-12 repetitions. That is the maximum weight you can lift for at leas... Read more
Strength Training
Friday, April 09, 2010      5 comments

Love it! Lifting weights boosts your metabolism through-out the entire day. You builds muscle very slowly, so there is no fear of 'bulking up'. It adds definition to your body, tightens up your skin, trims the fat. When I lift I walk away ... Read more
Summer break is coming to an end :(
Thursday, August 20, 2009      6 comments

So I had a nice run this morning. Bugs are always good for a little extra protein!!! I picked a half marathon and started training for it. I have been slacking on my run pace and it has gotten a little slower. Time to step it up. Summer i... Read more
Triathalon Today!!!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      5 comments

The triathlon went really well! Everyone was so nice. A women's only event and it was as though I was racing with best friends the whole way. There was a girl in the water who swam with me for the entire swim! She did the side stro... Read more
Tri tomorrow!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      5 comments

Well sis is in town. I've dumped a bunch of carbs down in my belly. Not all good ones either! Living a little! We are hanging at water park today. I was so excited to see her! I think I will sleep really well tonight! I think I'm ready for... Read more
This ones for Kris!
Friday, July 24, 2009      2 comments

Ok, so I didn't get in a practice tri today. Life got in The way. Ran 6 miles, did a spin class. Now we are at the water park. Had a ton of fun making faces at a little girl in line! The boys are doing good. Today was the last day of summer scho... Read more
Practice Tri
Saturday, July 18, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I did a 'practice tri'. My sprint tri is on the 2nd of next month. So, I swan 1/2 mile, did a spin class, then ran a 5k. I was wiped out! I don't think I drank enough water in the beginning. By the end I was pouring sweat. The gym was ... Read more
July is speeding by!!!
Saturday, July 11, 2009      3 comments

Time has flow by! Today is a slow day. We have been going, going, gone. Hubby is out of town. The boys and I took it slow today. A run around the track, some swimming and lunch with a friend. We are hanging around the house now, getting cau... Read more
Summer fun
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      4 comments

Hi everyone. I didn't know we could subscribe to blogs! How cool. We have been at a water park everyday for a week now! Even with spf50 I am sportin one great tan! I will have to post a picture. So much fun. Today we went to the library. I ... Read more

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