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Amy M. Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
I'm a wife and WAHM of 3 young 'uns. I've realized through the years that I am my best self, best... Full Bio
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wanna run to help someone out? by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you live in Utah, and want to train for or run a 5K, I've got a great one for you. It'll be in Utah County, and the sign-ups are here: http://www.active.com/running/eag ... Read on »
muscle-building monday by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today we're doing what I refer to as Jumping Lunges, and if you know how to do a lunge, then a jumping lunge won't be too hard to explain. (If you're unfamiliar with lunges ... Read on »
distractions CAN be beneficial. by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We're always told to FOCUS when we have a goal. Focus on the end-result. Focus on the steps it will take to get to that end-result. Without focus, it's easy to lose sight o ... Read on »
what about today? by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living to see if this change worked..... Read on »
back in black. by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living ....to see how long it takes FB to pick this up.... Read on »
The airbrushing controversy continues. by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think it's important to keep people informed of tactics the media uses to create unrealistic pictures using airbrushing or other forms of retouching photos of models. T ... Read on »
Vacation + Exercise = ? by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got home from the family vacay in the mountains. At a resort. With a spa and two pools. Maid service. And a fitness room. Ah, the fitness room. I saw the insi ... Read on »
Today is 7-11. by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is one of the "funnest" days of all: July 11. 7-Eleven. As in the convenience store. And everyone should know by now that they offer FREE slurpees on this day from ... Read on »
Are you still RESOLVING? by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living "I'm going to exercise every day for 40 minutes." "I will run 1.5 miles 3 times/week." "I will not eat sugar." "I will lose 15 pounds by June." Roughly six months ago ... Read on »
Exercising on a Budget by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Years ago, I didn't have access to a gym or my own exercise equipment and I was bound and determined to figure out a way for me to still be able to lift even though I didn' ... Read on »
Muscle Building Monday by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living May I introduce my new FAVORITE lift: the shoulder press squat. There's probably a fancier name for it, but this is how I referred to it in the beginning so I would remembe ... Read on »
Honesty. by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So here I am, being honest. After all, what more could I offer to faithful readers? Or any reader for that matter. Honestly, I've forgotten how to work out. You know, th ... Read on »
Frustration = Motivation by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are some emotions felt in life that can be used to motivate you to exercise. Mostly they are the negative feelings that give us a surge of bad energy. If you really t ... Read on »
Your reason? by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reason(s) I will exercise today: I'm training to decrease my mile time I've got to lower my blood pressure I'm going to be stronger I'm will reshape my body I want t ... Read on »
Plank Series (abs, glutes) by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recommend completing these exercises as follows: Forearm Plank (1 hold), Half Forearm Plank;Single leg abduction on the right leg, Forearm Plank; Single knee lift on the r ... Read on »
Explanation by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This up-and-coming blog is something I've been thinking of doing for a few years now, but never had the resources to do so (until now, thanks to blogging! I'm a little slow ... Read on »
Full-body weight lifting program by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If your exercise plan includes lifting weights three times a week, here's a great workout that's effective on your time and your muscles (don't forget it's 2 seconds up and ... Read on »
An easy way to lose 5 pounds by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I lost 5 whole pounds yesterday -- that's right, in one day! Can you believe it??? I had the worse case of the flu I think I've ever experienced in my life. As "excitin ... Read on »
Dove's campaign for real beauty by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The media has tragically distorted our view of what is beautiful. I've loved Dove's campaign for real beauty since it came out a few years ago. Don't let the media fool you ... Read on »
Interval cardio workout by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is just one option of an interval cardio workout. Remember, intervals shorten your workout and keep you interested! Choose a method of cardio exercise (bike, walk, ... Read on »