It is important to remember on your journey to not be afraid of failure. If you want to reach your goals you’ll almost certainly fail along the way. When that happens take note of what happened and why, then dust yourself off and keep going. Failure is an important tool that can teach us more about how to succeed at something just as much as having success does.
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In my humble opinion, the most important thing you can do to lose weight is to consistently measure your results. I like to jump on the scale every morning, to start my day. Some other people prefer to step on it once a week.
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As you may know I have recently taken up cycling. I love it. It’s a lot fun and I don’t think I will be giving it up any time soon. It is low impact and great for your legs. You can power up and cycle as fast as you can or coast along at a leisurely pace, or both! However at my fitness level I can assure you that my pace is leisurely no matter how hard I pedal.
You see my first video here: https://youtu.be/Zl5TdfT7JD4
I have been dealing with a bit of stress lately and not been keeping up all the great habits that have been helping me. I am trying to exercise more than I have been in the past few months. It has been really hard to get back on track Continue reading “Getting Back At It.”
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.
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”
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.
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