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,...

How hard am I working?

How hard am I working? Working too hard. Yup, that was me. I felt like I have been putting in so much hard work and effort and was yielding nothing in the form of increased fitness or weight loss. Well, after doing a little more reading I think I have discovered why. Simply put, I was...

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...

My Epiphany on Non Negotiables

My Epiphany on Non Negotiables I am buzzing! Monday morning I was feeling down after jumping on the scales. I know I don’t like the scales and I don’t even do a weigh in on Monday so why did I even jump on them? That was dumb. Since then, I’ve had an epiphany of sorts, sparked by...

Exercise for wk3

Exercise for wk3 Exercise Journal from4th – 9th May Exercise Mon: Attempted Billy Blanks Basic Bootcamp. Ain’t nothing basic about it. Good, hard fun. (Didn’t use resistance bands) Tues: Wed: Basic Bootcamp. Thur: Fri: 20min High Intensity Interval Workout on bike...

Fitn40 weekly record

Fitn40 weekly record Exercise record from Tuesday 28th until Sunday 3rd April Tues 28th EXERCISE: 10 min HIIT on bike 10 HIIT treadmill *HIIT= High Intensity Interval Training 20 x Tricep curls 20 x Bicep thingys Abs: Back-friendly crunches 3 styles @ 20 each Flexibility: Stretching...

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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