Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Today was Day 4 of the Level 1 workout with no weights. It is getting easier!!
I only had to stop briefly twice, both times for water and not because of being sore or feeling strain (like I was in days 1 & 2). WHOOT! The push ups (from knees) are getting so easy and I can feel my arm & chest muscles becoming more toned.
The crunches, especially the reverse crunches (hardest for me), have become easier as well! I started out crossing my ankles to do them, and no longer had to do that today!!! I am able to slow down the bicycle crunches and keep them more controlled and keep my breathing more controlled. This is making it so I feel them more too, I LOVE IT! I can also feel my stomach muscles (under my flub) getting tighter! And can already see & feel a difference in the way my clothes fit & how big my stomach looks.
I am perfecting my form on my side lunges as well, this was difficult the first day or 2. I can feel it working my legs and butt. I love the feeling and being able to tell that a couple of my big problem areas are toning up.
I did weigh myself today for a challenge I'm doing with a friend at home (my team weigh in here is Fridays) ... I was down to 195.0Lbs! WHOOT! On 6-26 I was 206Lbs, and now on 7-17 I am down to 195! My original mini-goal was to be to 196 (-10Lbs) by my cousins wedding this Saturday and I've already exceeded that! My next mini-goal is to be to 185 (another 10Lbs) by my husband's birthday on Sept 24th. I CAN DO THIS!
Well.... I have to get ready for work. Have a wonderful night everyone.