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Old 12-01-2010, 08:34 AM   #1  
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25/31 days in December

Dec 1: Elliptical - 45 minutes (I have a cold, but I DID IT)
Dec 2: Stairmaster - 25 minutes; Elliptical - 20 minutes (still struggling with the damn cold)
Dec 3: Running - 30 minutes; Stairmaster - 15 minutes; lunges/side lunges/crunches
Dec 4: Arc Trainer - 40 minutes; Dips
Dec 5: Rest
Dec 6: Stairmaster - 10 minutes; Spinning - 45 minutes
Dec 7: Running - 65 minutes
Dec 8: Arc Trainer - 40 minutes; Leg lifts, side lunges, push ups, crunches
Dec 9: Running - 40 minutes; dips
Dec 10: Arc Trainer - 40 minutes; push ups; crunches
Dec 11: Spinning - 45 minutes
Dec 12: Rest
Dec 13: Spinning - 90 minutes
Dec 14: Arc Trainer - 30 minutes; dips, crunches, lunges, side lunges, push ups
Dec 15: Interval Running - 28 minutes; Walking 17 minutes
Dec 16: Running - 33 minutes; walking up hill 12 minutes, dips, crunches
Dec 17: Art Trainer - 45 minutes; crunches; push ups
Dec 18: Running - 5.25 miles (60 minutes)
Dec 19: Arc Trainer - 12 minutes; Spinning - 60 minutes
Dec 20: Arc Trainer - 45 minutes; dips
Dec 21: Running - 40 minutes; Walking - 5 minutes; push ups, crunches
Dec 22: Arc Trainer - 40 minutes
Dec 23: Elliptical - 50 minutes
Dec 24: Running - 65 minutes; dips
Dec 25: Rest
Dec 26: Rest (had to out-drive a blizzard)
Dec 27: Running - 30 minutes; Spinning - 50 minutes
Dec 28: Arc Trainer - 30 minutes, Dips
Dec 29: Rest (yay sinus infection)
Dec 30: Rest
Dec 31:

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Old 12-01-2010, 10:54 AM   #2  
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I'm back... and although I have law school finals starting... I refuse to let it get to me

I gained some weight over thanksgiving

25 days in december

1/25 = hour on the elliptical
2/25 = 45 minutes on the elliptical
3/25= hour on the elliptical
4/25= hour on the elliptical

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Old 12-01-2010, 01:01 PM   #3  
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I still exercised in November, but not so much and I kept forgetting to log it in, but I want to end this year with a BANG! So I'm going for 23/31

1: Walking 4 miles, 3.5 mph
2: Bootcamp: 20 minutes of cardio, 5 minute abs, 20 minutes weight lifting
3: NIL
4: NIL
5: NIL
6: Bootcamp: 35 minutes of cardio (running/burpies/ropes/etc), 20 minutes weights
7: Bootcamp: Tabata (5 sets)/20 minutes cardio/20 minutes weights (arms/glutes)
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Old 12-01-2010, 01:18 PM   #4  
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I've been going to the gym for going on 5 weeks now, I while I love it there this week its been a struggle to get motivated. I am sore beyond belief today from my abs to my neck, and my arms are the worst. I need some motivation to keep going! I have only lost 4 lbs but I have lost an inch off my hips and waist so the gym must be doing me some good!

My goal for this month is 20 days and 1200 min

Total Days: 16/20
Total Min: 935/1200

Dec 1: 30 min yoga
Dec 2: 45 min strength training 30 min cardio
Dec 3: Rest
Dec 4: Rest
Dec 5: 45 min cardio, 10 min core strength video
Dec 6: 60 min personal training session
Dec 7: Rest
Dec 8: 60 min circuit training
Dec 9: 60 min strength cardio class
Dec 10: Rest
Dec 11: 60 min circuit training, then lots of walking around the city
Dec 12: Coaching gymnastics no time for the gym
Dec 13: 60 min personal training session
Dec 14: Rest, sore from personal training!
Dec 15: 60 min circuit training
Dec 16: 45 min weights, 30 min cardio
Dec 17: Rest
Dec 18: 60 min circuit training
Dec 19: Coaching again...long day! its got to count as some sort of a workout!
Dec 20: 60 min personal training session
Dec 21: Rest
Dec 22: 60 min Circuit
Dec 23: 45 min strength training, 15 min cardio
Dec 24: 30 min cardio, 10 min abs
Dec 25: Rest
Dec 26: Rest
Dec 27: 60 min personal training session
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Old 12-01-2010, 02:02 PM   #5  
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I want to exercise every day. 31 days.
Day 1: Cardioke ✔
Day 2: Strength Training (abs, obliques, push ups, squats, dumbbells) ✔
Day 3: Cardioke, abs, and push ups ✔
Day 4: Strength Training (Dumbbell Crunches, Dumbbell Chest Press, Dumbbell Squat with Calf Raise and Overhead Press, Alternating Dumbbell Biceps Curls, Seated Dumbbell Triceps Extensions, and Oblique Crunches) ✔
Day 5: Cardioke and abs ✔
Day 6: Strength Training (Push Ups, Seated Dumbbell Triceps Extensions, Biceps Curl , Dumbbell Squat with Calf Raise and Overhead Press, Dumbbell, Chest Press, Dumbbell Crunches, Oblique Crunches) ✔ (Time to change up the Strength Training on Day 8)
Day 7: Cardioke and abs ✔
Day 8: Strength Training- NMTZ (oblique crunches, push ups, dumbbell squat with overhead press, dumbbell chest press, crunches) ✔
Day 9: 20 Sit ups.
Day 10: 30 squats
Day 11: 10 Push ups I will be exercising hardcore again starting next week.
Day 12: 20 sit ups
Day 13: 30 sit ups, 10 push ups
Day 14: Cardioke, sit ups, and push ups, alternating bicep curls, horizontal dumbbell raises. ✔
Day 15: Abdominal crunches, push ups, oblique crunches, seated dumbbell triceps extensions, biceps curls, dumbbell chest press ✔
Day 16: Crunches
Day 17: Push ups
Day 18: crunches and push ups.
Day 19: Biceps curls and seated triceps extensions
Day 20: Push ups and jumping jacks (I need to add cardio for the rest of the week)
Day 21: Cardio dancing, pilates, push ups, biceps curl ✔
Day 22: Crunches, push ups

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Old 12-01-2010, 03:58 PM   #6  
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I hit 26/30 last month So i'm going to go for 26/31 this month!

12/01/10: WATP - 3 miles (36 minutes); 2 sets of situps and 2 sets of pushups
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Old 12-01-2010, 04:30 PM   #7  
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I'm only aiming for 18 days this month. There is a lot going on and I'll be working a lot more. Hopefully I can do it!

12/1 = Day Off
12/2 = Lots of walking.
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Old 12-01-2010, 06:27 PM   #8  
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I am aiming for five days a week, every day this month! I have never participated in one of these month exercise challenges but here we go!

1: 20minute extreme cardio (non stop and FAST!), 20 minute free weights (again lifting FAST), 20 minutes lower body workouts (again fast) all done at boot camp
2: 1 hour boot camp! All leg exercises mainly today with about 20 minutes cardio. Straight free weights and tons of work on upper thighs and glutes. I AM SO SORE!
3: Free
4: Free
5: Free
6: Boot Camp - 15 minutes HARDCORE cardio and 45 minutes free weights. and then 50 sit ups at home
7: Boot Camp - Str8 up no holds barred cardio workout today. Most.Intense.Ever! Then 5 minutes of str8 crunches
8: Free (skipped BC) =(
9: Boot Camp - 1 hour of weights and running!
10: Boot Camp - 1 hour of weights and cardio!
11: Free
12: Free
13: Boot Camp - 1 hour of free weights, core exercises and suicides!
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:16 PM   #9  
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I'm back, of course! Aiming for 28/31 days!

12/1: 18m WATP
12/2: 1hr elliptical, 23m bike, Fusion, 10m swim, 16m HDE
12/3: 28m elliptical, 20m bike, Zumba, 10m swim
12/4: REST DAY
12/5: 18m WATP, 20m TJ
12/6: 18m WATP, 15m HDE
12/7: 20m row, 28m elliptical, Fusion, 18m HDE, 20m
12/8: 25m HDE
12/9: 20m row, 28m elliptical, Fusion, 20m recumbent bike, 12m treadmil
12/10: 33m elliptical, 20m row, 15m recumbent bike, Zumba, 20m swim
12/11: REST DAY
12/12: 18m WATP, 100 crunches, 4m step-ups, 8m Zumba, 20m BD, 20m TJ, 15m arm workout
12/13: --
12/14: --
12/15: --
12/16: 28m elliptical, 20m recumbent bike, 10m swim
12/17: 30m elliptical, 30m bike, 10m swim
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I made 24 days in November so this month, I'm going to aim for 25.

12/1: Zumba (120 minutes)
12/2:
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November was a total wash for me. I didn't exercise as much as I wanted to. This month I'm aiming to stay on track and get 24 days of exercise.

12/1: Circuit Training (45 min) 1/24
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26/30

12/01/10: WATP - 3 miles (36 minutes); 2 sets of situps and 2 sets of pushups
12/02/10: BFBM (21 minutes)
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I'm only aiming for 18 days this month. There is a lot going on and I'll be working a lot more. Hopefully I can do it!

12/1 = Day Off
12/2 = Lots of walking.
12/3 = 22 minutes treadmill (20 mins jogging at 7.5km/hr, 2 mins walking)
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25/31 .

12/1: Zumba (120 minutes)
12/2: Kickboxing (60 minutes), Spinning (45 minutes)
12/3: Spinning (45 minutes)

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I just wanted to bump up this thread. I edit my post instead of re-posting.
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