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I did it!!

Friday, July 10, 2009

My calories are good (great, even). Fats 24.8% Carbohydrates 56.5% Proteins 18.7% (almost bang on!!) and they should be 30%, 55% and 15 respectively.
I had NINE servings of fruit and vegetables.
I went to BodyPump.
I had two unplanned snacks but they didn't hurt my calorie goal.
I didn't have any cookies =)
I'm going to bed early tonight. Thankfully because, after last night and tonight, I feel like I've been through army training. LOL


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RACING4ME 7/11/2009 1:56AM

    Awesome buddy!! Hey, I have decided that even if I am cleared to run the 1/2, I will be doing it in Kelowna:)


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KAYAKID 7/10/2009 11:55PM

    Penny great job!!!!! have a nice evening!!!!

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JEFFCANN 7/10/2009 11:21PM

    Congratulations on a great day!

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Two great workouts

Friday, July 10, 2009

Calories - too many (334 over - damn cookies)
Workouts - DONE - 60 minutes of strength/cardio with Denise Beatty and 18 minutes of running.

On the plus(ish) side, I got all of my fruit, vegetable and water servings today. I burned over 600 calories.

Tomorrow my focus is:
no chocolate
no cookies
no unplanned snacks
Stay within calories.
Go to BodyPump.
Get a good night sleep =)

This was my trainer for this evening. If you feel the need for a kick-butt workout, you should go online and grab one of her DVDs. Trust me, they're worth it.

Night all!

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RUNNINGWILD 7/10/2009 1:15AM

    We're doing 69 or 70, I'm not sure... Lisa likes to go retro every now and then so I'm never sure what release we're going to do.

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KAYAKID 7/10/2009 1:12AM

    Penny, I like your focus for tomorrow - I will be cheering you on in body Pump. I love that class - what version are you guys on. I think we are on 70

Have a great friday!

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2 Many Calories & Another Bad Run

Thursday, July 09, 2009

It all started with my first (for this year) Stampede breakfast and ended with my not wanting to cook dinner. Probably because by 3:00 I'd already consumed way too many carbohydrates, sugar and sodium....... I figured at 4:30 that I'd have enough time for the fries, grilled chicken and shake from Wendy's would settle by run time. BLAH! It did not. The run started out great and then, as my bud so eloquently put it, I had to "slow down to keep it down". LOL. There are four more days left to this week. I have to behave because w/o my extra workouts I have GOT to make my runs work and the last two have not.
The plan for the rest of the week:
Thursday: Cross-Training & 3 km run
Friday: BodyPump
Saturday: hiking around Drumheller
Sunday: 9 km run

(boy-oh I'm whiney this week)

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GEOGIRL 7/9/2009 12:41PM

  Whiney is okay! We are all there at one time or another. Lol, my group has continued to run together 4 times a week as we wait for the next clinic to start and each night there is someone who has overdone it with stampede food and ends up walking to keep it down. I suppose its part of stampede life :)

Now go and do what you have to do for the rest of the week!

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5% Challenge - Week Two Begins

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Add a minimum of 60 fitness minutes to what you did last week.
Stay within calories this week.

My results for last week:
I was up one pound to 129 when I weighed in on Monday morning. I'm not surprised but I'm not impressed either. I scheduled fitness last week and scored about a 50% on that. I only completed 1035/1800 and that's down from the 1938 minutes I had been average over the past month. I did all my running but nothing else. I was, on average about 35 calories above cals everyday except Friday.. I REALLY overdid it on that day. The weekend wasn't much better than Friday.

So far this week I've run once and blown my calories once. I really cannot get into this. BLEH!

MY plan for this week is to get back on track with my calories.
Monday - off
Tuesday - run 3 kms
Wednesday - run 4 kms
Thursday - run 3 kms
Friday - BodyPump
Saturday - walking (A LOT) around Drumheller.
Sunday - run 9 kms.

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RUNNINGWILD 7/8/2009 8:12AM

    It's a date Mike!

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KAYAKID 7/8/2009 12:22AM

    Penny, I see that your are dining body Pump on Friday - I will too! lets do it together!!!!

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5% Challenge Week One Report

Monday, July 06, 2009

Ok so the challenge this week was to schedule our fitness so I did. Here was my plan.

Monday - BodyAttack - didn't happen. I had to sit home and wait for the boys to return from their dad's.

Tuesday - Run 4 kms - I got 'er done!!
Wednesday - Run 3 kms & BodyFlow - I ran but did not go to flow class. I just ran out of time between work and run club.

Thursday - Run 4 kms - DONE DONE DONE

Friday - BodyPump - I got invited to a BBQ. Given the way my stomach still feels
today... I should have gone to BP

Saturday - Awesome Abs - got lazy so it didn't happen

Sunday - Run 7 kms and (possibly) BodyFlow - I ran (again) but didn't go to Flow. Richard brought the truck over and we loaded the garbage out of my backyard to take to the dump. Maybe now, I'll do something creative with my yard.

I can't wait to weigh in tomorrow (sarcasm). Average calorie intake this week was: 1852 (22/day over) and that doesn't count Friday because I have no idea what any of my calories were after 5:00 p.m. I just know that none of them were good. Now I'm going to head to bed and try to dream up a challenge for week two.

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KAYAKID 7/6/2009 12:45AM

    Penny, Keep plugging along it will work out!!!!

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