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...

Let’s get Physical

I’m to the point where I enjoy going to the gym.¬†HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Can you imagine me saying that 2 months ago? Well something clicked because over the weekend I started craving the Russian twist machine at Fitness Connection. It not only works the obliques, but...

Mayday: The First Injury

Ouch. I hit the gym on a Saturday (for the first time in at least a decade) because I was really motivated to get that “three visits in a week” badge in my FitBod app. I also took the kids with me because I’m a great wife. The Hubs got to relax in a...

Hitting the Trails

Bubs has a summer camp this week so Peanut and I have had mornings to ourselves. She recently learned to ride her bike without training wheels, and has been zipping up and down the street in front of our house. I haven’t taken her on the greenway near our...

Rethinking my Approach

After reading “The Insulin Resistance Solution” I am rethinking a bit of my approach. First, the idea of “slow twitch” muscles is entirely new to me. The author explains that slow twitch muscles are those that replenish energy using...

Hitting the Wall

Today started like any other day. Then “leg day” happened. I must have released all sorts of crazy lactic acid or something because I took the kids bowling and hit a wall. Big time. When we got home I fell asleep for 1.5 hours. Hard sleep. Then when I woke...