Lift Heavy, Ladies

  The phrase I hear most from women is “I want to get toned, but I don’t want to bulk up.”  You may have heard this a million times, but I’m going to confirm it once again… looking like a bodybuilder is practically impossible for the average woman who lifts weights and eats well.  Without an […]

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Below the Stairs: Visiting Maymont Mansion

It’s not often that I get to be a tourist.  Even when we’re on tour, our schedule is so tight that we never get much time to explore.  Last weekend, during a personal trip to Richmond, I woke up feeling inspired.  I checked Trip Advisor and the thing to do in Richmond is tour Maymont. […]

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Fashion in 1969

There’s something about retro fashion images that is so inspiring.  I could spend hours looking at photos of decades I will never experience myself.  The clothing, hair styles, jewelry, and makeup are unique to that time period and although we draw on them for inspiration, these photos show these styles for the first time in […]

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Are Fitness Trackers Really All That?

At one point in time, I came really close to buying one of these. After comparing them all, I realized my old fashioned Polar Heart Rate Monitor with chest strap is really all I need and it’s the most accurate. I use mine primarily to watch my heart rate as I’m working out.  If I’m doing […]

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