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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:04 pm 
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That has been my downfall lately. My family has been going on a pizza binge for the past two nights, and making bread on the weekends. Argh! So hard when the tastebuds are screaming at you to eat it, and your tummy keeps grumbling and cheering the mouth on to bite into just one little bite. . . But since I haven't lost any weight, my brain answers with an authoritative NO!

It is when you have lost 2 or 4 lbs, and the brain wavers just a little = let the faceplanting begin! complete with the EB buttery spread coming out of the frig! So weak willled this past weekend. But I am strong today. At this moment at least. . . LOL. Hang in there! See it as trash for your body, which it is. Need some nice almonds in your pocket sandwich baggy to nibble on instead. . .


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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:59 pm 
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Lets just say i slammed almost a gallon of water in 3 hrs...... I didnt binge at least and was very happy when meal time came around finally even though my tummy didn't want any part of what I was feeding it lol!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:00 am 
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I figured out why I am having nasty hardcore cravings... My period snuck up on me in the middle of the night :(

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:02 am 
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I feel for you. Those kind of hormones can do a number on you - but you held it in control! My how strong you are! Strong will with a strong body to go along with it!


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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:42 am 
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The peanut butter almost didn't make it the night but was to sleepy to do any damage except a tablespoon of it

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:02 pm 
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Ok last night I had to push myself through my workout cause well my workout buddy was running late.... Was so hungry I cut cardio short

PM cardio: treadmill manual program 3.0 incline 7.5% 20 min

Biceps and abs
Ez bar curl: 30 lbs 15 reps, 40 lbs 12 reps, 3 sets 50 lbs 10 reps
DB Hammer curl: 17.5 15 reps, 22.5 12 reps, 3 sets 27.5 lbs 10 reps (yes I love the inbetween weights)
Bisolator: 60 lbs 15 reps, 70 lbs 12 reps, 80 lbs 10 reps, 2 sets 90 lbs 10 reps
Incline crunch: 3 sets 20 reps
Bosu crossover crunch: 3 sets 30 reps

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:12 pm 
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Ok didn't have a nap cause I went to yoga and needless to say after yoga my stomach was making some loud noises... I had some red lentil "soup" (wasn't soup but was soupy) and ended up having 2 waffles on top of that. My stomach stopped making noises and didn't feel the need to dive into the chocolate, candy, chips, cookies, poptarts or anything else to tide me over till lunch. As much as I love my 2 a days I am looking forward to tomorrow's total rest day!!!! No getting up early, no going to the gym, just me my meals and resting :) Halfway through last exercise all the other ones snuck up on me and wow did my shoulders come alive!! Been rubbing them ever since and I will be hiring my sister to massage them tomorrow on my rest day. Will buy her lunch on payday as payment. Kinda thinking I might go track down a baseball outside in the toy chest and rub it along my shoulder blades! Yeah I am feeling pretty tight back there....I feel like a total mess today with cramps, tight muscles and unending hunger :/

AM cardio: upright bike lvl 7 random program 20 min and 55 min yoga

Shoulders
Dumbbell shoulder press: 20 lbs 15 reps, 25 lbs 12 reps, 2 sets 30 lbs 10 reps
Side delt raise: 10 lbs 15 reps, 12.5 lbs 12 reps, 15 lbs 10 reps, 17.5 lbs 8 reps (started losing form on rep 9 so I left it at 8)
Rear delt fly machine: 60 lbs 15 reps, 70 lbs 12 reps, 2 sets 80 lbs 10 reps
Arnold Press: 4 sets 20 lbs 15 reps
Swiss ball crunch: 3 sets 20 reps

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:17 pm 
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So today trainer decided to surprise me with taking pics and posted 1 on Facebook.... Hunger pains were bad so I upped my calories. Tomorrow is rest day yay!!!!!

Legs
TKE: 3 sets 20 reps
Body weight squat: 3 sets 20 reps
Reverse lunge: 22 lbs 15 reps, 2 sets 45 lbs 15 reps
Deadlift: 135 lbs 8 reps, 185 lbs 6 reps, 205 lbs 4 reps (was what I was lifting in the pic)
Dumbbell walking lunge: 25 lbs 10 reps each leg, 2 sets 30 lbs 10 reps each leg
Deep squats: 22 lbs 15 reps, 45 lbs 15 reps, 65 lbs 15 reps


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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:56 am 
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Is it bad that my rest day is turning into a refeed day????? I laid down to warm up with my pups and snoozed well woke up from nap and felt like I had never had breakfast!! So turning my rest day into a refeed and will take it easy so I don't burn to many calories so that my body can use said calories to repair cause ouch it needs it

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:31 pm 
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Went a little overboard on the calories.... Oh well won't let it bring me down. Making sweet potato chili and gluten free cornbread for dinner. Can't go wrong there!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:10 am 
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Ok finally some time to input Friday's workout!! Which btw I am still feeling :)

AM cardio elliptical lvl 5 random program 20 min, elliptical program 30 min manual, 55 min yoga

Triceps
Tricep pressdown: 70 lbs 15 reps, 80 lbs 12 reps, 90 lbs 10 reps, 100 lbs 10 reps, 110 lbs 10 reps
Overhead dumbbell press: 40 lbs 10 reps, 3 sets 45 lbs 10 reps
Kickbacks: 12.5 lbs 10 reps, 15 lbs 10 reps, 2 sets 20 lbs 10 reps
Bench dips: 4 sets 20 reps
Incline crunch: 3 sets 20 reps
Bosu crossover: 3 sets 20 reps

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:15 am 
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Friday evening went to see the new Resident Evil movie and snuck in my own popcorn, water and poptarts (yes unfrosted poptarts cause they so yummy!!!!) No cardio after my workout cause of the movie :)

Back
Band row:3 sets 20
Back extensions: 3 sets 20
Close grip bent over rows: 55 lbs 15 reps, 85 lbs 12 reps, 105 lbs 10 reps, 115 lbs 10 reps
Pull ups: 12 reps, 10 reps, 12 reps, 12 reps
Band lat pulls: 4 sets 15
Dumbbell shrugs: 45 lbs 15 reps, 55 lbs 12 reps, 60 lbs 10 reps, 70 lbs 10 reps
Underhand rear delt band pulls: 4 sets 20 reps

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:20 am 
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So yesterday I got to train my workout buddy so I gave his calves a good thrashing. By the time we hit the second exercise his calves looked so much bigger and he was like why can't they always look like this. Well give me time my friend I will get them bigger!!!!!

Cardio: 30 min elliptical manual

Calves and abs
Seated calf raise: 70 lbs 20 reps, 80 lbs 20 reps, 90 lbs 20 reps, 100 lbs 20 reps
Standing calf raise: 105 lbs 20 reps, 105 lbs 20 reps, 110 lbs 20 reps, 120 lbs 20 reps
Standing 1 leg calf raise: 4 sets 20 reps each leg (like to focus and go slow with these. Turning my toes in and out on these)
Swiss ball crunch: 9 lbs 30 reps, 2 sets 25 lbs 30 reps
Reverse crunch: 3 sets 20 reps
Rotary torso twist: 70 lbs 20 reps, 2 sets 75 20 reps

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:25 am 
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Today is total cardio day for me. Will be spotting my buddy today then we will go do low intensity cardio. Going to try to relax on my only day off this week. Probably won't eat much cause well when I am home I forget to eat lol. Surprisingly my dogs let me sleep in till almost 7!!! Liked that a lot. I think my body was exhausted cause I was in bed by 10p I do believe

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 Post subject: Re: Synny's training journal
PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:32 am 
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Ok so last night my knee felt a lil tweeked so I put a tiger balm patch on cause well this morning was quads and knew that I wasn't going to go entirely easy on myself. I do plan on icing my knee today and resting as much as possible cause Wednesday is glutes and hams... Knee still feels a tweeked but once I started lifting it actually helped it a bit. I didn't push my knee past its ROM so that helped. Trainer at the gym (not my trainer) was being a nosey lil idiot about my water jug....

Cardio: 20 min lvl 6 weight loss program elliptical

Quads
Leg extension: 2 sets 75 lbs 15 reps, 90 lbs 12 reps, 2 sets 105 lbs 10 reps
Squat: 95 15 lbs, 2 sets 115 lbs 15 reps, 135 lbs 10 reps, 155 lbs 10 reps, 185 lbs 10 reps
Leg press: 180 lbs 15 reps, 270 lbs 15 reps, 360 lbs 15 reps, 410 lbs 10 reps, 430 lbs 10 reps, 450 lbs 10 reps (that one was for you Gaia!!!!)

On the leg press I didn't go all the way down cause my feet were at the bottom of the plate and my knee wasn't allowing full ROM not to mention the heavier it got I kept it between the locks just in case my knee decided it wasn't having anymore of it. I did do a set with my feet in the middle of the plate at 450 lbs and got a little bit better ROM so will be excited to see what my feet at the top of the plate brings!!!

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