Calories and The 30 Day Shred Update

Today’s calorie intake:

Breakfast: 30g Special K with 125ml skimmed milk -158 calories.
Green tea – 1 calorie.
Lunch: Weight Watchers tomato and basil soup – 77 calories.
Snack: 60g carrot sticks – 24 calories.
Green tea – 1 calorie.
Dinner- Half a Weight Watchers salmon in sweet soya sauce – 160 calories (probably less because the whole meal contained 262 calories).

Total consumed: 421 calories.


30ds level 3 – 117 calories.
Treadmill – 460 calories.
Treadmill – 500 calories.

Total burned: 1077 calories.

Net: Minus 656 calories.

I’m calling this my first proper day of the 30ds level 3 because yesterday I was just getting the feel of it and consequently didn’t push myself as hard as I perhaps should have. Today though, I used heavier weights and where possible performed some un-modified moves. However I had to follow Anita for most exercises, especially those which involved holding a plank position. The first stregnth circuit was a killer but it was the minute of sit ups which really got me. Even performing the modified version was a struggle but I’m proud that I managed it as I’ve never even come close to being able to do a situp before in my life! Again, I’m not sure I worked as hard as I did during level 2 however I know that as I become more accustomed to these new moves I will become capable of pushing myself harder. The nice thing about level 3 is that since this is the final workout, I have all the time in the world to master it and believe me I intend to, whether it takes me ten days or another twenty!

I again succeeded in breaking my mum’s 800-calories-a-day-rule by rinsing a banana and yoghurt down the sink today. I only hope I can keep this up but I forsee a problem when the plumbing becomes blocked as a result…

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