After a few moments where I had a breakdown in front of my fridge this morning due to lack of meal prep, I pulled myself together and reminded myself it's Friday. It's not just Friday, it's casual Friday and you have PR's to hit in the gym today. This got me pumped up for my … Continue reading My Friday night’s include protein and my HRM
I've lost about 12 pounds in the first 35 days of this crazy adventure, and with 28 pounds to go and a little less than 16 weeks, I'm deciding to be a little daring. I've always relied heavily on cardio to shed pounds, but aside from my new Beachbody DVD set, I'm going to be … Continue reading Friday’s goals
I don't even know if I have all of the words to describe how the past few days have been, but here are some that I can think of... Exciting Frustrating Hopeful Happy That seems like a good list to start. I joined Team Beachbody last week and before you say anything negative, hear me … Continue reading These past few days…
I never thought I would run a mile. I never thought I would lose 70 pounds. I never thought I would survive like clean eating. I never thought I could do pull ups. I never thought I could lift weights. I never thought the changes I made to help myself would inspire other people, but … Continue reading Pic-spiration: I never thought I would…
I've gotten over my fear of lifting at my home gym, but the layout isn't really friendly to the circuits I do. Since the gym at work is closed on Sunday in the summer, I rewrote a quick one circuit back/core routine. I had planned on going to Zumba post lifting, but had forgot that … Continue reading New circuits and a new PR
I have been nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award – say what? As a blogger and a advocate for health and fitness, my fitness goals are completely selfish and I've never tried to be a role model or thought I was inspiring, but the sweet Natalia from Beauty 'N' BowWows nominated me! If you … Continue reading The Very Inspiring Blogger Award
After a handful or more talks with some of my co-workers about body building and the lifestyle change made to accommodate it, here's what you need to know about what I'm eating. It's understandable that when you tell someone that your eating between 5 -7 times a day they assume you're consuming a ridiculous amount … Continue reading What do you eat anyway and how does exercise affect your calorie intake?
Go big or go home, right? It's leg day! Circuit 1 10 reps of Body squats 10 reps of weighted squats with 10 pound plate 20 reps quick leg press with 60 pounds 20 dumbbell lunges with 10 pound weights (10 on each side) 10 reps stiff legged deadlift with 60 pound barbell 20 reps … Continue reading Let’s celebrate Hump Day!
I haven't checked in yet, but I've got some pretty exciting news. I'm down 7.5 pounds since I started eating cleaner, more often and lifting heavier. A definite NSV, I bought a dress two months ago on sale with weightloss in mind and now it fits, and other things are fitting looser. I'd say this … Continue reading Check-In- 18 weeks out