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Putting It In Gear - For Good

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

In February I completed a 2 week sugar "detox" as I liked to call it. I lost 9lbs in 2 weeks and I was quite pleased. I maintained relatively good behavior until my race on 3/16 but after the 10K was completed I was on hiatus for some reason that I've not quite figured out. I've managed to run short 2-3 mi runs a few times a week but my food choices were becoming marginal again. On Monday this week I decided to put it in gear - for good. A week or so ago I ordered 4 new workout dvds to get some variety back into my workouts. I received Jillian Michaels Killer Buns & Thighs, 6 Week 6 Pack, and Yoga Meltdown as well as the BL Yoga for Weight Loss. I evaluated my situation and came up with this video rotation to try for a few weeks:

Monday: Killer Buns
Tuesday: 6 Pack
Wednesday: Metabolism Boost or Yoga Meltdown
Thursday: 6 Pack
Friday: Killer Buns

These are my 5 a.m. workouts for the week.

I'm aiming for 2 workouts a day for at least 4 days a week, and the extras are:

Monday: Lunch hour yoga class
Tuesday: 2-3 mi run during kids soccer practice
Wednesday: Evening walk with family
Thursday: 2-3 mi run during soccer practice
Friday: Lunch hour yoga class

And on the weekend I will take 1 day off and the other will plan for a 4-6 mi run!

I wrote it all out on the calendar and looking at it movtivates me - don't know why I didn't think of it sooner! I'm a little sore - but in a good way so far and I know that it won't be perfect all the time but its a great start...with a great goal emoticon emoticon
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    You are inspiring! emoticon

    When you talk about sugar detox, are you talking about a complete ban? How did it work? I am not doing bad on the sugar intake (I don't count fruit sugars though)

    Marginal food choices I can understand! It seems that the more I add in to life, the more I am grabbing poorer food choices on the run.

    Keep me posted on how the workout routine gos!
    1776 days ago
    Those are some intense goals! Go for it!! emoticon
    1776 days ago
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