Take These Steps to Find Time to Workout

With all the children’s extra curricular activities, where do I find time to work out? This was one of the prompts I got from readers at the end of last year!  With lots of kids heading back to school next week, it’s a good time for us to find a routine of our own.

Take These Steps to Find Time to Workout - Rx Fitness Lady

I am not a mother! In fact, some of you may remember, I’ve mentioned being verbally “attacked” as in the only reason I’m able to maintain my shape is because I don’t have any children yet!  I didn’t take offense to that ignorance but it’s sad how people see what they want to see.  This post is generated out of keen observation in the fitness industry and my own personal experiences!

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A Day at Sandy Beach Water Park at Lake Tobo

Last summer a new water park opened here in Macon, GA and I finally got the chance to visit.  I have read a wide range of reviews on social media so I was very interested to check it our for myself.

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This started as a day for me to find some interesting things to do with my Goddaughter.  What a day it turned out to be.

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Les Mills BODYPUMP 100 Contest: Prepping For the Greatest Launch Ever

Last week, Les Mills hosted a BODYPUMP 100 Competition!  BODYPUMP 100 is being filmed next month in New Zeland.  Any instructor up for it was charged with sharing a story to compete for the chance to travel to New Zealand and be part of the taping.  The taping is what over 100,000 instructors world-wide use in combination with choreographed notes to learn the release.  Super exciting stuff right?  Well, we had to share a story about our first/favorite BODYPUMP release in less than 250 words.  I am sharing mine here with you today and hopefully I’m a good contender :) !  So how does one participate in a launch for such a special occasion?  Well, you do so globally on January 14th, 2017 with the rest of the tribe.   Let’s talk about how we can make it memorable…

Les Mills BODYPUMP 100 Contest Prepping For the Greatest Launch Ever

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How to Take A Lunch Break in A Retail Pharmacy

Does it shock you to know that there are a massive number of retail pharmacists out there that don’t take lunch breaks?  You’ve heard my tales of working the overnight shift in the pharmacy.  As a day shift pharmacist, I discovered a new challenge.  I was shocked to find I had to orientate my new coworkers to my lunch break method.

I run across a lot of pharmacists that look like a deer stuck in headlights when I inform them that I take a lunch break EVERY day.  It has sparked many of conversations so I decided to share it in a post! On Friday, July 1st, I celebrated 10 years with the same retail pharmacy company! Here’s what I learned in that time as it pertains to taking a lunch break…

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A Review of Les Mills BODYPUMP 98: TECHNO

Will you be returning to Les Mills BODYPUMP 98 in the near future?

A Review of Les Mills BODYPUMP 98 TECHNO

I am a Les Mills  BODYPUMP instructor that has been teaching for 4 & ½ years in the United States. I’ve been doing sporadic reviews on this blog since it’s inception in 2012. The purpose of my reviews are for one to share any thoughts and tips that I can come up with for those of you who land here regularly and two, to have an easy reminder of the tricky/tedious things to be aware of when I return to the releases when mixing on down the line.

I invite instructors near and far to leave any additional tips and thoughts in the comments sections, pin the picture above, & utilize these reviews the same as me!  Les Mills participants and readers of PFL I always invite you to read along as well and contribute any feedback you have that I have missed. Continue reading

Exercise Hair Styles for Your Curly Hair Extensions, Bye Felecia!

“Bye Felecia” made a comeback a couple of years ago from the classic 1995 movie Friday, when people starting saying it all over T.V. and in households as a playful and sometimes snarky way of saying shut up!

It made another comeback in my life this past April when I decided to switch my hair up and get some curly hair extensions. I ended up hearing bye Felicia on a daily basis.  Im going to start off my reviews of the Virgin Curly Hair process with an explanation of the new term in my life.

Exercise Hair Styles for Your Curly Hair Extensions, Bye Felecia!

In order to work out and not damage my Cambodian Curly hair extensions, I had to come up with styles that would protect the hair and allow me to comfortably teach in front of people.  On the road to discovering my favorite style, I metamorphosed into the 95 legendary Felicia as seen in the picture above! Continue reading

A Review of the Transderm Scop Patch: 15 Years Anchored in Sisterhood

On April 22, 2016 my line sisters and I celebrated 15 years of sisterhood and service in Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc.  In honor of this anniversary, we set sail for 4 days on the Carnival Victory Cruise ship from Port Canaveral headed to Nassau, Bahamas!  I was a nervous wreck because my previous experience with cruising was not a good one due to extreme motion sickness.

I agreed in the reunion planning stages to try a cruise again after my mother had success with the Transderm Scop patch. I do not regret that decision at all. Editors Note: ***Transderm Scop patch requires a prescription from your doctor.***

A Review of the Transderm Scop Patch 15 Years Anchored in Sisterhood

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Hennessy was Teazed at PoleLaTeaz Atlanta

This past weekend I checked off one of my fit list desires from a few years ago & attended my first pole dancing class at PoleLaTeaz Atlanta.  Hennessy, that’s me! We had to pick stripper names & the pretty brown brown seemed to fit ;) !

Hennessy was Teazed at PoleLaTeaz Atlanta

The beautiful bride to be pictured above was surprised with a bachelorette party chain of events. PoleLaTeaz Atlanta just happened to be the kick off we needed to get the evening started to find our sexy!  Continue reading

How To Connect With Your Group Fitness Participants

It’s time for my summer Les Mills reviews!   Before I jump into those reviews, we’re going to chat connecting with your group fitness participants.  As I stated last week, I’m adjusting to a new schedule.  With that new schedule, I’ll be teaching in a new time slot for BODYPUMP!  I am going to have to connect with these new members and I’m looking for you to help me out with this list!

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Adjusting To New Schedules

Life always seems to be coasting along until something happens and drastically changes it.

I am talking about my real job cutting hours and eliminating the need for 2 days in my schedule! As a result, I got moved to another store and thus, have to work EVERY FRIDAY morning!

Friday mornings for the last 3 years have been the happy part of my week.  Getting the day starting with 45 minutes of BODYCOMBAT followed by another 45 minutes of BODYPUMP, what better way to start the weekend?

Adjusting To New Schedules

Apparently working an 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. shift is if I want my 80 hours a pay period. Continue reading