Iron Deficiency

It appears I have an iron deficiency. No, not the kind that immediately comes to your mind. I am referring to the kind of iron you find in the gym. You see, after more than two years of working out and more than a year of lifting weights (whether light or moderate, I have never…

“No marathons, no sprints, no building muscle, don’t diet; I want you to do moderate exercise and to eat foods you enjoy that are good for you.”

Oh boy. That’s both scary and liberating. I have so closely managed my diet and exercise for the past 27 months. Now I am asked to change things. Lots of things go through my mind… What will happen if I make changes this drastic? What will my pre- and post-workout snacks look like if I…

Evolving workouts

Throughout this journey, my workouts have changed. As I have said in the past, my weight loss workouts were cardio, stability, core strength, and low level strength training. The goal was to lose weight and tone. Last year, I started using more intense workouts. At least they seemed pretty intense at the time. However, as…