Category Archives: Exercise

12-Week Weight Lifting Program: Part 3

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Alright! So this is the final phase of my 12-week weight lifting program.

When you pick up this phase you should be starting out your ninth week of the program. That means, your weights are getting even heavier and you’re performing even less reps for each exercise. Read More

Health, Fitness & Happiness: Let’s Take a Look at the Bigger Picture

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Given the fact that I spend the majority of my time writing about health and fitness and running and exercise, you might think that after a few years, I’d be pretty sick of it all.

But I’m not. That’s why I chose this as a career. After I worked for a few years as a personal trainer, in the heart of it all, I knew that I wanted to take the new passion I had found and combine it with an old love—writing.

So, that’s what I did, and here I am.

I’m not sick of it all. In fact, I’m only just getting started. But I have come to find that there are certain things that do tend to get on my nerves. Read More

12-Week Weight Lifting Program: Part 2

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Hello Hungry Readers! How are you?

Sorry, I’ve been relatively quiet since sharing my favorite Super Bowl Snacks earlier this month. (If you haven’t tried making those sweet potato bacon bites yet, well I highly suggest you get your butt in gear and whip up a batch. You will not be disappointed.)

Anyway, moving on to the core purpose of this post: to share the next stages in my 12-week weight lifting plan with you. Read More

Less Running, More Lifting: My 12-Week Weight Lifting Program

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Ever since I finished the marathon in November, I haven’t been much into running. This is mostly because I’ve been lifting a lot of weights. And after I came across and began this 12-week weight lifting program, I got really into spending my time on strength training.

I enjoy little bouts of running here and there, but for the most part, I think I might have exhausted my capacity for distance running; at least for the time being. (After all, I was just on the phone with Mark and I did mention that I’ve been itching to sign up for a half marathon. But that won’t happen until after we move and we’re all settled in.)

Right now I have a gym membership with LA Fitness, and instead of spending hours on the treadmill there, I’ve been finding more enjoyment in the weights section. Picking things up and putting them down, if you will. Read More

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