I just want to mention that when I post an update here about my workout progress I am writing a day or 2 after. I am right now a couple of days behind since the idea of journaling my progress publicly didn’t occur to me until after I started my challenge.
So currently I am writing about Friday’s results and it is Sunday already. Also, I decided to include the weekends in this post since Saturday is my splurge day and I have no workout routines planned for the weekend. So I’m just going to give you a quick sum up of my progress on these days.
This Friday was a little bit different than my every day routine because we ended up visiting my family who lives about 2 hours down south from us. My husband’s work schedule varies a lot so we have to be flexible all the time. This day was one of those unexpected trips to run a quick errand and visit family at the same time.
The point is, my food consumption that day was a bit lax. Yes, I could have stayed within my clean eating rule I set for myself and I tried to, as close as I could anyway. But I still allowed myself to enjoy food with my family. I do love food, you know, especially good food that isn’t cooked by me! Lol!
So here’s what I ate for the day.
Early morning: a glass of water with acv, & a cup of coffee
Breakfast: 2 eggs scrambled, medium banana, glass of milk
Morning snack: a handful of roasted, salted almonds + an apple
Lunch: bowl of chowmein noodles with hard-boiled egg
Note: We went out to a restaurant for dinner so I splurged a bit as you will see.
Dinner: a plate of tossed salad, breadstick, Tour of Italy (lasagna, Alfredo fettuccini pasta & chicken parmigiana), chocolate cake, frozen strawberry-mango margarita
I guess right now, you must be thinking, “Wow! This girl can eat!” Lol! The truth is, I wasn’t able to eat all those! Lol! My eyes were bigger than my stomach! But I still enjoyed all of it (of what I managed to finish) and I thanked my hubby for a nice treat!
I do my workout first thing in the morning before my kids are awake so this didn’t get affected by the day’s events. (Whew! I’m super glad! Lol!)
Today’s workout routine is 3rd training day out of 7 for the first week in Rock Solid. This part is called Rotation and Rear. It’s also day 22 of 28 days Single Leg Deadlift challenge. I was supposed to do 2 sets of 5 reps each with my chosen weight but SLDL is part of Rotation and Rear workout routine. So I decided to use the weight of bell I am currently using for the challenge and called it done. So I guess you can say, I killed 2 birds with 1 stone. 😉
Deadlifts: 3 sets/ 12, 10, 8 reps
1st set, 12 reps, 20 kg
2nd set, 10 reps, 22 kg
3rd set, 8 reps, 24 kg
Swings: 3 sets/ 12, 10, 8 reps/ 35 lbs for 1st 2 sets & 20 kg for the last one
SLDL: 3 sets/ 6, 5, 5/ 35 lbs for 6 reps, then 2 sets of 5 reps each using 44 lbs (20 kg)
Bottoms Up Press: 3 sets/ 3 reps/ 15 lbs.
This was my first time to do this move so I went with the lightest weight that I can manage safely. Also, pressing weight is a weak point for me. So I’m very excited to see how much I will improve in the next few weeks.
1-arm rows (slow decent): 3 sets/ 5 reps each/ 30 lbs.
Russian twists: 3 sets/ 30 each side/ 25 lbs.
Plus some conditioning and stretching moves as well as part of the program.
Next is Day 23 of 28 days single leg deadlift challenge which I did on Saturday.
I did 3 sets of SLDL, 5 reps each side using 44 lbs. kettlebell.
So there you have it! Next up on my workout schedule will be conditioning! Come back to see how I did and/or subscribe to follow along!
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