It has been just a couple of days since I last posted, but it seems like a long time. The days are so filled with morning cardio, afternoon workout, and then evening cardio - and then eating and supplementing. It seemed like too much on one day - luckily it was a rest day, and I just ate food and told myself that I do not need to supplement today as I was not pushing myself with cardio or weights. So far, I have do not know if it hurt me at all to just chill on supplements during my rest day.
Do know that on my high carb day, I was doing very well with the doubling of my brown rice, oatmeal, and sweet potato, but then I made strawberry shortcake for my family, and ended up eating one of my shortcakes and only 1/4 cup of strawberries (that was what was left! and the strawberries were sweetened with agave). This morning, I had lost .4 lbs from yesterday! My weight is now at 145.4 this morning (weight was 145.8 yesterday before my high carb day). Interesting, no?
I have some new supplements that I am incorporating now. I am doing Aminos and powdered Glutamine in the morning, right before workout, and right before bed. I also am taking probiotics before meal #1 in the morning - I seem to be 'cleaning' out my colon with this supplement so far (maybe that is why I lost weight after my high carb day! LOL!).
Trying to hold on to my heavy weight sets. Going to post what that is, so I can see how my weight goes down, and so does my weights on the heavy set (muscle mass lost is my theory).
Leg Press: 14 total 45 plates/15, was able to do short ROM with 22 total 45 plates/barely 15 (actually 13+2 reps with hands on knees pushing up/helping)
Leg Extension: 285 (whole stack)/10
Leg Curl: 110/10
Abductor Machine: 150/8
Adductor Machine: 140/8+2
Tried to do Sumo Squat, but too lightheaded this time. Try again later (2 days maybe): but last time it was a heavy set of 230/15, with extra sets of 180/25 (going for the burn in the glutes - gotta tighten the glutes for the show!).
And that is all for Legs. I also did 5 miles in my morning cardio this morning (oops, forgot it was Leg day! I usually just walk, but I jogged today) - so no wonder I couldn't do the Sumo Squats at the end of the workout! I had just enough glycogen in my muscles for an hour long workout (have to make note of that! and see if that is the consensus this week for every bodypart - or just for the big muscle Legs).