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Full Body Workout….. Behind Bars

Good Morning Luv-lies,

Happy Saturday…. hope that your week has been a productive and rewarding one.

I tell you, for me, this week has flew by – like a flock of birds heading south for the winter!   It’s been a week of gains and slips.

I have a few things on my plate, in the way of errands, today

but

I ran across this amazing video that I want to share.

ENJOY =)

and,

Tell me what you think……

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#AsphaltLuv, C25K Workout, Inspiration

This is Starting to Feel like My #1

Good early Morning, Luv-lies

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Looking forward to my Thursday run … I’ve finally settled into what I call  ‘The Run’

For me, ‘The Run’ is that place in my head where I am relaxed in my run.

A place where I focus on how my

body ‘feels’ during the run.

Usually  during my run, my focus has been on finishing the run.

My thoughts often were, “when is this going to be over?”, “one more mile…. just one more mile…”

Now,

I’ve settled into the music that I use to inspire my run.

I smile with every step that pounds the pavement.

I feel the strength developing in my whole body but particularly in my legs

I’m finally embracing this whole running thing and settling in to mindfulness about it….

it’s fast becoming one of my ‘LUV IT’ workouts!!!

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Luv-lies, How are your workouts coming along?

Do Tell…..

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C25K Workout

One Mile Timed Trial…. {a.k.a.} ‘Just hobble me now!’

one mile timed run

Good Morning Luv-lies,

I wanted to share this with you guys on last Saturday

but

simply forgot….

Very early Saturday morning, (did I say very early?),  I started my first practice module for  my second C25K.    I ran my first 5k about six years ago on a whim.  I knew then, like I know now, that shear ignorance and adrenaline contributed to a successful finish (under 30 minutes).  I ‘practiced’ for this run for all of a week *goofy face*

This time, I’ve chosen to be smarter….

So, after one hour of a combination of nonstop warm up, strength exercises and sprints, the group (I think that I’ve mentioned ‘The Sisters’ before),  we gals were charged with

one last task…

the one timed trial….

This is what I Tweeted and Facebooked {is there such a verb} after all of the torture!

 

What do you think?

Do Tell….

 

 

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C25K Workout

Tell Me, again, Why I’m Running this 5K

Hello Luv-lies,

So I started this whole C25K (couch to 5K)

journey a couple of weeks ago.   The workouts are coming

along.

and although I have my days

when

it takes seems like it takes everything to get through the workout,

I continue to look forward to each practice session.

I do have my moments that I began to ask myself, ‘ self, why?’.  Of course the

obvious answers

come immediately to mind.  But one day while trolling one of  my favorite graphic websites – after plugging in this question –

I found this neat (and useful) infographic  …..

What are your thoughts ?…..

effect-of-running

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Fitness Gadgets

Me & My Gadgets

activelinkandjawboneupHappy Sunday Luv-lies,

Had an okay weigh-in….1 pound up {not an woo-hoo!} – but I plan to have a better week. I’ll keep you posted….

Immediately after my morning weigh-in, my routine is to do a cardio class – two doors down! This morning was no exception. :-). Zumba seems to get me going these days, so off to an hour class. It was very energizing.

Then it’s on to a return to my WW Meeting (where I’ve saved time by weighing in before my cardio class. Our meeting focused on moving your body as a strategy for ’emotional eating’ (but I plan to post later on today about that…and another issue that came up at today’s meeting).

I am proud to say that I am an ActiveLink fanatic! My other ‘move my body’ gadget is my Jawbone UP. Both of these little trinkets inconspicuously collect data about how much I move my body and reward me with feedback that helps to keep me motivated in getting in cardio, daily sleep requirements, meals/meal planning and much, much more.

Hey Luv-lies,
What’s your ‘move your body’ gadget?

Do share…..

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Fitness

The Warmth on My Neck….

women working it out!

Hellooooo Luv-lies
It’s Friday!!! I hope that you have had numerous successes this week…. including being a ‘big loser’ {of poundage… of course!}.

Finally, a day with weather that is just to bee-yoo-tiful for indoor cardio.
I’ll definitely make it to my usual end of the week Zumba class, but for now… I’m lacing up my gym shoes, readjusting my ActiveLink and taking a much needed, hard earned walk!
See you Luv-lies when I get back 🙂
What outside activity are you looking forward to doing today?

Do tell…..

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