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Virgo

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #30 on: March 16, 2015, 06:26:15 PM »
Normally I lift weights at the gym on Mondays, but I had errands today. I missed it! My plan is to lift tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday. My daughters don't have school Friday, so I know we'll be to busy for me to go. I hope to go Saturday too.
Jen

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lcoxwell

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #31 on: March 16, 2015, 06:50:44 PM »
My goal is to run a mile with my 8th grade students before the end of the school year.  I made the mistake of doing a lesson on goal setting and they turned the tables, threw down the gauntlet, and challenged me. Rotten teenagers!   :P
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #32 on: March 16, 2015, 07:33:00 PM »
I got my 4 runs in last week, same goal this week plus two strength training sessions.

Started out today with 3.1 miles on my local streets. Strength training tomorrow...a little work on my legs and back/bicepts.
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #33 on: March 16, 2015, 08:14:15 PM »
Getting fit has become my new hobby. I gained about 15 pounds after Alex died, thanks to mt.dew. I've since lost 10 of those pounds by using workout videos on fitnessblender.com
I've also tried to drink less soda. That is the hardest thing for me because soda is like my comfort food.

My goal this week is to cut back on the amount of mt. dew I drink!

I stopped drinking Pepsi just about a year ago, I LOVED my Pepsi and drank a lot of it.  I also switched to almonds as my go to snack, it keeps me from munching other snacks, keeps me felling satiated and they are high in protein and healthy fats.  This simple change has helped me to lose 20 lbs and I really don't miss the soda anymore.  I switched my primary drink to lime seltzer, I mostly make it at home using a soda stream machine.
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2015, 05:15:19 PM »
I did 4k steps today, even though I wasn't feeling like excercising this evening.
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2015, 08:56:35 PM »
Day 2 of 30 mins of exercising and logging food! 2 down, many more to go!!
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2015, 09:52:41 PM »
I'm slacking this week! Back at it tomorrow.
Jen

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #37 on: March 18, 2015, 12:28:40 PM »
Hi everyone.  Just to update.....I'm not doing a very good job on keeping or making my goals, I am still working out for 30 mins at night but I have not gone to bed earlier...well I will go to bed, but end up falling asleep very very late (usually around 12 or 1am) thus making it impossible for me to get up at 5am for a run/fast walk on treadmill.  BUT I will keep trying! 
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #38 on: March 18, 2015, 03:12:41 PM »
18 March 2015 Wed

Military press: 100 lbs x 7-6-4

Bent-over row: 100 x 12-10-8

DB press (L/R): 45 x 5-5 each arm

DB row (L/R): 45 x 10-10 each arm

Wrist curl: 45 x 25-20-15

My left delt is significantly weaker than the right. Past injuries, most likely?

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #39 on: March 18, 2015, 03:19:35 PM »
  BUT I will keep trying!

That is the best any of us can do. Keep on keepin' on.  8)

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #40 on: March 18, 2015, 06:38:29 PM »
cable lat pulldowns
cable lat pulldowns-underhand grip
cable rows
straight bar pushdowns
db rows

db hammer curls
db curls
db cross curls

30 minutes cardio
Jen

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #41 on: March 18, 2015, 06:58:15 PM »
Hi everyone.  Just to update.....I'm not doing a very good job on keeping or making my goals, I am still working out for 30 mins at night but I have not gone to bed earlier...well I will go to bed, but end up falling asleep very very late (usually around 12 or 1am) thus making it impossible for me to get up at 5am for a run/fast walk on treadmill.  BUT I will keep trying!

November, good for you for working out for 30 mins at night.  I could not do that AND get to bed earlier.  But don't give up--tomorrow is a new day!!  Sending you supportive vibes!
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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #42 on: March 18, 2015, 08:42:29 PM »
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« Last Edit: June 04, 2015, 07:27:18 AM by Kamcho »

lcoxwell

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #43 on: March 18, 2015, 10:36:37 PM »
Kamcho, it is so good to hear that you have increased mobility and that you are getting your strength back.  Sending you warm wishes, and hopes that your health will continue to improve.
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Bear1956

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Re: Health & Fitness
« Reply #44 on: March 19, 2015, 03:58:13 PM »
19 March 2015 Thu

Dead lift: 245 lbs x 5-3-2 (275)

Squat: 135 x 15-12-12-10-8

Split squats: BW x 0

The 275 is my estimated 1RM by formula. The squats felt light but I am just trying to build some muscle anyhow. Felt a slight tweak in my right hammie while doing a split squat so I am done for today. I take no chances at my age.