This Week in Workouts

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  • MondayBody Beast Build: Back&Biceps. I did this in the apartment gym so I used TRX for pullups. Sometimes I forget how much I like TRX, so I love it when I can combine it with my Beachbody workouts. I also did Blogilates Muffin Top Meltdown and Intense Abs. My FitBit says I walked 6.4 miles.
  • TuesdayBrazil Butt Lift BumBum instead of Body Beast cardio, and Beast Abs. Plus a 3-mile run.
  • Wednesday – Body Beast Build:Shoulders. FitBit says I walked 8.9 miles this day. I guess that sort of makes up for my failed running and abs intentions.
  • Thursday – Body Beast rest day. I didn’t have much activity at all this day – FitBit recorded only 3.8 miles walked.
  • Friday – 2-mile run, Body Beast Build: Chest&Tris, and Blogilates Intense Abs. I tried to up my weights with Body Beast this day and met with mixed success. At one point during the Partial Flys, the 20-pound weight just dropped out of my hand and rolled away.
  • Saturday – Body Beast Build:Legs, Blogilates Muffin Top Meltdown, and a 2-mile run.
  • Sunday – Body Beast Build:Back&Biceps (using TRX on the pull-ups again) and Blogilates Intense Abs. FitBit says I walked 6.6 miles this day.

Where I fell short this week:

  • Running – I am not getting in nearly as many miles as I should. The half marathon is not too far away.
  • Nutrition – My calories Monday – Thursday were too low, and I went way, waaay off-plan on the weekend because of social events.
  • Stretching – I need to do a LOT more of this.
  • Water – 2 liters a day is not nearly enough for me and I am really feeling it.

Where I did well this week:

  • Vegetables – Even on my off-plan days, I got in my minimum of 5 veggies and fruits.
  • Increasing my weights – even by just a little bit, and even if only for the first set of exercises, I’m really excited by my increased strength.
  • Just sticking with it -Body Beast ain’t easy and even though I’ve done the first phase of videos 3 or 4 times, I’m still in pain very sore.

 Did you workout this week? Do you take it easy on the weekends or hit the gym?

 

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Wendy

Comments

  1. i am now inspired to work out =) thanks

    http://www.lesley-kim.com

  2. I totally saw a Beach Body van in my neighborhood yesterday and thought of you! I did another little jog/walk yesterday and then a quick 20 minute power yoga. Seriously my arms and back are sore! My doctor described labor like a marathon. I’ve only done a half marathon. 🙂 Her words have encouraged me to really push more exercise (within reason). You are so inspirational!

    • blushandbarbells@gmail.com says:

      Oooh I saw that van at the Beachbody parking where I was invited after I sent them photos of myself in my skivvies. :/

  3. I just recovered from the flu and am back at it. I think your workouts are great. I am not getting in nearly enough miles for my half either. Fingers crossed that I get there.

  4. I love weddings. I have been fortunate enough to attend many. No planning just show up and have fun.

  5. i’m just getting over the flu! i haven’t worked out in a week and i feel so tiny and weak 🙁 can’t wait till monday when i start again.

  6. Ok you are totally making me realize how much I’ve been slacking on the weights. post race, I’m back at it!!

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