5/28/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Friday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 29. May 2013 09:13

If you follow my blog you can see that I weight all my meats and seafood and measure, or guestimate my vegetable intake.  This is a controversial practice.  It is hard for some people to be consistent with.  I make my lunch when I’m making my breakfast so it saves time for me.  When I cook my seafood I cook several portions, bag them when they cool, weigh them and mark them at that time.  This allows me to save money by not eating drive through and it helps me to control the calories of my day because I know exactly what’s in the food I eat and how it is prepared.

I also count my calories because when I first began blogging, I received feedback that my food diary needed to be very specific, so that if someone wanted to mirror what I eat, they could follow the eating practices more clearly.

Try to measure and count calories for at least one week to enlighten yourself on where you may be accumulating calories unknowingly (like latte’s, pop, candies, or food from your children’s plate). These hidden calories can add up to keep you from achieving the weight loss goals you would like.

Friday 5/28/10-Workout:

Recumbent Bike- 30 minutes

Strength training- triceps

Overhead dumbbell extention- 20lb

Triceps pressdown- 2 tubes

Triceps kickback- 10lb

Straight-legged bench dip- Sit on edge of flat bench with fingers pointing forward.  Extend your legs/place heels on floor.  Lift yourself off bench(distribute weight between your hands and heels).  Lower yourself by bending your elbows (keep straight behind, not to sides) Lower yourself toward the floor, keep back close to bench, then press back up.

Standing triceps extention- 2 bands

Rotating french press on big ball- 10lb

 

 

Friday 5/28/10-Food Diary:

Breakfast-

1/3 egg whites, 1/2 cup onions, zuchinni (110 cal)

Whole wheat english muffin (100 cal)

A.M.  Snack-

1/2 banana(45 cal)

Lunch-

2 3/8 oz. Mahi mahi(60 cal)

Salad- spinach, 1/2 tomato, 1/2 red pepper, green beans (60 cal)

 P.M. Snack-

One Source Protein drink (240 cal)

Dinner-

4 oz beef filet  (290 cal)

1/3 cup brown rice, craisons, basil, sliced almonds (200 cal)

12 small asparagus spears(40 cal)

Dessert-

1/2 cup no-fat cottage cheese, 1/4 cup non-fat yogurt, berries (140 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES- 1471

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