Weekly Workout Wrap Up

Last week was a bad week for fitness and macros. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday were fine, but Wednesday was “Date Night”… followed by several days of laziness, bad eating, and a general lack of motivation. It happens. Normally, when I spiral out of control, I spiral for weeks on end. However, this time, I’m happy to report that I was back in the gym and moving by Monday.   Continue reading

Weekly Workout Wrap Up

I started Livefit Trainer Phase 2 this week, and oh em gee, it’s no joke. I’m now at the gym lifting six days a week, with 4 days of cardio added to that. I also have a four year old who doesn’t want to go to sleep anymore, so I’m not getting to the gym til 10:00 pm. It was a rough week, but I did it!

I’m really enjoying the intensity of the workouts and the variety of exercises. If I’m being honest, I have been sticking to the same strength training exercises for the last couple of years, so it’s been really great for me to branch out of my {very small} comfort zone and try new stuff. Also, the people working out at my gym have been really great and always willing to answer any questions I have regarding a certain machine or move. The more willing I am to ask questions, the less intimidating everything becomes. Go figure.  Continue reading

Weekly Workout Wrap Up

Well. It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Weekly Workout Wrap Up (and you know, blogged at all), but I was thinking it might be best to just jump back in and go.

So…. Hi! I started recounting my macros back in March after gaining way too much weight during the fall and winter. I was counting macros and running, but my knees were killing me and I wasn’t quite seeing the results I was hoping for, so I decided that I was going to put running on hold and start focusing on my lifting again.  Continue reading