Published by : Catherine Kunst

I’ve had some people ask me what my specific Marathon Training plan is. I modified a 16 week beginner plan that I found on Runner’s World to fit into my basic Body For Life training schedule as well as my real life needs. Here is how I will spend the next 19 weeks. Some of […]

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Week 37

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It’s been 37 weeks since I adopted a new healthy lifestyle. I’m not actually doing any sort of challenge at this point (and it’s unlikely that I will officially enter any more BFL challenges). My legs have finally mostly recovered from the May 1st half-marathon. I had a great 4 mile HIIT run on the […]

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Make A Wish

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I think they make you pay to run in races so that you actually show up. Today I woke up with a sore throat and a headache. I would have liked nothing better but to crawl back in bed. Instead I downed an Emer’gen C (great stuff) and some Alleve and started layering on my […]

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How long does it take?

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As you can probably tell, I enjoy reading the blogs of other people who are focused on their fitness goals. Typically I have found these blogs on Body for Life related websites. I stumbled across Tai-Kee’s (Aileen’s) Blog today. She has made great progress doing Body for Life.  However, she is sounding pretty glum today […]

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Life is choice

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Kyra has a post today that I could have written. She’s writing about food & exercise choices, but really, I think there is choice in how you act or react in just about any situation. Do you seize life or does it happen to you? On a related note, Kyra’s post made me realize how […]

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24 weeks of Body For Life

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Today is my last day of my second 12 week Body for Life (BFL) challenge. I completed my first one in November and immediately started a second 12 week cycle. Overall, in 24 weeks, I am down about 20 lbs (all fat). My body fat % has dropped to somewhere between 19 and 24% depending […]

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Maggie has a great post today about achieving success on the Body For Life (BFL) plan.  Maggie is an un-ashamed perfectionist who has utterly transformed her body on the BFL plan. When I started BFL in August 2004, I began to participate in or at least observe conversations on several message boards geared toward women […]

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