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New schedule for Spring Quarter

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

I had an amazing Spring Break... I lost a ton of weight, burned between 7000-9000 cal each of two weeks, worked out nearly every day, and made some great mental progress as well.

BUT, school is back in session, and now I find I need to re-prioritize. I simply do not have the time to continue my old workout schedule... nor the luxury of being able to sleep 12 hours if I overdo it on the strength training (my poor quads still hurt).

I am happy to say I have been able to walk to and from class without a problem so far :) I think this extra cardio 5 days a week will definitely help me if I stay consistent.

New Workout Schedule:
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Walk to and from class each day (40 min each day)
Gym AT LEAST twice each week- doing some sort of strength training and interval training. (and my "hard" strength training day will be friday, so I can sleep off the DOMS over the weekend).
Saturday will still be my long run/walk outside.

Anything I do above and beyond this is just extra. I aim to burn 6000 cal / week.

I am really focusing on tightening up my nutrition now more than ever before.

Nutrition:
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I am committed to packing my lunch each and every day, and having a nutritious, well-rounded breakfast each morning. I will continue to pre-plan dinners, and rely on my organic home delivery to save me the time of actually buying most of the food :) I don't want to eat more than 2 meals out each week.


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  • BAZINGABROOKE
    Great goals! I love that you are planning this out!!!
    3094 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11305407
    It is wonderful that you did so well during your break but I'm a little glad that you are lightening your exercise load a little. School and work can really take up a lot of your time and it's not mentally healthy to spend every other moment in the gym. You may not lose the weight quite as fast but it's still the best way for you to maintain a consistent loss without getting burned out.
    3097 days ago
  • OPTIMIST1948
    I would recommend getting yourself a pedometer. They are cheap and a good way to monitor your fitness. Love, love love walking as a weightloss plan for people with alot to loose. Somehow so less intimidating than other forms of exercise! And as far as nutrition, dont forget the veggies and fruit for when the hungries hit!

    This sounds like a great, ACHIEVABLE plan.
    3099 days ago
  • MSLEO88
    You can do it!!! emoticon
    3099 days ago
  • LOTUSBURGER
    YOU ARE AWESOME!!!!!
    3099 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11792197
    Good luck have a good school year i know you can do this
    3099 days ago
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