Fitness and Nutrition

Importance of Weight Training

I was part of a conversation the other day that spurred this blog post into existence. Three women were discussing weight training.  A few of the comments were, “I’d rather look good in my clothes than naked, and lifting makes my jeans tight;” and,  “I just bulk up, and that’s the last thing I want […]

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Proteins – My Personal Protein Powder Go-To’s

I have had so many people ask me to make recommendations on proteins that I have used over the last several years in my quest for better fitness.  I must say that I have relied heavily on my dear friend and “trainer to the stars,” Dodd Romero for all of my nutrition and fitness.  Dodd […]

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Journaling- Keeping up with Meals and Workouts

If there is one thing that I can say keeps me on track and motivated in my fitness routine, it is keeping a journal or a calender.  I can’t tell you how many times I go back and look at my calender to see what I did or DIDN’T in the past. Weight loss programs […]

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Bosu Ball Exercise to Benefit Roping

The Bosu ball is a great piece of exercise equipment and I like to incorporate it in many different ways to workout. I have created this specific workout to help with roping. There are three parts and benefits to this workout. The first thing, and most important thing is balance. Balance is so crucial for […]

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Mental, spiritual, PHYSICAL… Balance

Fitness had always been a part of my life, but I believe I had a warped sense that fitness was a destination, not a way of life.  I was always trying to be in a certain size jean or meet a certain weight.  When Stran had a potentially career ending shoulder injury in 2006, God […]

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Fitness is a Journey, Not a Destination

Fitness is so important that I converted our 3-car garage into a gym at our house.  It is probably the most used room on our place… from 5 AM for Jen to late at night for our guests and me.  Our kids use it and play in it, hopefully learning to make fitness part of […]

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