Friday, March 3, 2017

Goals

It seems I took a brief hiatus from blogging. I'm not sure if it was lack of motivation from being sick for so long, or just a general unwillingness to share, but it seems the writing bug is trickling back so I thought I'd jump on it while the energy is here. 

Today I would like to discuss my fitness goals for this year. 

#1: Squat 160lbs (1 rep max)
#2: 20 full push-ups consecutively 
#3: 1 complete unassisted pull-up 

I am also continuing with my no french fries (almost 2 full years, and still going strong), and have added no potato chips to the docket as well. 

In addition, in order to maintain better body positivity, I have decided that I am only allowing myself to jump on the scale to weigh myself once a month (in an attempt to avoid negative feelings when I see the scale fluctuate a pound or two), and I will be taking progress pictures on the 1st of every month. Unfortunately, I missed January 1 (remember, I was sick for two months straight) however, here are my progress pictures for February and March 2017. I can honestly barely tell a difference, yet I am approx 4lbs heavier in the March 2017 photos.  


(February 1, 2017)


(March 1, 2017) 

My fitness regime is currently following along with Fitness Blender's FBFit program. I do 5 days a week of varying lower body, upper body, cardio, abs, stretching, etc. I also walk 5 days a week approx. 20-40 mins a day with my furry trainer (up and downhill), and I play volleyball 2 to 3 times per week for approx 2 hrs a day.

I am trying to stick with relatively "clean" eating habits, but this is the area I tend to struggle most with. I am however, choosing lots of chicken, veggies, and rice for dinner times, and a lot of veggies and hummus or fruit and yogurt for snack times.

Where are you at in your fitness lifestyle?
-Linds

2 comments:

  1. You look great to me...as always! I took a little blogging hiatus too...not planned. Just not feeling it. My fitness regime seems to have fallen off a bit due to a nagging shoulder injury, but I'm still remaining active. I think I could do well with a 1x per month weigh in, but I'm not ready for that yet!!

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    1. It's funny how the writing tendancies kinda slip away from time to time!
      The scale thing, the first month was hard not jumping on anytime I thought I felt heavier than usual (to see if I needed to mentally beat myself up for that extra lb or two), but this last month has been much much easier, just eating fresh food and feeling much more fresh.

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