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Gail Gedan Spencer

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I'm a wife, mom and writer/editor who is well on her way to finally losing the baby weight and then some.
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Tunes for Tuesday: Love Runs Out, by OneRepublic by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Technically, it's still Tuesday on the West Coast, so I just got in under the wire on this one. Just got back from a week in Georgia -- the highlight of which was ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Chicken Fat, by Robert Preston by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm sure by now you've seen the Apple ad that plays up the fitness tracking features of its iPhone (Androids do it too, BTW). It uses a jaunty little song t ... Read on »
On hold but not off plan by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I put a couple of fitness apps on hold for my upcoming trip to Savannah for FitBloggin'. While I'm still doing my meal logging part of the Pact app, I put t ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: Tara Stiles' YouTube channel by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had turned on my DVD player to pop in a yoga DVD but instead ended up perusing the video features on my Sony Blu-Ray player (different makers feature different ... Read on »
Why I love carb cycling by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week's jury duty kinda threw a monkey wrench into my plans (turns out I'm a stress eater!) but I really am liking the concept of carb cycling. What do I ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Summer, by Calvin Harris by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yeah, the video is cringe worthy but the song is good. Read on »
'A goal without a plan is just a wish' by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love that quote and I heard it again today at the gym while listening to an old SparkPeople podcast (please bring those back, SparkPeople!). It was writte ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: BeFit Yoga 10-Minute Daily Yoga Fix, with Rainbeau Mars by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "Eventually you'll be able to rest your head into your feet." This made me laugh. I know cynicism and yoga don't really go together but it just doesn't fe ... Read on »
Whose summer vacation is it anyway? by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I keep having to remind myself that I'M not the one on summer break -- it's my kid. Tough to do when you work from home -- OK, at least for me. Who doesn't ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: La La La, by Naughty Boy, feat. Sam Smith by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Super weird video but the song has a great midtempo beat for jogging or speedwalking. Read on »
Gettin' off the bike and onto speed intervals by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been feeling the need to shake up my fitness routine at the gym, mostly because it was feeling pretty lazy. I'd do 20 minutes on the recumbent bike bef ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: Fun with my foam roller by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yikes, almost missed this today but, c'mon, "Orange Is the New Black" is back! Between that and putting away a mountain of laundry, I and the TV were busy today, ... Read on »
A little TLC works wonders by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm still keeping up with my three-times-weekly visits to the gym but in the past few weeks I've finally, FINALLY started paying attention to stretching afterward ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Ten Feet Tall, by Afrojack, feat. Wrabel by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This song has been played to death on a beer commercial but I still like it. I'm a sucker for those bass drops to get me moving. Read on »
A thinkThin bar giveaway! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Protein bars are a staple in our house. I keep one stashed in a gym bag, one in my purse and a bunch in the pantry for what I call "brainless" eating. A bar and a ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: Shiva Rea Meditations by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Every time I do one of these DVDs, I realize something about myself. Today it was "Wow, am I a shallow breather!" I really didn't know what to expect when I p ... Read on »
Can I lose weight ‘for free’? Let’s see… by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ever since the age of 10, I have been paying something or someone to help me lose weight. This has been going on for four decades. From storefront meeting ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Fever, by The Black Keys by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love listening to The Black Keys when I strength train -- puts me in a very badass mood. Read on »
Starchy carbs, I wish I knew how to quit you by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I took last week’s New York Times Sunday Review section to the gym this morning. It was the one with the giant multi-decker sandwich on the cover. The article, ti ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: Element Yoga for Strength & Flexibility, With Ashley Turner by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Holy moly, am I inflexible!  That's usually the first thing that goes through my mind when I fire up any yoga DVD. That's why I chose this workout today. Elem ... Read on »