Audra’s Fitness Blog: What are these?

These gloves (my gloves) were drying out on my kitchen table.   Boxing gloves are a foreign object in our home.  Therefore, I heard these same two questions three times. (Once from each of the males living in my house as they entered the kitchen separately.) Q1) What are these?  A1) Boxing gloves. Q2) Whose […]

Audra’s Fitness Blog: Tabata

When Denise (my fabulous UFC Gym Trainer) says “We’re going to do Tabata today”  I’m never sure whether to laugh or cry. Tabata training is a high-intensity interval training workout, featuring exercises that last four minutes. … Tabata training was discovered by Japanese scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata and a team of researchers from the National […]

Audra’s Fitness Blog – What is an IBJJF?

One year ago I would have never been able to figure out what this acronym stands for:  “IBJJF” It only took about 5 seconds though and the answer popped into my head….   International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation   Beth and I haven’t practiced any Jiu-Jitsu but we seem to arrive before, after and sometimes during […]

Audra’s Fitness Blog: Farewell Jose

Beth and I are in our 11th month of training at UFC Gym and are still going strong.  One year ago I would have NEVER DREAMED of working out during the holidays.  I’d be too busy eating yummy food and planning my new year’s resolution to get in shape the next year.  I did this […]

Beth’s Fitness Blog

Note from Audra…I don’t want y’all to get tired of me so I’ve asked Beth to help me write a few Fitness Blog entries.  I definitely wouldn’t still be working out if it wasn’t for her.  Check out w what she has to say about what motivates her! Submitted by Beth Dubsky (Audra’s Fitness Friend)  […]

Audra’s Fitness Blog: Beth’s Turn to Tell All!

Note from Audra:  Beth Dubsky has turned out to be the PERFECT fitness partner!  Plus, she agreed to write a few blog entries for me so you can get her perspective on our experience! Beth’s Fitness Blog Entry #1 “I am not a gym person.” This is what I used to tell people when they […]

Audra’s Fitness Blog: Biking the Atlanta Beltline

I don’t always complete all of my summer goals but made sure that “Biking the Beltline” was a goal that my family completed before school started back!  Finding time for the four of us to do this together turned out to be impossible so I settled for just me and my boys. Ordinarily I would […]