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Boom, Boom . . . POW!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      20 comments

That is what I call my lower body workout. In my endeavor to bump up my metabolism and my 'bottom line' I work hard on those low heavy squats. They are hard! Sometimes it feels like I'm trying to push a bus! So, you know me, I always have t... Read more
Why I Choose HiiT & Weight Training vs. Steady State Cardio
Sunday, February 13, 2011      28 comments

In a word RESULTS! First, let me say that this information is based on the experience of myself and several of my friends who have incorporated these workout principles. Additionally, the information I share is based on the studies on ex... Read more
Legs Night & THE Best Compliment EVER!
Friday, February 11, 2011      24 comments

Legs!!!!!!!! She's Got Legs!!!!!!!!!! Workout!!!!!!!!!! Yep, leg night! And I work them as hard as I know how! Step ups w/Barbell (high step) 3 x 15 x 50#BB Frog Hop Squats 3 x 15 Rear Leg Extension 3 x 15 x 20#cable Hip Thrusters 3... Read more
Hello Muscle!
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      59 comments

Today was a bleh day. I don't know, hormones, yadda, yadda, yadda . . . not feeling tip top. I felt tired most of the day, I had a brief lapse in judgment which lead me to eating part of a cherry danish which I have no clue why I was eating it... Read more
This is the Good Stuff
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      29 comments

What a difference a year makes!!! Last year at this time I wrote a blog about heart health and how my own cardiovascular scare and the death of my boss propelled me into action. That little spark set off a chain of events that continue to move... Read more
Power Hour!
Monday, February 07, 2011      16 comments

Tonight I decided to pull out a workout my trainer ran me through in the summer. This workout was designed to give me power and strength in my upper body. We worked on this for four weeks so that I would show gains in my muscle development for... Read more
Work it Girl!
Sunday, February 06, 2011      20 comments

I got some good new and some not so good news. I will start with the not so good news because I hate ending a blog on a negative note. I did not get my Saturday run in that I had planned. ... Read more
Leg Cranks for Project "She's Got Legs"!
Friday, February 04, 2011      13 comments

BUSY, busy, stressful day at work today. So, the best way I know to shift gears into my weekend it to hit the gym! Legs! Hit 'em hard! High Platform Step Ups 3 x 20 x 40#barbell Frog Squat Hops 3 x 15 Bear Crawl 3 x 15 Hip thrusters 3... Read more
Leave a Mark!
Thursday, February 03, 2011      18 comments

Okay, this is just me reporting in on my workout. No fancy words or pep talks tonight. This chick is worn out. I did the 'Deck of Cards' workout tonight and that workout zaps me like none other! Full body plyometrics. Me, a mat, my music an... Read more
Snow Day Supreme!
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      15 comments

37 Days left in my countdown!!!!!! I am excited. Things are happening. My body is changing daily. It is an exciting time. I've added some new workouts and some new equipment to my weekly schedule and I've tweaked my diet a bit. I love how ... Read more
Planning to Be Fabulous in February!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      18 comments

Here I am one month into my countdown to fabulous! Back at the end of October it had been my 'plan' to be Fierce by February. Well, I thought I was doing what needed to be done to make that happen, but following my marathon I didn't cut my cal... Read more
Will You Choose Excuses, or Results
Saturday, January 29, 2011      27 comments

41 more days in my countdown! I am 28 days into this and wanted to do a check-in report to share my progress with you! For 28 days I have eaten clean and healthy foods - I have actually gotten pretty good at balancing all my macro-nutrie... Read more
I Don't Wear a Cape or Have Super Hero Strength
Friday, January 28, 2011      22 comments

I Don't Wear a Cape or Have Super Hero Strength Lest you think I am somehow above temptation or that I have some kind of never ending source of energy . . . I, too have my moments. Maybe you can relate to this moment. Yesterday at work I ... Read more
The Blueprint for Project
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      11 comments

I'm still working on my countdown, don't even think I have lost sight of that. Being able to do a pull up is still on my training list and shaping up my legs and rear view are definitely on the list! So, I wrote myself an additional worko... Read more
She's Got Legs!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      16 comments

Today is T Minus 45 of my Count Down! And wow what a day it has been. I have to say that this week I really feel that I have turned a corner in my progress. Things are starting to change again with my body, my metabolism, my energy, etc. I a... Read more

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