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I Love Rice Krispy Treats!!!

Okay, I can resist most things, with the exception rice krispy treats! They are heavenly!!!! I have a good day rice krispy treats, Have a bad day rice krispy treats, it's raining out rice krispy treats!  What makes it worst is that Starbucks has started to sell, do you know how many Starbucks I pass in my everyday life.  Heavens!! It's heard to resist the pull of the rice krispy ...
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The Quest For A New Gym Bag

I grow easily bored with gym bags, in fact I have a ton! But guess what I need a new one, my current bag just isn't cutting it any more. It's been a few months and it's falling apart!  Are you a bag junkie like me!! Current Bag above, below is my bag graveyard! Does your graveyard look like mine' I have a great lulu lemon bag, and  Nike duffel, ...
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Are you ready to make a change!

So, last night we made history. Obama told America we need change and America turned out in record numbers to vote for that change.  How about what change are you going to make' In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.- Author unknown So if you are sick and tired of being sick and tired, the time is now to make a change ...
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If I lift weight will I bulk up’

I see it all the time in the gym, women who are flying through reps thinking that they are lifting. I ask all the time do you think you could lift a little heavier, and I get the same response, I don't want to bulk up! News Flash! Unless you have some sort of hormonal imbalance of testosterone, it's impossible for you to bulk up! It is possible for you ...
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Patience

My mom has always said to me "Patience is a virtue!" Well, I have no virtues, seriously, I try to have patience, but I don't have much! Over the years, I have gained more than I had in my youth, but I still wish I had more.  You know like the Buddhist monks who can sit for hours in silence.  I can't go 5 minutes without freaking out.  Okay who ...
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Planning For Special Events

Today is my friend Diana's wedding.  In fact, I should be getting dressed right now, but wanted to share a few thoughts. Just because I am going to a speical event, doesn't mean I need to throw away my diet.  I just need to plan.  I think about what do I really want to splurge on, do I want cake, bacon wrapped scallops or a few glasses of wine. Know ...
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Busy Day

This weekend is action packed!!! It's recycling day here in Cambridge, now what does that mean'  It's Cambridge's way of keeping old paint, fluorescent light bulbs, etc from going in with the rest of your trash! As you can imagine my husband has been all hopped up for weeks!! He even scheduled it in his calendar. So, we are going to gather up all our hazardous stuff and head to ...
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Interval Training

So, I'm 4 weeks out from my show.  What does that mean' Crunch time!! So I'm up to 60 minutes of cardio.  How many of you are cardio queens, you know who you are.. you can stay on a piece of cardio for more than 60 minutes and not have it feel like sheer torture.  How many of you don't even do cardio or maybe for 20 -30 minutes, but ...
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Habits

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.~William Somerset Maugham How many times have you told yourself that starting Monday you were going to... start your new diet, go to the gym, get up an hour earlier to do, take a lunch at work, spend my time with my family, call a friend.  My guess is a million.  ...
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Herd Mentality

I was watching Sunday Morning on CBS today and they suggesting that the ups and downs of the stock market can be compared to a herd mentality.  A herd mentality is a way to describe how people's behaviors can influenced by their peers. So what does this have to do with fitness' Well, how is your fitness influenced by what others are doing'  Has a friend ever called/emailed/text-ed you and ...
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