To the love of my life, may God shower his blessings on you and fill your day with endless happiness and love. Happy Birthday Darling! ❤
Monthly Archives: June 2013
I recently tried INSANITY and even though I was very intimidated by the sheer name of it…I actually really liked it!
What I liked most about it was that it requires no equipment (at least the workout I did didn’t) and that it allows one to work at their own pace. I honestly thought it was going to be drill sargent style “do 100 push ups, followed by 1000 situps…etc” but it wasn’t like that at all. I’m NOT to say it wasn’t HARD, because it definitely was, but it was also very doable. Granted, I only did ONE day of it, from that little glimpse, I could definitely see myself continuing on with the program.
So in light of my new found love for quick, HIIT style workouts, I did these two videos from Fitsugar consecutively and felt like I had just completed a workout with Shaun T.
My workout: Video 1, Video 2, Video 1, Video 2, Video 1
(After the first video, I skipped the warm ups and just completed actual exercises)
by my last set of burpees, I was every ounce of me felt like JELLO!! 🙂
Speaking of burpees…I actually did them for the FIRST time (I know..who am I!?) a few days ago thanks to this workout. They totaly STINK but are totally worth every aching second of torment.
Now that I’ve gotten a small taste of INSANITY, I find it less intimidating and could even see myself trying and actually *enjoying* Crossfit workouts, burpees and all! 😉
Obviously I’ve been obsessed with trying new workout styles and had to share this article with you guys on Tabata style training.
Lastly, I can’t forget my team:
Have you ever tried INSANITY or Crossfit?
Are you watching the NBA Finals!?
Happy MONDAY friends, Hope you had a wonderful weekend! Besides the fact that it flew by, ours was pretty low-key and relaxing. We did do a couple of little things around the house that made the weekend extra fun, thus making it spectacularly marvelous on this Monday, if I do say so myself! Thanks Katie for hosting another Marvelous in My Monday!
I good ole’ cup of coffee…without it, I’d DIE! Not really, but…yeah REALLY it’s a must.
A handy man! He’s so much like my Dad, always involved is projects around the house. ❤
my mini herb garden. Ok, I know it’s not a real garden, but it’s better than nothing. I’ve never had a plant of any sort (crazy! I know), but I’m hoping to have inherited my Dad’s green thumb. *fingers crossed*
I LOVE cooking with fresh herbs but I hate that I when I buy a bushel from the store I only use it sparingly and the rest goes to waste. With fresh herbs on hand I feel that I will 1. only use what I need and 2. be MORE inclined to use fresh herbs on a regular basis. Anyhoo, wish me luck, I might need it…
Marvelous is…A killer full-body kettlebell workout thanks to Giselle! ❤ I was in NO MOOD to workout, until I came across this workout via Pinterest and decided to give it a go. Though it kicked my booty, it felt SOOO GOOD! #justdoit
getting lots of laughs from “Penelope” played by Kristen Wiig. I know a few real life Penelope’s who are totally hilarious. 😛
Welp, that’s all folks, hope your Monday is a Marvelous one as well!
So tell me…what was MARVELOUS about your weekend?! AND Got any herb plant/gardening tips for me! SEND them to me! 🙂