We all go through it. Some days more so than others. What is the “it” that I’m writing about? It is staying motivated on our fitness path and doing what we need to do to stay focused on OUR health and OUR exercise routine. If we are not healthy, nothing else really matters does it?… Read More Having Trouble Staying Motivated?
I’ll be honest and tell you I had a rough weekend. Physically I just was not feeling so hot and that effected me emotionally and mentally. I did not go to Zumba Saturday morning because I was off Friday and needed to catch up in the USA Pool & Toy office – that was my… Read More You Must Keep Pushing On – Don’t Stop
How many times have you taken a hurry up approach to weight loss? I know I have more times than I can count on my fingers and toes! I have tried literally everything to quickly lose weight and you and I both know what happens don’t we? It comes right back on as soon as… Read More Slow And Steady Wins The Weight Loss Race
Toward the end of last week, I was feeling T I R E D. The kind of tired where it is hard to get motivated to do much of anything. Thursday evening, I was sitting and reading and thinking how I could not wait until it was the weekend and that I just had to… Read More Listening To Your Body
This past year has gone by so very quickly but it was a huge year for me and my fitness. People notice that I lost weight this year and when they ask how I lost 30 pounds, this is what I tell them: My weight loss didn’t happen overnight. Been there, done that. Time after… Read More How I Lost 30 Pounds This Year
This past weekend, my Coach Becky and I were out for our Sunday 20 mile ride – and I was dragging it. We were 5 minutes longer than the time from the week before. Just was not a good ride for me and to be honest, I started to lose pace on the way back.… Read More When Training Your Mindset Is Critical
I have always been active. That’s the way things were growing up in the 60’s and 70’s. We played outside until the street lights came on. Do you remember that? You had better make sure your butt was home before the street lights came on. We would come home from school, do our homework then… Read More Working Towards A Goal Makes Scheduling Exercise Easier
Yesterday, my coach and fitness partner Becky and I were going for our weekly bike ride. We are up to 20 miles. I started biking again as part of the training I want to get in for the triathlon in July 2013. The first day I went biking with Becky – I THOUGHT I WAS… Read More How Important Is A Fitness Partner?
I have always enjoyed working out and exercising. The dieting part? Not so much. Over the past year, my journey has not always been easy but it’s mostly been enjoyable. As we get older, it is not so easy to lose weight. We all know it. Seems that the weight loss struggles kick in about… Read More Welcome To My Journey!