CAROLYN1213's Blogs

Back AGAIN, and again and again!!!
Friday, February 06, 2015      11 comments

So much has transpired since I last posted in this group. Life is ever changing and for those of us who don't transition well, it can take a bit to re-establish balance. This has not changed, I've kept my heart health as the primary focus. A ... Read more
Living from Center
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      7 comments

I admit it, I’m in love with my life. Not the ‘things’ I have accumulated, not the position I have as an instructor, owner, personal trainer. I’m in love with the simplicit... Read more
Paleo 3 Month Progress Pics
Monday, March 18, 2013      15 comments

Some of you may know, that I started using the Practical Paleo menu plans in late December. If you are not familiar with the plan, you might think, as I did, that it is a gluttonous meat carnival. I do not eat any more protein than I formerly ... Read more
Sunday, March 17, 2013      11 comments

“But seek first the kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” Matt. 6:33 There are times when my training calendar is simply busting at the seams. As a personal trainer who runs her own studio, thi... Read more
Let's Get it In!!!!
Friday, September 28, 2012      7 comments

I'm on the count down! 76 day until my 47th birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Woooo! Hoooo! I do love parties!!! Much to celebrate this year! I have had the most amazing summer! I've been on mountain climbs in Yosemite that I wouldn't have even dr... Read more
Weekend Warrior & Reset Part 2
Saturday, September 15, 2012      12 comments

Usually when my hubby is out of town for two weeks at a time, I get a little blue on the weekend. During the week I am busy with the training and workouts that I love. I love having my hubby home, even on those long days, it's just nice to hav... Read more
BIQ Burn it Quick
Monday, September 10, 2012      11 comments

Tonight is the unveiling of a new fat blast class I designed using all the best exercise science I know. The class is a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) style format using cardio and weights. Tonight the weights are light to get form do... Read more
Monday, September 03, 2012      60 comments

Okay, it's fall! Time to reset goals, refocus and recommit to some past goals we have let slip or slide to the wayside. If you ended summer feeling a little doughy around your center and a little too much bounce in your trounce, this is ... Read more
Time to Refocus
Sunday, August 05, 2012      11 comments

Wow! I can't believe it's been three months since I blogged here!!! I know it sounds like an excuse . . . but I've just been amazingly busy! Praise God! Since the day my personal training studio opened I have been blessed with a pretty s... Read more
To the Next Level
Sunday, May 20, 2012      8 comments

Wow! This weekend I have experienced and learned a LOT!!! I went to Columbus, Ohio to attend an ACE (American Council on Exercise) class called Integrated Fitness for Personal Trainers. Since I was going to be in Columbus, I had ordered a cou... Read more
Growing Pains!!!
Friday, May 18, 2012      11 comments

OMG!!! What a day!!! First I went to a warehouse to pick up some CrossFit workout supplies I had ordered. I got a plyo jump box, a battle rope, a tether for my weight sled and harness, and a set of collars for my oly bar. ... Read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012      118 comments

It really doesn't matter if you remember me, know anything about me or about my weight loss journey here on Spark. What matters is that YOU know that YOU can do it! How do I know you can do it . . . because I did and I'm nothing special or sup... Read more
I'm Still Here! Barely!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      19 comments

Wow! Has it really been two months since I wrote an update or checked in on Spark?!!!! It has been a very, very, very full two months. Since I last checked in I have renovated, painted, and moved into an office as a personal trainer. I have ... Read more
Suddenly I See
Saturday, January 28, 2012      14 comments

It is an amazing thing when you are a life long student and what you have always known you suddenly KNOW!!! LOL! Yesterday and today are my moments of wide awake realization. 1. I can indeed accomplish anything I train for. 2. He who... Read more
Pull Over! We Need Fuel!
Thursday, January 26, 2012      11 comments

We are working on fitness here people! We must fuel the work that the ‘engine’ called our bodies are doing!!! Failure to feed the machine stops the machine from working properly. Here is the deal in a nutshell. Muscle is a mighty machine. I... Read more

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