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Why Are Rest Days Important?

In the midst of working out regularly now at the gym, with bootcamp three days a week, and trying to run on the weekend, the importance of rest days has taken on a whole new meaning.  Just like in training for a race, rest days are important for many reasons. Your body needs time to recover. Working out too often, …

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The One Where I Did Sit-Ups {Week 5}

Each week of bootcamp brings something new that I learn about myself or that I can do. This week it was sit-ups. And you would think I just learned how to grow money on trees, it makes me so happy. I can’t tell you the last time I did a sit-up. And when I did, I definitely did not do …

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The One Where I Ate Birthday Cake {Week 4}

In the fourth week of bootcamp, I turned 45. And there was birthday cake. And I enjoyed every bite I had AND I tracked it. That is a win, folks.     It was a busy week – birthday, Best Damn Race, baby shower, wedding, a massage on Sunday, and all my usual day-to-day stuff. I started the week with …

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The One Where I Saw Changes {Week 3}

Somehow, we have finished three weeks of bootcamp already. Week three was a busy one in general, Monday and Wednesday’s bootcamps were awesome and then I missed Saturday because of a market I was at.  My eating was on point and I’ve been logging my food every single day. The calorie adjustment when I workout is so confusing to me. …

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The One Where I Didn’t Die At Bootcamp {Week 2}

Week 1 of our challenge went fast! We kept up the pace with our second week which started with a walk over Belleair Causeway Monday morning, we had 3 bootcamps, I did at least a plank every day (multiple on bootcamp days), and we walked 4 miles over to the beach for sunset Friday evening. Kudos to hubby for that …

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