Thinner Leaner Stronger – Phase 1: Day 2

I'm tired. That about sums up today's strength workout. I get up at 3 a.m. to go to the gym in order to avoid a crowded gym. Maybe it's just me, but I really dislike going to the gym when it's full of people doing super-sets and taking up different equipment at the same time, … Continue reading Thinner Leaner Stronger – Phase 1: Day 2

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Healing Through Running

Running is one of those things that leave me completely exhausted, drenched in sweat, and yet feeling absolutely amazing (after). Lately, I just haven't been feeling the whole strength training experience anymore. I still continue to use the program I am currently on, but I am not enjoying it as much as I used to. I … Continue reading Healing Through Running

Thinner Leaner Stronger – Phase 1: Day 1

I gotta say, day one of this workout program went by quick. I usually spend between 1 - 1 1/2 hours at the gym/working out, and today I was done in about 30 minutes. And because that felt so abnormal to me, I also went for a run after. (Some dad nearly passed me with his … Continue reading Thinner Leaner Stronger – Phase 1: Day 1

Bigger/Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Year One Challenge!

My husband and I started the 'Bigger/Thinner Leaner Stronger Year One Challenge' today. We read the books, and were curious about trying his (the Author - Michael Matthews) plan. Twelve months seems like a lot of time for a workout plan considering that most programs tend to be anywhere from 4 to 12 weeks long. … Continue reading Bigger/Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Year One Challenge!

Rough Day? Try This!

Today I had one of those days… you know where everything that could possibly go wrong, goes wrong! Add a little emotion, maybe even some tears, and you got a recipe for a disastrous day. So, below are some tips that help me when I have one of those days. Pre-workout! Yes, pre-workout. I know … Continue reading Rough Day? Try This!

Our Magnet Adventures – Hellfire Caves

Last week we visited the Hellfire Caves located in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Though not as creepy, or as old as the Chislehurst Caves, it was still fascinating to see how this entire tunnel structure was manmade with multiple different chambers, and passages leading to those chambers. (**There is a trail to the right of the … Continue reading Our Magnet Adventures – Hellfire Caves

Our Magnet Adventures – Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066

This weekend we went to see Mountfitchet Castle and the Norman Village of 1066 located in Stansted, Essex. Though I'm not quite sure why it is called a castle considering that the 'castle' is a piece of leftover rock.. but hey.. let's not get hung up on details here! If you enjoy history, like me … Continue reading Our Magnet Adventures – Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village of 1066