First Impressions.

November 3rd, 2008

Today was the first workout with both Couch to 5K (C25K) and Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred (30DS). 30DS is killer for a 25 minute workout. Srsly. I was sweating up a storm. It was all dripping in my eyes, into my mouth. Gross, but true. I never knew jumping jacks could be such torture. The squats and lunges weren’t so bad. Probably because Debbie Siebers trained me well :). I need to up the weights in some exercises such as the chest fly’s and bicep curls. I didn’t feel any burn at all for those. As for C25K… that was gooood. It was tough, but I felt so energized afterward.

I tried some new foods today. My pre-workout snack was 1/2 a fuji apple and 1/2 a cinnamon roll Larabar. Nomnomnom. It gave me the energy I needed to push myself hard. The Larabar was surprisingly tasty for an energy bar. Plus it only had 6 ingredients (all pronounceable!): dates, walnuts, almonds, raisins, cinnamon, and cashews. After our workout, I had OIKOS blueberry yogurt sprinkled with some Kashi Honey Almond Flax cereal, 1/2 whole wheat english muffin w/ a slice of cheddar cheese and 1 egg. Filling and delicious :) For lunch, I’m having some leftovers I had from last night’s meal at “Whole Paycheck”. lol.

Good things: I “sweat-ed”… A LOT!

One Response to “First Impressions.”

  1. brseay Says:

    I need to start this Jillian Michaels DVD. I bought it and then was disappointed that it was only a short workout but from what I have read it kicks your butt.

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