The October Challenge Starts Tomorrow!

The October Challenge is all about consistency.  Starting tomorrow I'm going to ask you to exercise 30 minutes every day.  For the next 30 days. The RULES Your Challenge Goal is to get 30 minutes of exercise every day for the next 30 (or 31) days. Download the October Challenge Workout Log and make a check mark …

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Running is My Thing

I write about running.  A lot.  I post things on my Facebook page that extols running.  I read about runners, training, recovery and motivating stories about against-the-odds runners. I will also talk to anyone about their running.  I like to find out what people are doing for their training, what their plans are and always …

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It’s Challenge Time

Get ready ladies and gents, we're starting a new 30 Day Fitness Challenge on October 1st! A 30 day challenge is short enough so you won't lose interest yet long enough so you build up a track record of consistency to carry you past the 30 days. I'll provide the full details on Monday, September 28th.  Like …

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My Pet Project

I have a new pet project.  Let's call it "Operation Runner". "Operation Runner" is my master plan to take a total non-runner and turn him into a runner while maintaining peace and harmony in my home.  That's because the subject in this scheme is Brad, my husband of 20 years.  I know.  I'm nuts. Brad …

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Shout Out to the Steppers!

The fun thing about writing a blog and talking about fitness is that people feel comfortable coming up to me and sharing their successes! With the advent and popularity of fitness trackers; Vivofit, FitBit, Jawbone, and the various tracking apps that you all are using, I get to hear detailed reports from my clients, gals …

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Stick-to-it-ivness

I work with a lot of people at varying stages of their fitness journey.  The most successful are the ones that make a serious and ongoing commitment to their program.  No matter what.  Call it stick-to-it-ivness, consistency,  motivation, whatever you like. If you are struggling to get started with or stay on a program, here …

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Thou Shall Not Quit

Stress is a part of life.  Work, home or family problems can take a toll.  Too much to do, too little time is often the lament.  Sometimes you go through emotionally charged or a heavy situation.  That's life and life can be hard sometimes. When the stress level goes nuclear, often going to exercise class, …

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