Reward Yourself

Positive reinforcement works for kids ages 1-100! I have a tendency to make all my rewards food-based… Is that bad? Maybe, maybe not – but it works for me. As a personal growth area I am making it a point to not create all food-based rewards. Sometimes...

Plank Challenge

2 important points about Planks… 1) you know you should do them but 2) that can be the longest minute ever! Agreed on all fronts – so let’s make it a little more manageable. Starting with a 15 second plank and building up to 4:00 minutes takes some...

5+5 Pushup Challenge

We are here to Pump… You Up! Name that skit…  Here’s a challenge that is fun to do multiple months a year. The 5+5 pushup challenge was brought to me by a friend (Mr. A. P. – thank you very much!) and I was captivated. The tracking sheets are...

Building Mileage

Having spent the last 20+ years doing endurance events I have had lots of personal experience with adding mileage to my weekly runs. I don’t typically keep track of how many miles per week I run – I just know what I need to do for my long runs and adjust....

Intro & Blank Trackers

I’m a list maker. I make lists of things to-do and sometimes I add things to my list just so I can cross them off… I meant to add them but probably got mildly distracted. Point of the story – I love to cross things off, check boxes, finish things in...