Countdown to Maui: DAY ZERO!

Seeing as I’m leaving for Maui TODAY, this will be a short post. So how do I feel about my 50-day progress? While I’m not where I want to be in the long-run, I’m pretty damn happy with my results … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui – Day 13: Upping Your Activity Level without Spending More Time at the Gym

Well I’m just under two weeks out from my anniversary trip to Maui! I’m excited, of course, but I want to make the most out of the next 14 days in terms of “shaping up” my body. I’ve made a … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui –Day 23: Why I Lift Weights and Why You Should, Too

Happy Friday! This has been a great week for me because: 1) I’m starting to see some serious changes happening with my body (woohoo!), 2) my ACSM study materials arrived and I’ve already started diving in, and 3) my primary … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui – Day 29: am I overworking my body?

A couple weeks ago, I noticed a minor, nagging pain behind my left knee. I thought maybe I had pinched a nerve or slept wrong or something. Then, last week, the pain got worse. Way worse. It hurt badly while … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui – Day 35: how many calories should I eat?

The BIG question everyone seems to ask when they want to lose weight is: how many calories should I eat? And depending on who you ask, the answer will vary. Some people advise those seeking to lose weight not to … Continue reading