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Bikini Series Day15


May 12, 2014

Leg Extensions 10 x 3 65lbs
Leg Curls 10 x 3 65lbs
Glute Pushdowns 12 x 3 94lbs
Plyo Leg Jumps 10 x 5 to Single Leg Jumps 20 x 5 85lbs

1hr 15min Kickboxing class – used 10lb dumbbells for boot camp part

BikiniBody x 3
2min plank

M1- egg whites, strawberries, banana
M2 – larabar and grapes
M3 – Lettuce wraps with refried beans, quinoa, avocado and ground turkey topped with cherry tomatoes. Also had a few snapea crisps
M4: Kind bar
M5: Pesto Shrimp and Quinoa stuffed bell pepper

I didn’t get up for a bootycall today. I went to bed late on Sunday so it was tough to even get up this morning. I decided I’d go to kickboxing to make up for it. Went to the weight room first for a quick leg workout. Kickboxing is one of my favorite classes. All the kicks, jumps and squats gave my legs even more of a workout. She does a short boot camp and core work at the end of class so it’s a great total body workout.
Ran to the store to pick Ben up some broth, juice and jello. That’s all he came eat right now. Had to help out in Seppe’s class for an art project then came home to eat a quick lunch. I basically put a bunch of leftovers together and put them inside a lettuce leaf. Dinner was my favorite. I made it yesterday and I couldn’t wait to eat it. It tasted just as good as I thought it would. I have extra of the filling so I can make more or just eat the filling :-)
Did 3 rounds of the Bikini Body workout and my plank after the boys went to bed. Did ok with my water. It’s heating up here so I need to make sure I stay hydrated. It’s going to be a busy day tomorrow so I’m off to bed so I don’t skip my bootycall tomorrow.

BeachBody Challenge Day28

Yesterday WordPress decided to suspend my blog :-( Apparently, I had violated their Terms of Service but I wasn’t given any information on How my blog did so. This was so upsetting to me. I wasn’t sure what I would do if they didn’t reactivate my blog. Yes, this stressed me out a lot! I’ve worked so hard on my blog for the past year. It would have been heartbreaking to lose everything. I contacted them right away but wasn’t expecting to hear back from them until their support team was back on the 6th. I was extremely happy to get an email this morning telling me that it had been a mistake due to their Auto Spam filter and that my blog was active again :-)

I had actually written this post last night so I wouldn’t have to try to remember everything. My short term memory isn’t all that great these days. lol. I blame it on the boys and lack of sleep.

So here is how Day28 went for me:

Today went pretty well. It’s the first Friday in a while where I didn’t do a long run. It was kind of weird. Lol. It was also the first day I was able to go out for a run again first thing in the morning.  I love that it is light enough outside at 6:30a that I can go run. My favorite bootycall workout is running. It really helps me wake up. I don’t worry about my speed this early in the morning.  I go on an empty stomach so I don’t have much fuel for a Fast run. I do try to run a good pace though. I do 3 miles and it’s perfect because I get back at the time I need to wake the boys up for school.

—————— Turbo Fire Day 26 —————-

I wound up doing a bunch of errands for most of the day. I finally got a chance to do my Turbo Fire 55EZ after picking Gio up from school.  I did so much better this time around.  I did the tuck jumps during the fire drills! I think I even got higher this time. I can really tell the difference when I’m going all out during the workouts. I’m out of breath most of the time :-) And it’s easier to crank up the intensity when I know the moves. This one has a lot of kicks. I had to take it easy on my left side because my knee wasn’t feeling to strong when I kicked.  I’m being careful and listening to my body so I can avoid getting injured. I want to be able to complete the Turbo Fire challenge and continue training for my half marathon.

I followed it with a quick M100. I beat my time by 10 seconds :-) And that was after a kick butt Turbo Fire class. The burpees are the hardest part for me. As much as I dislike burpees, they are really good for getting the heart rate up.

My new personal best for the M100's :-)

I also did the Tone It Up Happy Hour Challenge of 30 Lunges every hour.  I did miss a few hours but I made it up by doing several sets of 30 at one time.  I started at 8a and ended at 7p.  Doing my PlankADay (2min) and that’ll be it for me.

Meals –

M1: Maple Nut Oatmeal with unsweetened chocolate almond butter, cocoa almond butter (1/2 tbsp) and chia seeds. I really love adding chia seeds to my breakfasat.

A Very yummy breakfast. I couldn't even taste the Chia seeds.

M2: On the go – Zico and Chocolate Dipped Coconut Luna bar with grapes. Zico and a Luna bar is my absolute favorite snack to have. I only had half of my Luna bar and grapes because Seppe decided that he was hungry and wanted me to share with him.

My Favorite Snack - only got to eat half the Luna bar.

Seppe took the other half of my Luna bar and ate most of my grapes.

M3: Same as yesterday – quinoa and veggie pasta with lemon pepper chicken.

M4: Larabar and handful of homemade trailmix.

M5: Panko chicken and broccoli. This is a favorite with my family. It’s a healthy version of chicken nuggets or chicken tenders. I think I’ll have to make this in bulk and freeze it so I don’t have to make it All the time. lol.

80 oz. of water.