Fitness Update

I have been doing Facebook fitness challenge groups.  I’m in my second month.  The idea is that you have a group of people who post three things every day: A post-workout selfie A picture of a healthy meal they ate […]

Exercise on Vacation

Can you tell what days I was sightseeing on vacation? Our high was over 20,000 steps and our low was 11,000. That’s 6-9 miles a day. I’m surprised it was that little. Then I got home and my fitbit died. […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday Even though I had already worked out that morning, we went to the gym and did another 2 miles on the track. 11,009 steps Friday I headed to Orlando this morning and went to three of the Disney parks. […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday 3,982 steps It is freezing here this week so walks with Freckles have been postponed. She is most unhappy with me. Wednesday 4,130 steps Lat pull downs and sit ups – 20 of each.  Being lazy.  Need to focus […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday 5 rounds: 9 deadlifts, 60 lbs 6 hang power snatch, 20-30 lbs 3 front squats, 60 lbs I enjoyed this one.  I don’t like light weight deadlifts but it was nice not to have to switch bars for the […]

Fitness Tuesday

My goal for this week was to go for a 2.5 mile walk every day.  I did that and sometimes managed to go for more.  My hip is feeling good most of the time so I think I can get […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday I went to the gym and planned on doing some walking. I was still nursing the hip injury but it felt better when I was walking. So, I did around 2 miles of fast walking. It felt fine until […]

Fitness Tuesday

Wednesday I’m challenging myself this week to do the workout from HIITMamas every day. I woke up this morning to thunder and lightning and rain. Most of the workouts have some running in them so I figured I’d have to […]

Fitness Tuesday

It was a slow week for me. I’m not sure what happened. Sunday 3 rounds of: 15 push ups 15 sit ups 15 hip extensions Tuesday 5 rounds of: 12 deadlifts – floor to hips 9 hang cleans – hip […]

Fitness Tuesday

Wednesday This is a HIIT Mamas workout.  It was run 400 meters and then rest 90 seconds.  Repeat for a total of 8 times or 2 miles. I did this with speed walking.  I started out taking it pretty easy.  […]

Fitness Tuesday

Friday I adapted a Hiitmamas workout to what I had at home. 20 Front squats, 40 lbs 30 Box jump, 18 inch box (I did step ups onto the second step on my stairs) 40 Kettlebell swings, 20 lbs (I […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday 3 sets of: 10 dumb bell shoulder press 10 barbell rows 3 sets of: 10 lateral raise 10 lat pull downs 3 sets of: 15 seated cable rows _________________________________________ I spent the rest of the week mostly doing some […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday I found this site called Hiit Mamas. She posts a high intensity interval training workout most every day. I subscribed in Bloglovin’ so I see it on my reader every morning.  I’ve been adapting the workouts to fit what […]

Fitness Tuesday

I spent most of the week doing some light swimming and nursing my ankle back to health. I did work on seeing what my max weight was for the overhead press one day. I did 80 lbs on a push […]

Fitness Tuesday

Saturday I did a 5 mile race with my father and his running buddy. It was a spur of the moment thing but I did better than I expected. I wrote up a whole race report about it here – […]

Fitness Tuesday

I’ve been lazy this week. I’ve only done one weight lifting workout. Sunday Warm up – 1/4 mile walk, 1/2 mile run, 1/4 mile walk Workout #1 – 3 rounds 8 reverse curls 10 tricep kickbacks 8 bicep curls 10 […]

Fitness Tuesday

One of the cardio workouts I was supposed to do this week was a 40 minute bike ride.  I don’t have a bike so I’ve been trying to walk about 30 minutes every day instead. Sunday 40 bear complexes I […]

Fitness Tuesday

Tuesday 20minute Elliptical At the listed time intervals you will stop and complete each assignment. @ 5min- 5 push ups, 5 Air squats, 5 V-ups @ 10min- 10 Lunges, 10 Pikes, 10 Calf raises @ 15min- 15 Sit-ups, 15 Shoulder […]

Fitness Tuesday

Wednesday Warm-up: MOBILITY! – 15 Leg swings each leg – 15 Cross-over leg swings each leg – 15 Air squats – 15 High knees – 15 Butt kicks Workout #1: 5 rounds – 8x each side Single arm snatch using […]

Fitness Tuesday

Wednesday Warm up- Light jog (or walk/run) for 10min Stretch any sore muscles Workout #1- 4x 15x kettle bell thrusters 5x 3-count strict press (count 1-2-3 for slow press up, return to start at normal speed) Workout #2- 4x 12x […]