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Posts Tagged ‘butt’

Working those butts, hips & thighs

I have struggled with the exercise part of this month’s Monthly Challenge. (And a little with the water part since I have was traveling and drinking a lot of beer. But I am back on track with the water intake.) Travel usually makes it difficult for me to keep up with healthy lifestyle, including regular […]


Squats, lunges & water for May’s Monthly Challenge

One of the things that stuck with me with last month’s challenge was that a few mentioned they liked that it could be done at home. I know for a variety of reasons people can’t get to a gym or yoga studio. I will do my best for future challenges to make it accessible for […]


Learning about my sway back, core

On a day when I can sleep in, which is usually 6:30 a.m. Yes, 6:30 in the morning is sleeping in for me. How sad … Anyway, Fridays I normally work from home. So I usually just roll out of bed and turn on the computer and work. Today I got up about 5:45 and […]


Working out with friends

Tonight I hit my regular gym, In-Shape City, and worked out with Jenn, Monica, Pam and Pam’s daughter, Isabelle. We did about an hour of body conditioning with arms, some step ups on the step board, squats, lunges, glutes and abs. We did these crazy butt exercises, which we have done in class before. They […]


Weight loss and fat butts

I did a weigh-in yesterday. Lost 1.6 pounds. I had planned to count my calories the past week but quit after breakfast on Day 1. But I was careful about what I ate and was conscious of my consumption. Apparently that made a difference. (I was surprised, too, since I didn’t get to work out […]


Bootylicious

I just read an article giving tips on making your butt tighter and firmer. (I hate the word tush and refuse to use it, even though the article does.) I dislike squats and lunges, but that is what works for the firmness. All of the exercises seem pretty good, except for the jumping lunges. Those […]