TRAINER_T's SparkPeople Blog TRAINER_T's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community P90X3 Week 9/21-9/27 (Phase 2) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 625 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Wednesday <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Tuesday <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Monday <BR> <BR> Lunch walk 2.5 miles = 126 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Sunday (off day) <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <BR> Saturday was super productive: <BR> Cut down trees <BR> Hauled brush <BR> Raked yard <BR> Moved shrubs <BR> Cleaned roof... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:52:53 EST P90X3 Week 9/14-9/20 (Phase 2) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1491 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> P90X3 Phase 2 Day 4 <BR> Day 23 <BR> <BR> Isometrix Lower Body <BR> <BR> Warm up - 5 min <BR> Jogging <BR> Leg circles <BR> Jacks <BR> Leg kicks <BR> <BR> 1x 10 each move in slow-mo 3 levels <BR> Squat w/db explode up <BR> Lunge w/db explode up <BR> Kicks w/db <BR> Sumo squat w/db <BR> Single leg pistol squat <BR> Karate kicks 3 way slow <BR> Chair single le... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:45:32 EST P90X3 Week 9/7-9/13 (Transformation Week) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1218 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> x2 <BR> Jacks w overhead press 3lb db - slow/fast <BR> Lunge w/twist 3lb db <BR> Straight leg lifts w/weight to leg 2lb db <BR> Squat w/weight overhead 2lb db <BR> Pick up the weight to opposite side 3lb db <BR> <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 95 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> P90X3 Day 17 Transformation week <BR> <BR> Dynamix (15 minutes) <BR> <BR> Jacks <BR> Pivoits... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:41:28 EST The Slight Edge Challenge! I have been reading a great book, called "The Slight Edge". <BR> <BR> Basically it is about small INSIGNIFICANT things you can easily do or easily NOT do. Both are your choice, and the result is Success or Failure. <BR> Sort of like, so what if I miss one workout.....yeah that could be the one workout that gets me past a slump to reach my goal.....or it is just one ice cream, I only treat myself once a week. Well that treat can un-do all the hard work of eating right all week! <BR> <BR> R... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:42 EST P90X3 Week 8/31-9/6 (Phase 1 Day 1-10) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Day 10 <BR> P90X CVS (cardio vs strength) <BR> <BR> <BR> 10/15 each set <BR> Push up <BR> Pull up <BR> Push up military <BR> Pull up wide grip <BR> Push up Wide <BR> Pull up - Chin up <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 126 <BR> <BR> Day 9 <BR> P90X Yoga X (part 2) <BR> <BR> 15 minutes <BR> <BR> Chair <BR> Half moon <BR> Twisted moon <BR> Warior III <BR> Triangle <BR> Revolved Triangle <BR> Wide foward fol... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:54:24 EST Randomness Family Photo Blog! <img src=""> <BR> A couple of random photos from the weekend <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Homemade salsa....yum <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Gracie wanting to play <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and my nephew with his new shoes <BR> <img src=" Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28:30 EST The Truth About Fat-Burning Foods (thanks Lovely B) "The Truth About Fat-Burning Foods". I'm really sick of SparkPpl playing with peoples emotions and getting us confused in regards to which foods to eat to burn fat. In one article, an "expert" will say: eat a banana. In a 2nd article, another so called "expert" will say: don't eat bananas! I hold SparkPpl responsible big time for this confusion. I honestly use SparkPpl only to track my carb intake per day. <BR> <BR> I'm no doctor but I don't need a Ph.D. to know that sugar raises INSULIN wh... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:45:39 EST PROGRESS! <img src=""> <BR> So I am on weekend 3 of the landscaping.......and I project to be completed by next weekend June 1st woot woot!!! <BR> <BR> There is progression! <BR> <BR> Here are some of the newer pictures..........PROGRESS! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> AND the brick wall part <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak... Wed, 28 May 2014 17:32:34 EST The BIG Landscape Project <img src=""> <BR> The progres is continued, I did a bunch this weekend on the yard. Here is how it looks now. <BR> <BR> I consider the front DONE with the exception of adding one willow tree. <BR> Here is how it looks now........ <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:11:43 EST Easter and The Pond (pics) I had a great Easter with my family (Sister Sherry and Nephew Joey in Poplar Bluff MO) and then came home and worked about 2hours on the pond. <BR> <BR> Being with my sister and my nephew was a blast, but staying up till almost 2am I am not used too :-) <BR> <BR> Here are some photos from the Drury Hotel.......enjoy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://phot... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:49:33 EST T-25 Workouts 3/31-4/6 <img src=""> <BR> <BR> This weeks workouts: <BR> <BR> Friday - 4/4 = cals burned 150 <BR> 30 Day challenge - Rest day <BR> <BR> T-25 Lower body Day 5 <BR> Squats <BR> Jump squats <BR> Lunges <BR> Lunge pulses <BR> Criss cross squats <BR> Jog w/high knee <BR> Side squat w/hops <BR> Lunge squat lunge <BR> Abductor squeeze with cross leg touches <BR> Abductor squeeze with squats <BR> <BR> Thursday - 4/3 = cals burned 150 <BR> 30 Day Cha... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 10:43:57 EST Cupcakes and Cocktails Party! (Lots Of Pics) I love supporting women, and those trying to make a better life as in other sideline biz along with the day job. <BR> Here is the party I had to support them, we had a blast and eveyone got a goodie bag containing, cupcake nail file, hair shampoo for after sun, pink nail polish and the new spray in Kertin for hair............. <BR> Now on to the photos, I missed a lot it was just so CRAZY! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:08:18 EST I'm 200hr Yoga Certified! <img src=""> <BR> Done, completed and very happy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> This was just a nice surprise when I came home <BR> <img src=""> <BR> From D and Gracie.........and it made me cry! <BR> <BR> All my hard work has paid off, I have seen many changes in my practice and form. This was by far the hardest training ever and alth... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:42:41 EST My Nephew Turns 17 - I'm Officially OLD! (pics) <img src=""> <BR> My nephew turned 17 here at photos of the party I had for him. He lives in the country in Poplar Bluff where my mom lived. I only have one, him and his actual birthday is on Valentines day. So he also got a gift for that too. <BR> I asked him to bring a friend so he could have more fun. My sister is Sherry my middle sister, the older one lives in Oklahoma and is the hairdresser that is married. <BR> So I always do more... Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:10:43 EST The Yoga Photo Blog This view from my desk of the snow, more snow! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I wear a scarf everyday......... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My nephew turns 17 on Valentines Day I have been shopping.......for a 6'5" boy, and its hard! <BR> His shoe is size 14 :-) here is some of the haul...... <BR> <img src="http://pho... Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:44:54 EST The Chrismas Photo Blog! <img src=""> <BR> Christmas was fun, only I came home with a bad cold! Finally feeling better and so happy I did NOT have yoga teacher training on Sunday due to the 10" of snow. I needed. rest. <BR> <BR> So here are some photos of gifts and family on my icey way to Oklahoma to see my sister. <BR> My best friend, Diane :-) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpe... Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:48:09 EST Wild Thing 2014! <img src=""> <BR> I love this pose, its great. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> These are a few shots from Yoga teacher training....... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy New Year time to crank it up! <BR> Tue, 7 Jan 2014 17:25:17 EST Z-Cut All Workouts Z-Cut 12 Workouts <BR> <BR> Workout #1 <BR> x2 <BR> Cross over burpee <BR> Dragon planks <BR> Side lunges <BR> Squat jumps <BR> Cross over lunge w/knee lift <BR> Jump lunges <BR> <BR> Workout #2 <BR> X2 <BR> Side plyo w/burpee <BR> Mule Kicks <BR> Crab crunches <BR> 3 Way V-ups straight leg, open leg, bent knee <BR> <BR> Workout #3 <BR> x3 <BR> Hop overs to burpee jump <BR> Donkey kick ups <BR> Crab toe touches <BR> Ab splitters <BR> <BR> Workout #4 <BR> Tabata: <BR> Burp... Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:07:59 EST Gracie My Rescue Dog (On-Going Pic Blog) Meet Gracie........... <BR> Born 7/7/11 is a rescue Spitz I got on 12/31/12......and since we can only have 50 spark pictures I decided to post a blog with some pictures to share.......... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I lo... Tue, 8 Jan 2013 12:13:12 EST 10 Days In MAUI (Lots o'pics) I spent 10 Days in Maui for my 50th birthday here are the photos, Aloha! <BR> Getting there...... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.s... Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:29:33 EST I Got Mail...ROYAL MAIL!!! <img src=""> <BR> Its a birthday card from my dear friend Mandy xoxox <BR> <BR> I was so surprised to get it yesterday!!! <BR> <BR> Check out that Royal seal..........very impressive to me. I'm sure this may not be a big deal to some, but to me I was jumping with joy not only because of the loving gesture, or the thought, or the fact I got a card from a good friend, but that it somehow made me feel like ROYALTY. <BR> <img src="http://... Tue, 19 Jun 2012 08:43:31 EST P90X2 ALL Workouts + Bonus =16 P90X2 all workouts + 2 bonus+ 2 One on One = 16 <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I have previewed 14 Discs. Plus 2 more the one-on-one with Tony Horton new 4 Legs and Upper Body Balance. <BR> <BR> Some moves like Frog and others are in this program but some like the "Draya roll" gets a medicine ball added to it or something to make it more difficult. <BR> <BR> 1. Warm ups are the same in each (is this a copy cat of 90 Supreme?) <BR> 2. Lots of b... Fri, 27 Jan 2012 12:24:31 EST The House is SOLD! The house sold today, its just sad....because of the land, all the flowers, trees and pond that mom enjoyed so very much. <BR> <BR> I doubt I will ever be back to it again, here are the listing pictures I am posting them to have the memory of the love that filled this house. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:23:24 EST Review Build and Burn Kettlebell <img src=""> <BR> Build and Burn Kettlebell Workout with Paul Katami <BR> <BR> Ok I love this if you have time for it, a full hour plus a core bonus. I did do both but I would only do one if I were to do this again, and alternate. <BR> <BR> I got it at Collage Video and according to thier website "Certified instructor description: The primary workout is an aero/tone interval program that combines a kettlebell with a high step (“bi-lev... Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:48:05 EST Review 30 Min Jackie Xtreme Workout <img src=""> <BR> Don't have much time to get your sweat on? Then I say get this workout! I love it and I will be adding this in from time to time. <BR> <BR> Some of my favorite moves were Front lunge w/tricep head banger and the split squat wood chop! <BR> <BR> Here is my Saturday workout: <BR> <BR> Jackie Xtreme Time Saver Workout I give it a Rating 10 <BR> <BR> Warm up <BR> Plie reach <BR> Toe jump forward and back <BR> Back lung... Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:18:44 EST Jillian Michael's Killer Buns & Thighs (Level 3) <img src=""> <BR> Level 3 <BR> <BR> Many of these moves are challenging but also things she has done before. This workout is FIECE I really like it. <BR> <BR> I give this DVD a 10 rating (9 on creativity since some moves are from P90X) <BR> Get this workout it is one of her best if you want to step up your game! <BR> <BR> Warm up: <BR> Repeat 2 X <BR> <BR> Swing kicks in and out <BR> Alternating elbows to knees side oblique crunch <B... Sun, 9 Oct 2011 13:07:35 EST Jillian Michael's Killer Buns and Thighs (Level 2) <img src=""> <BR> Level 2 <BR> <BR> I think it is one of her best workouts. (Besides 30 day shred) and she uses some of the same movements again. <BR> <BR> Rating 10 (again because she is adding Yoga movements) <BR> <BR> Workout - Jillian Michael Killer Butt and Thighs (Level 2) <BR> Time of workout - 20 min <BR> Cals burned - 132 <BR> <BR> Level 2 <BR> <BR> Warm up: <BR> (Repeat 2 X) <BR> <BR> Jacks <BR> Lunge to standing split ... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:46:07 EST Jillian Michael's Killer Buns & Thighs (Level 1) <img src=""> <BR> I have only done level 1 of this workout and loooooove it! <BR> <BR> Oh I give it a 10! <BR> Same girls as in her other videos, both are fit and sweating which is a good sign. <BR> <BR> What I like so far: <BR> The yoga moves <BR> That it is a circuit = more cals burned <BR> Level 1 is a challenge so I can bet the rest will be too <BR> So far not hurting my knees <BR> <BR> Here it is so far, and I will give a full r... Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:52:23 EST Denise Austins "Shrink the Fat Zones" Review So many times I get people that love doing planks and pushups but have pain in the wrists. I did a video on this and if you have some discomfort you may want to check it out it is what I teach in class, and use myself. <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Last night I finished the "Shrink the Fat Zones" Pilates workout by Denise Austin I give it a 9. <BR> <BR> 1. Love she uses a towel for resistance <BR> 2. Some flow moves are fun and challenging <BR>... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:52:01 EST R.I.P Mom I will miss you forever <img src=""> <BR> Sadly I lost my mother on Thursday August 18th at 7pm. <BR> <BR> 77 years 4 months and 10 days old. <BR> <BR> She was my hero, an amazing mother with too many gifts to name. She never met a stranger and loved pets. <BR> <BR> Mom, I love you forever with all my heart you are everything to me. <BR> God bless you and keep you forever in his arms. <BR> <BR> <BR> I just got this message and wanted to share it........ <... Tue, 23 Aug 2011 21:27:27 EST JM Ripped Week 1-4 Review <img src=""> <BR> For those of you that want to know the moves in JM Ripped here they are, and it is well worth the $20 price tag. <BR> <BR> I did not do it week per week, I did week 1 then 2, 3 and 4. This way I could give a review. <BR> <BR> Rating = 9 <BR> <BR> Pros - Good moves and variety <BR> Easy to understand <BR> Short time workout big cal blast <BR> Each workout felt different and fun <BR> Variety you get 4 full workouts at ... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 10:28:22 EST