12/16/12- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 17. December 2012 08:00

 

 I am a lover of coffee! It's not the caffeine, it's really the taste.  I gave up caffeine when I was pregnant almost 6 years ago.  I figured, why go back?  But this year I started to drink 2 cups of 1/2 caffeinated, 1/2 decaf in the a.m. ( I only drink caffeine because I read it can boost metabolism when combined with exercise).  I may have a cup of decaf at 12ish, but I don't usually drink any at dinner.  

 I saw an article in the June 09' issue of Prevention magazine questioning whether decaf in restaurants is really decaffeinated.  They said that upon testing, one out of every 6 cups of restaurant decaf (from 3 different restaurant chains), contained more than 20 mg of caffeine. 

There are test strips available online ( @ www.discovertesting .com ) that can check your java for you so your not up staring at your ceiling for the most part of the night after your dinner out!

 Workout  12/16: Wednesday

Bike- 30 minutes 

Strength train-back/biceps (home/gym)

Elliptical- 30 min, 2.66 miles

Bent over barbell row- 26lb

Biceps row- 12 lb

Back row- 2 tubes secured in door frame

Hammer curl- 12 lb

Overhead back pull- 2 tubes

gym-

 Hoist biceps curl -23 lb

Upper back- 40 lb

Lower back- 50 lb

 Food Diary 12/16: Wednesday

Breakfast-

4 egg whites, 1 cup spinach(110 cal.)

1 apple (67 cal)

A.M. Snack-

1/2 cup non-fat cottage cheese, 1/8 cup non-fat yogurt ( 105 cal)

 Lunch- 

1 apple(57 cal)

Salad- 1 cup spinach, 1/2 sweet pepper,11/4 cup yellow squash, 1/8 cup cucumber (60 cal.)

1/2 cup high fiber cereal- 60 cal

P.M. Snack-

1 apple (57 cal)

8 almonds (80 cal)

1 dip raspberry sorbet + cone (170 cal)

Dinner- 

 5 oz Mahi Mahi(120 cal)

1 cup steamed broccoli( 25 cal)

7 asparagus spears(22 cal)

3 ravioli (75 cal) 

Dessert- 

2 oz dark chocolate( 130 cal)

apple ( 57 cal)

1 wine (100 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-1285

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