Tag Archives: healthy

I’m Baaaaack!

20 May

Well, almost. 

I’ve been biking, rehabilitating for this “IT Band Syndrome” and I’m feeling pretty ok.  Today I went on a 2 mile walk so I’m counting that as my return workout.  I guess it’s a long way from 13.1, but I’ll get back there!  Here’s my new favorite workout song: 

“My body tells me no, but I won’t quit, I want more”

So here goes! I plan to walk daily this week for a half hour each day.  I also biked today for a half hour, but that’s getting pretty damn boring.  

Edit: after being offered and accepting a position with Dtox, they failed to send me the necessary information for my start date. When I contacted them by phone my calls were ignored. I have never been on the receiving end of such a gross display of unprofessionalism in my life.

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Weight Training

10 Sep

Nearly forgot to post, but today’s weight training day was rather successful.  Here’s what I’m doing, and it will be my routine for the week:

Go Go Gadget Legs:

2 rounds of

bridge on swiss ball: 30s

Rest: 10s

Rotating Lunges: 45s

Left Front/Back Lunges: 45s

Right Front/Back Lunges: 45s

Rest: 15s

Right Leg Spauts 45s

Left Leg Squats 45s

Rest: 15s

Lunge with Side Tilt: 60s

Rest: 20s

Dumbbell Lunges Right 20s

Dumbbell Lunges Left 20s

Rest 25s

Then…Dumbbell Muscle Blaster. Everything in this one is 1 minute each:

3 Rounds

Dumbbell Chest Press

Dumbbell Bent Over Row

Rest

DB Push Press

DB Upright Row

Rest

Bicep Curl

Tricep Kickback

Rest

Although the arm workout felt like a lot at the time, the only thing hurting now are my glutes and quads!  I ache, I ache.  Already dreading the treadmill tomorrow, so I’m trying to get up at 6 for a morning run.  We’ll see, I’m the opposite of a morning person!