So we’ve been a little less frequent with our postings and here’s why. Since we started 52 Mondays we’ve gained weight nearly every week. That’s right. Deliberate diet hopping has caused our system to say: “Hey, Dumb***. We’re clearly under attack here and  have no idea what’s going on. A new diet every Monday? You’re […]

So as you read I was going to drink all the water in lower Michigan last week. Well I didn’t. I only stuck to it for one day. Ya ever get that? Just one day with a commitment and then meh? WELL I’m going to re-commit to it AND one step further this week.  I’m […]

It’s all about the water. This week really going to drink the water. Some diets say drink 64 ounces – or eight glasses of eight ounces. Some say drink an entire glass BEFORE your meals. Some say all that is based on no science whatsoever and is totally ridiculous. SO here’s what we’re going to […]

This week I followed the advice in the book You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women by Mark Lauren and Joshua Clark. This book focuses on muscle building/strength and the idea that you have everything you need to get in shape right on your body. I liked the idea […]

This week I (state your name) am going to Work Out Less, Eat More using the book You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women  by Mark Lauren and Joshua Clark. Lauren used to train elite U.S. Special Operations men and woman. And now he’s going to train me […]

This week, I focused on exercise, exercise, exercise.  I purchased Jillian Michaels’ No More Trouble Zones DVD. The cover of the disc claims it will help me “eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good.” Awesome! If it will also help me do laundry, clean that splattery stuff from the bottom of my […]

We’ve been working through the Jillian Michaels catalog of workout DVDs and well – our mind wanders. In the words of Jackie Chan “Our focus needs more focus.”

This week I (Robin) have a date with Jillian Michaels! Several actually. I’m doing Jillian’s Quick Trouble Zones DVD.  If you don’t hear from me by Thursday send Ho hos… Metrics: Currently 1%5 lbs and JUST came home from vacation Fitness Level: Decent – completed Michaels Shred DVDs in June

My Fitness Pal is a free online food and exercise tracker. I have done many different versions of online trackers and My Fitness Pal is so far my favorite. It handles the basics like allows you to find calorie counts, create favorite foods and meals, and also allows for your calories burned doing exercise. But two things […]

This week we’re reviewing the free online calorie and exercise tracker My Fitness Pal. Since we know one week isn’t enough for any diet read our interview with Tami. She’s lost 176 pounds with My Fitness Pal!    What do you like about My Fitness Pal? I  love the support from the other members, and how easy […]