They say persistence and hard work pay off and I have to agree. I’ve been a lover of interval workouts for about a year now and I’m in better shape today than I have been in a very long time. Possibly ever. I’m running faster, have definition and fallen in love with these hard, fast [...]
Blueberry/Kale Smoothie by veamason on Polyvore When I’m feeling bloated or just want a feel good drink in the morning that breaks from the normal protein shake combinations I have created I make this blueberry kale smoothie that is a slight deviation from the Fit Sugar Flat Belly Smoothie.
I try not to make New Year’s resolutions because the idea just makes me cranky. Yet, there is always something lurking in the back of my mind that I want to accomplish or try for during the year. This year my secret goal was “Michelle Obama” arms. After seeing the changes in my back and arms from a [...]
Spring break last week provided me with more opportunities to work out than I imagined. I was halfway through the week and realized, “I’ve worked out every day! YES!” And I rocked that routine mixing it up with ME, running and weights everyday but Sunday when we traveled. I typically don’t go to the gym [...]
I’ve read that the more rage you have in you the harder you need to work physically. I must have a lot of rage because I am in love with the new class at my gym called, R.I.P.P.E.D. As part of my lazy New Year’s resolutions I wanted to see if I could get in really great [...]
Part of being a parent, to me, is being healthy. Healthy in body and mind, as much as you can be. I won’t say it is easy but it is definitely worth it. The strength, energy, stamina and ability to lug kids and groceries and get a better nights sleep all because I exercise on [...]
I’m not one to post recipes but every once in a while I have something to share. As part of my fit parent routine I have incorporated this protein shake into my weekly menu. It’s fast, easy and tastes great. Even better, it involves Autocrat Coffee Milk Syrup. Yum! Ingredients (Place everything in the blender.) 1 [...]
A break from the norm. That’s what I needed something fierce. Weeks of doctor appointments, grieving and trying to find a way to normal resulted in me wondering if I was even prepared to run my second half-marathon. The first one was good but rough. Could I do it again with less training? Could I [...]