So as I have mentioned before I am competing in the Shrinkvivor Challenge at the lovely website http://shrinkingjeans.net/ . Well the challenge this week is to log in some fitness miles. I obviously love a good challenge and today I went to the gym and really worked my buns off!
First I got on the elliptical and set it to 45 minutes timer on the cross train routine.I set up my Nutrition textbook becuase I had to read 30 more pages and I started working out and reading. I figured out why I hate the elliptical so much. I always start out so fast, I do not pace myself. By 25 minutes I was a tired sweaty mess and really had to push myself to finish. Of course I felt like a million bucks when i did finish but getting there was a battle. So I learned that next time I have to pace myself and try not to get too excited in the beginning. I never even realized I did this until today, pretty sad cuz I have been ellipticalling for 6 months now lol. So we do learn something new everyday. I ended up doing 3.17 miles on the elliptical!
So here is my picture for my Tribe Nero Girls!!! Thanks for pushing me :)
After the ellitptical came the treadmill I aimed to get in 5 miles for the challenge so I set the treadmill to 2 miles. I must admit I was bored walking on the treadmill. I kicked up the pace to a light jog for almost a mile because I was tired and honestly just wanted to get my workout over with. Plus since running outside lately the treadmill seems so blah to me lol. I am sad old man winter will be here soon and I will not be able to get outside and run as much! I finished the treadmill and of course took a pic :)
After all this I was pretty tired, I cannot lie I did not want to come home and do the freaking Shred It With Weights, it is hard and well I was tired. But you know what, the challenge came into my head again. I reminded myself there were 6 other ladies in my tribe counting on me to lose weight this week so I said I gotta do it. And I got my kettle bell and set up the video on my laptop and just pushed through the whole thing. I was never happier to do the last set of snatches and then hear ok cool down time. I thought wow finally! I stetched out and then looked at my monitor for the first time in awhile and was kind of shocked at the results :
Thanks you to the Tribe Nero girls and the Sisterhood website!!! :)