08/05/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal- Friday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 6. August 2014 13:52

Will weighted gloves improve your cardio exertion?  I have a pair of gloves that weighs 2 lb. each and fit on your hands like a glove (literally).

Wearing them will increase your heart rate which causes higher calorie burn.  Wearing the gloves while doing aerobics, kickboxing or run/walking will promote muscle growth in your biceps, shoulders, and lats.

The issue to watch out for is to be aware of your form, because the added weight could increase your chance of injury.  If your running or speed walking with them on, extend your elbow joint out of the bent position periodically to keep your joint from feeling stressed, especially if you’ve never worn them.

Any changes that you make to your exercise routine can help you from hitting an exercise plateau.  Try weighted gloves for a more fit physique.

 

 08/05/11- Friday Workout Diary:

Kenpo DVD- 55 min (kickboxing)

08/05/11- Friday Food Diary:

Breakfast-

1 cup egg whites, spinach (130 cal)

Organic steel cut oats (150 cal)

black/blueberries, 1/2 banana ( 65 cal)

A.M. Snack-

1 cup low-fat cottage cheese (180 cal) 

 Lunch-

 salad-  8 oz. mixed greens, red sweet pepper,  broccoli, 1/8cup garbanzo beans beans (140 cal) 

3 oz quinoa (150 cal)

3 oz salmon  (175 cal)

P.M. Snack-

protein shake (125 cal)

apple (57 cal)

handful of dark chocolate acai berries (180 cal)

Dinner- 

3X3 inch homemade lasagna (portabello mushrooms used instead of ground beef, low-fat ricotta (360 cal)

sliced tomatoes (yellow, red) with 2 oz of fat free feta (105 cal)

 Dessert-

grilled peach with 0 % Greek yogurt, sprinkle of cinnamon(180 cal)

TOTAL CALORIES-1997

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