Category: Exercise

Hello, friends, and happy summer!

Okay, okay. So it’s not technically summertime yet, but with June as the unofficial kick-off to BBQ’s, pool season, and graduation parties, I’m feeling all sorts of festive! Does anyone have any fun plans for the next few months? Max and I are looking forward to spending some time in the New England states next month. More on that later!

Well, due to the warmer weather of summer comes shedding your layers and showing off those shoulders, arms, and tummies!  If you’re anything like me, this is the hardest part of preparing for summer. What, you mean I can’t hide my bloated, carb-filled self inside of a thick, comfy hoodie anymore? PISH POSH. (Yeah, I don’t know.)

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The office is quiet, with only the soft hum-drum of keyboard typing and computer fans. The clock is ticking by, slower and slower, as it seems. Tick… tock… tick… the hand shifts to three o’clock.

Suddenly you begin to hear a noise. “What could that be?!” you mutter to yourself, “I haven’t seen anyone go into the break room since lunch”. Intrigued, and looking for something to bring a bit of vigor to the afternoon, you get up from your desk and go investigate.

From the moment you swing open the door, you know exactly who – or rather, WHAT – was calling your name…

Continue Reading … Junk Food Is Calling My Name (and How I Resist!)

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My wandering eyes followed their usual pattern while I was running on the treadmill this morning, eliciting thoughts such as:

  • How much is that person lifting?
  • How fast is my treadmill neighbor running? (It always feels like a competition…)
  • Any new headlines on one of the multiple channels broadcasting right now?
  • Hey, I think I know that person! *avoids eye contact because I look like a sweaty tomato*
  • Ugh, I wish I looked like that girl.

So on and so forth the dull musings continued until my eyes landed on two words boldly emblazoned on the wall above the TV screens:

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