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Is it insane to go to the gym twice a day???

Sunday, March 11, 2012

So heres a quick question sparkies, would I be over doing it or becoming obsessed if I went to the gym 2 times in one day? I was thinking of going after I take my son to school in the morning for a little while (an hour or so)and then back in the evening for zumba classes, what do you think? Am I becoming obsessed? I just really really want to lose some lbs before my birthday (a month away) emoticon

  
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ADZY86 3/26/2012 6:01PM

    I've done it a few times. If you have the time, why not. I wouldn't suggest doing it every single day, but going hard a day or 2 is only going to beneficial, right?

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CHERYLE51 3/13/2012 11:13PM

    If you can go to the gym twice a day and still get out of bed and walk the next day, then I say go for it. I'll bet those celebrities do more than that to get in shape quick.

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ALLIEALLIE2 3/12/2012 4:08PM

    Thanks for the input guys!

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OMMAMA7 3/12/2012 10:06AM

    NO you are totally fine. It's not like you are going to run 2 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening. That would be a bit excessive LOL But going back for a fun class, I think that's totally okay. It's a fun social thing too, and if you enjoy it, listen to your body, and it's helping you reach your goals, awesome! This also means you might need to have an extra piece of fruit or two so there's not a HUGE difference with calories eaten goals and calories burned goals.

So anyway...I say ENJOY!! Rock on! :)

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BOB240 3/12/2012 6:21AM

    Gyms need to be used efficiently. Top athletes usually train three days a week and have a fourth "light day" (stretching a little, jogging, golf etc). However, they usually crawl out of each session.... :)

If you feel you can go twice then you're probably not pushing yourself enough the first time.

The intensity of training is often more important than the extent. It is better to do ten minutes on a treadmill at a 90% heart rate than spend an hour on it just walking although with the latter you appear to burn more calories..



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TMORELLI 3/12/2012 12:02AM

    I have done it a few times. I can go in the morning and then I go again with my girlfriend when she gets out of work. Just don't burn yourself out

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March Workout Schedule 1310 Total Fitness Minutes,

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Well it's 3/10 and I'm impressed with my calendar on my phone I have been tracking my workouts so far this month! I thought I would also post that info on here just to keep the momentum going!

March

1 45 Min Zumba Kinect
2 85 min zumba, 20min Arc trainer
3 0
4 20 min wii dance game
5 60 min zumba class
6 75 min zumba
7 30 min power sculpt dvd
8 20 min Arc trainer 20 min ST
9 50 min zumba class
10 0
11 20 min dance wii game
12 60 min zumba class + 1 mile walk @ park
13 60 min zumba class
14 30 min power sculpt dvd
15 2 Mile walk in park gorgeous weather!!!!
16 50 min zumba class (10 min late) 20 min ST
17 Bob Harper Kettlebell DVD 40 min
18 0
19 60 min zumba/ 20 min bike@ gym
20 60 min zumba class
21 25 min wii fit
22 Brisk mile walk at park not sure how long gorgeous weather BTW!
23 Zumba 50 Min, 15 arc trainer
24 20 Min walk windy weather...
25 0
26 60 min zumba class, 15 min bike, 15 abs video
27 60 min zumba classs, 10 min abs
28 30 min wii dance game
29 25 min 30 day shred level 1
30 60 min zumba class
31 20 min walk after dinner with DS and DH 1 mile

  
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DOGLADY13 3/11/2012 10:52PM

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Now *that* is holding yourself accountable!

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LOWFATFOODIE 3/11/2012 1:27AM

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ALLIEALLIE2 3/10/2012 11:46PM

    Thanks! If I don't change it up I tend to slack off LOL

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OMMAMA7 3/10/2012 5:58PM

    Woo those are good numbers and I like that you change it up!

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Today is my 1st Sparkversary!! Woo Hoo!!

Monday, February 27, 2012

What a difference a year makes!! Although I have not lost a ton of weight I have made many many lifestyle changes along this incredible journey. So I'm feeling better than ever!! Even starting to train for a 5K...OMG did those words just come out of MY mouth LOL. I printed out the C25K chart today and will begin March 1st its going to be awesome! I am amazed at the quality of the "low carb, low fat" meals I have been cooking! Today is also my 6th day without coffee, thats going pretty well so far. Thank you so much for all of your support fellow Sparkers it really does make a difference!!!
1st 25lbs GONE!!!! 25 to go (I decided my new goal weight is 120) emoticon

  
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OMMAMA7 2/27/2012 3:02PM

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Gathering up the courage to post a before pic!!!

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Well I am always so inspired by all the courageous Sparkers that post their before and after pictures....I have decided I want to post one as well I just have to find one! As we all know when we are not happy with ourselves we tend to shy away from the camera I know I do. So I will have to search for a pic somewhere, I found like 6 Sd cards the other day in a drawer I am sure I will find a "good" before pic in there somewhere. Although I am nowhere near my goal weight I feel like now would be a good time to post a pic. As far as this past week went I didn't do so bad eating and I went to all 3 Zumba classes and even got a little ST in!! I think I may be becoming a gym rat lol. My gym is adding a Zumba class on Monday evenings so this Monday I will go to that one as well. I'm still not out of the 140's but sooooo close! Hoping and planning for an excellent week I want to finally see 139 on the scale!!!!

  
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CTRACIN 2/26/2012 7:01PM

    Congrats on your weight loss success and way to go on posting a picture! It's not a proud moment looking at those old photos or posting them, but it is a great feeling to reflect on your journey and to see your success. Can't wait to see them!
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One word answer game!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Ok My turn LOL

Where is your cell phone?
table

Spouse?
work

Your hair?
ponytail

Your mother?
home

Your father?
home

Your favorite thing?
blanket

Your dream last night?
sun

Favorite drink?
coffee

What room are you in?
living room

Your hobby?
blogging

Your fear?
Drowning

Where do you want to be in 6 years?
Happy

Where were you last night?
Zumba

Something that you aren't?
Mean

Muffins?
poppyseed

Wish list item?
new tv

Last thing you did?
ate lunch

What are you wearing?
workout clothes

Your pets?
none

Friends?
few

Your life?
Blessed

Your mood?
Happy

Missing someone?
family

Drinking?
Water

Your car?
Black

Something you're not wearing?
shoes

Your favorite store?
Target

Your favorite color?
purple

When is the last time you cried?
Weeks

Where do you go over and over?
Bathroom

Five people who email me regularly?
Family

Favorite place to eat?
olive garden

Favorite place I'd like to be right now?
sunny beach

  
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OMMAMA7 2/25/2012 9:36AM

    Love it! I'm going to steal it, 'kay? emoticon I too, love Olive Garden...mmmm.....

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