Dealing with injury.

One of the best things I did for myself, and really one of the major turning points in going from a person who yo-yoed to actually losing and keeping weight off, was calmly and patiently working through an injury. When I decided this was the time, I quickly injured my knee only running 1 slow … Continue reading Dealing with injury.

Body weight workout.

I do this type of workout in my free time, while watching television, and especially when injured and have to modify. When I began this journey I injured my knee quite badly. Old me would have given up, but motivated me - at 225 pounds - kept up with these type of leg strengthening workouts … Continue reading Body weight workout.

Plyometrics.

Plyometric exercises are a great way to add something different to your routine. I love the efficiency of gaining strength while achieving a good calorie burn! It is important to listen to the beginner recommendations when starting plyometrics to avoid injury! I was out for quite a bit last summer when I added in plyometric exercises again after … Continue reading Plyometrics.