Fitness Friday: #Walks For all Seasons

Walk is my Word of the Year, and I’ve joined countless other bloggers who chose to be intentional with the elusive New Year’s Resolutions by choosing a word on which to focus. More walking in the Valley of Fire A silly Renaissance pirate handed me the 2x4 on a rope and told me to "walk … Continue reading Fitness Friday: #Walks For all Seasons

Fitness Friday: Five Popular Ways To Track Your #Fitness Progress

Now that March is almost behind us, have you committed to improving your fitness? If so, what is keeping you motivated? Read here and here for past blog posts about this subject. If you have tried and feel less than happy with your progress, I hope you can get some good ideas from this post. … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Five Popular Ways To Track Your #Fitness Progress

Fitness Friday: Five Fixes To Save Your Workouts

Now that February is almost behind us, perhaps you have been working diligently during these past few weeks to achieve your fitness goals. Perhaps you have been swimming, strength training, practicing yoga, or just walking or jogging in the fresh air. If you made New Year’s resolutions to be more fit or to work out … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Five Fixes To Save Your Workouts

Sunday Stills: Who’s Your Top #Dog?

Today is National Pet Parents Day, but you don't have to own a pet or even a dog to participate in this week's Sunday Stills Photo Challenge. Our pets give us comfort with their unconditional love in times of need and uncertainty. If you have followed my blog very long, you know I have been … Continue reading Sunday Stills: Who’s Your Top #Dog?

Walking in the Valley of Fire

Hello fellow walkers! Walking is about the ONLY exercise I have engaged in since California’s Stay-At-Home order on Friday, March 20. Believe me, I am happy and grateful to walk outside in my neighborhood, and my dogs never complain, but why does it feel like it’s been longer than 9 days? Thankfully, we can ride … Continue reading Walking in the Valley of Fire

Fitness Friday: No Excuses Fitness Book Cover Reveal

As I near the completion of my book No Excuses Fitness, I’ve been experimenting with the layout of Kindle book covers. After some trial and error, and critique and feedback from some folks, I chose this as the final candidate. Final Cover What do you think? How did I do it, you ask? Here are … Continue reading Fitness Friday: No Excuses Fitness Book Cover Reveal

Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck – Perspectives on Fitness (2014) by Terri Webster Schrandt

Huge thank-you to blogger Sally Cronin for graciously re-publishing this "oldie-but-goodie" fitness post from my archives! Photo by RUN 4 FFWPU on Pexels.com "As an avid fitness fanatic at midlife, not only am I constantly seeking out fitness opportunities for myself, I am also enjoying seeing others jump on the fitness bandwagon!" This post written … Continue reading Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck – Perspectives on Fitness (2014) by Terri Webster Schrandt

No Excuses Fitness: Exercising with a Cast

As I continue to write my book No Excuses Fitness, I have included my experience with exercise and recovery from injury and surgery in this post. Two years ago, while out walking my dogs, I fell and fractured my right hand. I was lucky only to have to wear a wrist brace so I could … Continue reading No Excuses Fitness: Exercising with a Cast

No Excuses #Fitness for Extreme Weather

There is no excuse more prevalent than dealing with extreme weather conditions to thwart your plans for physical activity. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” Henry David Thoreau “But it’s too HOT to exercise!” Everyone In the northern hemisphere, today marks the summer solstice, the first day of summer. Here in … Continue reading No Excuses #Fitness for Extreme Weather

Being Amazing Over 50

I am thrilled to be featured as Sam’s guest this month in her series Amazing Over 50’s. Her blog Loving the Fifty-Something caught my eye a while back and I’ve been following Sam’s outdoor adventures ever since! We seem to have a lot in common, and I have enjoyed reading about her previous 50-something guests. … Continue reading Being Amazing Over 50

Keeping Track of Your Fitness Progress…Update

Most of you know I am a champion of leisure and fitness! As I strive toward my goals of becoming and staying more physically active, I am publicly announcing my 2019 goal of continuing to write my book-in-progress No Excuses Fitness. I am starting this journey by making a commitment to writing at least three … Continue reading Keeping Track of Your Fitness Progress…Update

It’s #Time for Sunday Stills!

Oh boy, we are going to have a great time with the theme of TIME this week! A vague concept was chosen on purpose with multiple meanings for everyone. Time for Fitness Do you allow time for fitness daily, weekly monthly, or…? I schedule it on my outlook calendar but I guilt myself into exercising … Continue reading It’s #Time for Sunday Stills!