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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:20 pm 
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Oops wrong date on my last training post, was meant to be 12th January. My bad.

13th January

meal 1: 5 bananas (medium size) and applie juice smoothie
meal 2: quinoa and passionfruit fruit pot sort of thing with soy yoghurt and a green salad (spinach, lettuce, kale, cucumber, bell petter, edame with some rice cake sushi style thing)
meal 3: Rice with Moong Dall and steamed veggies (carrots and borcolli)
Snacks: 3 more bananas and 3 apricots

Jogging - 1 hour (again no distance as I took a new route so not sure) Need to get a pedometer or one of those counting things!


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:45 pm 
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14th January

meal 1: NO BANANAS IN THE HOUSE!!! Had apple juice mixed with spirulina and wheatgrass powder. and Mug of rice milk a bit later.
meal 2: Black beans, rice and steamed veggies
meal 3: Rice with peas and tofu curry
Snacks: 5 apricots, 3 oranges, dehydrated kale chips and vita coco (coconut water)

NO jogging today, went for a run (much faster pace), around 5km and then a 3km brisk walk to slow down. press ups (30 normal ones) and then fist and diamond shape ones (15).

Tried to do pull ups in the park today (using the monkey bar rings), woah, can barely do one! Any tips on improving that aspect? Guessing more free weights on the arms and press ups?


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 2:48 pm 
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15th January

meal 1: 6 bananas and soy milk smoothie
meal 2: Mashed sweet potato with diced cucumbers, red onion, tomatos and coriander.
meal 3: Not sure yet
Snacks: 2 apricots

1st competitive football (soccer) match of 2012, played the full 90 minutes (plus a 30 minute warm up)
And did about 50 pressups today (not in a row though)

Can feel my calf and hamstring muscles toning up!!


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:42 pm 
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16th January

meal 1: 6 bananas and soy milk smoothie
meal 2: Avacado wrap (with salad, humus, chickpeas, tomatoes, coriander and greens)
meal 3: Cabbage stir fry with baked potatoes.
Snacks: Apple juice and water.

No running today, cycling 5km and found some resistance bands at home so did some work with them. As you can see from all my posts, im not to technical with all the exercise (like names etc), never been to bothered with it if I feel it gives me results I continue.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:08 pm 
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17th January

5km run and resistance bands.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:31 pm 
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16th January

meal 1: 3 bananas and 2 pears
meal 2: Ginger, garlic, tofu and borcolli stir fry with coconut rice
meal 3: Curry (made from an Indian vegetable, not sure what the english name is)
Snacks: Apple juice, dates (6)

3km cycle, 30 press ups, the weather has got really cold here and im feeling a rather ill so taking a rest today.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:32 pm 
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sorry i put the date wrong, meant the 18th (dam blackberry small keys!)


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:56 pm 
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20th January:
meal 1: 6 bananas (medium size), soy milk, and blended into a smoothie.
meal 2: Tofu and brocolli stir fry
meal 3: Rice pancakes with potatoes and greens (brocolli, sprouts, green beans)

10km in total - 5k run and 5k bike ride

21st January:
meal 1: 4 bananas, 4 dates and rice milk
meal 2: Urad dall, rice and brocolli
meal 3: Roast potatoes, kale chips (1st time im trying them) and brussel sprouts

5km bike ride, weight training (3 sets of 30 reps of 5kg)

Question, I have a very stuffy head, good to continue to exercise lightly or have a rest? (I had a longer sleep - 12 hours, compared to my usual 7 hours).... Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:29 pm 
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22nd January:
meal 1: 5 bananas, 6 dates
meal 2: Kale chips, roast potatoes, sprouts and hummus
meal 3: Roast potatoes, sprouts and brown chickpea curry

2km bike ride, weight training (3 sets of 30 reps of 5kg)


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:25 pm 
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23rd
5km run

24th
3km run

I have signed up to a 5k race, 10k race and the London 1/2 marathon (well registered my interest for it)
Hopefully I will have more time to exercise more from next week onwards as I am currently in the process of moving roles at work so been in the office way too long, any others balance a corporate work and time for exercise... Can be done I know very easily, but just seeing if theres any tips I may have overlooked... Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:28 pm 
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Left work "early" to go for a run, times are imroving from when I 1st started, managed to get to approx 28mins for a 5k

25th
7km run

26th
10km run

Also sorry I keep posting approx every 2 days, one of my resolutions was to be on the computer less and outside/ reading more.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:46 am 
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27th
I didnt do any workout today, I did some yoga meditation, but thats all, Fail.


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:14 pm 
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28th - Football match, played 94 minutes (covered approx 6/6.5km) and won the match (2 assists) 2-1!

29th - Blisters on my foot from my new football boots!! Decided to do 1 hour of weight training/ press ups.

Some health statistics, weight has gone up 1.5kg in mostly muscle! and body fat percentage was 9.1% !!! So happy! Also a friend who hasnt seen me in a few months said i seem to be getting younger every time he sees me :)


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:30 pm 
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30th
7km run, and stairs (300 steps, much harder than i thought!!)

31st - LAST DAY!!!
5km bike ride and stairs again, but this time 400 steps!

It was a great month of training, having to write down what I did was incredibly beneficial - it made me want to do more exercise. I will continue to keep a trainiing journal on MS Excel and maybe even start my own blog! Let the good times begin :D


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 Post subject: Re: LilDragons Training Journal
PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:13 pm 
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Great job with your journaling! I'm one of the VB&F team members, and we got your email request to have your journal reviewed for eligiblity. We'll be shipping out prize packages beginning mid-month! Great job! Hope you'll stick around the forum and continue to post and be a valuable member of this online community!

All the best,
Karen


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