Monthly Archives: March 2011

Disappointed with Self Magazine

I am a huge fan of fitness magazines and subscribe to several. Even though the topics are often recycled and the same exercises are used over and over, every once in a while there will be a good story. This … Continue reading

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Get Lucky!

This weekend, I completed my first 7k, which is officially the longest distance I’ve ever run. It was the Get Lucky 7k in Minneapolis and it was an absolute blast! The day started out with preparations of the green variety. … Continue reading

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Guilt, Deprivation and Fear

These are the three words I heard repeated over and over in my Weight Watchers meeting on Tuesday. The meeting topic was deprivation and what to do when you’re feeling deprived. Many of the women said they try to distract … Continue reading

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Play Like a Kid!

And I don’t mean video games. I’ve been reading a lot lately about playing like a kid for exercise and it all makes sense. I look at my boyfriend’s seven year old son who can’t sit still 90% of the … Continue reading

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Your Community Education Programs

Zumba! Cardio Kickboxing! Bootcamp! Yoga! Volleyball! The above are just a few classes I’ve taken through my local Community Ed. What I love about these programs is they give me a chance to try something new without commitment. No expensive … Continue reading

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Freedom is Visiting the Scale Less

Yes, you read that correctly. Freedomg is visiting the scale less. It’s hard to do, but it’s possible, I promise. After a nine month plateau where I literally saw only the same 5 lbs. fluctuating on the scale, I was … Continue reading

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