Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. Why “The Chicken Scoop”?  Well, when I started this blog, we had just gotten a small flock of chickens and the name just stuck!  I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Adjusting My Workouts

After listening to the comments on my last post, you ladies are right!  It is not worth the stress of trying to make up every single workout.  I do need to do better about following or adjusting the schedule though to make sure I’m not slacking off.  Here is my success calendar so far, with missed workouts omitted.

I calculated the workout (WO)

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Missed Exercise

Hello everyone! I know, I’m done with school and my blogging has been even more sporadic than ever! That is because I am trying to get ready for my trip to Florida and spend as much time with friends and family as possible. Being so busy lately though means that I have had a few missed workouts…

I knew I would be busy Friday

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Focus T25 Alpha Video Recap

Now that week 1 of Focus T25 Alpha phase is over, I can talk about the DVDs! The Alpha phase has 6 DVDs plus I received a bonus DVD for ordering trough my Beach Body Coach. After doing each workout, I wrote down my first impressions so these are my initial reactions to the DVDs. First impressions can change so I’ll let you know

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Get It Done: Focus T25

I’m almost done my first week of Focus T25! Wow, it went so fast! Once I finish today’s workout and do the stretch over the weekend, I write a full recap of all the DVDs. For now, let’s talk about what Focus T25 is and what my plan will be for the next 10 (9?) weeks.

Focus T25 is a BeachBody program made by Shawn

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