4/16/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Friday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 17. April 2013 14:39

I was riding my bike this morning and I felt compelled to remind all of you to take a moment out of your day and really appreciate all the colors and the wonders of spring when your out and about.  It is not a favorite time if you have allergies, but the greens seem greener.  The flowers are lovely, and everyone seems happier just to be outdoors. 

When I work out during the cold and wet, I do it in my basement.  Luckily I have the opportunity to cover my walls in pictures of my kids and my friends. They keep me company when I workout.  But, to be outside is wonderful.  I can do cardio for longer when distracted by a change of scenery, or talking with a friend  or holding hands with my love.

So, take a moment.  Even if you live in the city, close your eyes and try to find the song of the birds, or the pink of a flower.  Appreciate that you can workout. Love life!

4/16/10- Friday Exercise Diary :  

Recumbent bike- 30 min

Strength train- legs/shoulders

single leg raises with rear delt flyes- 5 lb

backward lunges with biceps curl- 12 lb

squat into shoulder press- 20 lb

straight arm raises on Bosu- 5 lb

4/16/10- Friday Food Diary:

Breakfast-

1 cup egg white, 1/2 cup organic spinach, handful spaghetti squash  (120 cal)

whole wheat toast, dry, jam( 80 cal)

A.M. Snack-

1/2 cup non fat cottage cheese (80 cal)

1 cup non fat yogurt, 1/2 cup berries, grapefruit ( 175 cal)

Lunch-

1 cup low fat lentil soup  ( 120 cal )

2 rye crisp breads with 1/4 cup part skim ricotta and 4 slices tomato (145 cal)

1 cup cucumber and 3 tbsp diced yellow onions with white wine vinegar and 1 tsp EVOO (95 cal)

P.M Snack-

homemade popcorn (90 cal)

Dinner-

1.5 oz filet mignon (145 cal)

3.5 oz lobster ( 90 cal) 

 1 cup broccoli (26 cal)

1/2 sweet potato (105 cal)

Dessert:

fat free chocolate pudding (60 cal) 

TOTAL CALORIES-1236

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