Find Yourself an Inspirational Word

Mine is STRONG, and I have several variations: just plain "strong", "finish strong", and "be strong", in that order. I identified my word about 2 years ago and have found it very helpful many times. (Photo of a strong mountain-Mt. Rainier in Washington) Inspirational words or phrases are very useful for keeping on track with … Continue reading Find Yourself an Inspirational Word

Move More With Music

Who can sit still to Runaround Sue by Dion? I dare you. Seriously, try it. They are saying lately that sitting is the new smoking, meaning that being sedentary can be as detrimental to your health as smoking.  Whether or not that is true, one thing is true, moving more and sitting less is definitely … Continue reading Move More With Music

Tabata-My New Favorite Way to Exercise

It can take ten minutes or less. Most of us can find 10 minutes on most days, right? Tabata is a high intensity workout that was developed from a study in 1996 designed by, and named after, Professor Izumi Tabata in Japan.  It involves intense full body exercise for 20 seconds, then 10 seconds of … Continue reading Tabata-My New Favorite Way to Exercise

Resolution: Lose Fat, Gain Muscle

This is the second post in my Resolution series; the first one dealt with decluttering and organizing, which I am still very enthused about.  This post focuses on health pertaining to body composition.  I am just as excited about my plan to lose excess fat and build metabolicly active muscle. Not only are the mushy … Continue reading Resolution: Lose Fat, Gain Muscle