Cardio is the ability of the heart, blood cells and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood to the working muscle tissues and the ability of the muscles to use oxygen to produce energy for movement. Continue reading “Beginner Cardio”
One year ago today I was medically released from the Canadian Armed Forces as a Military Police Officer. I sustained a life altering back injury while on duty. I now have an implant in my back which makes me “Undeployable”. I LOVED my time in the service and try not to let my injury dictate my life or my limits. It’s not always easy and sometimes I take it day by day. But that’s all I need it one day more than the last. I only look back to see how far I’ve come Continue reading “Only Look Back To See How Far You’ve Come”
Reflecting on my fitness journey the past few years and seeing before and after photos I’m reminded of all the sacrifices and changes I’ve made to get where I am today. Continue reading “Changing Your Lifestyle is Hard but So Rewarding”
I wanted to rave a minute about this new product I purchased and absolutely LOVE. This is the Xbands – Heavy Duty Single – 20 lbs band. Its hot pink so I cant loose it. It’s nylon and completely covered so you are able to use this anywhere without the fear of it tearing. It even comes in a mesh bag. How easy and convenient is that?
Don’t let the illusion of a gym full of athletes fool you. They all started somewhere. They all have a back story. They all had days where they didn’t want to get up and go to the gym. Even decorative competitors have those days, maybe not as often as when they first started, but they do have those days. Continue reading “Taking The First Step”
Whatever your goals are. Losing weight, lowering stress levels, finding new ways to eat healthy, or even just being more active. It’s important to wake up each day and to not allow yourself to put up roadblocks, imaginary or not to get in the way of you being successful. Each day is a new day to tackle your goals! Continue reading “GIVE IT YOUR ALL”
Life can be so busy and quite frankly overwhelming. Let’s face it. Life is demanding. I feel like I am constantly being pulled in every direction. Kids needing rides here, doctors appointments there, house chores, homework helper, pets to care for, you get the picture. Continue reading “Finding A Happy Balance”