Right Now


I have been working out on my own for a total of 23 days. There are so many things I love about the convenience and easiness of not having to schedule my workout time and pack my gym clothes; I don’t have to worry about being on time, and wonder …

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Egos, Goals and Agendas


We’ve all had the experiencing of everything being good-until it’s not. Call it what you want, but typically when entering into a new role, a new job, a new relationship -the need for change and a fresh start makes everything feel wonderful and new and exciting. Even the anxiety and …

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Lessons Learned


“The one thing that will be hard for you is to learn to listen to your body.” This post could have been entitled, Sidelined Again. I have written about it before, but I have a tendency to push myself beyond my limits, often ending up too sore, too tire, or injured …

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Time for a Break


I have been working out at least twice a week, with a trainer in a gym for 4 years and 9 months; the last year of that it has been 3 times a week. Two to three hours a week, lifting weights, getting stronger, more fit, so that I can …

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Lately I have been thinking more about my age-not in a bad way, but in a relative way. Many of the people I run with and work out with are young enough to be my kids. For a few years now I have not really thought much about it, but …

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Don’t Exercise on a Monday


The Trouble With Exercise First of all, let me explain-I hate the word exercise. Early on when I first started personal training it was instilled in me that if you are not training for something you are exercising. And ever since then I have been avoiding “exercising.” To me, the …

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