For some reason this year I decided that February wasn’t awful enough as it was and decided to undertake a fitness challenge to add in some extra punishment. The challenge, as you’ve probably gathered from the title, was to do 10,000 kettlebell swings in one month. I started a few days late, so even with [...]
While I generally don’t buy into concepts such as “starvation mode” and the like, it has become undeniably apparent to me that my diet is no longer working. From the endless Googling and forum lurking I have been doing, I am fairly confident that I have this problem narrowed down to the fact that I [...]
So am I. I have been poking around and deliberating about whether buying a kettlebell workout program would be more or less beneficial than just making my own plan. As of yet, I haven’t bought anything, but I did find a couple of programs that sounded interesting to me:
If you are in the least bit interested in fitness and exercise (and it helps if you’re a geek or nerd like me), do yourself a favor and head over to Fitocracy.com. It’s my newest “thing,” and I don’t see my obsession dying out anytime soon. The site is still in beta at [...]
Considering MyFitnessPal is a free Android app (I am technologically illiterate enough not to know whether it is available for the iphone), I suppose this isn’t so much a product review in the sense of making sure you understand what you are paying for – it is more of a recommendation.
My boyfriend and I [...]
I think one of the most important things you can do for your health and your weight loss journey is to educate yourself as much as possible about how your body reacts to things like food, cardio and resistance exercises, sleep, and anything else you can think of. Learning how your body works gives you [...]
Body fat percentage is, as the name implies, the percent of your body mass that is composed of fat. This includes the fat under your skin, the fat surrounding your organs, the fat entwined in your muscles, etc. If you are serious about really getting fit, you would probably do well to get an estimate [...]
It occurred to me as I was getting ready to do today’s Insanity workout and absentmindedly singing my cheerful pre-workout song – “This is going to suck suck suck suck, suckity suck suck, suckity suck suck suck, OH!” – that I was not exactly exemplifying the traditionally “correct” positive mindset. I spent a few moments [...]
P90x is a workout system, by the Beachbody company, that is led by (and developed by, I think) Tony Horton. And it will utterly kick your butt. In a good way. No – in an awesome way.
I am finding myself in a Pro / Con list mood. Here goes.
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