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Arms and Stomach and Legs--Oh My!


Wednesday, June 30, 2010

It's like Lions and Tigers and Bears-- Oh My! Or at least that's how I remember the order.

It is the direct fault of the challenge I have been doing for just about two months now. One week, the challenge was 300!! reps of strength training for maximum points, which at first glance, I thought was impossible. But I also wanted the maximum points for my team, so I set out to do it. I split them into three different zones, arms and stomach and legs, one each day, then repeat. And ever since, challenge or not, at home or in Amsterdam for the weekend, rain or shine, I have done 300 reps a day.

Today is a stomach day. That means crunches of different sorts. 300 of them. Yippee.

I'm still not to the excited to do it frame of mind, I'm in the force myself to do it frame of mind and don't ask questions.

It got easier, so I changed the types of strength training. Soon I may have to go to 333 reps a day. My jeans are looser, no doubt, I'm pretty sure it hasn't taken off weight, and may have stalled the losses too, but overall, looser jeans are hard to argue with.

One thing though, it is a habit, I don't even ask myself if I want to do them, I just do them.
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GONNA_BREAKAWAY 7/4/2010 11:05PM

  wtg! Maybe a challenge is what I need! I'll have to look into that. I'm sure you look great AND you're team appreciates your effort!

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ABRANDNEWME09 7/1/2010 10:55AM

    Looser jeans is awesome! keep up the great work! emoticon

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BETHGILLIGAN 6/30/2010 7:38PM

    Amazing, I must say!! Good for you!! That's commitment to your team (and yourself)

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RAVENSONG37 6/30/2010 7:16PM

    Wow! You are AMAZING! I also love the peacock feathers!!

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JLBRIGHT3 6/30/2010 7:15PM

    Ouch, I'm sore just from reading. Just getting started integrating activity in my plan so I am in awe of what you're doing and it appears that you're doing a great job. Way to go!

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LUVS2EXERCISE 6/30/2010 12:40PM

    Sounds like all of your reps are paying off! emoticon Loose jeans are definately a great feeling! Keep working hard, you're doing so good! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/30/2010 11:26AM

    Good for you!! Just do it!

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