Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the planet

I am SO HAPPY to share with you that Chape Fitness has been listed as one of the Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the Planet! How cool is this?! I feel so fortunate to have David training me ๐Ÿ™‚ He has made wonderful things happen, always. 1001 CONGRATULATIONS, David!!!! Source: Top 100 Fitness…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous With Chape! 2M 2W Update

Hello there, everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ A very HAPPY Saint Patrick’s Day! I’m not sure how everyone celebrates this around the world, but I do hope that if you are celebrating, that you are careful and have a fantastic time! Today, I wanted to give an update on how my weight loss journey is going. I’ve been…

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One of my Lucky Readers is Getting Some Awesome Results With Chape!

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‚ I pose this question to my fellow bloggers: Do you ever get the feeling that people aren’t really reading or participating in your posts?? I had this feeling EXACTLY! And then, I heard some fun news: One of my readers enrolled in the contest at Chape and won 3 months of free…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape! 1M 3W Update

Hi there ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m giving an update today re my last 2 weeks progress (and a MAJOR ooopsie) on my Personal Training endeavor with Chape Fitness. Today, I am SO HAPPY to report that I am under 69 Kgs! Just under, at 68,9…but when I tell you what I’ve done to myself, you won’t believe…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: 1M 1W Update

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‚ I just wanted to share a little update with you on how my first week of month 2 is going. So far, so good! As you know, I’ve been working with David from Chape Fitness to get me back into shape. A much smaller shape, and hopefully I won’t be resembling fruit…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: Month One in Review

The first 31 days have passed. I wanted to review the entire month because it’s easier to see the ‘big picture’ that way. Let me begin by saying that this first month has been a rocky one. While my body was getting used to the new diet, eating schedule, amount of liquids and the exercise…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape! Week 3 Update

Hi there ๐Ÿ™‚ Welcome to my week 3 update! This week, I seem to have sabotaged myself a bit. I am hanging at around 70kg. Still having the weight fluctuations, but not as severely as last week. Not to mention, David wrote an awesome post about it (Click HERE to read it) and it helped…

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Flabby- Assed to Fabulous with Chape! Week 2 Update

Hi there ๐Ÿ™‚ Most of you know by now that I’ve been working with my old buddy old pal David from Chape Fitness, to shed this extra winter blubber that’s been keeping me warm this year. ย Things have been going great! With the daily workouts, the nutrition help & knowing that my trainer is keeping…

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Win 3 Months of Personal Training!

This is pretty cool. I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that Chape has just started this contest. Basically, all you need to do is follow THIS LINK and sign-up. The contest runs for the next 30 days. Its a great deal, as 3 months is valued at 450 Euros!…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous: Week 1 update.

Yoga dog says ‘You aren’t exercising enough, lazy girl!’…Haha, she’s my motivator. Apparently, if I’m not on the mat for too long, she makes herself a spot there. Always great to have a buddy to keep you going! ๐Ÿ™‚ As most of you know, I’m working with David from Chape fitness to get back in…

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When You Maรฑana Your Fitness Goals Too Much

Today I had a good long chat with David from Chape Fitness. I had a good whine about how I have managed to gain a ton of weight since my surgery last year & how frustrated I am that its obviously a hormonal thing, but that I just can’t seem to get the weight back…

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Oh no! I can’t fit into my dress!!

OMG, OMG, OMG… I am SO MAD at myself right now! It’s been 6 weeks since major surgery and I am still not allowed to do anything. Seriously, nothing. At least until my physician gives me the green light. And with 6 weeks of minimal movement & the food that accompanies, I’ve gained at a…

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Workouts for free

This is awesome! Check out this post by http://www.chapeblog.com and get yourself synced with this! Very cool, David! ๐Ÿ˜€ Chape Fitness Hello, dears! Thirteen months ago, I received one of the most exciting emails of my life, from Stanza. Long story short, after an interview they invited me to use their app and get involved…

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Online training, a blogger experience

Hi all! I wanted to share my guest post that I wrote for Chape Personal Trainer. He’s got a great site, full of motivational posts and some super workouts! I recommend you give it a look-see, you’ll love it ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you enjoy his site as much as I do and I truly hope…

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Guess who’s still losing weight!

That would be….um…ME! WOOOHHOOO!!! I was so happy when I woke up, stepped on the scale and saw this number! I definitely had a special coffee to celebrate my new weight of 58,3 kgs or 128.5 lbs. Yeah Baby! I haven’t been as militant about losing the weight as I was when I was fighting…

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WWWOOOOHHHOOO!!! Winter Slim down goal achieved!!

After a very long battle with my weight…I’VE DONE IT!! This has really been some sort of journey! I started out at 76 kgs (168 lbs) and more than 2 yore than a year later, I’m now at 59,9 kgs (132 lbs)! I picked up on my attempt at shedding those last stubborn 20 lbs…

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Winter slim-down week 34

I’m BAAAAAAACK! Thank you all so much for your get well wishes! I am feeling better from the sinusitis. Much, MUCH better! For most of last week as well, I really just relegated myself to fruit and soups. Then the sleep. Its bad enough being really sick, but add to that codeine based prescription cough…

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Winter slim-down diet week 33

This week, I have accomplished absolutely nothing. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Good news: No weight gain, no binges…I’m still at 61 something kgs. Bad news: No weightloss either. Not too big a surprise, since I’ve basically just been in bed. I was doing well until the weekend hit, although I was dragging a bit for more than a…

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Winter slim down diet week 32

More good news this week! I’m back down to the 61’s! After my nacho incident(s) last week, I thought it would be a major setback. But…nope! This week I managed to get down to 61,2 kgs (134 lbs). I’m so close…SSOOOOOO CLOSE to reaching my goal of under 60 kgs. 1,3 kg away. The day…

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Winter slim-down diet week 31

This week I write to you in hopes of forgiveness. I started out sooooo GOOD and ended up sooooo BAD. Long story – short: I gained almost a lb. Reason: Nacho night x2. Preventative measures: Exercise, sweat, more exercise. Guilt factor: 8 / Anger at self: 10. I’ve been doing so great and here I…

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Winter slim-down week 30

Oh yea…somebody has been working hard this week! I am down to 61,4 kgs (135 lbs) ย and holding this week. I also nailed my step goal of 15 000. ย I am literally inching my way towards my milestone goal of 59,9 kgs (132 lbs) and I CANNOT WAIT! For those of you who are just…

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Winter slim-down week 29

Drumroll please…. Here it is! My first publicized photo of myself since I began this long and tedious weightloss journey. I have to tell you, that when I began (I’m talking from the very beginning) I weighed a whopping 76 kilos (168 lbs). I looked like a short blueberry with limbs. I’m now approx 61-62…

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Winter slim-down week 28

I’m happy to announce more weightless this week! I’m finally under 62 kgs! Weighing in a 61,9 kgs (136 lbs) -down from more than 66kgs (145 lbs). I’m sure I might actually weigh less than this at this point, but I’ve been told not to weigh so often lest I make myself absolutely insane. I…

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Reverse Crunch

As most of you know, I’ve had such a difficult time managing the weight loss myself…so I called in the BIG GUNS! David, from Chape has been helping me so much! Seriously, this guy is AWESOME! So I wanted to share one of his exercises that continues to baffle me. It’s a good one, for…

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Winter slim-down week 27

I’m happy to report further progress this week! I now weigh in at 62,7 kgs (138 lbs) so I’ve averaged a weightless of one lb. The progress is slow-going, but I know that more will fall off and also that since I’m losing the weight slowly, there’s a higher chance that it will stay off….

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Winter Slim-down week 26

Hello again all ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m happy to report another successful week of weight loss! I am now down to 63,2 kgs or 139 lbs ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ I am very happy with this, because I had an indulgence at a pizza buffet and thought surely I had sabotaged all my hard work. But, I weighed in…

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Winter slim-down week 25

I have a confession: This week, I have been soon lazy. I’ve been doing my prescribed workouts and dieting, of course. But otherwise, just feeling kind of – blaaaah. So even with all the dog walking and yard work, every other day workouts and otherwise normal movement, I still feel like I’ve been super lazy…

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Winter slim down week 24

My apologies for a belated update this week. There’ve been some pressing family matters which needed attending to. OK, so here’s the lowdown: You’ll be so proud of me! I kept myself solid over the holidays, and with 2 days of eating whatever was available this week (as I was in a situation where my…

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Winter slim down week 23

Hi all! Sorry I wasn’t able to post this earlier this week. Apparently I needed to do an operating system update on my PC before I was able to post a new entry. All taken care of now…thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ Good news this week! As you all know, I started this whole thing weighing in at…

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Winter slim-down week 22

Yes, this is still happening. Although, progress is being made. I know because my pants fit better.ย I feel like a post make-over victim standing blindfolded in front of a mirror waitingโ€ฆwaiting for that big reveal! My daily weigh-ins are a thing of the past. I was told sternly that my weight would fluctuate and I…

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Winter slim-down week 21

Buh-bye cheese, tofu and tempeh. I love you… This is the start of week 21, and Spring. Yet, I’m still at the same weight as when I began this journey. I didn’t just not shed the weight. I shed the weight, gained it back over the holidays, then fought like hell to just fluctuate back…

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Winter Slim Down Week 20

This week. Holding at 65 kgs and sadly, nothing new to report. Same frustration. I have been making my friends nuts asking questions and demanding answers. So far the options range from ‘there’s 1000 times the sugar you expect in that one-time splurge’ to muscle weighs more than fat and that I’m not drinking enough…

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Winter slim-down week 19

Here we are again, my weekly diet and exercise update. I must admit that when I find myself typing ‘week 19’ into the header, my confidence sinks a bit. With 10 kgs to lose from the start, I was certain that by week 19, I would uploading photos of my newly discovered abs and much…

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Winter slim-down week 18

This week, I seem to be holding strong at my same weight. This doesn’t actually bother me so much as I know why it is. Valentine’s weekend was wonderful and I ate A LOT of delicious yummies! Guilt factor: zero. I was also fortunate enough to have an S.O. who allowed me to lounge around…

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