Battle of the Holiday Bulge

I held the second of my outdoor bootcamps.  The first was on Thanksgiving morning and I called it “Wobble Before You Gobble”.  I had an awesome turnout; like-minded folks who wanted to get in a workout before indulging on the foodiest of holidays!

On Sunday, I had 12 “reindeer” for December’s “Battle of the Holiday Bulge”!  Continue reading

Kick Start Your Weekend

I have not shared a workout with you in what seems like ages!

I was inspired yesterday to create a workout using steps for today’s Body Sculpt class.

I used 2 risers and recommend no more than 2; however, you know yourself, so do what you feel is best for your fitness level.

Also, use whatever size dumbbells are right for each exercise (split squats, curls) or don’t use any at all for some (Russian twists, calf raises, for example).  Continue reading

Round Two….Get Ready for the Knockout

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The Tale of the Tape

Height:  5’2″

Current weight:  131 lbs

I stepped on two different types of scales at my gym this morning.  One gave me about 131 lbs, the other 131.6 lbs.

I had already run about 2 miles, consumed a gluten-free waffle with a tablespoon of peanut butter, a hard-boiled egg and a small cornbread biscuit, along with my morning coffee and some water.

So…I am probably about 130 lbs at the beginning of this, my second, 10-day Shred.

Waist:  29″

Hips: 36.5″

Right Thigh: 19.75″

According to the handheld device at the gym my Body Fat % is 25 and my BMI is 23.6.  Both normal for my height, weight and age!

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