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Posts Tagged ‘endurance’

I earned my beer at the gym

Tonight my friend Monica and I decided to try a class fellow gym friends have been raving about. One of our friends has lost 6 pounds by taking the class, is so much more tone and her booty looks amazing! This is how the In-Shape City site describes Total Athletic Conditioning: A full body workout with […]


My yoga practice

I write a lot about my yoga practice. Sometimes my practice is about exercise. Sometimes it is about connecting deeper with myself. Sometimes it is about breathing. Sometimes it is about endurance. Sometimes it is about remaining calm. Sometimes it is about getting stronger, physically. Sometimes it is about taking care of me. Sometimes it […]


My fitness competitiveness comes out

Sorry that I have been a little absent lately. Work has been nuts. Tuesday and Wednesday I had to come home and do a little work. So really by the time I was done with that I had no interest in blogging. Let’s just say I am glad this week is almost over. I am […]


Did I really burn 900+ calories?

  Probably not. As I researched and wrote in the past, exercise machines really aren’t accurate with how many calories one burns. I think it gives you a good idea of how hard you are working. I know when I do endurance training on the espinner, which is moderate resistance and moderate speed, I burn […]


Working those guns, endurance and abs … in that order

I went down to the work gym today about 4:15 (later than I wanted, lately something seems to come up at work to push into my exercise time) and the spin bike was being used. First time in about seven months that I have gone down and wanted to use the bike and it wasn’t […]


Keeping healthy with flu shot

Yesterday I got my flu shot. My company provides free flu shots every year. And I take advantage. A couple of years ago the nurse asked me if I worked out. I was flattered. As she was giving me my shot she said it would hurt a little more because of my muscle. Ugh. OK. […]


Indoor cycling

I worked out in the new swanky gym at work today. The gym is about 75% set up. I was the only one in there the whole time I was spinning. For about 40 minutes today I worked out on the eSpinner. There is a video of a guy on a bike telling me what […]