Ow, ow, ow

I feel like Chandler in the one where Monica tries to make him shed some lb-s. The man couldn’t lift a coffee cup without the sweet, sweet pain of muscle soreness. Remember that episode? If you’ve seen it, you know he complains about the incessant butt clenching Monica required him to perform at his desk. … Continue reading

Sickly workout

There’s definitely something going around. I got hit with it, my husband got it worse and it seems almost everyone I talk to either has been sick or  has a family member who was sick recently. The upside of getting sick: Gatorade, sleepy time and marathons of girly movies or Sons of Anarchy. The minuses: … Continue reading

Short on time

It has been (and still is) a crazy, crazy week. My workout schedule was rudely interrupted and man am I feeling it. Some skipped “me time” was for social reasons and in other cases, work got in the way. I’m tired. I’m cranky. And all I want to eat is chocolate. In some cases, especially … Continue reading

Cut 400 … or 800

I always see health magazines bragging that it’s so easy to cut excess calories from your diet. The way they list their tips usually make me feel slightly like an idiot for not immediately dropping 10 pounds.  It’s even worse when I do eight of their 10 tips and the scale hasn’t budged. Is it … Continue reading

Fish oil flop

It’s been all over the news but I just had to chime in on this new study that concludes those fish oil pills that so many people tout as being a good way to stave off heart disease and possibly prevent stroke don’t actually have any of those promised benefits. The study came from a … Continue reading

What the headache?

So I have this condition that is really frustrating but somewhat constant. If  I over-exert at all during a workout I get this brain-busting headache several hours after I’m done. I’ve found this pretty much only happens with certain types of workouts and generally a series of warning signs present themselves but of course, I … Continue reading