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Legs bloody well burnt from the new exercise I added in this evening. Lifting a pair of 6KG on the top of the quads to raise both legs kills! But dang the burn was blissA little dare I did on myself: taking a photo of my legs. I have always saw them to be embarrassing, so i thought to dare myself after my evening workout session. The workout really gave my legs a right shock, they're feeling tighter but are slightly achey in places. Although they do feel good after all I did today.Dared a bare leg photo, am so nervous and my stupid camera on my phone is useless. It made this photo blurry@1CRAZYDOG was right about that quote thats by Rose Phoenix, for I pushed myself this evening and got to doing 3 sets of situps in 30 reps before feeling a burn and even did 2 sets of pushups in 30 reps but had a burn halfway through the second set.
Am surprised I got 2 sets done in seated shoulder dumbbell press, I didnt think I would manage to repeat from the first set of 15 reps.@1CRAZYDOG was right about that quote thats by Jaden Rose Phoenix, for I pushed myself this evening and got to doing 3 sets of situps in 30 reps before feeling a burn and even did 2 sets of pushups in 30 reps but had a burn halfway through the second set.
Am surprised I got 2 sets done in seated shoulder dumbbell press, I didnt think I would manage to repeat from the first set of 15 reps.Plank burnt like crazy today, first time ever but damn it was worth it. Someone recommended to do Pike with Planks and... bloody hell, they weren't wrong of that. It burnt like something mental! Held it for two minutes before the abdominal began to burn!from yesterday I did and upped my amount in many of it:
refreshing this challenge anew today!
After being poorly, tired and focusing on the aba bab program, I'm back. I even challenged myself to see how many crunches I could do yesterday and got up to 50. I am aiming for 50 in crunches and situps every time I do them now.
refreshing this challenge anew today!
After being poorly, tired and focusing on the aba bab program, I'm back. I even challenged myself to see how many crunches I could do yesterday and got up to 50. I am aiming for 50 in crunches and situps every time I do them now.
Couldn't do 3 sets of pushups due to how much it burnt by the 1st set of 30 reps, same happened yesterday. Am going to give myself more rest inbetween sets I think.Am so pleased with the progress since November! Got no photo to go with a progress photo but here's the one I took yesterday! I'll be putting up two other photos after this postAm so pleased with the progress since November, I took this photo yesterday after being nervous to see it on photo. After taking up adding in exercise into my aba bab program since the start of January last year, I am glad I decided to focus on the legs since I looked at the photo I did from July 2018 and realised I wasn't happy with the lower half of myself.
I was nervous to take a photo this month due to disappointment of my past attempts before now but looking at those two photos, I am not looking back :D
#BeforeAndAfter very pleased with how I've gone up to being 7 stone 6lbs! I'm almost there to my goal!Taken: 04/01/2019I have said it once and I will say it again, this quote on this image from one of my top favourite Transformer characters has been my inspiration since beginning my ABA BAB program. I couldn't thank him enough for coming up with that quote! Killed it today! Legs feels tighter in the hamstrings but feels all right. Killed it proper today and did ten more calf raises than I have been doing, plus did extra in pushups than usual, did 4 sets instead of 3! By the 30th rep on each set in pushups it was hell to keep myself from just about dropping but I kept control4 sets of squats and calf raises with wall instead of 3? bloooooody hell i wasn't ready for managing that amount today! shoulders and wrists were killed like mad. I could not push myself past doing 15 reps of dumbbell shoulder presses this evening. but I pushed and got to do 10 extra in seated dumbbell curls with a 8kg dumbbell, 30 reps in one arm sided pushups and got to do 30 reps in dumbbell pullovers. wow! Was I not ready for the self dare to go like that!
Done more reps in certain things that I thought I would never be able to do in all my life today. I'm absolutely speechlessInstead of managing 30 hamstring curls, instead of doing 25 bicep curls with 8kg and instead of always doing 15 reps on sled machine, I did 50? 50!? O.M.G, I wasn't ready to feel like I could do those in that amount today! ðŸ’ª ðŸ”¥
Bicycle crunches 1 set 20 reps
mountain climber 1 set 30 reps
one arm-sided pushups 1 set 30 reps
sled machine 1 set 50 reps 14kg
hamstring curls 1 set 50 reps 8kg
seated bicep curls 1 set 50 reps 8kg
pushups 4 sets 30 reps
lying leg raises 1 set 30 reps
Had a right surprise to find out my body fat has gone down from being 23% to being 21%! ðŸ˜ŽYesterday I managed to use my 8kg dumbbell without struggling, standing dumbbell curls felt so much easier and I felt the burn in the upper arm far better for the first time ever!
Felt like I needed to get 10kg dumbbell once I was done, fright my legs and arms were burning like crazy yesterday and this morning! I didn't think it would ever stop Taken yesterday! Am pleased with how far I have come since last year! ðŸ’¥After taking a photo yesterday, I am pleased with how far I have come since last year! No more tyre on the stomach now! I'm aiming for a toned up stomach to go! The ab and stomach are feeling tighter than before!
Managed to avoid takeaways for a week by having a soft cheese and salmon bagel for lunch. Going for mint and chives in a vegetable chicken casserole; potato, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, peas, chicken and veg stock pot with chicken stockpot for dinner. Today the sliding pike burnt once hitting the tenth rep, I thought I was going to scream. Pushed things up a bit and did more squats but still felt like I could have cranked it up to doing 3 sets of 40 reps instead.
Best thing to do though is to start off in small numbers before trying anything over your limits; like the saying goes, you must know your limits.Earlier during the lunges, it has never been easy for me to put my weight on my left foot without losing my balance but today for the first time ever, I could do more than one lunge without stumbling!
Plus, the aches didn't even give me any bother and it burnt like heck, the only one that was new was above the knee like fright I wasn't expecting that for my first day back! Doesn't even feel like I was off it!Aching from yesterday but I am not going to let that stop me.is thinking over all the good times I shared with grandad before he past away two years ago...House cleaned for two hours and went out for three hours for a walk down the nearby local village country lanes called Rectory Woods. It is so peaceful down there and my favourite area there is a lovely hill called Strawberry Hill.
In the photo showing I pieced the three photos together on a OpenOffice Writer page and made a screenshot of all three to make one photo :)
House cleaned for two hours and went out for three hours for a walk down the nearby local village country lanes called Rectory Woods. It is so peaceful down there and my favourite area there is a lovely hill called Strawberry Hill.
In the photo showing I pieced the three photos together on a OpenOffice Writer page and made a screenshot of all three to make one photo :) Am going to stick to maintaining the abdominal I have managed to have, I am fed up with giving into Sunday laziness. I have got to get myself a notebook to make up a food and exercise rough planner, it can help me jot down everything for adding onto MFPs trackers once on the computer. ðŸ“ ðŸ›
Also, I really am not pleased with what I have noticed about myself recently... (look at the screenshot from my MFPs weight tracker for knowing what I mean) :I have been on myfitnesspals BMI calculator and this is what its shown for me, so I was right, my weight target in stones and pounds is 7 stone 8 lbs after all but all I can reach up to is 7 stone 6 lbs... then I cough and belch and end up back on 7 stone 2... Progress photo from recent post on the SP homepage I have posted up today. Renewing my profile imageInsight on what I have done today and this morning:
situps 1 set 15 reps 5 minutes
crunches 1 set 15 reps 5 minutes
house cleaning 5 hours
I am annoyed I have had to be light with myself today thanks to people who are in my home, seeing as they kept interfering by calling my name every few minutes for me to do something for them...My homemade fish pie:
white cod, salmon fillet (diced and sprinkled with paprika), peas, tomatoes and on top is milky creamed egg mash potato. (sprinkled chives on top of the mashed potato after adding milk and two eggs to the mash potato) My dinner today:
Salmon, cod, peas, tomatoes and bacon under mashed potato.
I made my own version of a fish pie but done what I have now come up with to be, fish and bacon pie. lolcooking experiment for my dinner:After three months I have finally got in the definition to the left upper area of the abs at last. Still maintaining what I gained in July!
Today was a cheeky pink Beefeater strawberry gin with lemonade at the pub.
#BeforeAndAfter Made one in sepia version saved on my computer but was self conscious to load it onto here. New photo time, let me know what you think, it is from a recent post I put up yesterday. I never uploaded this sepia version of the photo due to being self conscious.
Funny how I could upload the coloured version but not this one.
Think I will only make a progress photo post once a year like I am seeing many people doing. What I am planning to get from Amazon for making homemade soups:Have a joyful Monday everyone! Feeling a little better today so I am starting back up again.
Happy Sunday everyone! Will be gardening tomorrow, weeds are invading for the winter to come! Felt like I could do 2 sets of 15 reps in sliding pike today but I am not tempting it yet until my right foot can slide the sliding disc better first.
I couldn't resist finding a image on google for being an inspiring quote that I like and would like to share. Planning on boosting performance by adding these to the Optimum powder I am currently trying. Bottom one in the image is for before workout and the thinner top one in the image is for during workout. Goal achieved:
2 sets of sliding pikes and bicycle crunches.
Dumbbell chest press- 1 set 15 reps 8kg 4 minutes
bicycle crunches- 2 sets 15 reps 6 minutes
dumbbell shoulder press on ball- 1 set 11 reps 8kg 5 minutes
sliding pike - 2 sets 10 reps 9 minutes
Used muscle stimulators on forearms and abdominal after stretching, second day I have seen not just felt the bicep and abs working. I should have focused on sliding pike exercise way before this year! Getting through a 500ml and 650ml bottle through the day to make up 2 cups equivalent.
In the image is the 500ml bottle that I get from QD, they do 3 for Â£1.Home made cooking can be an adventure and is like doing science experiments, you never know how it may turn out until you envision and do.
YES! I reached 2 sets of dumbbell shoulder presses today! Done 25 reps of dumbbell chest press, burnt my upper back and shoulders to reach 25 reps but I got there!
The goal of reaching 2 to 3 sets in exercises are coming along great! ðŸ’€ðŸŽƒðŸðŸŽ†First day ever reaching 3 sets 30 reps in most exercises in the ABA BAB program! i am so amazed by how far I have come!Have a lovely autumn fantastic, lemon-tastic weekend! My Amazon order of Optimum Nutrition ON Gold Standard Pre Workout Energy Drink Powder with Creatine Monohydrate, Beta Alanine, Caffeine and Vitamin B Complex, Pink Lemon, 30 Servings, 330 g, Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAA Branch Chain Amino Acids with Vitamin C, Wellmune & electrolytes. BCAA powder by ON - Strawberry Kiwi, 28 Servings, 266g and the resistance bands came today after ordering them yesterday, I pray they assist well.
See screenshot photo:what I had for dinner yesterday:
Lasagne with salada good curry can make up to a cup of liquid for adding to a daily amount, so why not kickstart some homemade curries, Thai style?
Made a new blog todayNew start and a fresh pace! Feeling the burn so much more than back in july when I never was going by a workout program of any kind! Burning all over after the evening workout but am going great so far.wow! I've only noticed today that I have decreased in my body fat since starting the program I got into doing!
No wonder my waistline feels tighter and looks slim! Been taking things easy today: Walked from bus stop in town to work place, house cleaned at work for 300 mins then walked from work to the bus station in town, and had house cleaning (120 mins) at home once back from being on the bus. Not done this in a few days but here we are again. outlook of my morningphew! I'm feeling great but damn first time ever in my life since 2009 back in school, I broke up a sweat. it was during the plank and the dumbbell flysenergised and feeling wonderful after six days of having trouble getting back into things again after two months of been gone from my usual workout.
come back way better than back in September on the 2nd when I stopped.7th day
The last bit of my list I showed in a photo as to what I have done in total for the day.Day 7
outlook of my day. sore all over but feeling the prickle and burn from it all. like dang, I never knew it would cause me to get this
at the end of that list a little is cut off of the photo, so it is in another post on this challege. Am planning to get this at some point mid-April a week after my 27th birthday on the 2nd of April: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00376
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Feeling like I will be able to manage it 1 number less than yesterday for recovery heart rate but still going well. Cannot believe my chest and upper arm size increased a little recently, discovered this yesterday.said today would be a resting day and couldn't help but answer an urge to carry on today.
Burnt like mad in lower and upper body afterwards but a good stretch off worked a charmRecovery heart rate is going well so far since my little dilemma on Tuesday where it had been only on 20. So pleased I've got things back up again. A full workout today, did a little cardio this morning, had a walk to and from work, house cleaned and gardening (watered plants) at work, did a stretch session this morning, done another stretch session this evening after doing strength train.
photo of a screenshot showing my SparkPeople Fitness tracker pageNever felt such a burn in all my live, the tightness in the upper arms is more than ever, glad I upped my game in doing more than 1 set for most things.Pleased with my progress in the Resting Heart Rate. From Tuesday where I was only on 20, I am now back where I was before when I last was on here. The lack of being active is what caused me to start feeling low in myself, my energy levels were at a critical low. Aching in the knees and burning in the upper body but resting after a long day.
Tomorrow is going to be a relaxing stretching it out day alongside a walk.Yesterday my resting heart rate was a nightmare of 20, today it has gone up way better. Guess all the stress I was under as of late was taking a far worse toll on me than I thought, but hey, I'm back on the recovery starting from yesterday.
today is so much better.Day 2 back on strength and cardio training but already only feeling a tad sore in the upper body areas before feeling better in myself.
In case you cannot see the photo clear enough, here's a little break down of the day: 25 situps and strength training done (same as yesterday) this morning. went out to town and done food shopping. Cardio and stretches done this evening. Am feeling like I am going to faint! My resting heart rate this morning before heading out to work has been the lowest its ever been!
I have so lost my touch, I've been off this for a whole month and in that time, I've been having pizza takeouts and junk... Plus, I've not even been doing much cleaning around the house! I am so getting myself back! Starting nowOutlook of what my day has been like:
If you cannot see the photo properly, here's a breakdown version:
Walked from town to work-15 mins
house cleaned at work- 300 mins
walked from work to town- 15 mins
seated concentration bicep curls: (2, 2.5, 3, 4 done in 15 reps for each) and 5kg, got up to 25 reps.
Need a well deserved rest, first day back and I'm, shattered waist went from being 27 to 26! house cleaned with a substitute support worker for 3 hours. went out to Tescos and done 30 minutes walk while food shopping. workout done once home when she left. feeling more awake than I have been for the last two days ^_^
Even my support worker/old colleague friend said I look like I lost weight but doing wellwhat my dinner looked like: I made my first ever sausage casserole and added three fish fingers with it.
the casserole had in it: courgette, carrots, sausage, broccoli, peas and cauliflower. I added Oxo Bisto granule cups X2 for getting the gravy.what my dinner looked like: I made my first ever sausage casserole and added three fish fingers with it.
the casserole had in it: courgette, carrots, sausage, broccoli, peas and cauliflower. I added Oxo Bisto granule cups X2 for getting the gravy. feeling so much better than on Wednesday. got to keep this upwhat my dinner looked like: Need to go to the doctor to see if I am aiming for the right weight for me to be in but all is good all in all in other aspects of what I reviewedlooks like I never completed my ticker after all. Gone down in weight. im never going to get the NHS websites BMI calculator to go on an ideal weight line.
whatever I do it will be underweight for what I am... I dont know what to do. With being 7 stone 4... its making me do things much slower and im becoming tired way quicker :(Dinner was: fried pink salmon with an omelette mixed in- added lemon juice on the salmon before adding the omelette. Baby potatoes made from 1 medium potato. broccoli, cauliflower and carrots. I have noticed a pattern in my recovery and resting heart rates. it is way coollost 3 kilograms so far. it was on 1 kilogram for a while but today... oh yeah! okay it looks like I did mess up on my original measurements earlier for shoulders, waist, hips and neck. here are the adapted measuring. Not at all sorry about the size of the hips either. wow, I never knew this about myself until this afternoon! I never did my own measurements before July this year but now... im shocked. I'm reaching my goal for my BMI gradually but getting there.100 recovery after morning workout and 60 this evening after workout. Added it up into a total.stretches, sit-ups, pushups and reverse crunches in the morning done. Two lots of 15 minutes walking while out- 15 mins from town to work and 15 mins from work to the bus station. 5 hours of house cleaning at work done.
pushups, dumbbell pullover, dumbbell flys, seated dumbbell shoulder presses done this evening. Didnt even break a sweat but felt much better. a pic of my pop works popcorn packet for those who do not know what pop works are :) thankful to have been able to cook up 200grams of whole wheat pasta, 4 fish fingers, 2 servings of kidney beans and 10 quorn chicken pieces for dinner for 5PM. is it me, or is my recovery heart rate going up and up? OMG! I did not realise this until nowcooler day and done a workout this evening. upper arms and chest feels way better for it. First day I properly done a dumbbell tricep extension exercise without the right elbow clicking. those dumbbell pullovers sure paid off big time CRIKEY!workout and stretch done this evening. prickling in upper back, collarbone and abs. legs feeling like jelly when I walk but all good. done these this evening and the burn that came from it was only for a few minutes. feeling a pinch all over after the evening workout and stretches. tired out5 extra on the recovery than yesterday? wow! okay I werent expecting this when I checked my recovery heart rate pulse on my wrist.First time ever in ages I felt a burn in the abs. PHEW! It felt good. Nothing like it is there? cheese omelette with a Young's chip shop fish battered fillet and McCain smoky paprika ridged wedgeshad a nice short simple day. am feeling way better for what I did yesterday. it is true what you all say about feeling better the next day.My tomato plants had a garden visitor today while I was tending to watering them. look who I spotted on one of them. he was huge, the biggest dragonfly I have seen! its always on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays that I tend to get 5 hours of house cleaning at home done. My support worker sure keeps me hopping lolhad a short and simple day Updating a post I had deleted from todays posts of mine:
Done a little hiking, jogging and walking this evening after dinner. here in the UK it is now 8:37PM and I just got back home for a relaxation.salmon fillet fried in curry powder spices and diced into leftover white rice, whole wheat pasta and baked beans from yesterday. Had this for dinner just now: UK time 4:58PM. bored and curious, I tried out a BMI NHS calculator. I discovered I am on a BMI of 17.7 I need to focus on getting to this but also aim for maintaining the fitness minutes and my nutrition that I'm doing:
doctors and friends keep telling me that for my height and age that 6st 6lbs to 7st 0lbs is ideal for my build but NHS keeps saying differently... I am so lost :'( Weighed myself this morning and realised I have put on a bit. Dont feel any different.Had a morning workout after breakfast done. No sores just shaky in hands and got a warm slight burn in shoulders and upper back. All is fine. 100 on recovery heart rate? I am not surprised due to how many minutes I took on each exercise I did this evening after been at work for 5 hours. I only had time to rest at 12AM till 12:15AM.^w^ ^_^ ^w^ Workout done! ^w^ ^_^ ^w^ so surprised at myself. Ive gotten way faster at doing them and they are simpler to do.
feeling like I could reply to at least twenty messages all in one go. second time this has happened! :D I am in awe! recovery heart rate two numbers down from usual but oh well. what my dinner looked like: what my dinner looks like: workout done ***^_^*** did not do as much as I wanted to due to going to sleep for 4 hours once back from shopping in town ***^_^***My dinner that I had; 3 salmon patties- these had red onion, two egg yolks and whole wheat bread in them along with muscle food salmon fillet. baked beans, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots with chicken breast skinless and boneless and roasted. Very much feeling way good after the workout I had yesterday and this evening.
What my Sparkpeople weight and measurement tracker page looked like today: Had a two hour walk to work, house cleaned at work for 5 hours and at 1:15PM I had a two hour walk back to town to get a bus back home. Had a workout once back home and done stretching/yoga after. Abs are slightly sore from it but after the torso stretch it felt much better :)
heres a run down from the fitness tracker Sparkpeople page: As I cannot view comments of my photo's I had put up a few weeks back, I thought to put them up on here.
For those of you who likes Transformers, here is my drawing of my own transformer decepticon. She took me 6 hours to draw up due to having work to go do in-between drawing her bit by bit. I did this drawing last year in April... grandad helped me with proportions and sizes of the legs and arms. Looking at this drawing makes me think of him and all the good memories...Reviewed what my weight and measurement SparkPeople tracker page noted me about. Edited all goals on Sparkpeople weight goal tracking page. All is well. so pleased with my calorie breakdown for the day. Do I ever mess it up much lately? lolMorning workout done earlier. Tried 6kg dumbbell pair in dumbbell curls, only managed 15 reps but Ill get there.
Its now 2:46PM here in the UK. I'm chilling out for the rest of the day. Going to take it light and easy today.
first goal completed in July. Now I must maintain it. Before the 1st of July back in May till June, my stomach was an utter embarrassment to my eyes, even in 2010 before I moved from my parents place, it was like having a spare tyre on me. Now I am not looking back.
I have no Before photo due to how I did not want mum and dad catching me out... same with my grandad once moved out my parents place into his house... I did not like the idea of grandad catching me in the act.am having this for dinner at the moment:
mild curried turkey breast steak 120g; diced, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and whole wheat spaghetti. WOW! Today. Im burning more than Im eating? First time in ages! End of the month measurements. This has my first month on SparkPeople so please be nice. The end to my fitness tracker page on SparkPeople for today as to what I have done: Walked to work for 2 hours.
house cleaned at work for 6 hours.
walked for 2 hours back to town to get the bus home.
Stretched and did cardio with strength workout when I got back home.
Stretched off after workout.
In the photo shows what is on my Sparkpeoples fitness tracker page. Another post will show the rest of what is on it as it was long for one post. done these last few exercises for the day this evening: dumbbell presses, russian twist for core, lying dumbbell tricep extensions.
pray I burnt enough calories today. tomorrow is my weighing measurement time, got to check my weight on my scales as it is the end of the month.was a 400ml= 15oz of 1 carrot and 1 apple with 400ml of watered down blender mixed juice home made.
Never had carrot and apple juice but tried it today. wished I had tried it out before.tried making my salmon cakes for the first time and they came out as patties: im having the three that broke on me but here is a pic of the ones that were successfulwow! Monday Goalday or what? LOL! look at how close together those numbers for calories eaten and burned are! that is too good to be true! I I cant believe I managed it! Happy Monday! Have a good end of July everyone! Happy Monday! This is a great nutrition calorie breakdown wheel if I ever did see one! I am so pleased with my efforts for today! : House cleaning for 6 hours with my support worker at home. Cardio and strength exercises plus stretches/yoga afterwards done. Upper back and arms hurt slightly but feels way warmer inside. Feeling much more relaxedhow things are going today, the calorie breakdown wheel looks way better today:how things are going today, the calorie breakdown wheel looks way better today: My Tilda whole grain rice, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, chicken, tomato, red onion with egg yolk dinner. The egg yolk was poured over the whole lot whilst it was cooking; used two eggs for it.
tasted way nice"Never aim for a number of calories burned that is below the number for calories eaten" that is my secret to how I keep myself pushing my limits.
I tend to dare myself to make the number for burnt higher or the same as what I ate.
this is what is showing so far for today on my food, fitness and weight tracking area of the SparkPeople page on my computer: How I am today: (yes I know I keep showing these posts but it is really efficient of me to do it this way isn't it? :) )Morning workout after house cleaning done
Got up to 40 squats and did 30 reps in each exercise. I really surprised myself there. arms, shoulders and legs hurt but feeling good for it all Basmalti brown Tilda rice with egg yolk fried into it, chicken breast fillet diced into the rice and tomatoes sliced into the mix. Tasted luscious For a nice preview of my progress for this challenge so far, here is a run down of what it looks like: Walked to work after gotten the bus into town, 3 hour walk there. House cleaned at work for 5 hours then by 1PM, walked back to town to get the bus home at 2:02PM.
Once home I began stretches/yoga at around 3:13PM. Finished by 3:20 and had a 1 min rest before starting cardio and strength exercise.
Kept it to Seated dumbbell concentration curls, plank and mountain climber cross. Walked to work after gotten the bus into town, 3 hour walk there. House cleaned at work for 5 hours then by 1PM, walked back to town to get the bus home at 2:02PM.
Once home I began stretches/yoga at around 3:13PM. Finished by 3:20 and had a 1 min rest before starting cardio and strength exercise.
Kept it to Seated dumbbell concentration curls, plank and mountain climber cross. Planned out tomorrows workout so all is reviewed for it.
Im sticking to light and simple in weekends so I can relax better during Saturdays and Sundays.
if cannot see the screenshot clearly, then please let me know and I will get a run down to my plan onto another post on this challenge page.Tired of negativity, tired of depression over littlest of things in my life, sick of having so much low feelings inside, it is time to mentally kick them in the backside.
No more of those sad posts from myself that some of you had seen the other day... it is time to bring back the ol' Rebecca that many knows of. Had my recovery heart rate go higher than yesterday. I do not know if that is good or bad but here's the low down on the numbers of how I am. I took this screenshot from my weight tracker page. Mac computer is such a genius: house cleaned this morning at home done. Went to Budgens down the other end of the village to do food shopping. Completed more house cleaning back home after shopping.
By 2PM upon my support workers leave, I did cardio and strength train.
Cannot believe I only had 1 rest after doing 3 planks and before beginning dumbbell curls seated. I felt like I could keep on going after that 1 rest.How I am today: Am amazed by my recovery heart rate today. it is higher than the last few days but hey, no sores or pains so all is well and feeling way better after the workout.
Must say it is a much better improvement than the start of July.walking from all three houses at work for 6 hours. Did a total of 5 hours of house cleaning for all three; two hours at one house, two at the second place then an hour at the main one.
Walked back to town to get a bus home, then had dinner early by 3:25PM, then I did a little workout.
Inside scoop:my dinner choice: diced salmon fillet in whole wheat fueslli pasta with mixed vegetables and spinach.
my baby potatoes were gone out of date so I had to make an alternative; pasta being the alternative. tastes way betterHow I am today: 3 hours walk from 11AM till 1PM out in town with Autism Bedfordshire Social Group. Once home, done a short workout of cardio and strength for a little while.
insight on it: my update on weight mood chart including recovery and resting heart rates for today. How I looked in the past. the little girl who is sat on my lap and bombed my photo is my cheeky sister who is now 15 years old.
Hard to believe but I was in UK weight measurements literally on 9 stone nearly back then... :Present day photo. Took me ages to get this selfie done. Had to take the snap shot in the bathroom.day 21 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day" earned 7/24/2018Outlook of my day:
Walked to work and had all three houses to walk to that the company runs. Had house cleaning to do in all three. Walking was from 8:20AM till 2PM for walking and 9:55AM till 1PM for house cleaning.
Did a little cardio and such once home.
Had Recovery heart rate at 64 today but very much energetic as ever. Am finding I can fit in my size 10 favourite black shorts again, noticed this evening.I have no photos showing what I was like back when I was 8 stone but I can show what I look like nowadays:
I got told that 6 stone 10 is too thin... it is not too thin... :'(Insight on my activities today: Cardio and strength workout started at 9:49AM. Finished by 10:34AM, it is now 11:03 here in the UK where I am.
Noticed my resting heart rate was 64. Measured it for a minute and im amazed to realise it keeps between 64-68 each time.Wobbling all over and has light bubbly feelings in the shoulders and torso but all is well.
Started my morning off at 9:25AM. Rest of my workout is in another post on this challenge page.stress is moderate and a lot is on moderate thanks to waking up to find my water upstairs is out of whack! Bloody great fun, good thing I dont have to pay for the plumber to come out with the tariff im on with HomeServe. Feeling way better after this short Saturday workout this morning. woke up to no cold or hot water upstairs but feeling more calmer about it after the workout from 11:07 till 11:42.
Got a plumber coming shortly to check the water piping.Insight to my day. Only had one rest during my workout once home from a walk in town from 10AM till 1PM. Started stretches at 12 midday and finished them at around 1:16PM. then began workout from 1:17PM till 2:02PM.
Had a shower by 2:05 and cooked dinner by 4PM. Had dinner at 5.
Started again at 7:54PM. Did core and back; sit-ups and dumbbell flys. Finished to relax by 7:59PM. Insight to my routine today is: Morning: Went to town for a few hours from 10AM till 1PM.
Once home, done stretches/yoga from 12 midday till 1:16PM.
Began cardio, strength and oblique workout by 1:17PM. Had a one minute rest after wrist curls. By the time it hit 3:56PM, went to cook dinner.
Started again on workout by 7:54PM with sit-ups and chest workout. Had severe back ache earlier on in the day while out on walk in town but now feeling a lot better.
Heart rate today was 80x2= if you cannot see the small writing in the screenshot:
Morning: gardening then house cleaning at home for two hours. By 5:45PM, it was a workout until 6-ish.
Heart rate was literally: 75x2= 150 by the time I was done. still felt good after wards tho, no sores or anything to worry over.Gardening and house cleaning this morning, house cleaning was from 9AM till midday. Done a workout from 5:45PM till 6PM.
Tried out a new workout which was the Seated Knee Lifts with chair. The fifteenth rep killed the abs and thighs like madWhat I had for dinner by 5pm:
After dinner, it was a home made experimental red grape, 1 apple and 1 orange blended together in a smoothie maker with 1 cup of water to make a juice. What I had for lunch by midday:Outlook of what I had for breakfast: Having rice, pasta, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and 3 fish fingers for my 5PM dinner.finished off my workout with sit ups after the full-body bridges shown at the bottom of my fitness tracker page from the photo of a screenshot.
Did 30 reps which I am amazed by, did it in 6 minutes! Like fright!finished off my workout with sit ups after the full-body bridges shown at the bottom of my fitness tracker page from the photo of a screenshot.
Did 30 reps which I am amazed by, did it in 6 minutes! Like fright!Progress this week, here is the insight and I am very pleased with myself; the water is getting lower than 900! YES! Insight to snack time: Insight on what I'm to be having for dinner soon, there will be a photo included :) Outlook of my breakfast and lunch plan, I had to blasted well adapt my lunch plan due to work colleagues again... Megatron from Transformers Prime- his quote on this image really speaks for itself doesn't it? Who can say they made mistakes? I find this quote to be very motivational.Megatron from Transformers Prime- his quote on this image really speaks for itself doesn't it? Who can say they made mistakes? I find this quote to be very motivational. Tuesday is all planned out ready! Gardening in the morning before heading to the bus to get to town to walk to work. Sticking in one of the three houses I work at, tomorrow will be much easier, so it will be from 9:55AM till 1PM doing house cleaning there. Then walking again to get back to town to get the 1:32PM bus back home.
To finish off the day, I plan to do only stretches in the evening from 2PM.My dinner sneak peek: from 2:30PM I began my yoga/ stretches and finished by 2:51PM. Went onto doing strength training and cardio from 2:52PM till 3:10PM. Had a 3 minute rest after tricep dips with bent knees before doing decline pushups, tried this decline workout as a moderate version; yes I adapted it lol.
Dang it. wobbling all over and got the same bubbling feeling in the back and pinching feeling in the abdominal like dang
heart rate was checked: 58 x 2= 116from 2:30PM I began my yoga/ stretches and finished by 2:51PM. Went onto doing strength training and cardio from 2:52PM till 3:10PM. Had a 3 minute rest after tricep dips with bent knees before doing decline pushups, tried this decline workout as a moderate version; yes I adapted it lol.Outlook for what I am to be having for dinner and what snack I am to be having after dinner once a few hours passes: Insight on Lunch: Insight on this morning: Had a first attempt at making a homemade pancake this morning. It broke on me but tasted lush all the same. finished off my workout of the day at 6:23PM it is now 6:31PM. back, shoulders, legs and arm workouts done.
legs feels like jelly #moveitstrength and cardio done this morning and at midday. Stretches/ yoga by this evening near 3PM, alongside 1 wrist workout. Noticed I need to work on my hips a bit.
relaxing now for the rest of the day. here's an outlook:Had a light routine session during the weekend and now got this all done today: Just done some measurements and am very pleased with my outcomes. almost same as yesterday for mood and whatnot. Here's some insight.
So you know, a lady never tells her weight lolWhat I have in mind for later on today for a snack after dinner: Morning insight number 2: Dinner. Im planning this, same as yesterdaysMorning insight of what I planned up and have done:
rest will be shown in another post on this challenge page.this morning:
im back up to 6 stone 13 thanks to my cheeky Dominos pizza I had at 2AM last night. not good. Oh well, at least I only gained 1 extra pound eh? I had been on 6 st 12what I have done this morning and only had a 1 minute rest; once after reverse crunches then another 1 minute after lying dumbbell rows: Last of my fitness tracker pages out look: What I had earlier at midday for lunch at work. sorry everyone, my PC messed up and on the original post of this:My weekly outlook alongside water tracked and my nutrition wheel: "What time is it?.... Its wheel time!" I am to be planning to have fruit for my snack soon. Had it planned for a few hours after 5PM when I had dinner. it is now 9:08PM.What I had planned for dinner: My Lunch plan was altered thanks to my work colleagues:My Breakfast plan was:Out look of what I did today (end part to my fitness tracker page: Outlook of what I did today:here is an idea for what I am to have today for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and after dinner snack: (its 1:12AM here in the UK. soon to go to bed. shattered but feeling great)here is an idea for what I am to have today for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and after dinner snack: (its 1:12AM here in the UK. soon to go to bed. shattered but feeling great)here is an idea for what I am to have today for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and after dinner snack: (its 1:12AM here in the UK. soon to go to bed. shattered but feeling great)
A photo of a dragon I drew :)rest of my exercise tracker list for todayseeing as I cannot put in my fitness minutes on this challenge due to forgotten how... I will show in screenshots what my exercise tracker looks like: yes! Another success with achieving my goals in nutrition! check this out! ^_^planned up a spaghetti bolognese and here is a photo of it:
Wholewheat Spaghetti and in the bolognese there is beef mince 12%fat, spinach, cherry plum small tomatoes, cup mushroom and shallots with quorn chicken pieces.Wahoo! YES I DID IT! Protein is on 20% Fat is 32% over the goal of 30% and carbs is not that far off from the goal of 50%! I hit the goal marker for the first time! a collage for a cover photo which a friend created an old photo from January 2018. It didnt show in my feed area and I could not see the comments.day 7 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day" earned 7/9/2018day 7 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 7/9/2018my dinner for today: here is a photo of what I had for dinner which I mentioned in a previous post on here: second quote I favourA quote I very much likemy best ever snap of a swan down by the embankment during an Autism Bedfordshire Social group walkselfie during holiday on the 18th of June to the 25th of June in CornwallGot to see Optimus Prime in London last year! :D My life is complete! Lands End in CornwallMy drawing of my very own transformer character who I named Nightmareshadow. She is a Decepticon. Am back, I took a bit of time off to focus on the workout program and damn is it working wonders.
The progress photo is blurry a little due to have been shaking in the hands and I used my samsung fame galaxy phones camera for the photo. I've never used it before due to how it makes photos blurry.
The photo on the left of me in a yellow top, it was done using my digital camera. #BeforeAndAfter excuse the blurriness, my camera took the photo and once putting it on the computer, it went blurry