Action Step #13–Reps a Day Goal

  Well, especially while I’m laid up with an injury, doing some weight training is important.  And I’ve been slacking a bit on these, so I’ve decided to make that my next action step: work towards 300 reps a day (minus 1 day off a week).  Right now, in Guatemala, that means all of my…

Testing the Limits

    So, because of my injury, today’s starting goal was to test which bodyweight reps I can do during this recovery period.  Let’s just say jumping jacks, lunges, mountain climbers and burpees are not acceptable.  Thankfully, pushups, squats, planks, situps, crunches, chair dips (and extended chair dips), Russian twists, bicycle crunches, leg lifts, lateral…

Action Step #12–Modify My Diet During My Injury

  Since I’m stuck NOT running for the next while, I must modify the way that I eat.  Sure, I’ll still be exercising through my non weight-bearing body-weight exercises, but that’s just not the same as cardio AND strength training.  So…time to modify the diet.  Ugh. Find some challenges on Tribesports.com to help keep me…

Well, I have certainly amped up my running since arrival in Guatemala.  I started taking a thermogenic (I write health and fitness product reviews and found a few supplements I decided to give a try!), and found that I had insane energy.  In one week’s time, I went from running 5k (the longest I had…