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Active Rest Day, and Party Time!
Saturday, October 30, 2010      12 comments

I've come to the conclusion that the "yoga" portion of the P90X cardio DVD makes me impatient. I want to yell, "get ON with it!" at the screen. I prefer stretching to yoga. Sorry, yoga fans. Or maybe I just don't like the parts where he has ... Read more
Jiujitsu day! Now with food!
Friday, October 29, 2010      11 comments

Today we started back on our Friday Jiujitsu sessions. Warmup: Stairs 1 min Band run 1 min 100 situps 100 leg lifts Practice time: Shots, 10 each person Each 5 times: Arm bar Triangle choke Kimora Sweep Lear... Read more
I'm crying, it just comes out as sweat
Thursday, October 28, 2010      10 comments

Today was a rough one for me. Mostly, I think it was the jump rope. With my shins and calves being a fun source of pain for me on impact, well... yeah. I would have cried, and my face did that crying look, but anything that would have formed ... Read more
Double Day Part 2 - I'm late!!!
Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

Yeah, so I basically have to leave directly after work and sit in hour+ traffic to make it to his evening classes. Today traffic decided to be + instead of just hour, so even though I left at 6, I didn't get to class until 7:40. Luckily, I jus... Read more
"Just born that way"
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      8 comments

Yeah, today was fun. Hungry from eating less yesterday (cutting back down to about 1500 calories a day), only running on a bowl of cereal this morning, and he decides to do legs. Of course, with his workouts, legs also happens to involve every... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      12 comments

Today was weigh in day, and I finally got some input on my weight class. But first... To warm up: Jump rope Time to work!: 100 wide-stance jumping jacks (in squat position) with ankle resistance band 50 jump-to-sprawl with ankle r... Read more
Frustration Day
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      7 comments

I won't recount the boring details of tonight's class for 2 reasons: 1. I don't remember them. 2. It was kind of a light class since my trainer is injured and a little out of it. Anyway, I've posted enough workouts that you probably hav... Read more
DIY bootcamp
Friday, October 22, 2010      9 comments

So, today was my little pseudo-bootcamp. Ok maybe it's not completely DIY, since I'm still working with my trainer for 2/3 of it. But it was my decision to do this instead of missing out completely. I took a longer rest after the jog than nor... Read more
Unintended rest day
Thursday, October 21, 2010      9 comments

Today was another unintended rest day. I didn't mind today, since I took the opportunity to nap, and tomorrow I'm doing my own personal bootcamp... kinda. Sunday I won't be able to make it to bootcamp (family obligations), so I'm taking th... Read more
Kickboxing day
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      6 comments

Ok, less kickboxing and more form, because today I just wasn't getting it together. warmup: stairs + 5 pushups after each - 10 sets jump rope 50 situps holding 5 lb weights and punching at the top sprint with sprawl, repeat 10x ... Read more
Epic - where's a video camera when you need one?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      7 comments

So as usual, I started my workout by texting my trainer and asking him what I should warm up with, and this is what I get: Warmup set: Speed rope - 1 min (that's jump rope as fast as you can, which for me is kinda slow) 20 pushups 10 ... Read more
It feels wrong to enjoy Mondays.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      15 comments

Today was alright for me, though I did come in hungry. At least I didn't get dizzy (until after we finished). I really need to bring more protein to work. What I ate today just didn't cut it. Also, I need to add back in the extra protein I u... Read more
Apparently a short bootcamp
Sunday, October 17, 2010      3 comments

Today, for whatever reason, we skipped the hour long jog in the middle and just went from strenth/conditioning to kickboxing: To start, a warmup jog of 2 laps around the block. Then, we started with the circuit: 50 situps 50 mountain ... Read more
Again with not eating enough
Saturday, October 16, 2010      7 comments

Dammit, it happened. With the last couple of days of not eating enough protein, today's session was trashed. I was dizzy after the first 2 sets of my circuit. Here's what I did go through: Jump rope to warm up, a couple of minutes C... Read more
Better than last night, though still tired
Thursday, October 14, 2010      18 comments

Let's see: Jump rope to warm up Then, one foot on an upside down bosu ball, raising the other knee while pressing two 5 lb weights up (about 30 on each side). He had to step on it also to help stabilize it. My balance on one foot is ... Read more

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