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New Nutrition Plan/Workouts
Friday, February 15, 2013      8 comments

Wed night session with my trainer was spent going over the nutrition plan and the 3 specialized strength training workouts and a stretching routine. He went over each exercise and the proper form and reasoning behind the form. I took notes so ... Read more
Winter 5% Countdown Assignments #1-9
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      9 comments

#1 - Winter 5% Challenge Commitment: I will do the workouts given to me by my trainer -- strength training 4 x's a week and cardio every day. I will follow my PT's nutrition plan and watch the calories and portion sizes. On my Team page I will r... Read more
120 Minutes
Monday, February 11, 2013      11 comments

My daycare left early today, so I was able to go to the gym before supper. I did a lower body strength workout, then an interval session on the arc trainer. Daily Goals: 1) Blog -- ... Read more
Sleep Study
Sunday, February 10, 2013      8 comments

The last three nights I have been doing a home sleep study. My doctor wanted to rule out sleep apnea. These have been rough nights - I hardly slept. It was very hard since I was hooked up to three different wires. I am glad it is over. ... Read more
To Do List
Friday, February 08, 2013      11 comments

It was nice today, I only had one daycare girl. She played quietly and I was able to get a lot of little projects checked off my To Do List. I even sat and finished my book after I walked on the treadmill (I was close to the end when I was don... Read more
Trainer's Questionnaire
Thursday, February 07, 2013      8 comments

I walked on the treadmill for 50 min. I decided to stop before it stopped on me. I also did a lower incline. Today, I worked on a questionnaire my trainer gave me last night. It consists of what goals I have, what I have been doing for... Read more
Oh, Well....
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      14 comments

Oh, well, I spoke too soon. This afternoon my treadmill stopped on me at 50 min. I am glad I got at least 50 min of walking in. I had a session with my trainer tonight. We did lower body. I usually have a lot of difficulty with lunges a... Read more
Tues, 2/5
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      8 comments

I walked on my treadmill for an hour today. I haven't done that for quite awhile -- and there were no issues -- it didn't stop, it didn't smell like the motor was burning. Maybe the cold has been good for it:) Daily Goals: 1) Blog -- ... Read more
Family Weekend & Quilt Pics
Monday, February 04, 2013      17 comments

Saturday I had my 2nd group training session. We worked on the upper body and abs. In the weigh-in I was 4th place out of 10. ... Read more
Difficulty
Friday, February 01, 2013      15 comments

Tonight, I did intervals on the arc trainer at the gym. I am having a difficult time keeping my heart rate below 130 while exercising. I am trying to go slower, but it is hard. I am looking forward to talking to my trainer about it. I f... Read more
Slower Workout
Thursday, January 31, 2013      8 comments

I tried to do want my trainer suggested today. I had a small piece of turkey before lunch. Then while the kids were sleeping I walked on the treadmill for 50 min and kept my heart rate @125. But tonight when I went to the gym and worked on th... Read more
New Trainer
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      8 comments

I had my first private session with my new trainer tonight. I really like him. He explains each exercise and is really firm on making sure of the right form. He is very encouraging. I talked with him a little after the session about what I h... Read more
Mon/Tues
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday, I had my grandkids all day. It was so much fun. Both days, I walked on the treadmill for 50 min. I have upped the incline a little. This afternoon I sewed on the binding of my granddaughter's quilt. Now I just need to h... Read more
Nap & Grandkids Sleepover
Sunday, January 27, 2013      11 comments

I made breakfast for church this morning. I was so full, that when I got home I was more tired than hungry, so I laid down and took a 2 hour nap. When I got up my daughter and grandson were here -- she had brought him for a sleepover. I had a... Read more
Transformation Challenge
Saturday, January 26, 2013      13 comments

This morning was the first group session for the Transformation Challenge at the gym. There are 5 in the group (including me). I really liked the trainer. One thing that impressed me was his attention to my form in each exercise. He also exp... Read more

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