A return to wreckage, get a grip

Last week was technically my first workout with SFF since my surgery, but it felt like today was my first REAL workout. Last week we were still careful, gentle, easy. I mean, as easy as SFF ever is that is. Continue reading A return to wreckage, get a grip

A moderately triumphant return, cardio without running

So after about a month or so without the joy of Sac Fitness Fairy workouts at Ultimate Fitness, I finally was able to return for a “restricted” workout today. Technically the ankle is somewhat strong, but definitely vulnerable and as Continue reading A moderately triumphant return, cardio without running

Defiance workout in honor of those lost and injured in Boston

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past day, you know about the horrible act of cowardice in Boston that took the lives of 3 people and injured 180 others. While the world recovers, a lot of people ask Continue reading Defiance workout in honor of those lost and injured in Boston

Nutrition: Panther Shake + a midweek homeworkout

Shakes and smoothies can be a great way to get your nutrition in, and I put together a killer. Calling it The Panther Shake since, well duh what site are you on right, but also because the color is a Continue reading Nutrition: Panther Shake + a midweek homeworkout

Pushing through difficulty, do whatever you can

Today was a doozy. No Sac Fitness Fairy workout is easy or lightweight, but today was one I barely managed to walk away from. And, of course, it was mostly my fault. Trouble 1: The ongoing ankle plate debacle. I Continue reading Pushing through difficulty, do whatever you can

Round and round, rope makes me a dope

Another week, another Tuesday workout! For those of you following my ankle plate woes, no news is frustrating news, the ortho trauma center has yet to contact me for an appointment. Meaning, of course, that I should probably stomp on Continue reading Round and round, rope makes me a dope

Panther has a screw loose, gets strapped by the Sac Fitness Fairy

So twenty years ago I suffered a fairly horrific leg break that led to a 7 pin plate being bolted to my fibula. I never removed it. And it has come back to haunt me. Last week I was doing Continue reading Panther has a screw loose, gets strapped by the Sac Fitness Fairy

Big steps and lots of wall ball

If there was ever a day I didn’t feel like working out it was today. However, I reminded myself that no matter what the circumstance, you have to focus on your health being one of your top priorities. As difficult Continue reading Big steps and lots of wall ball

Killin it for summertime

What a day today was, seriously. Here in Sacramento the skies were clear and blue and it was warm and lovely. So, obviously, I spent all day indoors. Genius. On the bright side, I spend some of that indoor time Continue reading Killin it for summertime

The Stealth Workout, the Panther gets lapped

Due to my legs being a touch wrecked by my sad attempt at a trail 1/2 marathon last Saturday, SFF graciously allowed me 2 days of extra rest before this week’s workout. As a bonus, my buddy Toddles was able Continue reading The Stealth Workout, the Panther gets lapped