10/06/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 6. October 2013 13:31

If your goal with your workout is strictly weight loss, then a blend of cardio and weight training should be your plan. Both sides are important to keep your metabolism stoked long after you leave the gym.

About 6 years ago I was doing primarily cardio to control my weight after having my third child at almost 40 years of age.  I was trying to lose the 40 pounds I put on during the pregnancy.  I had a trainer tell me I was “skinny fat” I almost slapped him!  He said I was a thin build, with some weight to lose…but, I had no muscle tone.  Well of all the…but he was right!

Now almost 7 years later, my body feels and looks better than when I was in my 20’s, but I’m 45 years old.  I now do weight training 4-5 days per week (most days for 30 minutes in my home with dumbbells and tubes and resistant body weight, before my kids get up.  Recently I started doing one day for 60 minutes per week with my trainer).

It’s important to note that you have to have a blend of clean eating and weight training for this plan to see the fastest and most effective results.  Let me know how your progress

 

10/06/10-Wednesday Exercise Diary:

my elbow is still sore, so I wouldnt say I'm doing 100% effort

Recumbent bike- 30 minutes

Strength train- chest/triceps

standing chest push- 1 tube

triceps kick back

lying chest flye- 15 lb

standing triceps pushdown-  2 tubes

lying chest press- 20 lb dumbbells

lying triceps extention- 20 lb barbell

  10/06/10 Wednesday Food Diary:

Plan B

7:00-4 large egg whites (67 cal)

Bread (whole wheat, I'm using Ezekial bread from the organic freezer section.  It has no glutens, and low sugar and salt) (110 cal)

11 a.m.- protein shake (160 cal)

2 p.m.-3 oz.  Beef ( sirloin brioled and trimmed) (176 cal)

3 oz sweet potatoes ( baked)

8 oz green vegetables ( raw or steamed)

1/2 tsp Uda's or flax oil ( 65 cal)

6 p.m.- 3 oz Fish, tuna (bag or can) (101 cal)

3 oz. corn ( boiled - I dont cook mine and I use organic bagged corn)

8 oz cauliflower ( steamed) (74 cal)

1/2 tsp Uda's or flax oil ( 65 cal)

8 p.m.- 3 oz chicken breast ( roasted)

3 oz brown rice or quieno ( 101 cal)

8 oz. green vegetables (raw or steamed) (88 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES- 1380

 

Tags: , , ,

Paula's Healthy Living

Comments are closed


Copyright © 2004-2017 YourCity.MD LLC All Rights Reserved. The information on this Website is provided as a courtesy of YourCity.MD. This Website is designed as a resource portal for informational purposes only and does not contain any warranties. Reliance on any information found on or through this Website or links found on this Website is entirely at your own risk. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911 or your local Emergency number immediately. YourCity.MD and its affiliates are not responsible for the content found on any links contained herein and do not necessarily agree with any of their opinions. - View Full Terms & Conditions