Category Archives: health and fitness

Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Last Wednesday I had a reality check.  I had my workout with the Marine and I struggled. We did some new exercises … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Well, the Marine told me last night that I was his most consistent client, that I never missed a session.  Because I’m … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Things are rolling along well with the Marine.  I see him twice a week for some heavy duty strength training and stress … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday – Father’s Day edition

I don’t think I ever saw my dad read much when I was growing up.  He would read the newspaper but that was about it.  In recent years, though, he has begun to read more, but it is not only … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts – Honesty is not Always the Best Policy

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Ah, the Marine.  He asks questions that I know I shouldn’t answer honestly, but I do and get myself in trouble. At … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. I need to learn to stop oversharing when the Marine asks me a question.  Yesterday I was doing step-ups on a 12-inch … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Yesterday during my workout the Marine had me on the rowing machine twice — asking me to do 500 m in under … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts, or My Recent Adventures with the Marine

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. As I mentioned in last week’s post, the Marine had me weightlifting with a barbell last Monday , as well as doing … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. If you had told me a few weeks ago that I’d be weightlifting (I mean what you see at the Olympics-type weightlifting) … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Back in January I started the OptiFast weight loss program through a local hospital that is affiliated with the gym to which … Continue reading

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