Fitness tracker review – Garmin Forerunner15

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It's been all the rage lately. Even here at The Sisterhood. FITNESS TRACKERS.  As promised, I have for you today a review on the one that I purchased and have been using. And I must say, I love it! Back in May, I wrote a post on Fitness Tracker Fury based on a shout out to you all. I was in … [Read more...]

So close, yet so far: summer running setbacks

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So, a few weeks ago I recounted my hip flexor fail and how my running and half-marathon training plans were temporarily on hold until July. Push that back for at least another month. Friends, this setback has cut into my running and it is unbelievably frustrating. Setbacks at any juncture are … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday

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    Can you believe it is FRIDAY already? It's nearly the middle of July so I wonder how you are doing with your fitness goals for this year. Fitness is a big part of our life around here at the 'hood, so sit down and think about how you are doing with your fitness goals. If they are … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Shots: July Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots July Photo-A-Day

Welcome to July's edition of Sisterhood Shots! The 1st of the month is when a lot of people start a brand new weight loss and/or fitness journey. We encourage you to make Sisterhood Shots part of it. Take a photo each day using the prompts, as they relate to you! Make sure you share your photos … [Read more...]

Hip flexor fail: a tale of fitness misfortune

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It's that time of year - summer officially starts TODAY! It's a season of new tennis shoes, a plethora of themed races, racerback tan lines, eating better and getting fit. I have signed up for two half marathons and was extremely excited to start training. The day I was to begin running, my inner … [Read more...]

The Older Sister / A New Challenge

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This older sister is getting older all the time and in six months, I'll be a big number older. 60! How in the world did that happen? I can honestly say that I don't feel 60 or at least what I thought 60 would feel like. I am still moving just fine. I don't have any health problems unless … [Read more...]

Toot Your Horn Tuesday!

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I am still flying high with my steps on my Fitbit! I just got my email for my steps last week and they were so good. 113,275 steps and 49.62 miles. I'll take that. I am having some healthy competition with some of my classmates from high school who also wear Fitbits. They give me a run for my … [Read more...]

AchieveMint

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You know me. I love to walk. I'm excited that yesterday was my last day of school for this school year. I am now free as a bird to walk any time of day I want. The plan is to do it first thing in the morning when I get up and I would like a lot of it to be at the beach. I always use the … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Shots: June Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots June Photo A Day

I'm so happy that the sun is out and the weather is warmer. It time to get outside and get moving! This is where Sisterhood Shots comes in handy! As you go through your weight loss/fitness journey this month, look at this photo prompt list and use them to take a photo that relates to you. If you … [Read more...]

Fitness Tracker Fury (and which one I chose)

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Fitness trackers are IN! You see them everywhere - or don't depending on what an individual is wearing. They're tracking steps, stairs, distance, calories, sleep patterns, and goals. If you're serious about your fitness, getting in shape, hitting your goals, or in need of motivation, you probably … [Read more...]

Taking My Walk To the Streets

Taking My Walk to the Streets

  Today while most people are wondering how to start their holiday weekend, I will be starting to ramp up my health and fitness, by taking my walk to the streets and neighborhoods around my community.  Yes, I am taking my walk to the streets! The weather is warm and toasty here in north … [Read more...]

Toot Your Horn Tuesday!

Toot Your Horn Tuesdays at the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans! Come brag about your accomplishments from the past week! #health #fitness #diet www.shrinkingjeans.net

TOOT TOOT TOOT TOOT TOOT!!!!!! Can you hear me tooting my horn? I am loving life right now. I am on a great big roll. The past two weeks, I have been over 100,000 steps for the week. That is over 40 miles and is coming very close to 50 miles. The weather is finally getting nice here in northwest … [Read more...]

Belly Fat Blues Anyone?

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Belly fat. Most of us have it in some stage or another and most of us hate it. It's a bitch to get rid of. We try and we try and I don't know about you, but I still have it and it seems like the older I get, the harder belly fat tries to hang on. Enter one of my favorite websites....msn.com It's … [Read more...]

AbX Review

AbX review

When the folks from HumanX contacted me and asked if I'd like to review one of their products, I jumped at the chance.  I'm always game for new workout ideas and gadgets.  They sent me the AbX to try out and review. The AbX is a device to build abdominal core strength.  According to their … [Read more...]

Sisterhood Shots: May Photo-A-Day

Sisterhood Shots May

Welcome to the May edition of Sisterhood Shots! A fun and creative way to document your weight loss/fitness journey. Grab your camera and add Sisterhood Shots as part of your daily routine. Use the prompts I have given you to inspire your photo. We want to see them, so make sure to share your … [Read more...]