Category «weight lifting»

I Got 99 Problems But a Bikini Ain’t One.

Hey–guess what? As of today, you have exactly 99 days until Summer. Okay, let me say that again–YOU HAVE EXACTLY 99 DAYS UNTIL SUMMER!!!!! I say this not to frighten you, but to serve as your friendly reminder fairy that bathing suit season will be arriving right along with it. That always makes me think …

There’s no crying in weight lifting.

Okay, there is a little bit of crying. At least for me anyhow, and I’m not really a crier. But as I said before–this whole weight loss/get healthy journey just brings me to it. There’s a crazy amount of emotion involved. Been through it? Then you know what I’m talking about! So yeah, sometimes right …

Meal prep rockstar and other stuff I’m loving this week.

On Saturday, I was all nestled in my blogging chair ready to write about things I love from this past week. {Totally missed a Valentine’s Day post so this is my attempt at it…late. Haa.} I somehow got distracted {as I usually do when I sit down to blog} and then decided to wait until …

Review and Giveaway: Fit Four Gloves…Less IS More!

And the winner randomly chosen by Random.org was: Comment #6! RunFastMama, email me with your full name, address and size and I’ll forward it all to Fit Four so they can send you your gloves!! Congratulations and thanks to all who entered!!! 🙂 ******************************************************** It’s well-documented throughout my blog that I was a crazy Cardio …

Make the time. Do the work. Reach your goal.

Today begins Week 3 of the Bodybuilding.Com Transformation Challenge and I think I’m doing pretty well. Have I even mentioned this on here yet? I think I did. I swear, between here, my FB page, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, I can’t remember what I mentioned where!! Anyhow, I’d be working out hard whether or not …

Dethroning the Cardio Queen

“You want me to renounce my throne? I will. [calling out to all of you] From this moment on, I renounce my throne. I’m no longer the Queen of Cardio. I renounce my throne! [looking at all of you] Does this make you happy?” Okay, I stole that from Coming to America. Somewhat. That movie …

Sparkly Soul Headband Review & Giveaway!

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER! The random winners of this Sparkly Soul headband giveaway are: MEGHAN @rhymeswithdots …and SOFIA @sweatnsparkle Thank you everyone for entering!! 😀 __________________ As a lover of running, hot yoga, and gym-going, I wear my share of headbands. But as a lover of looking cute while I workout and being all matchy-matchy, …

Marathon training, I’m just not that into you. So we’re done.

Wow. Happy 2013! I totally meant to post before the year was 12 days old. But long work weeks, many hours at the gym, updating  and corresponding on my FB page, Twitter, & Instagram, a bad head cold and sleeping have managed to take up of the previous two weeks! So here I am now. …

The big 3-5. Happy Birthday to Me!

Hey, hey–it’s the 364th day of the year so that means it’s my {35th} birthday! 🙂 Today, the hubby and I plan to go watch my team play their last game of the season {sniff, sniff} and then come home and eat some delicious cake. He is making me a kettle bell-shaped cake {35 lbs …

Januarians at the gym & the people that hate them.

With only a few days left in 2012, the time is near. JANUARY. But not just January…a group that some of you like to refer to as THE JANUARIANS. You know, the mass of people that purchase a gym membership as part of their New Year’s Resolution and in hordes, flock to their local gym …