Bodyweight Exercises are no Joke!

Peanut had a day off from school, but Bubs still had preschool. This doesn’t happen often, so I knew we would need to take advantage of the quality time together that morning. Since I’m actively trying to be sure I make it to the gym three times a week,...

Zumba Dos

I said I would return to Zumba, and I did. I didn’t stand in the back either. I stood right in the middle behind the instructor so I could follow her moves more closely. I also positioned myself in such a way that I couldn’t see myself in the wall mirror...

Zumba?

So I was trying not to get down about the jump of 5 pounds at the latest weigh-in.  I didn’t do a very good job. The entire weekend I was grumpy — partially from being homebound alone with a sick kid but nevertheless grumpy. I’ve definitely gotten...

Weight Resistance

I’ve noticed that when I skip the gym I don’t see results. Yes, Captain Obvious. But more specifically the gym is where I do weight training. I was going 3 times a week during the summer, and since school has started back I’ve been pulled in a...

Hormones & Me

Sounds like the beginning of a “coming of age” book from the public library, huh? I’m learning a lot about how my choices are having a direct impact on hormonal challenges. It is that time again and after my weekend bender — a Labor Day weekend...

Yard Work

I need my fitness app to accurately display muscle recovery after pulling a patch of ivy. My hamstrings were tight for days after fighting that mess over the weekend. Or perhaps my fitness app could accurately show the calorie burn from raking gum tree balls from the...