Alright, now that all of the goal excitement has died down, back to life. As I mentioned in the goal post, I'm not entering the maintenance phase quite yet, so I'm going to stick to the same points values as I have been. On the days I do heavy cardio, I'll eat more.
protein powder- 0
egg white- 1
english muffin- 1
1 oz. avocado- 1
lightfull smoothie- 1
broccoli w/ cheese sauce- 3
1/2 banana- 1
green chile, chicken & beans- 6
f.f. shredded cheese- 1
corn tortillas- 1
kashi waffle- 1
total points used: 24/22
activity points: Gym Junkie Beginner workout A- 2
net points: 22
WAPs: 35/35 remaining
This morning, I tried out the first workout in a series of Fat-Loss Workouts for Beginners designed by Vic at GymJunkies.com.
Let me say that I don't think I've worked so damn hard in just TWENTY MINUTES. I burned a little over 200 cals in just 20 minutes, and that included my 5 minute warm up. This guy is NOT fucking around. It was mostly the burpees that killed me, but it was definitely the ass-kicking challenge that I've been looking for.
And, duh, 20 minutes? I can do that. The routine itself was probably closer to 15 minutes, but I did an extra round because I lost count and wanted to be sure I did the recommended 4 rounds.
It was great. I did it at home with my new adjustable dumbbells that I bought a while back. Yes, you're supposed to do the deadlifts with a barbell instead, but oh well. I think I still benefited from the move, even with dumbbells. In the meantime, I am keeping my eye out for a weight bench and barbell set though.
I'm going to work through Vic's routines 2-3 times a week and then do other stuff on the days in between (either cardio at the gym or Biggest Loser Boot Camp).
Between that and fine-tuning my diet a bit, I'm confident that I could get rid of a few more vanity pounds, as well as tone up. I'm excited to try it again in a couple of days!