Category Archives: Workout Wednesday

We Can Do It!

There is a sign at my gym that states “The body achieves what the mind believes.” I stare at it sometimes while I’m running on the treadmill. When I go into the gym and I tell myself I’m going to … Continue reading

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Running Goal 2017

And the running continues……I set a goal of running at least 10K each week for the year 2017 in hopes of giving these lungs a good year long clearing. That’s a total of 322.4 miles for the year. While June … Continue reading

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Fitness Challenge 2017

As I near the end of my lung transplant evaluation, it’s top priority to keep my body active and as ‘healthy’ as possible as I prepare for surgery. Continued exercise is key. My fitness challenge in 2016 was climbing stairs. … Continue reading

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Climb for a Cure Finish Line

My sister, Olivia, and I took on a fitness challenge in January of 2016 to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We called it our climb for a cure. Our goal was to each climb at least 300 flights of stairs … Continue reading

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Consistency IS the ‘secret’

Someone recently asked me what my secret is to staying in shape. To my knowledge, the person who asked this occasionally walks and does some strength training but I do not believe exercise is currently a part of this persons … Continue reading

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Climb For a CF Cure Update

We’ve been climbing since January 2016, with a goal to climb 31,200 FLIGHTS of stairs before we ring in the new year. We are determined to see cystic fibrosis stopped in its tracks. Our team, Emily’s Athletes, raised a total … Continue reading

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At Home Strength Training Exercises

Depending on how I’m feeling, some days are workout from home days. Even at home, or without gym equipment, you can still exercise and strengthen your body. In this video, I share some strength training exercises that I do pretty … Continue reading

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Great Strides 2016

Jim and I will be walking with team Emily’s Athletes again this year in Great Strides on May 21st. This is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s biggest annual fundraiser. Emily’s Athletes walk because we want to stop cystic fibrosis in it … Continue reading

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Integrity: What You Do When No One is Watching

It’s Wednesday morning and I just finished my interval workout at home for today and guess what? It didn’t feel so great. Breathing was very labored, I was pretty sore all over and I couldn’t wait for each high intensity … Continue reading

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Challenging 22 Minute Exercise Video

If you only have 20-30 minutes to exercise in your day, you can still get a great workout. Here is an effective 22 minute High Intensity Interval Training video. In this video, each high intensity interval is only 20 seconds. … Continue reading

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