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Indoor Workouts to Beat Cabin Fever
Saturday, February 09, 2013      0 comments

If you're looking to get some exercise while snowed in to your dorm/apartment/house, youtube has a wealth of videos with great workouts. Search for your favorite exercise format, and there's probably a video with workouts or tips. Here are links... Read more
2013 Fitness Goals
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

I love setting SMART goals for fitness. I get such a mental rush when I make progress. emoticon For the pas... Read more
2012 Fitness Accomplishments
Sunday, December 30, 2012      2 comments

Instead of vague New Year's resolutions to be healthier and get in shape, I set SMART goals for fitness for the year. I started this in 2011 and continued in 2012. Based on my success with the monthly indoor ironman triathlon for 2011 and my blo... Read more
My trouble goal: Strive for progress, not perfection
Friday, September 07, 2012      4 comments

Some days I'm a rock star! I eat healthy foods, diligently work for 12 hours with amazing progress, run 5 miles or do TurboFire with high intensity intervals, hang out with my husband, and win dominantly in my favorite strategy board games. ... Read more
Just a 10k Hike in the Park
Monday, August 20, 2012      1 comments

I had an appointment 30 miles from my house. While mapping how to get there, I noticed a huge green space around the interstate in the middle of my route. Turned out that is a state park with many hiking and mountain biking trails through hills ... Read more
Remember How Far You've Come
Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

We often focus on our goals and how we're not quite there yet. We should always remember just how far we've come to get to this point. I've had a lot of time for introspection this week with doing some traveling and connecting with alumni a... Read more
Practicing yoga outdoors
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      2 comments

My community has a number of parks and summer events in those parks. Two of them have weekly outdoor yoga classes that are free to the public. I went to my first two days ago and will attend my second today. I don't think I've ever been more at ... Read more
Losing weight without time to try again
Saturday, July 14, 2012      1 comments

Before I moved at the end of May, I was very diligent about measuring all of my portions and working out 1-2 hours per day 5-6 days per week. In the 6 weeks that I've lived in my new place, I've run more and done less high intensity cardio (no f... Read more
Running Update
Friday, June 29, 2012      1 comments

I've been running for some time now but not very quickly. Before my current training plan that I began on June 4, I had run 1 mile without stopping but generally alternated 3-10 minutes of running with 3-10 minutes of walking without any rhyme o... Read more
Started the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge
Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

I've always been a sucker for sweets (pun intended). Just a few days ago I was reminded of my terrible habits from high school. I would eat poptarts for breakfast, sugary cereal for dinner, and often snack on nutty bars, frosting from the can, o... Read more
5K+10K Challenge--Completed!
Friday, May 04, 2012      0 comments

I just got into running last year. I'm still slow and walk intervals, but I'm really enjoying it. My commitment to running at least 1 mile per day averaged over the month (goal reached each of the past 16 months) has inspired a couple of my frie... Read more
My Tips
Thursday, May 03, 2012      0 comments

After a long progression to my current fitness level, I have a few bits of advice to share: 1. Just get moving. Every little bit adds up and trains your body so it can handle the next challenge you give it. 2. Find something you love t... Read more
Getting Started with Fitness
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      0 comments

I love blogging and I love fitness, so I thought I'd share how I got started on my Fitness Voyage (I chose this name because my last initials are FV). Childhood From age 8 or so, I've been the chunky, nerdy, and very slow girl. I alwa... Read more