Sweat Pink: Get the Picture with #NoExcuses


I made it to the final week of the Sweat Pink #NoExcuses challenge, but fitness doesn’t end there. I am on a life-long fitness journey for the sake of my own health and wellness. I am in this for me, no one else. This week I was challenged to include a photo in my blog post that demonstrates why I am dedicated to the #NoExcuses lifestyle.

Growing up, I was that chubby kid. I was never thin or athletic, and I loved food. Today I’m still not the most coordinated person, and I don’t have an athlete’s body. I retained my love for food. However, I am dedicated to the gym, where I work on my agility, strength training, and cardiovascular fitness in ways that work for me. I tackle tough workouts like Insanity, Tabata (90 minutes worth in one session!), and R.I.P.P.E.D. just to name a few.

In 2015, my goal is to gain an even higher level of physical fitness. My goal is to be stronger, to be faster, to be an even better version of me than I was in 2014. My goal is to never go back to the version of me that I was at 10 years old. Over 100 pounds at such a young age and incredibly unhappy:


Yes, I still love food but in moderation. I can (and do!) treat myself, but not everyday. I enjoy healthy snacks instead of salty greasy potato chips. I include protein, fiber, and good carbohydrates to give my body the fuel it needs. I eat breakfast everyday and it never includes a donut! If I’m in a hurry, which I often am, I grab a protein bar for breakfast. I first tried AMRAP Nutrition products last year, and I have to admit they are pretty tasty! You can learn more about them by clicking on the banner below (contains affiliate link):

AMRAP Nutrition

The #NoExcuses lifestyle is for me, and it can work for you too!

What is your mission for 2015?


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About Heather DeKlyen

I'm a junior blogger who is in love with freebies, sales, deals, and coupons. I can often be found near a clearance rack. If I find a really great deal, I can't resist sharing!

4 responses to “Sweat Pink: Get the Picture with #NoExcuses”

  1. Betty Bite says :

    Congratulations on your success! You can do it! I have always been over weight and struggled, till about four years ago when I became ill. I know how hard it can be..Keep your head in the game and you will succeed!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. slysamblogs says :

    Congratulations! I hope you enjoyed the challenge.

    Liked by 1 person

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