Every Accomplishment

Finished Asylum…

“The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.” ~ Unknown Today was my last Asylum workout!  I have to admit that the last week has been the most challenging of all, maybe because the holidays are close and my schedule is busier, maybe because the end was so close that I […]

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Having fun…

“Any way to make a workout feel like playtime is great.” My plan to break the Vertical Plyo workout into each exercise and track my success by counting the number of exercises I could finish worked wonders.  I was able to finish 14 exercises and while I didn’t track the number I didn’t finish, I […]

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Breaking it down…

“A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” ~Ray Davis I have to be honest, I am dreading tomorrow’s Vertical Plyo workout.  My body is exhausted from the week’s workouts and after I felt so annoyed by it last time I did it, I’ve been thinking about it all week and I’m […]

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It’s all in your head…

“We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.” ~Santosh Kalwar Asylum‘s Day 3 and Day 4′s workouts were so completely different, the program completely threw me! Day 3′s Back to Core workout consisted mostly of body weight exercises with the occasional use of bands.  I was not […]

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Staying accountable…

“Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.” ~Hamilton Holt I’m on Day 2 of Asylum and so far, the workouts are kicking my butt.  Everyone I’ve told about the program has, after telling me that I’m crazy, asked the same questions: Why? How […]

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Entering the Asylum…

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ~Lou Holtz Another year, another challenge and this time it’s BeachBody’s The Asylum….30 days of digging even deeper, Shaun T promises to make me run faster, jump higher, hit harder and WIN… Day 1: The Athletic […]

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Finished Tough Mudder…

Tough Mudder was today!!!  Danny and I did got up early and drove 1.5 hrs north to a parking lot near Mount St. Louis Moonstone.  The parking was crazy, the highway was packed, the side streets were at a halt, I’m sure these poor townspeople had no idea what was going on.  Once we parked […]

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