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Wednesday, February 27, 2008      1 comments

A group of graduates, well established in their careers, were talking at a reunion and decided to go visit their old university professor, now retired. During their visit, the conversation turned to complaints about stress in their work and... Read more

Tuesday, February 26, 2008      1 comments

Here's my take on the unhealthy snacks: Always in the past, I would not give up certain things, like cream cheese(went low fat), Miracle Whip(low fat), ice cream...guess what? Sooner or later, my portions would increase, and eventually I was bac... Read more
Weigh-in day
Monday, February 25, 2008      1 comments

Well, my weekend wasn't so bad in light of eating out and traveling. I lost a pound, but I'm still up 4 from last week. I don't know exactly what went wrong last week, but I feel I've made better strides this week...oh yea, there was that box of... Read more
After the Storm!
Sunday, February 24, 2008      2 comments

So, we made a good decision to leave Thursday night(though I missed my Friday workout completely)because we may not have been able to get through Jersey/NY if we had left Friday morning. The weekend was pretty great. We had a very enjoyable time... Read more
Great Workout!
Thursday, February 21, 2008      1 comments

Well, today my regular routine was disrupted (it seems to be a week for that!) and I adapted and did even better than a normal cardio Thursday. I had an 11:00 appointment so I didn't have time to do a 9:30 spin class, get home, shower, change an... Read more

Wednesday, February 20, 2008      0 comments

calf raise 4 x15 220lb wall sits 2 x15 30lb wall sits 4 x6 50lb lb leg extension machine 2 x15 45 lb leg extension machine 2 x15 30 lb leg extension machine 2 x15 80 lb leg extension machine 2 x15 80 lb ... Read more
My Top 10 Tricks for Staying Fit
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      1 comments

I recently read Coach Nicole's "10 habits of fit people." It got me thinking—what are my habits for keeping fit and staying healthy? Here's a quick list that I came up with. Set Your Alarm. One thing that keeps me consistent is treating ex... Read more
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      1 comments

A smile is a curve that can set a lot of things straight. - V. Borge The power of a positive face Have you ever contemplated how much a smile can change a person's day? Both the person who smiles and the one who sees it are posi... Read more
Sunday-day of rest
Sunday, February 17, 2008      2 comments

Well, today I have nothing scheduled. I will probably take a walk at some point, as the temp here is rather moderate for this time of year...rain is coming and so are colder temps tomorrow...seize the day! Found this today and gave me a few... Read more
Saturday, February 16, 2008      2 comments

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert Ellis Do you feel in ... Read more
Friday, February 15, 2008      0 comments

Metabolism has always been a buzzword in fitness-the secret weapon that can help you drop the last 10 pounds and keep it off. How? Find the right degree of cardio to burn fat. "By worling in different zones of intensity, your body becomes more e... Read more
Ab workout
Thursday, February 14, 2008      2 comments

WOW, today I made up for skipping the decline crunches that I ran out of time for during yesteday's lift (by running out of time I mean I didn't get finished before spin class). I did 3 sets of the decline crunches with a 12 pound medicine ball.... Read more
leg day
Wednesday, February 13, 2008      0 comments

Donkey Calf raises 4 12 220 leg extension machine 4 4 85 wall sits 4 4 25 wall sits 2 12 15 step ups 4 x4 25 lb step ups 2x 12 10 lb bridge/leg curl/ball 2x 4 12 lb bridge/leg curl/ball 2 x15 8 lb ... Read more
BMR must know what it is!
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      2 comments

BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) Your BMR, or basal metabolic rate (metabolism), is the energy (measured in calories) expended by the body at rest to maintain normal bodily functions. This continual work makes up about 60-70% of the calories we u... Read more
Monday-Lost another 1.3 pounds!
Monday, February 11, 2008      3 comments

Well, Weigh-in day again. I was pleasantly surprised to see another 1.3 pounds lost. I now weigh 152.3 pounds and I'm thrilled to see the scale moving consistently again. That's proof that consistent habits of tracking food and exercise, will re... Read more

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