11/04/12 - Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 3. November 2012 14:18

 

Two of the most effective exercises for firming your legs and butt are squats and lunges.

Squats can be done with barbell weights in your hands, a metal or padded bar across your shoulders behind your head.  You can keep your feet, shoulder width apart, or wider with your toes slightly turned out.  Be careful of your knee's during squats and if you feel any tweaking pain, STOP!

Standing or walking lunges are highly effective. With or without additional weights in hand, lunges  generate intense contractions in one leg at a time.  This isolates the glutes and hamstrings.  No doubt, if you so several sets ( making sure your bending knee does not extend over the front of your foot- protect your joints) of these...you feel them in the morning!

 Workout  11/4:

Strength train- legs:gym

Biking on street- 8.42 miles, 40 minutes

Rear Kick- 70 lb

Calf raises- 90 lb

Leg press- 135 lb

Smith Machine Squat- 50 lb

Technogym- Leg curl- 50 lb

"  "       -  Leg extension- 50 lb

Walking squats ( 25)

Hoist- Leg extension- 66lb

"  " - Leg press- 147 lb

Food Diary 11/4:

Breakfast-

4 egg whites, 1 cup spinach(100 cal.)

whole wheat toast, 1 tbls, sugar free jam (100 cal)

1 apple (67 cal)

A.M. Snack-

One source Protein shake( 250 cal)

 Lunch- 

3 3/8 Tuna steak( 170 cal)

Salad- 1 cup spinach, 1/2 sweet pepper,1/2 cup broccoli slaw, 1/8 cup beets (65 cal.)

1 apple ( 50 cal)

P.M. Snack-

10 asparagus( 26 cal)

1 portion carb master yogurt ( 120 cal) 

Dinner- 

 3 oz Beef flank steak (138 cal)

Salad- romaine lettuce, 5 cherry tomato, broccoli slaw( 50 cal)  

Dessert- 

9 almonds ( 65 cal)

2 dried organic apricots (40 cal)

1 apple ( 67 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-1308

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