4. August 2014 18:46
Disclosure: 5-hour ENERGY® provided me with the information, samples and a gift card for my Yummification.
I'll admit it. I wasn't a huge fan of 5 Hour Energy. I've taken a few shots in the past before a big race, and while I did like the extra boost it gave me, I didn't like the taste.
Recently my husband gave up all caffeine. And to support him, I gave up making coffee, tea, etc., in the morning to not tempt him, but that also meant that I wasn't drinking caffeine either. I fo... [More]
3. August 2014 07:33
July is OVER!! It was a very busy month for us with a vacation to Jekyll Island, GA, and the birthday of my Irish Twins, Ella and Ronin.
July saw the end of two big fitness challenges for me.
First was my 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Challenge. I recapped that all HERE. And it also marked the end of my 400,000 steps in July walking challenge.
Yup, I made it. By over 85,000 steps. Not too shabby for being injured. 20 inactivity alerts also isn't too shabby, that's less than 1 per day and considering ... [More]
30. July 2014 12:41
The 10,000 Kettlebell Challenge is over. I did it. I completed it. The entire program. Actually, I did more. But I'll talk more about that in a bit.
The Challenge is to complete 10,000 PROPER kettlebell swings in 4 weeks. You split it up among 20 workouts, 500 swings per workout. Between sets of swings, you'll perform low-volume, basic strength exercises. The recommended weight for men is 53 pounds, and for women it's 35 pounds.
Watch this video to see the PROPER form for a Russian Kettle... [More]