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Group Ex Woes: Bullying the Newbie

In all my years of endorphin filled exercise, I never realized how much of a utopic cloud I was living in. That was until…I changed gyms. Being an avid group ex-er, I grew accustomed to seeing the same faces and … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- Symbiosis In The Gym

Of all the grade school isms, itis’s, and sis’s I learned of, the one that most fascinated me was the process of symbiosis. Clownfish and sea anemones? Bees and pollen? Antelope and birds? What do they have in common? A … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- “Winning, Not Whining” Stretching Sequence

While I’ve been wallowing in sweat self pity over all of you fabulously fit people doing your thang, I realize that I honestly should be using my time a little more wisely. Wallowing only belongs in “He’s Just Not That Into … Continue reading

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The Not So Traditional Blogiversary Celebration

Most people who celebrate birthdays have tons of food, drink, and dessert on top of how can I forget? PRESENTS. I’m not one to be overzealous about birthdays, especially when it comes to mine. I try to treat myself as … Continue reading

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I Gained Five Pounds And Am Exhaling

I honestly had no idea until I stepped on the scale (which I hardly ever do). I normally do not weigh myself daily, weekly, or even monthly. I go by the fit of my pants and how I look and … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- The “Countless” Workout

From a young age, we are taught to count sheep, lunch money, and among other things, that we have ten fingers and ten toes. My favorite use of numbers was always during snack time. Before I understood the minus sign, … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- Interval Training

“Weights before cardio…because…it’s just better that way.” Working out at my local YMCA for 5+ years now, I’ve heard anything and everything ranging from how many dirty diapers women have changed in a day to ambulance sirens (for a juice … Continue reading

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Goodness of My Heart- “Snicker” Balls & Sugar Cookie Truffles

sfairesphobia: fear of balls (according to answers.com & Yahoo Answers) Flashback to the days of circuit training, volleyball, and flag football in gym class. While most of my “teammates” (jocks that I HATED) yelled, “GET IT!”, “HIT IT”, or “CATCH … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Reebok Real Flex & My FIRST Giveaway

As if my both of my posts regarding Fitness Magazine’s Meet & Tweet event last week weren’t enough…I’m continuing the awesome. For the past few days, I’ve been giving the Reebok Real Flex sneakers we received as a part of … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- “You’ll Be Sore Tomorrow” Workout

When it comes to fitness, I’m well-seasoned in exercises and instructors. I have heard everything from “My bad, I can’t count” to “Drop and give me 20.” I am just like most who reach that inevitable “fitness plateau” and then … Continue reading

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