Or better yet, give me 10 webbed fingers. I use webbed swim gloves which really increases the resistance when I do water aerobics or swim. Try it and see if your arms aren't a little sore the next day.
On the days I do cardio only at the gym, my routine is to do 60 minutes. I dread it because it seems so long. Lately rather than stay on one piece of equipment for the entire time, I have spent 20 on the elliptical, 20 on the treadmill and 20 on the bike. It goes so much faster and before I've ha...
Again, this is a no brainer, but for those like myself, who want to deny the obvious...I get much closer to my dietary goals when I enter my food in the food tracker before I eat it. I think it's called planning.
Once a week I make a huge batch of basic salad which includes 2-3 different kinds of lettuce, radishes , onions, red cabbage & sliced carrots. After everything has been washed and chopped, I use a salad spinner. The salad then goes in a zip-lock bag with paper towels which help absorb extra
When I've had a not so good day, it helps me keep my perspective to view my food, exercise or any other goals over a longer period of time than just a week. Using the SP graphs helps me see that it is the long term consistency that will get me to my goals.
I try to read three articles a day all on different subjects. Because I've been on a "diet" since I was in the 2nd grade & have read a lot about diets, I really did think there wasn't too much I didn't know about losing weight. I was so wrong...the SP articles are very motivating and helpful.
I don't remember where I read this, so forgive me if I'm repeating someone's secret. I used 3 frozen med bananas, put them in the blender with a touch of skim milk and the result was banana soft freeze. I mixed in a little cinnamon and it was a nice treat.
Okay, okay, we've all heard a million times how important hydration is when exercising. I know this! 30 minutes into my walk in the desert when the temperature was under 100 degrees, I was tired, hot & noticed I wasn't sweating very much. Nobody but me, giant saguaros & the trail ahead. My h20
I always have a quick breakfast ready when time is short. Individual containers of plain Greek yogurt, 1/3 cup of low-fat, high-fiber cereal in a snack size zip bag as well as a sm size serving of berries in a snack size zip bag when mixed together make a portable, delicious & easy breakfast.
The Sonoran Desert has hit triple digits making it virtually impossible to exercise outside after 7:00 AM. When I missed my window of opportunity for cooler AM temps yesterday, I walked 45 minutes in 108 degrees. Yes I was hydrated before I started & I had plenty of water with me. What made it