While this is intended to be my personal finance blog, I thought I would add my personal goals for 2014 here as well as a reminder to myself.
1. Exercise more regularly
Phase 1: Get into a habit (Q1)
Setting modest goal to start with, 2-3 times a week, 20-30 minutes each. Mostly Pilates and yoga. I busted my knee over the holiday skiing, once the doctor gives me the go ahead, I will add some strengthening exercise for my weak knee.
Phase 2: Tone (Q2)
While I’m pretty okay with my weight, I like to tone a couple of areas, tummy, arms and butt specifically. I like to add 20 minutes of weight training to my routine, and dare I be ambitiou, increase the frequency to 4-5 times a week. I recently read The New Rules of Lifting for Women: Lift Like a Man, Look Like a Goddess. The basic premise is not to bother with barbie weights (2-3 lbs), push yourself to get the maximum benefit. Sounds like a reasonable approach, I’ll give it try. Continue reading