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Preacher curl
Saturday, March 14, 2009      1 comments

Barbell Preacher Curl Instructions Preparation Sit on preacher bench placing back of arms on pad. The seat should be adjusted to allow the arm pit to rest near the top of the pad. Grasp curl bar with shoulder width underhand grip... Read more
Love the new workout!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

I'm in the 2nd week of the new workout and I really love it! When I'm done working out, I can feel it in my muscles. I was at a point where even though I was training hard, I hadn't been changing the reps. When I read an article in M&F Hers rece... Read more
mid week madness
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      1 comments

Wednesday, my poor daughter home on spring break needed to go see the doctor as her previous illness returned. While in Boston she had severe pain on one side of her throat, and got antibiotics from the health center on campus. Unfortunately the... Read more
Springing forward stinks!
Monday, March 09, 2009      1 comments

I know that's a negative thought, and I try to refrain from such, but I have been in such a good groove where I wake up BEORE the alarm, and get going without even feeling it. But since we lost our hour along with the sleep lost getting up at 3 ... Read more
A Day of Rest
Sunday, March 08, 2009      2 comments

I had initially thought about running today, but realized that I really do need one day off. I'll probably get a little exercise in while walking my son's dog, and we're going to be doing a little bit of umpire practicing, so I'm not going to be... Read more
Oh what a beautiful day
Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

We got an early taste of spring today, 60+ degrees and I was running outdoors in a tank top. It was amazing to be out in the sun and fresh air. I had originally planned to run early in the morning after I took my cat over to get her rabies shot ... Read more
Read Across America
Friday, March 06, 2009      1 comments

Today after the gym, of course, I went down to my daughter's kindergarten class to read a Dr. Seuss book to them. (She's the teacher) I was really great fun to watch them and listen to the funny things they say. She really loves her job and I th... Read more
It's the days that you really don't want to exercise
Thursday, March 05, 2009      1 comments

that end up making you feel the best and prove how necessary the workout was. Today I seriously considered not doing my spin class. I really wasn't feeling it, and since my "spin friends" were not there I was going to blow off class. In fact on ... Read more
Very exciting
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

I received an e-mail from the newspaper reporter who published my story in USA TODAY sharing a reply she received from a reader in Georgia relating how my story helped inspire her to begin her own weight loss. To: Hellmich, Nanci Subject:... Read more
4 days
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      2 comments

until our baby girl comes home from school for her spring break. Since sh's been gone we moved her into a new room and redecorated it for her. She's gonna be very surprised but in particular I think she's going to be most happy to see some of he... Read more
Snow Day
Monday, March 02, 2009      1 comments

Well we finally got the big winter storm. We got over 8 inches last night and I was worried that I couldn't get to the gym or that the spin class wouldn't be held. Forunately my DH very kindly drove me and picked me up and the guy who subs regul... Read more
Is there a fat-burning zone?
Sunday, March 01, 2009      1 comments

Have you been told to keep your heart rate within a specific range to burn fat? Will you not burn fat and lose weight if you exercise outside of this magical zone? Exercise is mostly a carbohydrate activity. While you use both fat and carbo... Read more
Exhale, Joy is not in things; it is in us--Richard Wagner
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

Nobody trips over mountains It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles and you will find you crossed the mountain. Author Unknown This is particularly appropriate in relation to the the journey to health and f... Read more
Friday--true test of will
Friday, February 27, 2009      1 comments

Lifting 4 days a week is very taxing and by Friday's spin class (the 5th of the week) my legs have about had it! Particularly since my Friday lift works legs right before spin class, I have no legs by the time we get 15 minutes into the class. F... Read more
Thursday, February 26, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes something happens that makes you just count your blessings and all to often that moment comes when you watch someone else going through a really difficult time. Today, my friend from the gym found out her mother had lung cancer. It's s... Read more

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