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  • Short Quiz #5 (for fun)!

    5/23/2015 8:52:30 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 Well, 524 & 304 for checking this for fun quiz out. God bless you in all areas of life! 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 There are 102 of these in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. What is it? 1) Churches 2) Homes with children ... Read more

  • Sorry long time no see

    5/23/2015 11:40:36 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I have some great news, and a totally legit excuse for being a lazy person who doesn't track food consistently. Since November I have been cooking up a baby, we are expecting our little one in August! We don't want to know the sex of baby pocketfulofsun so everything is green. Yay! I love green any... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/23/2015 1:11:37 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Well another 5k enjoy your day be blessed and celebrate life hugs... Read more

  • Fasted Deadlift

    5/22/2015 12:10:25 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    So far so good, adding intermittent fasting to my daily protocol is going well, no reduction in strength or energy levels but it does help that I was already fat adapted. I am going to do a light cardio session a little later to get rid of excess energy. Friday Training Barbell Dea... Read more

  • Triceps and shoulders

    5/21/2015 8:15:37 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Barbell Bench Press 20 @ 20 kg Warmup 8 X 3 @ 50 kg Close-Grip Barbell Bench Press 3 X 8 @ 70 kg Triceps Pushdown 8 @ 80 kg 8 @81.2 kg 8 @ 81.2 kg Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension 8 @ 65 kg 8 @65 kg 8 @ 65 kg... Read more

  • Graduation, Socks' First 5K, and Fun With A Nephew

    5/20/2015 6:28:47 PM, by LJCANNON

    I spent last weekend with my Husband, Sister (MOMINE), and Dad (AIRFORCEBOB) celebrating her Graduation from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. It was an Especially Great Occasion because her Oldest Son's Wife was in the same Graduating Class. Mom could not be there because of her health, but Max... Read more

  • Great Article

    5/20/2015 1:04:55 AM, by TRUSYLVER
    rove-bone-health---new-research-2... Read more

  • Training and other stuff

    5/19/2015 11:01:46 PM, by TRUSYLVER

    Training went ok today, In the last few days I have added IF to my daily protocol, I am no stranger to lifting heavy while fasted so no loss of strength or other adverse effects but should increase fat burn and muscle growth by taking advantage of the increase in natural growth hormone caused by the... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #5

    5/17/2015 8:01:41 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance. ~ Lee Iacocca 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • New Week

    5/17/2015 7:20:11 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    It is a new week and I am going to keep up with the great momentum, I should be able to hit 175 at some point this week. But I really need to get walking/running more so I can reach my 80 mile goal!... Read more

  • Internet fasting.

    5/15/2015 12:40:00 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    Everything is on track for the weekend and I am down 6 lbs in 15 days! One itty bitty problem; I have been on the internet too much lately and my kids need to have some fun. So I am going to take a break from social media and the internet. I can't go cold turkey because I do not want to loose moment... Read more

  • Training

    5/15/2015 2:15:55 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Completed a double session today after missing light bench last night Avg HR 140 High HR 172 Low HR 54 1600 calories in 1.5 hours Friday 15th May Barbell Deadlift 2 X 10 @ 55 kg Warmup (121.2lb) 3 X 8 @ 60 kg (132.2 lb) Barbell Shrug 8 @ 80 kg (176.3 lb) 8 @ 100 ... Read more

  • Going to walk 80 miles in May/June.

    5/14/2015 4:08:08 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    Yep so that is my plan, 80 miles sounds far, but it really is not that far. I am already at 16 miles so I think it is very realistic. And if I do even more, that would be great. My not as realistic plan is to to loose 20lbs in the same amount of time. (well really I wanted to loose 20 lbs in 1... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #4

    5/14/2015 1:53:21 AM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 "Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius." ~ Georges-Louis Leclerc (later Comte de Buffon) 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • Long Blog, Don't Read If You're Easily Frustrated, LOL!!

    5/13/2015 6:04:58 PM, by LJCANNON

    I am going to share my Story with you because I am sure that there is a Lesson in here SOMEWHERE!! At the moment I Do Not see it, but I figure that Blogging it will at least show me that there is Some Humor in it. My Sister (MOMINE) is an Expert at seeing the Lessons in Life's Little Frustrations. ... Read more

  • Is sparkpeople dead?

    5/13/2015 11:29:42 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    I feel like all of the spark teams are kinda dead, When I started spark, there were way less advertisements, now everything is full of popups and videos that stall my computer. Even when I am trying to track my calories some of the advertisements pop up as I am typing. Makes me want to jump ship and... Read more

  • Worth repeating: Act Your (Favorite) Age

    5/13/2015 8:39:08 AM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    You know what they say: "Dress for the job you want to have - not for the one you have." Well, I took this a step further - I decided to act the age I wish I still was (about 25) - and guess what: MY BODY IS GOING ALONG WITH THAT! I am following all the health and fitness tips for women in thei... Read more

  • From Joel Osteen today:

    5/13/2015 8:37:40 AM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    You Set the Limits There will always be critics and naysayers in life. It’s not what’s said about you that affects your life, but what you say and believe about yourself. Have the opinions of other people caused you to water down your dreams? One of the most important things you can learn i... Read more

  • Same energy

    5/12/2015 8:16:52 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Feeling good tonight

    5/12/2015 8:25:51 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Good training session tonight I have a new toy to play with tomorrow, I will start measuring my blood ketone levels to help optimise my keto way of eating. Barbell Squat 3 X 5 @ 60 kg (132.2 lb) 3 X 8 @ 70 kg (154.3 lb) Standing Barbell Calf Raise 3 X 8 @ 200 kg (440.9 lb)... Read more

  • Feeling a bit off

    5/11/2015 8:15:03 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Have been feeling to bad effects of having to many carbs yesterday, leading horrible ineffective sleep and flu like symptoms most of the day. Bench Night was supposed to have been last night but completed it tonight despite feeling like crap. It is going to take a few days to get back to ... Read more

  • Mother's Day Litany

    5/10/2015 10:17:30 PM, by LJCANNON

    Our Pastor shared this at Church this morning, and I thought that my Friends who are Moms might enjoy it. Julia Ward Howe, who wrote "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic" was appalled by the evils of war and wanted to create a day where Women could come together to make change in the world. Anna... Read more

  • 17th Weigh In - 129.8 lbs

    5/10/2015 8:30:01 AM, by ANNALISEPEACH

    I had a big week this week - lost 3.7 lbs and inches everywhere except in my chest (thank goodness 2 )! I've gotten to a point where people are starting to do that thing...that thing where they kind of hint, or outright say, that I've lost "enough." My body continues to burn fat easily and bel... Read more

  • Short Quiz #4 (for fun)!

    5/9/2015 8:41:57 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 213 So pleased you have taken time to stop by! Enjoy this fourth short quiz. This truly is the fourth one. I accidentally deleted the second one! 198 Proving once again just how gifted this gal can be! 20 144 To all the Mom’s reading this:... Read more

  • Baby Got Back (Muscles!)

    5/9/2015 12:59:30 PM, by NANCYANNE55

    I had a request from one of my faithful blog followers, after seeing my last entry with a weighted ab routine, to do a blog with a back routine. I'd like to apologize in advance for this being so long- I simply like to educate as much as possible for those who want to learn. If you just want to ge... Read more

  • today

    5/8/2015 1:35:07 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    One day at a time. One choice at a time. Today I faced physical fatigue and mental ickiness and got my butt to the gym despite not feeling it -- and by the end of the workout I was most definitely feeling it. I had unlocked hidden reserves of energy which got me through work. I struggled a bit wi... Read more

  • Shame

    5/8/2015 1:06:20 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Just a quick blog for now. I have been meaning to catch up on here for a while but work work work and stuff. Honestly, I am still getting used to it, but it is going well. I have been hitting the gym although not as often as I'd like -- working on increasing the frequency. I think going in the morn... Read more

  • Deadlift Friday

    5/8/2015 6:17:05 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Had a fair training session tonight, seated row is almost up to where it should have started for this program but that's ok considering how long I was out from lifting. The two training sessions added up to 2000 calories today. Workout A (Morning) Walking 00:20:00 Cycling (sta... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #3

    5/7/2015 8:00:31 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “Don't give up because things are hard, but work harder, when you think of giving up.” ~ Anthony Liccione 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • Beets for Better Blood Sugar! (and that's not all!)

    5/7/2015 2:36:04 PM, by MZZCHIEF

    The inspiration for this Blog was 3rdtimethecharm11 's suggestion that beets were a good idea if you have sugar problems. I did some poking around online, and discovered they were a natural source of ALA, or Alpha Lipoic Acid, which I had heard was helpful but which I did not know was in beets!... Read more

  • Your gift

    5/7/2015 12:29:15 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The work of life is to develop it. The meaning of life is to give your gift away. ~David Viscott... Read more

  • Dynamic Thursday

    5/7/2015 8:07:41 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Not a bad day, Concentrated on chest pause as part of dynamic bench tonight, light and explosive from the chest, solid arch, happy with form. Morning 15 Minutes Walking 30 minutes Stationary Bike (16.5 km/10.2 Miles) Evening Barbell Bench Press 20 @ 20 kg Warmup (44 lb)... Read more

  • Frustrated But I WILL Go On

    5/6/2015 12:48:36 AM, by LJCANNON

    This evening's workout left me feeling Frustrated more than anything else. My Push Ups seem to be getting worse instead of better The One Bright Spot was that my Ring Row Pull Ups are Pretty Darn Good. Oh, and I am constantly surprised by how well I do on Sit Ups. I don't understand why the Ro... Read more

  • Another Short Quiz (for fun)!

    5/5/2015 1:07:09 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 304 for stopping by to take this "for fun" quiz! 381 as we remember the words of Charles H. Spurgeon: "By perseverance the snail reached the ark." God bless you this day & each day to come! 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 Ac... Read more

  • The best preparation

    5/5/2015 12:43:34 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Tuesday Training

    5/4/2015 11:05:08 PM, by TRUSYLVER

    Had to train during the day today, I have to go to a certification course tonight when I usually train Barbell Squat 20 @ 20 kg Warmup (44 lb) 3 X 8 @ 70 kg (154 lb) Weighted Glute Hamstring Raise 3 X 10 @ 20 kg (44 lb) Standing Barbell Calf Raise 3 X 8 @ 200 kg (440.9 lb) ... Read more

  • Expensive tastes

    5/4/2015 10:21:10 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Started a New Program and have lost 3.6 Pounds in the last 3 days!!! Yippee!!!

    5/4/2015 11:39:05 AM, by 2DETERMINED

    5/4/2015 - On May 1, 2015 I began a new program that involves drinking Iaso Detox Tea from TLC. During my first 3 days I lost 3.6 Pounds!! I couldn't believe it!!! I even FEEL better and LIGHTER! Today I began taking the Resolution Drops from TLC and it helps to control the cravings for sweets... Read more

  • Study Tonight

    5/4/2015 5:10:29 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Although I am already qualified for strapping athletes as part of my sports trainer qualification (Athletic Trainer) tomorrow I am booked to do an upgrade course to be nationally recognised to apply Kinesiology tape. so although I am trained in K tape I need this to be officially recognised nation w... Read more

  • Basic Self Health Review

    5/3/2015 10:57:21 PM, by TRUSYLVER

    It has been a little while since I last done some basic self health screening so 2 hours post meal( Lunch) blood glucose - 5.2 mmol/l - Perfect Blood pressure 2 hours after eating 113 / 60 at a heart rate of 58 beats per minute - good Morning resting heart rate was 54 be... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #2

    5/3/2015 6:32:26 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 "Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself...Nothing is impossible!" ~ Norman Vincent Peale 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • A Manly Ab Routine

    5/3/2015 12:04:20 PM, by NANCYANNE55

    I was advising a young man on how to get his abs to show the other day. Now, before we go any farther, let me clarify something: You can't spot reduce because you don't get to choose where your fat collects, or where you lose it. But there are some things you CAN do to make muscle more visible. ... Read more

  • 16th Weigh In - 2 lbs down

    5/3/2015 8:59:37 AM, by ANNALISEPEACH

    Had a good weight loss week despite ongoing stress at work. Lost 2 lbs (down to 133.5) and a half-inch each from my arms and thighs. The women of my family are all pear-shaped, and my body has only reluctantly given up fat on the rear and thighs, so I am *thrilled* to have moved down a little here. ... Read more

  • Sunday again

    5/3/2015 8:16:24 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Reasonably happy with tonight's training, still under done on the accessory work, especially Dumbbell Bench, but getting there, I will be happy when I get back to the DBs in the heavy rack (45 kg/99lb) + Appetite was through the roof today but kept it in check at our morning 2E Dungeons and Dra... Read more

  • Fenugreek, Milk thistle, cinnamon, protein for breakfast = improved blood sugar

    5/2/2015 2:12:02 PM, by MZZCHIEF

    Hi Sparkers! Hope everyone has been enjoying Spring! As most of you know, in addition to thyroid challenges, I've been having problems with pre-diabetes levels of blood sugar, resulting in a small retinal hematoma and a small cataract in one eye. Since October 2014, I've concentrate... Read more

  • Premiere of "Words to Inspire"!

    5/1/2015 9:15:22 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “Although time seems to fly, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. In each waking day, you will find scores of blessings & opportunities for positive change. Do not let yo... Read more

  • Friday Night

    5/1/2015 9:27:21 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Was not able to get to the gym Thursday night so tonight was a double session, I think I set my deadlift program at a weight which is to light but time will tell as it rapidly rises each week. Barbell Bench Press 20 @ 20 kg Warmup (44 lb) 8 X 3 @ 50 kg (110 lb) Close-Grip Barbell Bench... Read more

  • 4/29/2015 - Try, try again

    4/29/2015 12:18:24 PM, by TANYAP71

    Well, the first third of 2015 has been a bust when it comes to getting my fitness and nutrition groove back. The big move to Bee Cave, TX is coming v-e-r-y q-u-i-c-k-l-y though. It's pretty much do-or-die time if I want to be reasonably fit by the time we move. So, I am back. All the way. ... Read more

  • First good Squat Session in weeks

    4/28/2015 7:59:32 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    I was happy with tonights training overall, weights went as planned and still have plenty of energy . Spiked heart rate up to a max of 186 which is above my theoretical max, I love Redline Training 530 with a low of 42 and an average of 123. Barbell Squat 10 @ 20 kg warmup (44 lb)... Read more

  • Final Weight Loss Goal - 130 lbs by 6 June

    4/26/2015 10:13:54 AM, by ANNALISEPEACH

    Today is the 26th of April. I weigh 135.5 lbs, with a 26.2% body fat percentage. I am going to a family gathering on the 6th of June in Pennsylvania, 6 weeks from now. I last saw my family over Christmas, when I was 175 lbs. The body composition scale my weight loss coach uses tells me I have 5.7 lb... Read more

  • 15th Weigh In (Skipped a Week)

    4/26/2015 10:00:51 AM, by ANNALISEPEACH

    I lost .8lbs over the last two weeks, and a half-inch off my hips. The last couple weeks have been very interesting from a discipline standpoint - I was in Germany for a few days last week, and under a lot of stress at work for the last several weeks. As a result, I was not as disciplined as I... Read more

  • Sunday Training

    4/26/2015 8:30:28 AM, by TRUSYLVER

    Tonight (Sunday) was Bench night, went ok, weights were somewhat light but that is how it should be for the de-load weeks of a new training cycle. After a month back in full training, My injuries which caused the 12 month layoff are all good, without pain, although my shoulder crackles from the... Read more

  • Georges Hébert: Methode Naturelle

    4/25/2015 6:02:12 PM, by PETALIA

    Parkour was founded by David Belle in the 1980s. It was inspired by Georges Hébert, a French naval officer, who developed the Methode Naturelle after 1902. Georges Hébert wrote: The final goal of physical education is to make strong beings. In the purely physical sense, the... Read more

  • Which Golden Girl Are You?

    4/25/2015 5:42:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    184 38 184 38184 38 184 38184 38 As always, 304 for stopping in to check this out. May you know the blessing of loving & receiving love in return! 184 38 184 38184 38 184 38184 38 Take the Golden Girls personality quiz & find out if you are a Blanche, Dorothy, Rose or S... Read more

  • Lest We Forget

    4/24/2015 5:40:07 PM, by TRUSYLVER

    Today I have an 8 hour afternoon shift for Sports Medicine following the ANZAC March, I expect a lot of injuries in my shorter than normal shift because 2 of the local high schools had their cross country race yesterday and many of the teens will have over exerted themselves and still want ... Read more

  • Three quotes!

    4/24/2015 2:04:56 PM, by IMAVISION

    386 381 386 381 386 381 386 381386 381 304 for checking these quotes out. I certainly enjoyed them & am hoping that you will, too! I especially enjoyed the last one! 20 God bless the rest of your Friday & the coming weekend with success in all areas! 386 381 386 381... Read more