You have set up your blog. Now you sit staring at a blank sheet of paper or computer screen if you prefer. What now? What do I write? How do I write it? Let me first say, everything will get easier soon. Once you master this, writing posts will not only be easy but come naturally to you.
Upper Body Spring Workout that can actually be done anytime. I typically write down the exact workouts that I plan to do the upcoming week on Sunday. I save these sheets and reuse them when I am out of ideas. I have been going through those workout sheets and turning each of them into printable graphics to share with you guys. This one is great because it can be done anywhere and It is great for any age.
Before I get started with this first post of a three-part series, I would like to explain that I rarely use the word diet. When I do, I use it in the literal sense. As in, what you are consuming for energy. I use instead, an all-encompassing word, for the lifestyle that comes from eating well, resting, and exercising properly. The term I use for this is “Fitness Lifestyle.”
Now, let’s get started. Continue reading “Building a Plan for Fitness Success Series 1 of 3”
How to Organize Your Fitness Life
(Part 2 of Building a Plan for Fitness Success Series)
If you’re planning a fitness program for your life, you probably know you need to make a plan and stick to it. In many ways, the simpler the better. You don’t want to create an overly detailed plan that takes more time to account for than the exercise and fitness activities themselves. Such a plan would distract you from your goal and likely have the opposite effect. Continue reading “How to Organize Your Fitness Life”
Preparing For Fitness Success (Part 3 of Building a Plan for Fitness Success Series)Let me let you in on a little secret: it’s typical for people to look everywhere for an excuse not to follow their dreams. That’s right. Perhaps you were planning on taking an evening jog, but alas, it begins pouring down rain. Many of us would take this opportunity to give ourselves the excuse to not follow through with our exercise activity for the day.
It’s just human nature – and that’s why you have to plan ahead. Plan so far ahead that you’ve imagined every likely scenario that could give you an excuse not to follow through with your commitment. Remember to do your laundry to keep your exercise clothes clean and ready to use. Make sure you have enough time to go to the grocery store before you have to start eating at fast-food restaurants. Continue reading “Preparing For Fitness Success”
Playtime fitness at any age. Finding time to exercise is a huge challenge, and that may just go tenfold when it comes to parents. With little ones around, you are constantly doing school transport, watching over them, making food and snacks for them, helping them with homework and more. It may seem absolutely impossible to find a way to keep up with all of your responsibilities as a parent, and an employee, as well as, any other role you are accountable for. Continue reading “Playtime Fitness At Any Age”
10 minute Total Body Workout. Do each move for 30 seconds. Start with 30 seconds of Jumping Jacks. This will act as your total body warm-up. Repeat this 10 minute Total Body Workout circuit 2-3 times as you get stronger. Continue reading “10 Minute Total Body Workout”
Cardio & Strength, Do We Really Need Both? This week I have started putting my daily workouts on my blog. You can find the first here. I have a dedication to helping people live a happy healthy life through my blog. I am going to make every effort to give my readers the information needed to do exactly that. I would like to start with addressing the fact that we need to eat healthy foods, and perform both cardio and strength training exercises to obtain and maintain optimal health. Continue reading “Cardio & Strength, Do We Really Need Both?”
An Inside Look at Celiac Disease. I would like to share a fact about me that my readers, unless you are a friend or family member, don’t already know. I have struggled with gastrointestinal symptoms for years. After many, many tests, I was finally diagnosed with Celiac Disease. I am going to use this post to explain what that means. In the future I will be posting Recipes. Most, if not all, recipes will be gluten free. Let’s get started. Continue reading “An Inside Look at Celiac Disease”
How to Make Writing a Priority
Writing is a powerful practice and those who make it a priority tend to be more reflective people. Why? Because it is a very rare time that we get things out of our head and somewhere concrete. There are thousands of things that run through our minds every day that we may not talk with other people about. That means we never really sort it out in an organized way. Continue reading “How to Make Writing a Priority”