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Cycling Trainer Workout (Day 58 of 100)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

I started the day with Jillian Michael's "Ripped" video. It is intense and follows a 3-2-1 pattern. You do 3 minutes of strength; two minutes of cardio; and one minute of abs. You do a total of 4 rounds. I've done the video 4 or 5 times over the past year or so and find it hard, but actually not that enjoyable. I thought I'd try it again today. I still don't really enjoy it, but it was a great workout.

Then, this afternoon, I toted my trainer out into the backyard again and 'rode'! I put "80's Cardio" on Pandora (what I usually work out with!) and used my iPad to watch the time. I found a workout online and modified it. Here's what I did...

5 minute warm up
1 minute 'fast'
1 minute easy
Repeat for total of 5 rounds
1 minute hard gear
1 minute easy
Repeat for total of 5 rounds
5 minute cool down

So, all together it was a 30 minute workout and I burned almost 250 calories. It was a TOUGH workout, but I really was proud of myself for completing it!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
AGGIEKBEAR03 4/23/2014 3:07PM

    Woo Hoo! What a great workout!

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4EVERADONEGIRL 4/22/2014 8:11PM

    Killin' it!!!! Keep going girl!!

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