I am really, really happy it is Tuesday. I absolutely LOVE watching The Biggest Loser (aka TBL) and it starts a new season tonight. Watching the changes these people make is so inspiring and I am always thrilled to see people taking control of their lives to become healthier. Given, I don't necessarily agree with all of the ways the show goes about getting progress for these people with such extreme measures, I still am an avid watcher to see the transformations these people make. I am sure there will be quite a few times something on that show sparks a discussion here - so be prepared. ;) Another GREAT thing about TBL Tuesdays is my sister will be coming over to watch them with me every week (hopefully). She should be coming tonight and I look forward to it because she is one of my very best friends and I always enjoy spending time with her.
In other news - today was a pretty basic day. Nothing too eventful at all. I got up and had my coffee/whey shake before hitting the gym for a cardio only workout (LOVE days where I only have to worry about ONE thing). During the day, I did some playing with Makenzie, cleaning, food prep, reading, eating (all ON plan of course), and fiddling with the blog so I could add some link pages to pictures/about me/workouts/etc (found at the top of my blog), and that's about it. I wish it wasn't so icky here because it would have been nice to get out for a stroll around the neighborhood now that fall weather is starting to creep in - which I am so so thrilled about. Fall has become my favorite season over the past few years because of the numerous fun and comforting activities during such a beautiful season. So that's all I have to report now. I hope you all have had Terrific Tuesdays as well :)
Macros - 132 Carbs / 142 Protein / 34 Fat
meal 1 = coffee, Dymatize toffee pp, 4oz unsweetened chocolate almond milk
meal 2 = omelet (southwestern eggbeaters/mushrooms/TJ's jalapeno chicken sausage), strawberries, small plum, coffee
meal 3 = ground turkey/taco season/salsa/ff cheese, cucumbers, carrots
meal 4 = All The Whey chocolate pp w/ 8oz unsweetened chocolate almond milk, apple & pb
meal 5 will be = chicken & chinese veggie stir fry
meal 6 (dessert during TBL) will be = pumpkin pie "icecream" (see below)
Im trying a new concoction that I am hoping tastes yummy!
1/2c cottage cheese, 1/4c pumpkin, 4g SF/FF cheesecake pudding mix, tiny bit vanilla extract blended and frozen for pumpkin "icecream" & topped with 1/4 sheet low fat graham cracker
Training - OFF
Cardio - 45 min total
15 min treadmill jog 5.5mph @ 5.0 incline
20 min stepmill fat burner mode level 10
10 min treadmill incline walk 3.5mph @ 7.5 incline
Extra Stuff - another long stretch, abs (getting better about doing these!)
3x20 captain chair leg raises
3x20/side bicycle (tried to go slooowww)
3x15 decline bench crunch w/ 10# med ball
Turkey and Mushroom Dumplings.
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