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SP Bootcamp - Day 13

Friday, January 16, 2009

Day 13 Workout video for Friday, January 16 - NOT DONE
30 minutes cardio - NOT DONE
Bonus Challenge for Thursday: get plenty of sleep at least 7-8 hours of sleep Friday night - done

Calories - (1620-1970)
Water - L
Fruits/Vegs - /
Cardio -

  


SP Bootcamp - Day twelve

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Day 12 Workout video for Thursday, January 15: DONE
30 minutes cardio: DONE
Bonus Challenge for Thursday - Lunges with Stability Ball video: DONE

Calories - (1620-1970) 1843
Water - 2L
Fruits/Vegs - 3/3
Cardio - 45 minutes of stairclimbing w/friends at McHugh Bluff (4 x 167 stairs)


Today was a bit stressful in parts. Not like yesterday evening but still pretty icky. Thankfully, I had a great evening with friends to make it all better. I did manage to eat well, drink my water AND exercise so I'd say it all worked out in the end.
YAY!!

  


Why Stay Active??

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

(from the BLC daily email)
There are so many benefits to daily activity, and they affect much more than your physical appearance. Here 10 great reasons to stay active.

1. People who exercise live longer, on average, than people who don't.
2. Active people have a lower risk of dying from heart disease and stroke, and they're less likely to get high blood pressure.
3. The more active you are, the lower your risk of colon cancer.
4. The less active you are, the higher your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. If you already have type 2 diabetes, exercise can lower your blood sugar levels.
5. In people with arthritis, moderate exercise helps reduce joint swelling and pain and improves mobility.
6. Strength-building exercise helps counter bone loss.
7. Exercise makes you functionally fit, meaning that it's easier for you to carry groceries, do chores and independently perform many other activities of daily life.
8. Because of the calming effect of exercise, active people are less depressed, and depressed people often feel better after they start exercising.
9. Exercise can save you money. If you can prevent serious and costly medical conditions such as heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis, you will have more money for your other needs.
10. Exercise can be fun! Many of the activities you did for play as a child count as exercise. Dancing fast, walking your dog, bicycling and gardening, all strengthen your heart and lungs.

  
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CASSIOEPIA 1/14/2009 6:17PM

    Good advise, especially the one about playing like a child.

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SP Bootcamp - Day eleven

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Day 11 Workout video for Wednesday, January 14: DONE
30 minutes cardio: DONE
Bonus Challenge for Wednesday - 15-minute Abs Workout video: DONE

Calories - (1620-1970) 1992
Water - 2L
Fruits/Vegs - 2/3
Cardio - 7.15 km w/5 Hills - 56:25

It was, for the most part, a good day. I have made a deal with myself that I will not have any mid afternoon naps UNLESS I've done the BC Video and Challenge first. Funny thing is, after I did those today, I didn't want a nap anymore. See how that goes for tomorrow.

  


SP Bootcamp - Day ten

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Day 10 Workout video for Tuesday, January 13 - not done
30 minutes cardio - done
Bonus Challenge for Tuesday - Eat a salad before your meal - done

Calories - (1620-1970) 1865
Water - 2.5L
Fruits/Vegs - 2/2
Cardio - 33 minutes running (294 calories burned)

  


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