Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Impact Week 3

The weeks are just flying by! The Impact Body Plan is still going strong. I love the variety of the plan and I am feeling my body get stronger with each session. Last week I added in my newest toy – the TRX. TRX is a suspension trainer – you use your body weight as …

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Focused and prioritizing

It is a busy week this week but I am not letting that deter me from meeting my workout goals for this week. I planned and prioritized to make it happen. I had to switch things up a bit to get them all in there and so far I did it…. Sunday: Maxwell’s Daily Dozen …

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Feeling great!

WOW – what a week. IMPACT + running = tough. A good tough! I felt strong and productive all week and had some of the best runs I have had in awhile. My legs are strong and not feeling as much pain as usual (knock on wood!!) I have been diligent about stretching in the …

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Impact Day 2

After sitting in meetings ALL DAY today I was really looking forward to getting home and doing my Impact workout. I didn’t even stop to eat – just jumped right in. I really love the progression of warm-up, mobility, core, strength and stretch. All the stuff I need and have been trying to fit in …

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The Beast

The Beast is the nickname I have decided to give one of my favorite pieces of equipment. Maybe even the Green Beast. It is tough! But, I have seen some incredible improvement with it just in a couple of weeks of use. I do two sessions a week using it…. It is a massive 35lb …

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Another tool in the arsenal…

Today I started training with a new trainer…. Todd Durkin. Now, I will admit, that just like all my other trainers, he doesn’t know I exist.  I’m ok with that. Jillian didn’t know and she helped me get started and lose a bunch of weight. Tony pushed me hard and I got in the best …

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A tough four minutes!

Tabata. The ultimate 4 minute workout. Go as hard as you can for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds and repeat 8 times. It doesn’t sound like much, but it is. If you are giving all out 110% effort it is an amazing workout. It is not meant to be done everyday, but I like …

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Another incredible day off of work!

I’m not gonna lie… I would be happy to never go back to work again. I could easily stay home and find ways to occupy myself. The last couple of days spent home have been glorious> I have decided that my perfect workout times are around 10:00am then again about 1:00pm. I felt good and …

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My butt was made for rowing…

I love the rowing machine. It is an incredible workout and one that I can make progress in without too much pain to my body. I’m not going to lie, the rowing machine is tough and it is not very comfortable on my butt, BUT, my butt does have more padding on it than it …

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In Defense of the Power Balance Wristband

I got one of these wristbands for Christmas. I heard a lot of people say that it has helped them with one thing or another; lifts got better, more focus… I wanted one. I wanted more power and balance and focus and strength. Crazier things have happened, right? A rubber band with holograms in it …

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