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 Post subject: Re: iris777888's training journal
PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:15 am 
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Day 24 - Jan 24
New meds as the other one was making me feel ill. Worked from home in the afternoon. No workout. :( Maybe a few bodyweight exercises. Can't remember. Food was OK, all things considering.

Day 25 - Jan 25
Finally feeling better!! Back to work. Back to my routine, at least somewhat.

Workout
10 minute warm up on the eliptical machine, level 10 and as fast as I could go. Did some arms, shoulders. Didn't get them written down so can't remember for sure, but it included dumbell rows, kickbacks, shrugs,

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:20 am 
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So glad you're feeling better! Keep up the awesome work!


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:23 pm 
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Jan 26 - Jan 26

Workout
Didn't have time for much today so did abs. Dip bar used for hanging leg raises, knees raises, spread leg raises, etc. Tried to do hanging leg raies but I end up swinging too much! Will have to look into how to fix that; maybe just comes with time. Also did crunches on a ball and ab machine.

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OK, but had more sweets than I should have, after not having them at all while I was sick. Should not have started again, as having sugar just makes me crave more sugar!

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Can't believe I missed a day again!!

Jan 27 - Day 27
Workout
Ran/walked with my son as he biked. (It snowed big flakes on us and the wind came up until it was blizzarding!) Played outside in the snow. Did some pushups and other bodyweight exercises.

Jan 28 - Day 28
Workout
Stretching exercises with my son, making goals/croquet hoops/whathaveyou out of my body so the ball (and he) could roll under or through. It's harder than it sounds, had to hold the poses for a long time! Some other bodyweight exercises, Playing outside in the snow. May still get in a more structured workout here tonight, but no guarantees. If so, need to do something to get my heart rate up.

Food
This has been one of the worst food days I've had in a long time. Haven't eaten much, and what I did eat was not fruit/veg.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:08 am 
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Hang in there, iris! It's just a food slump. No biggie! Just aim to make good choices tomorrow! You sound like a great mom!! :)


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Thanks so much, Karen. :-) I love being a mama.

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Day 29 - Jan 29
Good day with the family, finished with my meds so can work on getting back to normal.

Workout
Did the BodyRock final fit test, even though I've not been keeping up with their workouts all month. 50/10 Intervals:

Squat Jump 29
Push Ups 23
Burpees 13
High Knees 191
Switch Lunges 25
Tuck Jumps 21
Straight Abs 25

Food
Much better! Getting back on track. :-)

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Day 30 - Jan 30

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Did some bodyweight exercises at home.

Food
Stayed on track. :-) Still room for improvement, need more vegetables.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:33 pm 
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Hey iris, you've done such a great job this month with the New You for the New Year Challenge! You've done an awesome job with your consistency in journaling and fitness! We'll be posting an announcement soon with details about eligibility for the prize package and all that jazz. Hope you'll stick around VBB through February and beyond! :)

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Thanks, Karen. :-) I'm definitely going to stick around, but maybe won't worry quite as much if I don't update every day.

Day 31 - Jan 31
Didn't get a workout in. Life got in the way. :P

Day 32 - Feb. 1
Workout
1 mile run warm up - 8:58
Bent-over row - 27.5lbs x 8 reps x 2
Dumbell press - 27.5 each side x 4 and 25 x 8
Plank
Side plank (both sides)
Kickbacks - 10 x 10 x 2
Arnold press - 10 each side x 10 x 2
Plank
Side plank (both sides)
Upward row 35 x 10 x 2

Day 33 - Feb. 2
Workout
Didn't have much time so just ran 1 1/2 miles - 13:36
A few bodyweight exercises throughout the day

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Day 34 - Feb 3
Workout
Does running around playing "Tom and Jerry chase" count? :) Also did pushups before bed.

Day 35 - Feb 4
Workout
Just had time to fit in a few intentional things. Better than nothing!
10 burpees
10 skaters
10 pushups
10 squat jumps
10 crab toe touches

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:36 am 
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Great job turning everyday things into fun fitness things! :)


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Days 36/37 - Feb 5 and 6
Had a hard fall on the 5th, was carrying my son across a busy intersection and slipped. Was sore all over so decided to take it easy for a couple days.

Day 38 - Feb 7
Workout
Ran 1 mile - 8:59 - seems like even when I try to vary my speed lately, I still have been coming in right around the same time!
Ab exercises
Body weight exercises throughout the day

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Day 39 - Feb 8
5 min run warmup
Shrugs - each side 17.5 x 10 x 2
Dumbell kickbacks - each side 10x10 then 10x6
Front raises alternating sides 10x10 and 10x6
Overhead alternating arms 10 x 20
Cross-body punches each side 5 x 50
Dumbell press 25 x6 and 25 x 4
Bench dips 10x2
Planks
Ball situps x 10

Days 40/41 - Feb 9/10
??? - This is why I need to journal every day, or every few days!!! Remember being sore after chiro visit (was WAY out of alignment due to my fall), so maybe did not do anything? Think we played a bunch of tag. :-)

Day 42 - Feb 11
Bodyweight exercises, including burpees, jump tucks, pushups, squats, mountain climbers, high knees, etc.
More later in the day, pushups and sumo squat plus leg up

Day 43 - Feb 12
10 sets of 3 step up/3 lunge/knee up (Bodyrock move)
10 each side balancing leg lifts (Bodyrock move, but forgot to do the kneed up portion)
Bodyweight exercises, including one knee pushups, dips, squats,
Plus a bunch of plank poses (on elbows, hands and each side) and

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 Post subject: Re: iris777888's training journal
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:15 pm 
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Wow scary, you slipped and fell while carrying your son across a busy intersection? You are bruised up? How is your son did he get hurt as well?
Well the good news is that you earned a prize package for your great work keeping up with your journal here on the forum. Hope you continue to use it as a tool. A large group of us certainly have been using them for personal accountability but also to read and pick up things from each other.

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