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I made it to week 2! P90X2 round 2 plus Tai Cheng
Sunday, July 01, 2012      0 comments

I’ve had a hard time recently getting all my workouts in in the first week of a new plan. I am here to gladly pronounce that I made it to week 2 of my second round of P90X2. I did skip the yoga, but didn’t skip working out all together that day.... Read more
Vegan Shakeology: Tropical Strawberry. My thoughts.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      1 comments

I tried the vegan shakeology: tropical strawberry on Monday 2/20/2012. This new flavor is pretty great if you like fruit smoothies. It is fine by itself or mixed with fruit. So far i�ve had it mixed with just water, mixed with frozen blueberri... Read more
P90X2 week 2: day 6
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

Today is my second day of doing the balance and power workout. I like it! It has the right amount of challenge and the balance ball is fun until i get really frustrated with myself because i can't balance on it. What Tony calls the last mov... Read more
P90X2 days 4-7
Saturday, February 11, 2012      1 comments

Day 4: Total Body I was wiping the sweat out of my eyes after this workout. This workout was great. There were a lot of new moves. I had to make some modifications, but for the most part I think that i did pretty well. The workout moves pretty... Read more
P90X2 day 1 and 2
Sunday, February 05, 2012      1 comments

I've been MIA from my exercise routine for the last couple weeks and my weight is showing in it. Feeling sluggish and fat yesterday i decided to grab my shoes and kick my own butt with the start of P90X2. The schedule starts with the X2 Core vid... Read more
P90X week 3 and the arrival of P90X2
Friday, December 16, 2011      1 comments

Week three is done and I’ve enjoyed it. I started out the week getting sore again which was a little unexpected but also a positive. I took it to mean that I wasn’t wasting my time because my body was being challenged. This week my sister is vis... Read more
Paleo nutrition and P90X week 2
Thursday, December 08, 2011      0 comments

This week has gone pretty well. I’ve done all the workouts so far. I only completed the first half of the P90X yoga video, but then went for a swim to make up for the last half of the video. Nutrition wise this week has been pretty great. I’ve b... Read more
food is challenging!
Saturday, December 03, 2011      1 comments

I've been researching the Paleo diet for about a month now and trying it a bit here and there. I did about a week of it really well, and then was tempted by something like a burrito or a sandwich and haven't been able to get back to sticking wit... Read more
P90X round 2 week 1
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

Saturday i started doing P90X again. Fridays make great rest days! I really want to lose some weight and gain muscle. I not following the P90X nutrition plan, but instead doing the paleo diet or primal blueprint way of eating. For help with that... Read more
A week of triumph and frustration
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

I have a mixture of thoughts that go into how good or bad this past week was. It was great to get back into the weights again. I am increasing the amount of weight I'm lifting while keeping the 12-15 reps the same. I am excited that it's the end... Read more
Shakeology- one month review
Monday, May 16, 2011      7 comments

I’ve been using Shakeology now for a little over a month and I am pleasantly surprised at how much I like it. For the majority of the month I have used the chocolate flavor. My favorite recipe for the chocolate is: 1 c of vanilla almond milk (40... Read more
week 7.2
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      0 comments

So I am still not back to a no pain, no knot zone, but I’m working with it. I didn’t start insanity again yesterday. I am afraid of stressing it and making it worse. Right now I am just taking it day by day. Today, my plan is to do some other ex... Read more
Week 7 of Insanity
Saturday, May 07, 2011      2 comments

Week 7 of insanity was a little bit of a disappointment. I started having some back pain at the beginning of the week. Wednesday I ended up going to the doctor to get it checked out. I wasn't sure what was wrong. The pain didn't feel like the no... Read more
How to make exercise and nutrition consistent.
Sunday, April 17, 2011      0 comments

1. Plan it! “Without a plan, you plan to fail” unknown One of the first steps to making anything last longer than your attention span is to plan for it. Schedule an allotted amount of time to do the activity. When it comes to exercise, plan... Read more
Am I insane?- I think so!
Saturday, April 02, 2011      1 comments

I just finished day 13 of the Insanity workouts with the 40 min Pure cardio and then the 20 min cardio abs. I am improving but it seems that on my saturday workouts i just don't have the "umph" to push myself to my max. I generally max out aroun... Read more

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