The cure for anything is salt water - tears, sweat or the sea.” - Isak...
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This Week's Menu and Grocery List
MENU: Breakfast: egg whites w/ veggies and low fat mozzarella, oats w/ almond butter, and protein shakes Lunch/Dinner: Lemon Feta Baked Chicken, Italian Wedding soup, grilled eggplant and zucchini, steamed broccoli Snacks: Greek yogurt w/ protein powder and fruit, baby bell cheese, quest bars, boiled eggs SHOPPING LIST DAIRY: Almond Milk, reduced fat Feta, 1/2 dozen eggs VEGGIES:...
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Get Ready to Get Sweaty-Oxygen Back and Abs
Read through my new Oxygen mag and got inspired by some new workouts Warm up: 5 min Elliptical BACK (4 Sets) *Bow and Arrow (with heavy band)-10 *180 Rotation Supermans-10 *Push Down with heavy band-10 *Straight Arm Pull Back (10#)-10 *Pull through with heavy band-10 *High Row with heavy band-10 ABS (2 Sets) *100s *Rolling plank with T Stand *Head Elevated Reverse Crunch *Chair...
Get Ready to Get Sweaty-Morning Run
Out of the door by 6 am. It was still dark…and far colder than I anticipated. Dudley and I hit the trail hard to warm up! By the time the sun finally came up, Dudley was on a mad hunt for bunnies. He was also scared to death of the deer. We ran across a little family of deer. While they happily munched on grass, we huffed and puffed onward. TIME: 55 min BURN: 465 cals WATER:...
Get Ready to Get Sweaty-Sunday Sweat Session
I am drenched. nuf said. Must. Shower. Now. TIME: 60 min BURN: 490 cal WATER: 32 oz
Get Ready to Get Sweaty-Circuits with TABATA
WARM UP: 5 min Elliptical CIRCUIT 1 (3x) Medicine Ball Push ups-10 Barbell Wide stance squat-45#-10 Alternating Shoulder press-15#-10/side 4 MIN TABATA on Elliptical (20 second SPRINT, 10 second recovery, x8) CIRCUIT 2 (3x) Row with heavy band-10 Sumo Squat with lateral raise-12#-10 Jump Squats holding medicine ball-10 4 MIN TABATA Elliptical CIRCUIT 3 (3x) Straight Leg...
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Get Ready to Get Sweaty-Shoulders and Legs
WARM UP: 5 min elliptical 6/10 resistance SHOULDERS (4 Sets) *Kettlebell Press-15#-10/side *Combo Shoulder Raise-12#-10 *Barbell Shoulder Press-35#-10 *Dumbbell Diagonal Raise-10#-10/side *Floor Inverted Shoulder Press-10 CARDIO (10 min) Elliptical level 7/10 resistance LEGS (5 Sets) *Barbell Squat-45#-10 *Deadlifts-45#-10 *Pendulum Lunges-5/side *Glute Bridges-10 *Sumo...