RG_DFW's Blogs

Functional Fitness and Random Acts of Kindness
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      20 comments

Functional Fitness usually is not associated with Random Acts of Kindness. Today I managed to tie the two together and wanted to share the moment with you. As most of you know, I'm co-moderator of the Spark Team for those who joined SP dur... Read more
An Outdoor Wedding and other life events...
Thursday, December 27, 2012      10 comments

My last blog was about establishing support networks for your weight loss and fitness goals within SparkPeople. But there are other support networks for other parts of your life that are just as important to your mental health and yes, your phy... Read more
Maximizing your support network and paying it forward
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      14 comments

Many of you are aware that I'm co-leader (moderator) of a SparkGroup, specifically those members who joined SparkPeople during the week beginning November 11 of this year. Today I sent an email to all 13,000+ members and wanted to share some of... Read more
The Secret revisited
Monday, December 10, 2012      7 comments

My blog last week was called 'The Secret' in which I mentioned the three pronged strategy for weight loss. Those are: 1) cardio 2) strength 3) calorie maintenance Even with cardio and strength, our weight loss efforts will be for nau... Read more
The Secret
Friday, December 07, 2012      13 comments

Ever since I abandoned my cardio streak a week or so ago, I've thought about whether I wanted to do another. After careful deliberation, I've decided that one was enough. 572 consecutive days was more than I needed to accomplish a butt-load of... Read more
What happens now that the Cardio Streak ended
Friday, November 30, 2012      10 comments

I got a lot of comments about the abrupt end to my 572 consecutive days of cardio and I want to thank you all for the encouragement. If you didn't read the last blog, I got hit by the flu this past Sunday. I lost Monday and Tuesday this ... Read more
My cardio streak ends at 572 days...
Monday, November 26, 2012      13 comments

Yesterday was my 572nd consecutive day of cardio but today was not my 573rd... I want to thank all of you who have been cheering me on and even those of you who have been right there with me. Things were great yesterday - I did cardio and... Read more
Thanksgiving 2012
Thursday, November 22, 2012      7 comments

Today is my 569th consecutive day of cardio. I want to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving 2012. I'm still doing the HIIT intervals, one minute at a time along with weight training and body weight training. That's it for now,... Read more
Tuesday update and one team goal achieved
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      6 comments

Today is my 567th consecutive day of cardio. A special welcome today to members of the November 11 through November 17 team. Today is my 567thd consecutive day (streak) and I would like to challenge all of you to strive for similar streaks... Read more
Welcome New Members & Friday Update
Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

Today is my 563rd consecutive day of cardio. A special welcome today to members of the November 11 through November 17 team. Today is my 563rd consecutive day (streak) and I'm sure I've written over 500 blogs since I started SP in 2011! ... Read more
Welcome New Members and a Walk Across America Update
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      4 comments

Today is my 560th consecutive day of cardio. This week I took over as co-leader of a new Spark Team. It's for new members starting this week, November 11 through November 17. It was my first spot as co-leader and I find there's a little... Read more
Friday report and team update
Friday, November 09, 2012      6 comments

Today is my 556th consecutive day of cardio. It's been a busy week (what else is new!) but of course I got my workouts done. The other day I got an email asking why I had joined a team for new members, specifically new members joini... Read more
Friday check-in
Friday, November 02, 2012      6 comments

Today is my 549th consecutive day of cardio. Although I haven't been blogging, or admittedly keeping up with 100+ points every day, I continue to keep up with fitness and exercise and look in on Spark Friends as I can. I'm every bit as bu... Read more
Friday musings
Friday, October 12, 2012      8 comments

Today is my 528th consecutive day of cardio. I'm sure some of you are wondering why I haven't blogged since 21 September. Yes, I'm burning the candle at about three ends, but I'm keeping up with exercise and fitness. If anything suffers... Read more
Friday observations and virtual tour update
Friday, September 21, 2012      8 comments

Today is day 507 of consecutive cardio, although the time limits and workout have changed. What I have done is to cut back mileage and time on cardio and extended the strength and flexibility routines. Back when I made the one year mar... Read more

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