NELYZAGARCIA's SparkPeople Blog NELYZAGARCIA's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Way Out of Comfort Zone <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Way Out of Comfort ZoneAlert!!!! <BR> <BR> But heck, I haven't lost 78 pound by being in my Comfort Zone. <BR> The joy ride has had to be uncomfortable at times, I've had to feel sore and almost beat, but how else will it get me to that better and healthier new me?? <BR> Before, Plank, Flys and Downward Dogs were words not in my vocabulary, now they make me feel Super Hero. <BR> <BR> Today's Workout: <BR> &#100... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 19:25:37 EST Loving my Journey!! I may not be there yet, but I'm closer that I was yesterday!! <BR> <BR> Loving how my journey is turning out!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 00:37:11 EST No Lazy Sunday for Me!! Yesterday was and amazing workout day!! <BR> <BR> I went to a Fit Club Today we did Turbo Jam Get on the Ball Full Body Blast, OMG!!! Chalene totally kicked my butt with this, as the fit club host described it, "Low Impact, High Intensity" Workout. I totally Loved It!! I got home feeling super energized!! <BR> <BR> I got home and completed my workout I had to do yesterday since I skipped because I did legs on Friday and could hardly walk. LOL. <BR> <BR> Todays workout; (After Fit Club) <BR... Mon, 27 May 2013 13:10:53 EST Day After Leg Day is No Joke! Day After Leg Day is No Joke! <BR> <BR> If you really work those legs, you are not walking you are waddling, praying you make it to your destination. And don’t even mention the toilet, you are literally leaning back trying to hold on to something letting yourself fall back, and praying the toilet seat catches you! LOL. <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 25 May 2013 14:13:57 EST Check In 5/24/13 - Leg Day Today was Extreme Legs Day for me. <BR> After Les Mills Combat Power HIIT and P90X Legs and Back this crazy girl went for a jog. Eeekkk!! <BR> <BR> 1.70 miles / 38:32 Total Time / 22:24 Min per mile / 966 calories burned (per HR Monitor) <BR> <BR> And trust me after working my legs with Dan (LM Combat) and Tony (P90X) 22min/mile is the best this girl can do!! <BR> <BR> I have a feeling I will have limited leg use tomorrow!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://p... Sat, 25 May 2013 00:01:21 EST Tip - Do Not Skip Meals Do Not Skip Meals <BR> <BR> Skipping a meal seems like it would be a sensible way to save on some calories. Sure, it may cut calories but it slows down your metabolism and kicks your body into starvation mode. This causes the body to cling to fat because it feels it needs to in order to survive. <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Fri, 24 May 2013 23:29:09 EST Daily Check In 11-29 Clocked in late but still checked In <BR> <BR> Did Turbo Fire - Fire 30 Workout!!! <BR> (ups, I was so tired I forgot pic) <BR> <BR> Now a warm cup of tea for the muscles and my cold. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:43:37 EST Daily Check In 11-28 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Today I feel sick so I took it slow. <BR> <BR> 30 Min Bike Run, 168 Max HR, 142 Avg. HR <BR> And some weights for Biceps and Triceps. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:56:50 EST Embracing the Challenge (2010) <BR> Hi my name is Nelyza, 31, mother of 3 beautiful souls. <BR> <BR> I made the decision in Feb that I was going to lose weight. After my doctor told me I was pre-diabetic. I was at 292 pounds and had other conditions due to my weight. Right after telling me that he said "If you keep this up, (my rapid weight gain) you won't last another 10 years" Now that was scary; I only thought of my kids' goals and that I would not be there to see them realized. My oldest is 16, she is in 11th grade, ... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:43:37 EST Daily Check In 11-26 (Day 1 in 30 Day Challenge) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> That's Right!!! Just Did It!!! <BR> <BR> Turbo Fire - Fire 30 Workout <BR> Max HR 193!!!!!!! <BR> Avg 172!! (I thought I was going to die halfway, but made it to the end) <BR> <BR> Getting Better!! No mater how many times I do the workouts I always get lost in the punches; <BR> <BR> Chalene says "You're not tired, You're not tired!!!" <BR> And I say "No, I'm not tired, I'm lost!!! which is worst!!!!" <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:16:19 EST Daily Check In 11-25 "Lazy Sunday" <BR> 30 Min Cruise Ride <BR> Followed by X Stretch Workout. <BR> <BR> Next, ... a nice relaxing walk with my Hashi. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 22:20:18 EST Daily Check In 11-24 <BR> Today I took it slow, busy busy day, <BR> <BR> Did some catching up on lost time with Cross Trainer <BR> 30 Min, 168 Max HR, 152 Avg. HR <BR> <BR> 3 Sets 15 Reps Ea. <BR> Squats, Crunches, Reverse Crunches, Cross Body Crunches, Frog Sit Ups (not 100% but did my best), Side Crunches, Heel Touchers 15 per side, JackKnifes, Planks (3 Reps 20 secs. ea.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:41:05 EST Daily Check In 11-23 It's been some time since my crosstrainer and me had some girl time, ... Uuufff <BR> But, ... Today I Totally Rocked it <BR> <BR> 11/23 Check In <BR> 30 Min Cross Trainer <BR> 191 Max Heart Rate <BR> 168 Avg. <BR> <BR> 15 Min Bike Ride <BR> 182 Max. <BR> 160 Avg. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:39:52 EST Daily Check In 11-22 Beautiful Me!!! <BR> (After late night workout, jijiji) <BR> <BR> Daily Check in <BR> 45 min Indoor Cycling <BR> 186 Max Heart Rate <BR> 161 Avg <BR> Sweet 9 Mile Ride. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:38:37 EST