My Biggest Fan and Motivator: My Husband

Some people use guilt, manipulation or bullying to “motivate” people.  I’ve heard of men telling their wives they are “too fat” or tell them that they think their wives or girlfriends would be “way sexier” if they lost weight, stopped doing this or that or if they did thus and such.  I’ve had men try… Continue reading My Biggest Fan and Motivator: My Husband

Bring On a New Challenge–Personal Trainer Certification!

Tonight I started the process of becoming a certified fitness trainer: I signed up for my ISSA course!  For the next 10+ weeks, I will be studying for 15 or so hours per week, working (hopefully dog-walking, keeping me active in the midst of all my studying), and doing my own fitness training. My phone… Continue reading Bring On a New Challenge–Personal Trainer Certification!

Tools to Keep You Active

If you need a little motivation or help with goal setting, a simple and somewhat ambiguous (but useful and fun) goal you might set for yourself is to cross America virtually. Set up a simple and easy to maintain account with http://exercise.lbl.gov/ You can track your mileage there.  Log it every day or every so… Continue reading Tools to Keep You Active

Weekly Challenge #10–Stop Pinning!

So…I have been sucked into the wonder and idiocy of Pinterest, a delightful where one can pin 1000s of health tips, workout plans, dietary changes, recipes, places to see/go, music to listen to, etc., etc., etc. (And of course, the plethora of cat video and pics.) So my second challenge this week is to not… Continue reading Weekly Challenge #10–Stop Pinning!

Weekly Goal #5–Pick Three Tribesports Challenges

Tribesports.com mostly has only seen my profile active during my “add a follower back” moments lately.  Not real effective, eh? This week, I have to go onto Tribesports.com and pick 3 challenges to work towards and then…you guessed it, start working towards them! I’m going to say that one challenge should be a short-term (less… Continue reading Weekly Goal #5–Pick Three Tribesports Challenges

My Theme for the Year

An article I read made some suggestions for the new year in regards to fitness and health goals/plans, etc.  And while I don’t plan to use all the things, I thought I’d start the process.  Step 1, at least, is a good thing to do: Choose your theme for the year.  They encourage you to… Continue reading My Theme for the Year