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Best and Worse Fitness Equipment
Friday, November 02, 2012      1 comments

While meandering SparkPeople forums the other day, I saw some posts about the best and worst fitness equipment, and I decided to share my thoughts as a blog post. OK so anything that breaks easily or causes injury is BAD. I'm sure nobody wi... Read more
Back
Sunday, October 14, 2012      0 comments

I haven't been here in ages. I'm back.... Read more
Working through the Heat
Saturday, August 21, 2010      2 comments

What an incredibly hot summer! I'm thrilled to say I'ce worked out every day for over 9 weeks on the Wii without missing a day. And I imagine cooler days of autumn will eventually find there way!... Read more
Live from the Light of Your Greatness
Saturday, August 21, 2010      3 comments

by Ronda Del Boccio (I wrote this poem for my coaching clients and for you, who has so much greatness to share. Why are you hiding your greatness? Why covet your gifts in the dark? Your talents and skills are for sharing your dis... Read more
Surprised at the Milestones
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      5 comments

I came to my computer this morning to find all these trophies from SparkPeople. Considering that a couple of months ago I was dreading every workout and now am making fitness part of my day without any grumbling, and considering I'm drinking wat... Read more
Annoyed today - looking for the ROI
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      0 comments

I'm in a seriously bad mood about all these healthy lifestyle changes today. After jumping around for 1-2 hours a day and eating mostly healthy food, I'm waiting for the scales to show me results. Yeah yeah yeah I know. It's not ALL about... Read more
Wondering Whether to Get the WiiFit? 30 for 30 - My Review of the Wii and WiiFit Plus
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      13 comments

Fitness is FUN at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've used the WiiFit every day for 33 days, at least 30 minutes and have logged over 20 hours in total. I finally found my motivation for fitness with the Wii, because there are games and cha... Read more
How Do I Log Calories for Steps?
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

I'd like to add calories burned from steps into my tracker but don't know how. It says: "Please note that the steps you log here will not be counted towards your calories burned goal. If they are part of your daily exercise, you'll need to... Read more
How Much of Aging is Inevitable?
Thursday, July 08, 2010      13 comments

I was talking with a friend in her later 50s today and I mentioned how much I see my mom growing less mobile these days. I don't want to become like that, and I know that staying physically active (who are we kidding - GETTING physically active,... Read more
Wii Wishes - Please Help Us Track WiiFit & Wii Resort
Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

I am an avid WiiFit user. As a matter of fact, the WiiFit and Wii Resort are responsible for me actually looking forward to exercise and being annoyed if something tries to interrupt me while I'm having fun working out. Now, if you don't kn... Read more
More Guiltless "ice cream" recipes - Berry Ice Cream / Pineapple Sherbet
Friday, July 02, 2010      5 comments

A couple days ago I created a bit of a splash with the idea of taking your usual protein shake and making guiltless ice cream from it using one of those frozen treat makers. If you missed it, just look back a couple days on my blog. I have a DeL... Read more
Ice Cream Lovers REJOICE! Delicious Ice Cream Substitute
Thursday, July 01, 2010      7 comments

Tonight I felt like I needed a protein hit after dinner, and I trust my body on this one, so I made a berry smoothie, which has milk, protein powder and frozen UNsweetened strawberries. I have an ice cream maker, and I wanted ice cream ... ... Read more
28 Day Program week 2 Day 2: Getting Myself Out of a Funk Today
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      0 comments

Earlier today I was not in a good space. Not exactly sure why. Maybe some sort of hormonal flux. Partly just the stress of waiting for certain things to happen. partly wanting the body to lose weight faster, considering the effort I'm putting in... Read more
28 Day Program: What I Learned in Week 1
Monday, June 28, 2010      5 comments

Today I start week 2 of the 28-day program, so I thought I would take a pause and mention what I discovered during Week 1. I made myself do something else I didn't want to do, which was to measure food. It's still not my favorite thing, but... Read more
A Source of Healthy Lifestyle Motivation: Watching My Mother Age
Sunday, June 27, 2010      8 comments

I am in my mid 40s, and I know that looking at my Mom is a glimpse into my future - if I take the same steps she took. My mom used to be a dancer and had a love for fitness I have never enjoyed. Wish you'd passed the "I love exercise" gene ... Read more

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