The train arrived at 1230 at Pennsylvania Station in NYC. Hooray! First thing on the agenda? A hot meal! I had been up for 9 hours eating nothing but oats, fruit, and Clif bars! Where's the delicious NY food at?! I found a deli right across the street. This was perfect! I was SO … Continue reading NYC Marathon – Race Report – Night Before & Morning of!
Decision: a choice that you make about something after thinking about it; the result of deciding Resolve: to make a definite and serious decision to do something “Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.” ― Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich Any time we make … Continue reading Resolve
Variety .. The spice of life! And workouts. Mix it up. Try something new today. And this week, for that matter. Just mix it up! Do you find yourself falling into that same old routine at the gym? Monday squats? Wednesday bench presses? Friday lat pulldowns? Have you tried working with the cable cross recently? … Continue reading The Spice of Life!
Monument Ave 10k In my opinion, races took my own mind off of weight loss and placed it on a performance goal. For me, getting fit and losing fat was a by-product of my desire to travel farther on foot than I had before. My story -- I did my first 5k in 2010. Before … Continue reading Monument Ave 10k!
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein Many of you have heard this one. Oh how true it is, in every area of life .. and especially in our fitness! What did you do to meet your goals last year? Did you achieve what you wanted? Or … Continue reading “Insanity: doin…
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon HillHey everyone! Happy New Years' Eve! Are you ready for 2014? Do you know what you want to accomplish in 2014? Do you know what your fitness goals are for 2014? Do you have them written down and in a place you can … Continue reading Whatever the mi…
I came across this great little article about low-carb diets and wanted to share it with you. Here are my thoughts, what I have learned, and what works for me .. I recommend a balanced diet, about 15-20% protein (based on your weight training intensity), 15-25% healthy fats, and about 55-65% carbohydrates. To supplement the article … Continue reading Nutritional Misunderstandings: The Carbohydrate