C25K Challenge Day 9

I’m off to China! I will be spending 6 weeks in China visiting friends, trying new teas and exotic foods. 

For the first time ever I used a hotel exercise room. This gym had two treadmills, and some other equipment that I didn’t bother with. I chose to repeat the last run I did but it felt good anyway. 

C25K Challenge Day 8

Merry Christmas and a happy new year! I had a great Christmas today. I woke up and had some rice crispies for breakfast. For lunch I had some nachos and snacked on some jerky throughout the afternoon. Dinner consisted of a bowl of soup.  Continue reading “C25K Challenge Day 8”

Guest Blog: 5 tips to for getting started/ starting up again for better overall fitness.

By: Mark Halpenny

So, the Holiday season is almost over. You’re feeling a little sluggish and are still full from the family dinner a few days ago. You decide that it’s time to make a change, but, where to begin? You don’t want to walk into a gym that’s as busy as a zoo — especially around January — when the only time it’s quiet to use the machines is at 3:30 in the morning. These are my 5 simple tips to getting up and off the couch and getting that blood flowing again during these unforgiving winter months.

Continue reading “Guest Blog: 5 tips to for getting started/ starting up again for better overall fitness.”

C25K Challenge Day 7

Had a pretty good day today. I had raisin bran for breakfast and some oranges for lunch. For dinner I had loin pork chop with beans. It was nice out so I took my dog Tai Continue reading “C25K Challenge Day 7”

C25K Challenge Day 6

Today’s run was great. I’m a quarter of the way done the program and I don’t think I’m going to give up. It got me sweating a lot. It was a good stress relief and really felt great. I slept in and missed breakfast, however lunch was great. I had eggs and bacon. For an afternoon snack I had some popcorn and watched some Netflix. I had a delicious sweet potato paleo nachos for supper. 

I also lifted weights and finally lifted 200 lbs. 

5 Great Mood Boosters!

As important as it is to feed your body with healthy food, it is important to satiate your mind with nutrition that is good for the soul. A steady diet of healthy positive thinking can do wonders to elevate your mood and your mind. Here are 5 things you can do to boost your mood.  Continue reading “5 Great Mood Boosters!”