August 2011 Exercise Challenge

January 2nd, 2012 by ferretgirl

My August goal will be to do Jorge Cruise’s 8 Minutes in the Morning strength training exercises all month.

Also, I just bought the Dance Off The Inches: Country Line Dance Party dvd, so I’ll be trying that out this month.

Week 1 (strength training goal met)
Tue, 8/2 – 15 min strength training (4 sets of 12: shoulders & abs), 20 min line dance dvd (step guide and warmup)
Wed, 8/3 – 12 min strength training (4 sets of 12: triceps & biceps), 35 min line dance dvd (step guide, warmup, dance 1, cooldown)
Thur, 8/4 – 10 min strength training (4 sets of 12: hamstrings & quads)
Fri, 8/5 – 10 min strength training (4 sets of 12: calves & butt), 60 min country/line dance class (steps & 2 dances)
Sat, 8/6 – 18 min strength training (4 sets of 12: inner & outer thighs)

Week 2 (strength training goal met)
Mon, 8/8 – 18 min strength training (4 sets of 12: chest & back)
Tue, 8/9 – 10 min strength training (4 sets of 12: shoulders & abs)
Wed, 8/10 – 13 min strength training (4 sets of 12: triceps & biceps)
Thur, 8/11 – 20 min strength training (4 sets of 12: hamstrings & quads)
Fri, 8/12 – 15 min strength training (4 sets of 12: calves & butt)
Sat, 8/13 – 14 min strength training (4 sets of 12: inner & outer thighs)

Week 3 (strength training goal met)
Mon, 8/15 – 12 min strength training (4 sets of 12: chest & back), 75 min zumba
Tue, 8/16 – 10 min strength training (4 sets of 12: shoulders & abs), 70 min zumba
Wed, 8/17 – 14 min strength training (4 sets of 12: triceps & biceps), 65 min zumba
Thur, 8/18 – 12 min strength training (2 sets of 12: triceps & biceps)
Fri, 8/19 – 11 min strength training (3 sets of 12: calves & butt)
Sat, 8/20 – 12 min strength training (4 sets of 12: inner & outer thighs)

August 2011 Daily Weigh-ins

January 2nd, 2012 by ferretgirl

Starting Weight: 114 lbs
Goal Weight: 112.5 lbs

8/1: 114
8/3: 113
8/5: 112.5
8/11: 112.5

1-lb Challenge (late June-July)

August 2nd, 2011 by ferretgirl

To lose 1 lb this week, I’ll try to:
1) drink water throughout the day (1 liter minimum)
2) limit fast food/fatty foods
3) increase physical activity

Week 1 SW: 117 lbs
Mon, 6/27: water / food (bush’s chicken) / activity
Tue, 6/28: water / food (fries & doritos) / activity (20 min kinect beginner zumba 1)
Wed, 6/29: water / food (no fast food & lots of grilled chicken) / activity (10 min abs, 45 min kinect intermediate zumba 1)
Thur, 6/30: water / food (fries & chicken burger- mustard, no cheese) / activity (10 min abs, 10 min kinect beginner zumba 2)
Fri, 7/1: water / food (nacho chips & slice of pizza) / activity (25 min kinect intermediate zumba 2)
Sat, 7/2: water / food (fish/rice/veggies & chocolate cake) / activity (10 min abs, 3 mile shopping walk)
Sun, 7/3: water / food (chicken/rice & small popcorn/coke) / activity

Week 2 SW: 116 lbs
Mon, 7/4: water / food (no fast food & proper portions) / activity
Tue, 7/5: water / food (no fast food & proper portions) / activity (55 min zumba)
Wed, 7/6: water / food / activity (50 min zumba)
Thur, 7/7: water / food (mexican beans & rice /w chicken) / activity (50 min zumba)
Fri, 7/8: water / food (fries & hash browns & chicken tenders) / activity
Sat, 7/9: water / activity (10 min abs)
Sun, 7/10: water / food / activity

Week 3 SW: 114 lbs
Mon, 7/11: water / food / activity
Tue, 7/12: water / food / activity (55 min zumba)
Wed, 7/13: water / food (4 cookies & lg coffee late @ night) / activity (55 min zumba)
Thur, 7/14: activity (15 min zumba in morning)
Fri, 7/15: water / activity (30+ min miniature golf)
Sat, 7/16: water / activity (2+ hours walking, 1+ hour swimming)
Sun, 7/17: water / activity (1+ hour swimming)

Week 4 SW: 112.5 lbs
Mon, 7/18: water / food / activity
Tue, 7/19: water / food / activity (55 min zumba)
Wed, 7/20: water / food / activity (55 min zumba)
Thur, 7/21: water / food (late night snacking:almonds) / activity (60 min zumba)

Week 5 SW: 114 lbs
Mon, 7/25: activity (35 min zumba)
Tue, 7/26: activity (60 min zumba)
Wed, 7/27: activity (60 min zumba)

July 2011 Daily Weigh-Ins

August 1st, 2011 by ferretgirl

*Starting Weight: 116.5 lbs (7/1/11)
*Goal Weight by July 4th: 116 lbs (MET)

*Goal Weight by July 15th (Beach Weekend): 114.5 lbs (MET)
*Goal Weight by July 31st: 113 lbs

7/1 – 116.5
7/2 – 115
7/4 – 116 avg (116.5 before breakfast, 115.5 before lunch)
7/5 – 115.5
7/6 – 114.5
7/7 – 115
7/8 – 114.5
7/9 – 115 avg (115.5 before breakfast, 114.5 before lunch)
7/10 – 114.5
7/11 – 114
7/12 – 114
7/13 – 114
7/15 through 7/17 – Gone to beach!!
7/18 – 112.5
7/19 – 114
7/20 – 114.25 avg (114.5 before breakfast, 114 before lunch)
7/21 – 114.5
7/22 – 113
7/23 – 113.5
7/25 – 114
7/29 – 112
7/30 – 113.5

July 2011 Food Diary

July 1st, 2011 by ferretgirl

7/1/11

Breakfast: 20 oz coffee, pb&j sandwich

Lunch: grilled chicken and corn on cob

Snack: nacho chips & salsa

Dinner: slice pizza

Snack: 1 1/2 coffees

7/2/11

Breakfast: pb&j sandwich and coffee

7/5/11

Breakfast: peanut butter and honey on wheat with sprinkled raisins & coconut. 20 oz coffee.

Lunch: 4-6 oz chicken with 3-4 oz rice and 3-4 oz pasta.

Snack: 2-3 oz chicken.

June 2011 Daily Weigh-Ins

July 1st, 2011 by ferretgirl

Better late than never (getting back on track)- its already swimsuit season!!

SW (at 6/15): 118
GW (by 7/1): 116

Week 1
6/15: 118
6/16: 116.5
6/17: 118
6/18: 117.5
6/21: 117

Week 2
6/22: 116.5
6/23: 116
6/24: 116.5
6/25: 116.5
6/27: 117
6/28: 118

Week 3
6/29: 117
6/30: 116.5

7/1: 116.5

April 2011 Daily Weigh-Ins

June 22nd, 2011 by ferretgirl

Sw: 114
Gw: 113

(mainly doing this to keep on track and not lose any progress. I really need to exercise and firm up/tone)

4/6: 114 (114.4)
4/7: 114 (114.6)
4/8: 113.5 (113.8)
4/9: 114 (114.8)
4/12: 113.5 (114.4)
4/18: 115.5 (115.8)
4/25: 115.5 (115.6)
4/27: 113.5 (114.2)
4/29: 113 (112.8)

March 2011 Exercise

April 7th, 2011 by ferretgirl

March Exercise Goal: 3 hours/week -or- 10 hours/month

3/7: 20 min TBL Cardio Max

March 2011 Weigh-ins

April 7th, 2011 by ferretgirl

Gw: 113~114 lbs

Sw: 118.5 lbs (2/28)
Ew: 116 lbs

3/2: 117
3/3: 117
3/4: 115.5
3/5: 116
3/11: 116
3/15: 118.5
3/20: 115.5
3/24: 116.5
3/30: 116

Food Journal (March 2011)

March 7th, 2011 by ferretgirl

Goals: More water. More nutritious/real food. Less fast food. Less sugary drinks. Less chocolate candy.

X = 8oz

3/7/11

Water: XXXXX

Breakfast: 24oz coffee, special k protein bar.

Lunch: jr roast beef sandwich.

Dinner: grilled chicken salad.

3/8/11

Water: XXXX

Breakfast: 2 slices bread, 2 half-slices bacon, 2 scrambled eggs, 6 oz milk.

Lunch: 3 chicken tenders, 1 cup rice, 1/2 cup cabbage, 2 mini-donuts, 6 oz unsweet tea.

Dinner: 2-4 oz turkey.

3/9/11

Water: XX

Breakfast: 8 oz coffee. 1/2 special k protein bar.

Lunch: 8 oz coffee. 1/2 special k protein bar.