Weekly goal #49–Waste Nothing

As I work my way back into the healthiest lifestyle I can live, I am starting to set goals again. I’ve maintained many of the goals previously made this year, but some of slipped out and away. So, this week’s goal is to waste no food. We just got a bunch of food yesterday, including… Continue reading Weekly goal #49–Waste Nothing

Week # 43: Post-Wedding Workout Plans

Most brides probably focus on the pre-wedding workouts. This bride, however, is focusing on the post-wedding. I mean, I had every intention of doing all those “pre-wedding workout” plans, but life was just more than could allow for doing 3 full-time jobs plus a fourth full-time job of working out 6 hours per day. Okay, I might… Continue reading Week # 43: Post-Wedding Workout Plans

Week #40 Goal: Create My NaNoWriMo Fitness Challenge

It’s that time of year again. The air turns crisp. The leaves change colors. The cat runs in circles chasing gusts of pumpkin pie spice smoothies… It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo! So, this week’s goal is creating my NaNoWriMo fitness challenge. For those of you who don’t know what NaNoWriMo stands for: National Novel Writing… Continue reading Week #40 Goal: Create My NaNoWriMo Fitness Challenge

Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching

Maybe I’m a freak, but I hate stretching.  I mean, hate it to the point that I occasionally have skipped work-outs because I didn’t want to do my stretches post work-out.  Kinda sad, I know.  I mean, I love the way I feel after stretching.  That “hurts so good” kinda thing from getting that tension… Continue reading Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching

Week #7 Goal: Switch to a Stability Ball

Simple enough.  I started this on Monday when I had guests come in from out of town and I needed an extra seat.  And I suddenly remembered why it’s so highly recommended as a replacement for regular chairs.  My hips and lower back don’t hurt nearly as much after a day of sitting on a… Continue reading Week #7 Goal: Switch to a Stability Ball

Week #6 Goal: Get Up and Move Every Waking Hour

Days I work with clients are easy to get movement in for hours straight.  My job, thankfully, is quite active. But the days I do the “business” side of work, or writing or other work from home, I just don’t move much.  So, about 1/2 of my week is spent highly active, and the other… Continue reading Week #6 Goal: Get Up and Move Every Waking Hour

From 183 to 3,600 metres: Training Program for Machu Picchu

For safety reasons, I will not reveal exact program timeline, etc., but here’s the basics. Since I’m already in fairly decent shape (I run, bike, walk a lot, and even when I don’t, I tend to return to my basic fitness from before within about a month), my focus is on the elevation change and re-upping… Continue reading From 183 to 3,600 metres: Training Program for Machu Picchu