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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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Week 2 of T25

Wow, last week went fast… It was also a lesson in flexibility. I really like sticking to a plan, but I have to remember to be flexible when life happens. It’s better to get a workout done later than not at all. That being said, I was short two workouts for Week 2. I started out the week not feeling …

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Week 1 of T25

What a great first week of T25! I thought it would be beneficial to do a weekly wrap-up of my workouts in hopes of seeing improvements and changes on a weekly basis. Next week, hopefully, I won’t be two days late in sharing the week I just finished. The idea behind Focus T25 is pretty simple. You work out 5 …

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T25 Challenge – let’s do this!

Every month in 2013, I set a new goal for myself – health, fitness, eating, running, and more. In January, I decided to take on a new challenge, this one a little scary to me. Okay, so maybe a lot scary. My friend Caitlyn is a Beachbody coach. I follow her on all things social media and she is also …

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Goalgetter2013 – How did I do in September?

Today is the last day of September, so it’s time to wrap up my goal for this month. Following on the heels of the #AugustCoreFocus challenge I did, I knew I wanted to keep up with core work and created my own #dailycorework challenge.     The first have of the month, I didn’t miss a day. The second half …

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