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Should've Rested (Day 50 of 100)
Monday, April 14, 2014      4 comments

I worked out so hard this weekend (25 mile bike ride when I haven't been riding; 3 mile run when I haven't been running; then brick workout when I haven't been doing that, either! I did cardio for 27 minutes this morning, but I just couldn't kee... Read more
Brick Workout (Day 49 of 100... Part 2)
Sunday, April 13, 2014      2 comments

I ended up doing a second workout today. I did a brick workout with my friend who's training for her first triathlon. And, I guess I'm officially training for my second duathlon! She came over to my house & I taught her some about the world of t... Read more
Another Duathlon??? (Day 49 of 100)
Sunday, April 13, 2014      2 comments

I carpooled with my friend to the bike ride yesterday. I knew she was training for her first triathlon, but didn't know when or where it'd be. Well, it turns out it's the same place/group that I did my first duathlon with this past fall! And, it... Read more
Riding "in" the MS150 (Day 48 of 100)
Sunday, April 13, 2014      2 comments

No, I didn't ride the MS150 here in Texas this weekend. But, I did join my cycling group of a ride - I haven't rode with them in about 2 months! And, we drove by one of the 3 starts for the MS150 which goes from Houston to Austin. Well, they wer... Read more
"Rest" Day (Day 47 of 100)
Sunday, April 13, 2014      0 comments

For my "rest day" on Friday, I did Fitness Blender's 10 minute "stress busting" workout which is a light combination of yoga & Pilates. I do this workout at least twice a week. It's very relaxing and, at the same time, I'm stretching & doing som... Read more
Bonus Workouts... with My Daughter! (Day 46 of 100)
Thursday, April 10, 2014      4 comments

I started the day with a warm up and then did some lower body strength training concentrating on glutes. Then, I did a kettlebell workout... with modifications! I only have one kettlebell and it is too heavy for some of the exercises. So, I used... Read more
You Can't Out-Exercise Poor Nutrition (Day 45 of 100)
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      7 comments

I am still eating poorly...45 days into this! That's CRAZY!! We had a rough weekend and we ended up going to two movies and I ate lots of popcorn and some candy. I had too many desserts, etc. And, last night we went out for Mexican food & I ate ... Read more
Daily Cardio, ST, & Stretching (Day 44 of 100)
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      1 comments

I've mentioned Fitness Blenders over & over during my 100 days challenge. It is the 'core' of my workouts right now! And, I fill like I'm really getting fit! I actually bought a paid 8 week plan from them. I think it was less than $15. Anyway, I... Read more
Kettlebells (Day 43 of 100)
Monday, April 07, 2014      2 comments

Another stressful day, but I just finished my workout! I bought a kettlebell this weekend and used the free DVD to learn the exercises tonight. I did 20 minutes... quite a bit of just learning, but then a short, but hard, 10 minute workout. I'll... Read more
Relaxing Workouts (Days 41 & 42 of 100)
Monday, April 07, 2014      1 comments

I had a rough weekend. We got a call that kind of turned our world upside down for a bit. Thankfully, the world is now back on track, but it was a tough weekend. I almost gave myself permission to not work out... and that would have been ok. But... Read more
Weigh In (Day 40 of 100)
Friday, April 04, 2014      7 comments

After 40 days, I've lost only 4.5 pounds. BUT... at least I'm not gaining! And, while I'm on day 40, I didn't get 'serious' until the last couple of weeks. And, I had 4 days at Disney & 3 at my mom's. And, I'm still eating poorly! So, though I'm... Read more
"Kettlebell" Workout (Day 39 of 100)
Thursday, April 03, 2014      4 comments

Today I did 3 Fitness Blender workouts and burned over 400 calories! My goal is 300 per day, 6 days a week. I'm doing great! One of the workouts was a beginner kettlebell workout. I don't have a kettlebell, but they said you could substitut... Read more
Calories Burned with Fitness Blender (Day 38 of 100)
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      4 comments

I did two Fitness Blender workouts this morning. The first was a very hard "beginner" stability workout. It was tough not to fall over... and my muscles were screaming! The second was a toning & cardio video. As I've mentioned multiple time... Read more
500x Jump Rope! (Day 37 of 100)
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      4 comments

I started the day with two Fitness Blender workouts - a cardio and a "thigh & butt" ST video. Then, I went outside with my jump rope. Yesterday, while doing intervals of 1 minutes each with the jump rope, I did 75 jumps without stopping! We... Read more
75 Jumps with Rope without a Miss! (Day 36 of 100)
Monday, March 31, 2014      5 comments

I started my day with a 'killer' jump rope workout from Fitness Blender. It's called "Jump Rope Weight Loss Routine." The 20 minute routine took me 30 minutes because I had to hit pause so many times. But, I ended up burning almost 250 calories ... Read more

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