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Sleeping & Burning

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Last week I ate a few too many greasy foods because I was tired and sleepy and I probably underestimated the foodsí caloric impact. In addition, I skipped a couple of days of workouts and I had way too much wine on Saturday and Sunday. Maybe I was celebrating that I met one of my yearís goals: to run a mile in one shot. (Also I was celebrating my new house!)

In any case, my belly was puffy on Monday. Luckily, I corrected course in time to not lose the ground Iíve gained in the last few weeks. I ran another mile in one shot on Monday to show myself it wasnít a fluke. All in all it was a neutral week, weigh wise, and it is time to keep the boat in the right direction ALL WEEK.

My main goals for the week are to sleep well and to burn calories. Specific ways to achieve this:
emoticon 1) Limit coffee to one cup, at half strength, with breakfast each day.
emoticon 2) Take a mental break at the new office gym 3x in a day, for ten minutes of cardio.
emoticon 3) Wake up early each week day and get a 60 minute workout.
emoticon 4) Go to bed by 10pm each night.

emoticon 5) Swim 2x a week. Swimming is my greatest cardio burn. I canít run fast enough, long enough to get a burn that way. I must swim.
emoticon 6) Continue the build-up to a pull-up. 3x week
emoticon 7) Strength training 2 or 3 times a week.
emoticon 8) Run/Walk 2x a week for 30-60 minutes.

Thatís eight items. That is plenty for the week. Iím going to print this out and post it in my office, so I can track my progress each day.

To continue learning about healthy topics:
Read and reflect on article ďGive Yourself a Reality CheckupĒ
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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Congratulations on your new house and completing your goal of running a mile. You're doing great.
    1165 days ago
    Glad to see you are still swimming! I miss it but i'm going to obstain for probably 7 months. Congrats on your new house too!
    1166 days ago
    Great Plan, you can do it!
    1170 days ago
    Great plan. Keep pushing
    1170 days ago
  • RUDITUDI2000
    That is a great plan! emoticon emoticon
    1171 days ago
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