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...

Exercise: Week 20

Exercise: Week 20 Exercise Week 20 Rest Day Weights +20min Exercise Bike +Kathy Smith Core Workout DVD & Stretch 20min HIIT MA_running plan (Wk 1 Day 1) Weights (added calf raises with 25kg) 20min HIIT (Wk 1 Day 3) Rest Day Weights (continued with calf raises +added 20kg to the...

Approaching…the corner

Approaching…the corner Last Monday marked my 19th week of exercising- minus about 4 weeks off during that time. Some readers may remember my goal to be Fit n 40. Well, at first I didn’t think I was going to make that goal…but looking back I do think I have made forward steps...

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...

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...

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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