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...

Crunch Time

Crunch Time Regular readers will know that I like the Body for Life program by Bill Phillips, as well as Burn the Fat by Tom Venuto. I think they’re great ways for homeschool mums to get fit, healthy and strong…in a minimum of time. As busy homeschool mums and wives,...

Resistance Training

Resistance Training Just learned that weight lifting is the second lowest injury sport one can do. Walking is the safest and then weight lifting bcz it is done in a controlled, supervised way unlike many other activities. However, more than walking, weight lifting actually makes your...

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...

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...
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