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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:18 pm 
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lobsteriffic wrote:
Everything is looking great!


Mmm...those manicotti sound good!


they aaaare---I only wish I could fine w.w. large sized pasta for that tofu ricotta----like the manicotti or jumbo shells.


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:23 pm 
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I buy brown rice large shell noodles and stuff them. They come out great. Or you can buy the lasagna noodles and just roll them instead of manicotti. I think the brown rice noodles come out well. Usually I find them in the gluten free section.

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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:41 pm 
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MaryStella wrote:
I buy brown rice large shell noodles and stuff them. They come out great. Or you can buy the lasagna noodles and just roll them instead of manicotti. I think the brown rice noodles come out well. Usually I find them in the gluten free section.


good idea! I never really thought of that. :D thanks


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:45 pm 
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moves

and finally,
Yoga X- good stuff, good stuff. I can hardly believe it, but I did waaay more pushups then ever during this workout...
During every vinyasa thing they say, you may do a push up from plank to downward dog. Up until today I had
gotten to about 5. It was an accomplishment that I had been able to do all of the Chaturanga moves…I attempted 22 pushups out of around 26 and I did it! This means I did around 48 push-up type moves. Yeah! Maybe having 2 days off was a good thing for my performance?
Either way-I graduated p90x I guess!

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meals

big fruits (pineapple, 1/2 apple, grapes, date, banana, shredded coconut)
bowl o' granola, multi grain squares, agave, unsw rice milk
less than a slice of sprouted bread, toasted w/ lil' Earth Balance
6 raw almonds
1/4 Kashi pizza
2nd 1/2 order of Ma Po Tofu
2 cups org black coffee
1 date
handful granola
large salad
a few spoonfuls of Beet, Barley, Black Soybean soup


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:47 pm 
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moves

x stretch - needed that hour of stretching---so niiiice

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salad of fruit (pineapple, grapes, date, banana)
bowl o' granola crumbs and multi grain squares, agave, almond milk
2 cups org. black coffee
handful of almonds and walnuts, raw
bowl of Beet, Barley, Black Soybean soup, some crackers
large parsley salad w/ red cabbage, onion, beets, olive oil, apple cider vinegar
2 bite of a cliff bar
handful of wheat thin type crackers, red wine
(workout 10:00)


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:55 pm 
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moves

trying a dvd I picked up= beginning Tai Chi for 40 minutes. Never tried it before so it is a little confusing the more tired I was getting listening to the directions and trying to mimic the instructor's postures.

yard work---stretching, squatting, pulling...stuff like that.

Back to the beginning tomorrow---with Chest and Back.
Still have to take pics and all that stuff. Thursday when M has off, we'll do all that so we can take similar shots as day 1. I HATE when the lighting is all dramatic in the "after" pics. So annoying. I want to make it as similar as possible and I look as pasty as I did then too---no miracle tan here.

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bowl of pineapple, 1/2 apple, kiwi
raisin bran, unsw rice milk
2 cups org. black coffee
6 raw almonds
1 banana
small bowl of tofu/udon/seaweed miso soup, some crackers, red wine
large parsley salad w/ onion, beet, red cabbage, 1/2 avocado, mustard agave dressing
microwaved (we) veggie patty on toasted sprouted bread
nibbled on raw bell pepper, arugula
few bites of roasted potato, beet, turnip mix mmmm, 2 bites of cherry pie


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
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I'm hungry!


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:33 am 
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Congratulations on your graduation! That's really quite an accomplishment, you should be very proud! :)

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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:31 pm 
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Chest and Back---wow-that was tough and good...good and tough I guess I'll say. Great to be back on track for the most part. Big thing was going up to 30lbs on my Lawnmowers for 1 rep of 10 after a pretty solid 15 rep of 25lbs.


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Org Rolled oats, raisins, toasted walnuts, almond milk
1/4 cup raisin brain, almond milk
2 cups org. black coffee, 4 bites cherry pie
1 apple, 1 date
(workout 11:30)Emergen-C packet/water
shake (strawberries, blueberries, banana, soy and rice protein, spirulina, unsw. rice milk)
small bowl of tofu/udon/seaweed miso soup, some crackers
tiny bowl roasted potato, beet, turnip mix
red wine
large marge salad(arugula, celery greens, spinach, celery, bell pepper, almonds, radish, agave mustard dressing)
a few w.w. penne pasta noodles w/pesto
herb tea

3rd night of not eating a meal after 7....


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
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lobsteriffic wrote:
Congratulations on your graduation! That's really quite an accomplishment, you should be very proud! :)


thanks! I kinda sorta don't even believe it really. :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:30 pm 
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moves

1st week completed on the 2nd round of my program. This is my day of rest...and soreness, like every other day....

Pretty much stuck to the the regular program this past week but missed 1 1/2 Ab Ripper workouts.
We did take "after" pics but the lighting wasn't great-oh well. We haven't had a chance to do the fit test/measurments again so we'll do
it tomorrow morning to see what our improvements are hmmmm.

I still have yet to write down (type out) the first workout and last workout stats for comparisons too…!

So I got some dvd's from the library---none of them were what I was looking for...and I thought they were due yesterday or today.....turns out they were due
last week and I own $18!!!! Damn. Might as well bought one I really wanted, dumb ass!

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fruit salad- 1/2 apple, 1/2 orange, 1/2 kiwi, banana, date
1 1/2 slices of sprouted bread toast w/ earth balance, 2 mugs of org. black coffee
raw bar
raw walnuts
banana
a few chocolate chips
large-ola salad (arugula, celery, radish, red cabbage, pepper, onion, scallion, 1/2 avocado, agave mustard dressing)
delicate squash w/ brown basmati rice, raisins, walnuts
red wine
miso soup w/tofu, seaweed, tsp sesame seeds


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:09 am 
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Glad to see you back. :)

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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:55 pm 
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Chest & Back---night time work-out---killer killer killer. Push ups felt all kinds of difficult today prob. because I took the 90 day fitness test or "results test". I did "eh" and also "awesome" according to me.

Well it's not that complicated or long:

deep Standard Pushups
before: 4
after: 12

Pull ups (unassisted)
before: nope
after: nope, not yet!!! shoot.

Vertical Leap
before:14 "
after:15 1/2 "

Toe Touch (testing flexibility, sitting)
before: 0 (just touched toes)
after:+ 1 1/4"

Wall Squat (chair position against wall-timed until butt hits floor)
before: 2:08 minutes
after: 3:29

In & Outs (seated, hands on floor. Raise feet off ground and bring knees in towards chest- straighten
legs back out and repeat movement w/o touching floor)
before: 31
after: 70

Bicep Curls
before: r 20 each/ w 15lb
after: 40 each/ w 15 lb.…..w/ 3, 3 sec. breaks. Felt a little nauseous after pushing on everything else so hard)

The only thing I didn't do was the "resting heart rate" ad "heart rate maximizer". Ran out of time prior to work.
I stink at doing this with just my fingers on my neck. I would love a heart monitor for this job.


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 Post subject: Re: steffapeppa: the moves & the meals
PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:58 pm 
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3 hours of house cleaning-mellow
&
2 1/2 hours dancing-crazy- 80's dance party in my town. I look good in heels but oh, it hurts…it hurts.
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meals

1/2 orange, banana
small bowl raisin bran cereal, unsw almond milk
black organic coffee
cliff bar, apple
almond butter, strawberry jelly sandwich on sprouted bread, med. raw salad
some Sun Chips
w.w. pasta w/ 1 Nates unmeatball, tomato sauce, red wine, brownie
(dancing dancing and spazzy dancing)handful of corn chips, 1 beer
Energy-C packet


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