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Bootcamp Season #2 Session 2

I showed back up for day 2 of bootcamp today.  It was a bit rough for me.  For one I got out of bed around 5:10 am.  Bootcamp starts at 5:30 am SHARP and I am 10 minutes away.  I did not get a full night's sleep because every now and again I get stomach pains which wake me up in the middle of the night and make it difficult to return back to ...

Bootcamp Season #2 Session 1

Ladies and gentlemen - I rocked bootcamp again today.  I signed up for another 4 weeks of the Sanders Optimum Fitness Bootcamp and this time he is going hard on us.  Monte Sanders that is.  Before and after photos...video testimonials.  I mean the works!  He is even giving us a meal plan to follow to encourage fat loss and weight loss.  ...

FFFC #Challenge #22: Drink Green

Who has not heard of the benefits of drinking green smoothies?  Well here is our challenge for this week.  Drink a green smoothie every day Monday - Friday of this week and report in on your progress.  This is how this works: Advanced challenge:  Drink 3 green smoothies daily Intermediate challenge:  Drink 2 green smoothies daily Beginner ...

FFFC #Challenge #21: Daily Fit Workout Challenge

I'm following instructions and reblogging this for all of you to follow!  Do this on a DAILY basis when you are feeling at your physical peak whether that be at 8 am, noon, 3 pm or midnight.  DO YOU to OPTIMIZE you. I believe in YOU.  Let's GO!  Check in below by leaving a comment on your progress!

FFFC #Challenge #20: Wake Up Call Challenge

And here is another daily challenge that can really make you sweat.  Try it you just might like it.  Continue this challenge Monday - Friday (don't cheat).  :-) I believe in YOU.  Let's GO!  Check in below by leaving a comment on your progress!

FFFC #Challenge #19: Challenge Workout

I'm not saying this weekly challenge is a piece of cake but try each round and beat the time every day.  Round 1, do Day 1, etc. and repeat until you get in 5 whole days.  I didn't say it was easy, but change NEVER IS! I believe in YOU.  Let's GO!  Check in below by leaving a comment on your progress!

FFFC #Challenge #18: No Junk Food

This challenge will require WILL POWER vs. the physical ability to lift, jump, squat, roll or press.  The mind is a powerful thing and if not properly prepared, you are defeated before ever beginning this challenge.  Do your body proud and embrace this challenge with ZEST! My only caveat with this challenge is, as long as you are consuming all ...

FFFC #Challenge #17: Planking

For rock hard abs it is important to uncover the fat to reveal those abs.  Once you uncover the fat, this challenge will help ensure, there are strong abs underneath to put on display.  Besides being a showpiece, having a strong core is extremely beneficial. Here are some primary benefits: Provides stability during exercising. Supports ...

#Weightloss Before and Afters Part II

Let's try this again and inspire others to make the first step towards living a fit and healthy life!                  

FFFC Challenge #16: (REPEAT CHALLENGE 14) 7-8 Hours of Sleep a Night

We are keeping this challenge simple and straightforward.  The plan is to complete a full body circuit 3 times, 3 days this week. Complete Full Circuit Cardio 1 minute high knees 1 minute jumping jacks 1 minute mountain climbers 1 minute jump squats 1 minute split jumps Now, in order for this cardio circuit to be effective you MUST keep it ...

FFFC Challenge #15: (REPEAT CHALLENGE 14) 7-8 Hours of Sleep a Night

This can't be stressed enough, our muscles grow while we sleep.  All of the hard work performed to tear, lift and go heavy really goes to work as our bodies rest and rejuvenate.  That happens when we sleep.  short-changing your necessary hours of quiet rest is doing a disservice to you, your body and frame of mind.  Sleep is not for the ...

FFFC Challenge #14: 7-8 Hours of Sleep a Night

This can't be stressed enough, our muscles grow while we sleep.  All of the hard work performed to tear, lift and go heavy really goes to work as our bodies rest and rejuvenate.  That happens when we sleep.  short-changing your necessary hours of quiet rest is doing a disservice to you, your body and frame of mind.  Sleep is not for the ...

Before and Afters

Who else gets inspired by before and after photos?  I know I do so thought I would share a few I found!  INSPIRING!              

This Is Me

I am a regular career wife and mom who is inspired DAILY by strong men and women committed to a healthy lifestyle and fitness!  I even plan to attend my first Arnold Competition in 2013.  Too psyched!  With that said - here is my starting point I wanted to share with those of you who have not seen nor met me in person. I have 1 dress size to ...

In The Gym with Dr. Lanette Leadbetter

I met this outstanding lady about one year ago as we have a mutual friend and sorority sister who was experiencing some pretty significant milestones in her life such as marriage and having a baby.  We came together frequently last year to celebrate her event showers.  Through this time I had an opportunity to have conversations with her often ...

Keep On – D Train Video

If you do not have this on your playlist - it is an awesome workout song!  Yes it is from the 80's....and right when I am about to give up on push ups....the chorus chimes in! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY1RvCU0rII  

Fitness Idol – Erin Stern

Erin Stern is absolutely AMAZING!  I first came across her while reading several of the fitness magazines I subscribe to.  What I admire about her is her athleticism, competitiveness and physique.  She has been on too many covers and fitness contests to count. Check her out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwQXAb2flE0 http://www.youtube.c...

In The Gym with Jaquelyn Kastelic

I first read about Jaquelyn in a fitness magazine.  It was near the end of last year and there was this article about a petite woman who lifts MASSIVE weights so I read her story.  I was impressed with her ever since.  I have "liked" her page on Facebook, figured out when I will be able to try her Crossfit "box" located in Virginia (haven't ...