Gymming it again

Gymming it again I love fresh starts… and I’m about to embark on yet another one. yet again, I struggle to find the ever-so elusive self discipline but again I will try. Why bother? I will try again not only because it is an example to my children to try, try, try again...

Try, try, try again

Try, try, try again April 29th 2009 was when I started my Fit n 40 quest. How did I go? Well, I gained strength and fitness so I definitely gained some health. I even managed to play softball again. I went from doing circuit training to lifting heavy weights… and then somehow,...

Exercise: The Old Testament Way

Exercise: The Old Testament Way

Think of the women in the Old Testament- could you keep up with them? Carrying full water jugs up and down the hill, catching and preparing chicken or goats…grinding the wheat and doing all the laundry by hand! Did you know that exercise, and in particular weight training, will decrease your risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, Alzheimer’s and many more nasties?

Exercise Week 21: get dressed straight away!

Exercise Week 21: get dressed straight away! I like to go to the gym early in the morning. Sometimes I have been before John goes to work but I do prefer to be at home with him in the mornings to give him breakfast while we chat over a cup of coffee. But I think I’ve discovered a key to exercise! At least...

11 weeks of exercising

11 weeks of exercising Hello, my name is Susan. I’ve been exercising since the 13th April (11 weeks) and I haven’t lost an ounce! Not a pound, not a kilogram.  How unfair is that? I know I started off gung-ho. I can tend to get rather zealous with things and fitness is one of...

Exercising my Options

Exercising my Options OPTION: noun 1) The power of choosing; the right of choice or election. 2) The power of wishing. 3) Choice; election; preference. Exercising my options…if only that it what I had been doing… really. We all make choices in life. We all live with the...

Exercise Week: Mon 18th – Sun 24th

Exercise Week: Mon 18th – Sun 24th Monday AM – Hard HIIT session on bike for 20 min PM – Upper Body workout with free weights Tuesday Rest (Funeral) Wednesday AM – 20min HIIT treadmill I HATE that machine! 2.0km in 20min pftttt! LOL PM – Lower Body & Abs Workout Thursday...

No S Diet and starting weights

No S Diet and starting weights I don’t record anything on days that begin with S- so that’s Saturday and Sunday. (as well as Special Days and Sick days) The No S diet. No Snacks No Sweets No Second Servings …except on days that start with S. I did a silly thing last week on the...

Fit and 40- yes!

Fit and 40- yes! My Mini Goal is to lose 4.5kg. I just get overwhelmed if I don’t set mini goals so that’s my starting point. However, the real goal is to get fit and be strong…to have strong muscles and bones and be able to keep up with my children and be a good...
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