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by Jamessina
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most influential Books you've read
Replies: 202
Views: 71289

Re: Most influential Books you've read

'The Alchemist' is one of the most influential and inspiring books I've read. It takes two reads to first comprehend the simplistic writing and wrap your head around the concept, but for me it was the secret to love and life- be on your own journey, but inspire your partner and be inspired by them. ...
by Jamessina
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness Prize Contest #2
Replies: 33
Views: 6492

Re: Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness Prize Contest #2

My article choise is 'Total Body Mass' by Derek Tresize. I loved his trials with the multi-muscle group workouts- as a crossfitter, I too have to watch 'overtraining', but the varied workouts each day, rather than focusing on just one muscle group, have helped me achieve greater results, and faster,...
by Jamessina
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Training Journal February

This month, my house has been run down with bronchitis, ear infections, coughs and my husband's hernia surgery. Havent had more than five evenings I could fit in a crossfit workout, but have been trying to get in my hollow rocks and pushups every morning. NEW PROMISE for my training: Get my tush to ...
by Jamessina
Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 6, Day 1

Finally, Monday! 40 hollow rocks and 10 pushups in the AM. Got to the gym at noon, so had crossfit for lunch. did the animal warmup- bear crawls, crab walks, inchworm pushups, the length of the box. Followed by 10 strict chin ups and 10 dips using a level red band, back squats with the PVC bar to wa...
by Jamessina
Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 5, Day 5

I hope this can count for Saturday- I have had the craziest week if we are following from last Saturday until now. Saturday was an all day work event, however, I did do yard work which was great for my arms and shoulders! I wrapped up the day with 50 hollow rocks, 15 pushups and 50 handstand pushups...
by Jamessina
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 5, Day 4

Go figure, the last week of the journaling challenge I find myself swamped in 14 hour days, and while we all have the time, I choose to sleep when I can these past four days so to rebuild before the next long houred day. Today's training, at home again: stretches 15 pushups 50 hollow rocks 25 v-ups ...
by Jamessina
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 5, Day 3

Another 14 hour work day ending right now- training was not a part of the day today, but my stretches were. Shoulder starting to feel a little better with the rest, still some tightness near my collar bone and neck definitely needs some massaging to work out the kinks. 30 hollow rocks and 15 pushups...
by Jamessina
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 5, Day 2

The soreness is still there, the thought of pull-ups and pushups is daunting. Therefore, I simply did my 50 hollow rocks, 25 leg lifts and 25 v-ups today. Food was great- fruit and green tea for breakfast, hummus and mesclun greens on pita for lunch with a smoothie and dinner was 1/2 cup quinoa with...
by Jamessina
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 3 Day 1

I pulled a muscle under my arm, through my left chest, feels like a shooting pain when I exhale deeply or cough. Resting today from heavy training. 50 hollow rocks 25 leg lifts shoulder mobility stretches banana, green tea for breakfast hummus, mesclun greens and balsamic on pita for lunch mint tea ...
by Jamessina
Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 3 Day 4 (for Saturday)

I dont know how I lost count this week- For the record! I posted twice for Tuesdays workout, so hopefully that will cover my 5 posts this week! Saturday January 21 training I went big to start the weekend off! Had fruit salad and green tea for breakfast. Warmup 500 m row stretches, shoulder mobility...
by Jamessina
Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 3, Day 3

How irritating is it when work gets in the way of your workouts? :) I have run out of my incredible Vega Sport sampler and will be going ONLINE this weekend to buy more recovery shakes and pre workout energizers. They made an incredible difference in my workouts and recovery. The two major workouts ...
by Jamessina
Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 3, day 2

With the inspiration of a 9pm workout the night before, I went to an 8pm class on Wednesday evening. Warmup: 1000m row Situps Pushups with rotation Leg swings Pullups Workout- and this one was nuts- 2 cumulative minutes of l-hold position on parallels 20 cleans (55lbs for me) 40 burpees 30 toes to b...
by Jamessina
Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: 12 Days of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness
Topic: New You for the New Year Contest 4
Replies: 65
Views: 33575

Re: New You for the New Year Contest 4

I am motivated by the incredible machine that will be with me until the end- my body. Let it be fueled and used to its maximum potential, only to react more quickly and efficiently to each new movement, each new plate put on the bar, every pullup, every step, every movement. Motivated by my beautifu...
by Jamessina
Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Online Training Journals & Blogs
Topic: Jamessina's Training Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Week 3, Day 1

Exhaustion has set in after a stressful day at work, and arrive home to complete the second half of my day. Training was very light, and was whatever I could fit in at home. Spending the evening preparing quinoa, energy bars and wild rice for the next couple of days which will also be busy. Hoping t...
by Jamessina
Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: 12 Days of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness
Topic: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT NEW YOU/NEW YEAR CHALLENGE!
Replies: 15
Views: 11687

Re: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT NEW YOU/NEW YEAR CHALLENGE!

Amazing!!! Robert and sponsors, thank you! Helping us all get to our best selves even faster this new year!!

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