Get your workout on at home with Crunch Live!

What’s one of the major perks of a gym membership? The classes, right?! When I was asked to review CrunchLive.com I was excited and curious. Normally when I work out I go to the gym. Depending on my mood AND energy level, I normally do the elliptical or the treadmill. If I’m super motivated walking in, I’ll do some strength training too.  Notice I haven’t mentioned taking a class yet. What are you doing now for exercise? Are you in search of something new? Do you work out at home? Read on to see what I loved about Crunch Live. Continue reading Get your workout on at home with Crunch Live!

Get Fit for your Wedding by Doing Tough Mudder to Raise Money for Alzheimers

Creative ways to get fit for your wedding ... Like training for Tough Mudder to raise money for Alzheimers - MyPocketfulofThoughts.com

I am beyond proud of my future husband! Not only did Daniel figure out how to get fit for our wedding but he’s raising money for charity too! Did you ever think of doing a race, a competition or an event to get fit for your wedding? I have heard of Continue reading Get Fit for your Wedding by Doing Tough Mudder to Raise Money for Alzheimers

Why I was AFRAID to #Exercise. Part One.

why i was afraid to exercise part 1

My Dad’s nickname for me when I was little was Olive Oil. The leading lady in the popular Popeye cartoon was very thin. I hated the nickname. We know what we look like, and whether a nickname is said just in fun, sometimes, it still hurts. In eight grade my Continue reading Why I was AFRAID to #Exercise. Part One.

Confessions of a Runner: My leg went numb! #pocketThoughts

My Leg Went Numb
Read on to find out the scoop. You know you want to know!

Did you make new year’s resolutions this year concerning your health? Did you join a gym? This year I’ve decided to give running another go. I started it up almost two years ago and I had to stop. See what had happened was… I was doing a six week program on Weight Watchers that helped move you from walking to running a 5k. I hadn’t signed up for one but I wanted to for that fall season. The first week wasn’t bad at all. It was mostly walking and running for only two minute bursts. The second week was a little harder as the total time got longer and you were doing more two minute bursts. I found getting your breathing under control was the hardest part for me. In week three though, my body seemed to get into the rhythm and I was HOOKED!

SO WHAT HAPPENED? Continue reading Confessions of a Runner: My leg went numb! #pocketThoughts