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I Survived Insanity Day 1

Wow! I had the most intense workout today that I’ve had in a long time. I did Day 1 of Shaun T’s Insanity workout, followed by an intense 12-minute Crossfit WOD I found on BlondePonytail.com, modified for my gym. Day 1 of Insanity is a fitness test. I did 8 exercises, as many reps in good form as possible for one minute, followed by one minute of rest. I’m supposed to take the fitness test every 2 weeks to gauge my progress, and I definitely didn’t expect it to feel like a whole workout. I encourage you to take the fit ... Read More »

Had My Cake And Ate It Too

I hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend! Mine is going great so far, but I’m only halfway through Saturday and already thoroughly exhausted. Troy and I had fun at his birthday dinner last night, and did the whole cake and candles thing when we got home. I was racking my brain all day yesterday thinking of a dessert to get and I finally decided on Carvel ice cream cake because who doesn’t love ice cream cake? Doesn’t that look amazing? Well, it was. It brought me back to the days of elementary school and kids’ birthday parties, when we ... Read More »

How To: 300 Reps for Perfect Abs

I’ve had a few questions regarding the 300 Reps for Perfect Abs workout that I posted recently, which gave me a great idea for setting up my site (Thanks, Lori!). It’s unfair for me to assume that everyone knows how to do all the exercises in my workouts, so I’ll post a corresponding page with YouTube videos or photos of how to do each exercise correctly (or how I like to do them.) I’ll do it this way until I have time and a good camera person to help me go back and record each workout myself. Perfect Abs   ... Read More »