Consistency: Just keep going

So, it’s been a little while since I last posted anything on this blog, which is kind of funny seeing as this post is going to be about staying consistent. Yeah. For the last let’s say four months, I’ve been unable to work out as frequently as I’d like to due to some health issues…

Getting a little addicted? Living at the gym?

I don’t have a strict workout routine. What I mean is, I work out regularly each week (as long as I’m well and able to), but my routines per session are different each time. Sometimes it’s strictly lifting. Other times, it’s more High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), or it’s a mix of those two with…

Want to track your progress? Put the scales away.

I weigh myself around once every 5-6 weeks. Sometimes it’s a little more frequently than that, but I try not to do it too much because I’m the sort of person who would obsess over it. Honestly, I just don’t think it’s the end all and be all for tracking weight loss – or more…

Calories

I don’t count calories. When I first started this journey, I began with the mindset that this change was going to be for life. It wasn’t a fad or some short-lived phase I was going through. This was going to be a lifestyle transformation. I knew from the beginning, that there was no way I…

Starting my new healthy lifestyle, and staying the course – Part 4: The trouble with establishing a consistent and effective workout routine when you hate physical exertion with almost every cell of your being …

When I was at school, I was never particularly sporty. I was clumsy, and being out of breath a lot (due to asthma) never made doing any exercise an enjoyable experience for me. I was the one who was always picked last to be on team. I was the one who dropped the ball. I…