Four Minutes of Pain to Gain- TABATA

TABATA is a high intensity training method created by Dr. Izumi Tabata and a group of researchers from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Tokyo, Japan. TABATA is 20 seconds of your maximum intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest, then repeated 8 times consecutively for a total of 4 minutes…a tortutous 4 minutes if … Continue reading

I DID IT! Mission Accomplished.

POW!                                       Just one day after professing my desire to successfully hold a plank for three minutes…I DID IT! (Thanks G for pushing me). I may have been seeing stars the last 15 seconds or so but … Continue reading

A Day of Rest…If I Must

This could also be filed under ‘Confession: I Don’t Rest Easily’. Resting actually makes me a little anxious. This is the reason I get very few pedicures (gross-I know) and color my own hair, because it’s a struggle for me to sit for any length of time without getting squirmish and being consumed by thoughts of what I should … Continue reading