Journaling my journey 198 results

Why I Decided to Become A Certified Personal Trainer

A few years ago I made a declaration on this blog that I was going to work on my personal trainer certification.  Now that I think about it - that was 3 years ago!  It took me 3 years to muster up the courage to actually put into action plans ...

Join Me on Periscope

Hi Femme Fitale Family!!!  I mentioned in yesterday's #FitnessFriday that I joined Periscope @FemmeFitaleFitClub and started scoping last week!  Here is my very first scope and excuse me as I was little nervous.  LOL. https://youtu.be/Xs...

#FitnessFriday – Periscope and Iberostar Cancun

  Hey Fitness Family!!!  It's been a while since I've featured a #FitnessFriday but no time like the present eh?  Typically during this segment I do a recap of my workout for the week OR feature an awesome fitness product or what have ...

Happy Resurrection Day!

  Jesus is the way and the light.  Happy Resurrection Day! He has risen and he lives.

#FitnessFriday – Love Grace Juice Cleanse Results

I'm switching things up a little this week.  I want to share with you my experience on my 3-day Love Grace Juice cleanse.  I started it on Friday morning, 2/20/2015 and finished it on Sunday, 2/22/2015. Disclaimer:   I was provided a ...

#FitnessFriday – Staying Warm

In case you haven't noticed it is a BEAR out there.  At least in Maryland.  Or should I say HAWK!  The temperatures have dropped and school openings have been delayed and well...its COOOOLD!  Due to the weather and schedule changes I have ...

#FitnessFriday – Adjustments

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I had to make some adjustments in order to get my workouts in.  This past weekend I did not complete any workouts and I indulged a bit at a birthday party so I had to make sure I got back on track.  The ...

#FitnessFriday – Running

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I did a lot of running on the treadmill.  I did speed intervals along with incline intervals to UP my heart rate and let me just say that did not disappoint.  Due to changing schedules I am unable to ...

What I Thought About Barre

While out on break for Christmas I thought it would be good to change up my workout routine and do something a little different than what I normally do so I tried barre. I typically either run outdoors with my running boo's or am in boot camp ...

My Favorite Sport – Boxing

I love boxing. As early as I can remember I was fascinated with professional boxing. Football, baseball, soccer or basketball can’t hold a candle to boxing in my opinion. I think part of my love for the sport is being exposed to it as early as ...

Workout Week Recap + Product Review

Last week was a whirlwind of a week!  I had boot camp (no two-a-days though) plus I got to run with some of my lovely running buddies.  My clothes feel a bit looser and I tried out some new workout gear (Kushyfoot® socks) so keep reading to ...

Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid On Your Fitness Journey

I started my fitness journey back in 2005 and from that time to now I have hit peaks, valleys, stayed on track, fell off track and everything in between.  I also made several mistakes and learned along the way. Here are my top 5 mistakes ...

I’m A Bulu Box Ambassador

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. I have some awesome and exciting news!  I'm a new Bulu Box Ambassador!! You might be asking yourself, what is a Bulu Box? A Bulu Box is a box subscription service and the first health, ...

My Race Results in the Metro Delta 5K Race

Guess what, my race results in the Metro Delta 5K were awesome!  I ran a 5K on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, MD.  You are probably thinking, big WHOOP, but no seriously I ran it, hills and all, and had like a new ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals

[Tweet "6th episode of #Fittube Tag is about Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals.  #fitfam #fitness "] I had fun with this episode of #Fittube Tag but best believe - what I explain as a major obstacle for me is MAJOR!  I have to work at ...

Friday Five: This Summer I Will

You know I love joining my fellow fitness and running bloggers for the Friday Five themed link ups.  It is a lot of fun and helps me really think through why I do this fitness thing.  You can link up with them too. This link up is sponsored ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Favorite No-Equipment Workout

[Tweet "I am so excited to be presenting the 4th episode of #Fittube Tag. "] Today's episode is all about our favorite no-equipment workout.  I am working to do better with my YouTube videos so they are of value to all of you and you learn ...

Friday Five: Five Places I’d Like to Workout

Today's Friday Five has to do with our 5 Places I'd Like To Workout.   This link up is sponsored by Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia from You Signed Up For What? and Mar from Mar on the Run!  Their fitness and running blogs are ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 3: 5 Things To Keep You Motivated

What a lucky day for you - today is our third episode of #FitTube Tag.  A group of amazing fitness bloggers came together to bring to you a series of videos we hope you find useful and helpful along your fitness journey.  If we can do it, ...

Guide To Starting a Fitness Program – Mind Over Matter

Here's the next chapter in the Guide To Starting A Fitness Program series which may also work for you called mind over matter.  One of the biggest and main things I had to do was to get my mind in the place that this was going to be a lifestyle ...