30-Day Shred: Day 10 -- some lessons learned
After 2 days of not working out due to being sick, I finally got back to the Shred today. It was definitely not easy -- my chest is still pretty congested and I just felt weak. However, by modifying moves as necessary, I was able to get throug... Read more
30-Day Shred: Paused -- still sick
It's Thursday, and I'm still feeling pretty crummy. Took a sick day from work and I've basically slept all day. Thinking positively, I am feeling less congested than I was before, and after all the sleeping I have a bit more energy. Hoping tha... Read more
30-Day Shred: Days 8,9....going viral -- but not the way I want!
It's been a rough week.
Monday was a work day. I got up & did the shred, which felt GREAT! I was able to keep up all the way through and cut down on the modifications. I'm definitely getting stronger -- yay! Monday is my weigh-in day, a... Read more
30-Day Shred: Day 7 -- Doing the Happy Dance!!
I didn't get called in to work last night -- which was a complete shocker -- so I got a good night's sleep and woke up ready to work out. I warmed up with boxing and running on my Wii Fit then jumped into the Shred. I was a bit worried at the ... Read more
30-Day Shred: Day 6
Happy Saturday, everybody!
Today is a day off work for me (sort of -- I'm on-call from 7pm to 1am tonight and will almost certainly have to work). So I did some extra cardio this morning before tackling the shred. I used my Wii Fit & did ... Read more
30-Day Shred: Day 5 -- Progress!!
Woo Hoo -- I'm halfway through Level 1 of the shred!
This morning's workout was good -- very good! I felt energetic and stronger than I had before. Example: the first circuit includes pushups, which I have a terrible time with. I have t... Read more
30-Day Shred: Days 2,3 and 4
After 14-hour workdays on Tues and Wed, I just didn't feel like getting on the computer, so I'm behind a bit...
Tuesday was Day 2 of the Shred. I got up early so I could get my workout in before heading off to work. I was still feeling pr... Read more
30-Day Shred: Day 1
Today was my first day using Jillian Michaels 30-Day Shred workout. I started off the morning with 30 min of running in place (on my Wii Fit), then it was 'shred time'. I'm definitely thankful that I waited till I'd been working out regularly ... Read more
And the next challenge is....
As of today, I've completed 4 straight weeks of working out (at varying levels) on my Wii Fit. It has been a great help in getting more fit and losing weight, but I'm ready to step it up a bit sooooo....Starting tomorrow (Monday), I will be sta... Read more
I've crossed the line!!!
Ever since I got my Wii Fit in December, I've weighed myself at the start of each session. Of course, with technology & all, it not only tells me what I weigh, but it calculates my BMI, too. All this time, it's been telling me I'm obese every ... Read more
Confessions of a Wii Fit addict...
Hi, my name is Kelly and I'm a Wii Fit-a-holic. It started out small, just a few minutes per day. Before long, I found myself spending up to 30 minutes at a time hula hooping, boxing, or 'running'. The time started slowly creeping up. Then, ... Read more
February Fitness Challenge
Well, it's almost the end of January, and I can't say I'm thrilled with my weight-loss progress so far -- I've only lost about 6 lbs since I started 3 weeks ago. I know, I know -- that's 2 lbs per week. BUT I lost almost all of them in the fir... Read more
Another goal met, another reward!
Just had to show off the cute apron I'm getting as a reward for exercising at least 10 min/day for 14 days straight.
Isn't it adorable? Can't wait to wear it while I'm c... Read more
The challenge I never expected to face...
This morning, I logged into SparkPeople, as I do every day, to track my workout and nutrition. I've been really pushing myself on the exercise lately, hoping to speed up this process, so I've been logging about double the cardio minutes that I ... Read more
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Is there any better feeling when you're working so hard to get in shape, than to have someone just walk up to you and say, "Are you losing weight?"
I've been fighting with my scale recently...showing me small victories then yanking them awa... Read more