FFF Features

Posted: February 5, 2011 at 11:45 am

Time for another FFF Features post. Have a great weekend y’all!

Featured Move: Push-Ups!

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I love the classic moves. Pull-ups, squats, lunges…and push-ups. They are such a great move for upper body strength. And SUCH a challenge! They were part of the light circuits I did this past week. Today I wanted to see my starting level of push-up fitness. How many do you think I can do? Watch the video to find out!

Featured Moment: Visiting with my Friend, Mandy

mandy and tina

Featured Meal: My Current Favorite Lunch

egg sandwich

Egg, blue cheese laughing cow, tomato, and spinach on 9 grain bakery bread

Featured Quote:

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. - Zig Ziglar

Featured Cuteness:

Braedon donning “The Italian”(as Peter calls it) hairstyle after his bath

Makenzie loving on her Chobani Champions yogurt we received

Featured Reading: Morgan’s @ Life After Bagels – Vegan for a Week


After the recent episode of Oprah, Morgan calls fellow bloggers to try out veganism for a week with a group of support! I may not be participating, but I think its something worth checking out if you’ve ever been intrigued by veganism for yourself.

Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat – Running Tips: Training Plan Basics


I am bookmarking all of these posts as a new runner myself!

As always – What is a feature of your past week?

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44 Comments to “FFF Features”
  1. Lee says:

    I can only do one pushup on my feet. I have no idea why, but my chest is not very strong.

  2. Love the photos of your kids. They’re so adorable!

  3. I love the classic moves like pushups and situps too! Have a great weekend.

  4. pull ups is always my feature! and i started to actually follow a training plan for a half marathon for april.. in case i do end up signing up for it 🙂

  5. I love the picture of the kids! Super adorable!!!

    The highlight of my week was FitBlog 🙂 and I’m hosting my first giveaway! 🙂

  6. What a cute fuzzy baby head! His “Italian” cut is adorable!

  7. Brittany says:

    Awesome push-ups! And i loveeeee that my tweet is part of the snapshot of Angela’s blog! Go me!

  8. allison says:

    Good job with the push ups!! Im pretty sure most women (or men) cant even do that many lol thank the Lord for muscle memory!!

    That quote is pretty awesome! definitely a good reminder lol!

  9. Nothing too exciting, just happy to be feeling better after a few weeks for being sick 🙂

  10. Well I can only do 7-8 “real” pushups and I’m proud of that! One day I want to be able to do 25-30 in a row. I do a few each day and they get easier, but they are still so tough! Defintely one of my favorite exercises.

  11. Dang you have great form. I can do them but struggle. You should be applauded for doing so well so soon after baby. Keep it up and you’ll be cranking out 20 in no time 🙂

  12. Rach says:

    Look at you with your push ups! I’m so impressed! I tried to do push ups the other day (like the real push ups, not the girl pushups) and I got to a grand total of one and a half, haha! It was embarrassing, but a good wake up call that I’m not as strong as I think I am.

  13. I have Angela’s running series bookmarked as well! And I’m doing the vegan challenge. 🙂

    Baby Braedon has soo much hair! Cutie of the day for sure!

  14. Hahaha! Love the quote! Gonna have to steal it for my post today 😀 Look at big sis M! Your babies are too precious! 😛

  15. […] Coffee was followed by an awesome breakfast sandwich that was inspired by Tina’s new favorite lunch. […]

  16. Those photos are adorable! So precious 🙂
    This week I gave my blog a bit of a facelift for the time being!

  17. Tina says:

    Love the cutie pie pictures!! I did plentyy of push-ups this morning at the gym! 😉

  18. lindsay says:

    my feature of the week was learning to live without power, haha. But it did make for a interesting week. I am so thankful for heat, just sayin!

  19. Push ups are such a great exercise! My husband recently challenged himself to do push ups every day for a month and the results were amazing! I think I’m going to blog about it soon.

    The feature of my last week was house hunting!! And it continues…

  20. A feature of my past week was getting two snow days!

  21. Mackenzie is such a cutie with her yogurt – I love it! 🙂

  22. i can do 4 push-ups on my toes! it’s so hard but i’m trying to do them most days so i can improve! 🙂

    i just have to say, i really love fff features series. keep it up!

  23. Jess says:

    Nicely done on those push-ups! I am trying so hard to get better at them…my husband even helped me with form and all that today. For some reason, doing them on my toes has always been so hard for me and I SO want to kick it for good! You did great – I can’t do many on my toes at all and I didn’t just have a baby! Always impressive you are 😉

  24. Katie says:

    omg the cuteness of the week is the best!!! Your kids are adorable!

    Push ups rock, I actually have been doing three sets of 10 before going to bed at night, lol, I dont know why but I just have been ! its hardcore ; )

    My week was full of snow and doing at home workouts because of being snowed in!

    Hoe your day is great! I love how you feature blogs too, its a great way to find new blogs ! xo

  25. nice pushups! I want to be able to do 50 in a row. Not there yet.

    This week I had two job interviews! One for a dull time software company and one for Whole Foods. Haha. Nerve-wracking but I really hope something works out!

  26. Kelly says:

    What an awesome picture of M!! She is so adorable…love that cute little face!!

  27. Tina, you’re looking great! and i’m impressed with your pushups…it’s been a while since i’ve done any and there’s no doubt i’d be doing them all on my knees 🙂

  28. Pushups rock!! I love ‘the Italian’ haha!

  29. A feature of my past week… I just put up my own Accent Vlog!! I had a lot of fun putting it together and may put more vlogs up in the future!

  30. Angela says:

    Thank you so much for the feature Tina!! Your kiddies are SO cute. A feature of my week was getting to spend time with one of my really good university friends who doesn’t live in the same city as me any more. It was so great to catch up!

  31. Errign says:

    I love push ups 🙂 I can do about 20 in a row/3 sets now all thanks to my trainer!

    M & B are SO cute.

    Features of my week? Awesome chocolate ice cream filled cream puff, hanging out with my girlfriends & staying up half the night to talk to a cute boy. 🙂

  32. Ela says:

    Congrats on the pushups–(can’t see the video, don’t have bandwidth, but your form looks awesome). Amazing how quickly you’re getting in great shape.

    Feature of the week–another trip to Anchorage, and another tomorrow, oh, and two feet of snow!

  33. Cori says:

    Since finding your blog I have decided to add strength training to my workouts. I usually only run/walk with a little yoga thrown in. Just this morning I decided, like you, to see where I was with push-ups. I am not kidding!! And the magic number was- ONE! Wow, that is bad but it can only get better. I’ve definitely got work to do.

  34. love that quote!!!

    and too funny! I just found that last blog via another blogger Friday. I love that post!

  35. I had a grat weekend! My feature moment was getting my new treadmill…this is going to make it so much easier for me to get my walk/running in with two kids and a full time job 🙂

  36. awesome video, Tina!

    OMG your kiddies are the cutest ever!!!!

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