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  • GMO Natural

    1/26/2015 6:58:32 PM, by LINDAM.1

    a GMO and bug spray diction coming hopefully soon. Generations of messing with Nature is Scary plant non GMO and look in to what we are purchasing. ... Read more

  • Relentless day 26, Relief 9th day, Leg Isolation

    1/26/2015 11:56:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    That virus has been a bugger. Still have a cough; it just seems like it wants to hang on. But I pushed it a tad today. First I walked for 30-minutes to warm up then started with my leg isolation routine. Standing Leg Curl 2 Sets, 16 Reps, Volume 500 per leg; TTL 4 S... Read more

  • Relentless day 25, Relief 8th day

    1/25/2015 11:18:46 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Finally - This morning felt great. Got 1-full hour of doing a race track pattern in the house. Still have a minor cough. It was 23 degrees F this morning when I did my outside chores. Going to rest for the remainder of the day. Tomor... Read more

  • Relentless day 24, A Little More Relief 7th day

    1/24/2015 5:44:20 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Last night went much better; I slept 6-hours straight without waking up to cough. Still a little weak so I won't go bananas with exercise. But I hope by Monday I can start an easy routine. This has been a lot of dead time for me and I'm not used to ... Read more

  • Relentless day 23, A Little Relief 6th day

    1/23/2015 12:24:31 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    A little more energy today so I won't push it. Stay hydrated Sparkers! ... Read more

  • Relentless day 22, No Relief 5th day

    1/22/2015 2:48:07 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    But the chores still need to be done. And walking does get your metabolism going; did 3 rounds of 15 minutes each. Wasn't earth shattering but it was something! Stay with it Sparkers... Read more

  • Relentless day 21, No Relief 4th day

    1/21/2015 10:54:02 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    This Virus is a tenacious bugger! This is 7th day for DW & although its getting better she has a lingering cough. As for me, all I can do are my morning chores & I'm down for the rest of the day. Temps outside have been in the low 20's; this AM was 21 degrees F. Our Doc said this virus has ... Read more

  • Relentless day 20, No Relief

    1/20/2015 10:03:37 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    This is the 3rd day of the virus attack. Was able to do my chores but no "Honey do" jobs which I have plenty of. Keep on sparking! ... Read more

  • Relentless day 19, The Plan Goes Awry

    1/19/2015 11:03:36 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    DW's cold is better & mine is worse. The isolation exercises I've planned for a six week stint was sabotaged by a virus. Oh well, the best thing is not to fret & take charge in getting well. I like Glasbergen's cartoon for... Read more

  • Relentless day 18, Rest Day

    1/18/2015 10:49:30 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    DW visited the grandkids last Wednesday and came back sick. Well yesterday I started in with a cough & this morning a full blown cold. So rest day was declared. But its a great day - I'm above ground & breathing! Have a great day! Hugs from far away - don't want you to get it. <... Read more

  • Relentless day 17, Delts & Pecs Isolation Exercises

    1/17/2015 1:28:57 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Deltoids: Anterior Head 3 Sets, 30 Reps, Volume 345 Lbs. Per arm: Total: 6 Sets, 60 Reps, Vol. 690 Lateral Head 3 Sets, 36 Reps, Volume 216 Lbs. Per Arm: Total 6 Sets, 72 Reps, Vol. 432 Posterior Had 3 Sets, 36 Reps, Volume 570 Lbs. Pectoral Fly 4 Sets, 48 Reps, Volume 1,230LBS. Total:1... Read more

  • Relentless day 16, Back Isolation Exercises; Cancer Free

    1/16/2015 3:58:20 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Yesterday turned out to be a forced rest day due to a full body PET-Scan. I went down this AM for the results: This old body of mine is cancer free. That was a relief. So I'm back on track - can't let myself get lazy. Overhand Cable Pull Down 5 Sets, 55 Reps, Volume 2,678 Lbs. ... Read more

  • Relentless day 15, Forced Rest Day

    1/15/2015 11:15:25 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    We've probably have had the "Best Laid Plans" scenario happen to us all. Well today I was planning a back isolation routine in the morning & having a full body PET-CT scan in the afternoon; sabotage! The nurse called as a reminder of the appointment; but at the same time gave me instructions: <... Read more

  • The sun was out today

    1/14/2015 11:11:46 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Shine your new self up and be Happy and Healthy ... Read more

  • Relentless Day 13 Triceps and Day 14 Legs

    1/14/2015 6:27:59 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Got pretty busy yesterday & had no time to Blog; but, I did workout - that was a relentless priority. Day 13 - Triceps day went well: Cable Push Downs 5 Sets; 60 Reps; Volume 1,830 EZ-Bar Close Grip Bench 5 Reps. 54 Sets, Volume 1,198 Kickbacks 5 Sets, 46 Reps, Volume 496 (Per Arm... Read more

  • The sun is shinning

    1/13/2015 7:15:59 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Oregon is a good place for marathons. My Cardiologist talked me in to fix my murmur so I could walk up our hill from the barn to the house. of cores, They ( The two cardiologists ) decided they would go at it a different way as I needed open heart with in the the week. Things happen when they are su... Read more

  • Relentless day 12, Bicep Isolation Exercises

    1/12/2015 3:10:34 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Circuit Training with 40 Second Rest Per Biceps Set Standing EZ-Bar Curl 5 Sets, 38 Reps, Volume 1,444 One Arm Cable Curls 5 Sets, 40 Reps, Volume 1,680 (840 per arm) Concentration Curls 5 Sets, 48 Reps, Volume 928 (464 per arm) Total 15 Sets, 126 Reps, Volume 4, 052 Lbs. Cable Wr... Read more

  • Sparks is wonderfull

    1/11/2015 10:25:01 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I have been an open heart, hysterectomy, depressed, and Sparks teams have got me helping others. Lost pets and all. Diabetics is trying to rays its nasty head . Positive feed back wonderful. Good health to us all ... Read more

  • Relentless day 11, Leg Isolation Exercises

    1/11/2015 2:33:35 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    On day 7 my leg work to totaled: 14 Sets, 75 Reps, and Volume 33,083 on a HIIT fashion. Since no longer needing to get rid of my blubber, HIIT was discontinued in favor of circuit training. Standing Leg Curl 5 Sets, 60 Reps, Volume 1,680; increase of 635 Lbs. on hamstrings. Leg Extensions 5... Read more

  • Relentless day 10, Back Isolation Exercises

    1/10/2015 5:08:28 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Isolation exercises went well. I'm, at my desired weight of 181 pounds so I'm not doing HIIT which helps to burn more calories. Seated Cable Pull down; 5 Sets, 24 Reps, Volume 2,304 Standing 30 Degree Angle Cable Rows; 5 Sets, 31 Sets, Volume 1,410 Seated Cable Rows; 5 Sets. 48 Reps, Volume... Read more

  • Relentless day 9, Recuperation

    1/9/2015 12:57:19 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    As with most exercises there comes a time that your bodies Central Nervous System (CNS) needs time to recharge . That needs to be done every 6 to 8 days for 24 to 48 hours for most humans. Robots is another issue. It's simply needs to be recharged just like a cell phone. To plug the CNS in just s... Read more

  • Relentless day 8; Delts, Traps, Brocialis

    1/8/2015 5:32:25 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    No HIIT today; Since surgery the Delts & Traps took a hit. The deltoids are a small muscle group of three heads, front, rear, & medial; with arms in the extended position to the front, it does not take a lot of weight to work them. 5-Lb. dumbbells were used on all movements. Since taking a por... Read more

  • well its a new year . time to report in and tell all . well most .

    1/8/2015 11:02:06 AM, by SUGARSMOM2

    i am still under doctor care for my shoulder . they operated on me in Oct . they said my shoulder was badly out of place and i broke the cuff . they repaired it and then the long road of physical threap . twice a week . i have worked with two great trainers at the Weston medial center . they have wo... Read more

  • Animals come and Go

    1/7/2015 8:51:16 PM, by LINDAM.1

    We got a cat so our old cat would not die of loneliness. The old cat was not impressed But we made a long drive ,to get a dog Hobby( Mike) found on pet rescue. The kitten went in the cage to tell the new dog we were ok. The kitten was maybe going to be a barn kitty . The old cat refused to use t... Read more

  • One Week

    1/7/2015 8:29:51 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Get in touch with those you love. I tried to tell my relatives that and got too much history in it. A week of the new year is gone , are we doing better? I bought a kale salad carrots, broccoli, spinach, and lettuce.... Read more

  • Relentless day 7

    1/7/2015 5:06:08 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Isolation exercises HIIT Legs Curls 4 sets, 46 Reps, Volume 1,045. Extensions 4 Sets, 60 Reps, Volume 4,375. Press 3 Sets, 75 Reps, Volume 8,188 Calf Raises 3 Sets, 180 Reps, Volume 19,659. Goal is to get back into power lifting. ... Read more

  • Relentless day 6

    1/6/2015 2:26:28 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Did isolation exercises HIIT Back - 8 sets, 96 Reps, volume 1,920 Lbs. Biceps - 9 Sets, 33 Reps, Volume 1,500 Lbs. Wrist Curls - 3 Sets, 80 Reps, Volume 2,980 Lbs. Followed by 60-minute walk Keep on Sparking! PS. Radiation therapy sucks!... Read more

  • Wallet found

    1/4/2015 7:43:24 PM, by LINDAM.1

    FOUND MY WALLET , or I should say My husband. we have a renter coming back. One is not paying, electric which should have been done before she moved in we will give her till Old renter has cleaned up his act, We will give him another chance. He has and will pay his bills. Like fixing the fence h... Read more

  • Protein Drink

    1/4/2015 4:46:42 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    I'm usually up and about at 5:00 AM. Feed the dogs & make DW & myself a Whey protein drink in 20-Oz of H2O. In with that goes 10 grams of BCCA's, 2 grams of Beta-Alanine, & 5 grams of Leucine. After 8-hours of fasting the ingredients are quickly digested and is an energy booster while the water h... Read more

  • Hi Sparkers

    1/3/2015 4:01:53 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Day 3 of the new year. Did a 60-minute walk along with some triceps isolation exercises. Most important I've made a log for tracking progress. My weights down to 180 with 8% body fat as measured by calipers. I'd like to add more weight staying at 8%. Have a good weekend!... Read more

  • New Year Resolution

    1/2/2015 6:59:00 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    "RELENTLESS" Taken from "When you're relentless about something, you mean business. You're not stopping until you get what you want, and you're not taking "no" for an answer. People might try to steer you from... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2015 10:23:47 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Quiet plan for New Year's Eve

    12/31/2014 12:12:42 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    DW & I plan to spend a quiet New Years Eve. Temperature was 9 degrees Fahrenheit this morning & the same is forecasted for tomorrow and I don't drink that much Jack Daniel's to keep my blood from freezing. So a couple of hot toddies in my recliner will suit me just fine! ... Read more

  • Shoveling snow

    12/30/2014 10:32:59 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    I've had it easy this fall & winter - very little snow; until today. Took an hour to clear the driveway & sidewalks. GREAT CARDIO! ... Read more

  • New Year Reboot

    12/28/2014 8:20:44 PM, by MISSMISSY

    So..the holiday partying is over...No party or overeating for New Years so tomorrow is the day to really buckle down! Can't let those couple holiday pounds lead me down the path to failure. January 6th will be 2 years since I starting on my current journey. This is the best I have done and the lo... Read more

  • Changing my exercise routine.

    12/28/2014 1:21:17 PM, by GYORGYB

    I been running three times per week but I think I will start riding my bicycle more often to replace some of my running days.... Read more

  • Piriformis Syndrome

    12/28/2014 12:06:07 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    The radiation therapy I went through a while back forced me to stop my squat training. Last week I experienced a sharp pain in my right leg & a numbness and could barely walk. Turns out a small muscle that was tight & swollen f... Read more