Healthy Food Odyssey

Cooking, Eating, and Enjoying Healthy Food!

Working Out to Exhaustion: My Med of Choice

I guess I’ve never really lifted weights to exhaustion, or muscle failure. I have done it twice now since I started training for my new career. And I can’t believe … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 5 – best breakfast muffins, interval cardio, and more studying

The best muffins ever! I call these Mama’s Muffins – a base of oat bran and oats, with shredded carrots, shredded granny smith apples, honey, applesauce, vanilla, cinnamon, and raisins. … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Back, Lats, and Biceps – the Wednesday workout

Had to do my strength training at home today, so I chose these exercises that can be done with dumbbells or nothing at all. I’m finding that I need 45 … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 2 – first weights day

Started the day right with a morning strength training session. Did 2 exercises for each muscle group (chest, shoulders, and triceps), and then I threw in some abs at the … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 1 – on my way to becoming a personal trainer

See my starting stats here. Day 1 just happens to be a Sunday, so it’s actually a rest day. I’ll highlight my food choices for today, along with any exercise … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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