Workout December 3, 2011

Today’s workout was intense.  I did Abs (because I missed them yesterday) and biceps.  I also did an intense 10 minute warmup on the elliptical and an intense 10 minutes on the stairmaster at the end.  Later today I did a 20 minute walk and a 20 minute yoga class. Abs Hanging Leg Raises (bent […] Read more »

Thank God It’s Friday?

Thank God it’s Friday??  Well, when I was in party mode; drinking, eating junk, and general carousing, I was psyched then the weekend hit!  It was time for all kinds of fun and hanging out; parties, dinners, late “breakfasts”, etc.  However, that was years ago and times have changed for me since then. Now that […] Read more »

GYM Motivation | quotes | videos | tips|

I found a great quote today on GYM Motivation Facebook Page. Check it out! Today’s Motivational Quote “Exercise – the poor man’s plastic surgery!” How very true!  It’s really amazing how much of a difference exercising can have on your mind, body, and spirit.  There are way too many people who choose to take the […] Read more »

Mental Management Series – Thought Processes

Today is November first and I always feel extra motivated when I get to start fresh with a new month. I don’t know about you, but it seems like the possibilities are exciting. I usually take a few moments to map out a plan for myself. This month I am focused on mental management and […] Read more »

Workout October 24, 2011

I’ve started a new routine and I’m just working my way into now.  Here’s the split: Mon:  Shoulders/Upper Back Tues:  Legs/Abs/Lower Back Wed:  Chest/Bis/Tris Thur:  Cardio Fri:   Shoulders/Abs Sat:  Cardio I’m still doing some cardio on weight days too.  I usually warm up with 10 minutes on the treadmill.  Then I go through my weight […] Read more »

It’s All In Your Head

How many times have you heard “it’s all in your head”? You’ve probably heard it more than you care to remember.  If you’re like me, you’ve probably been frustrated when you heard this and ended up with a scowl on your face. You’ve probably thought to yourself, “if it’s all in my head, then why […] Read more »

Workout October 10, 2011

Today I tried something a little bit different (for me anyway) at the gym. I’ve been reading The Ultimate Diet by Lyle McDonald. This is a book that outlines a diet with carb cycling. It also has you doing different training based on that day’s particular diet regime. Today’s workout was called “Pump Training”. What […] Read more »

Enjoy The View

Sometimes, when you’ve made huge progress with your physique and worked your tail off with serious effort and tight deadlines, it’s tough to decompress and slow down at the end of the push. First, I think it’s important to notice and realize the magnificent and awesome accomplishments you made. Take a moment to be grateful […] Read more »