I wasn’t sure if I was going to take a whole week off of lifting, but since this is my last week at the Y, decided to get right back to it!
Had a preworkout snack of Ezekiel toast with cashew butter and some of my strawberry jam. Sooooo good!
This was stage 5 of NROLW:
- Barbell squat/push press: 3 x 8 – 45 pounds
- 1-point dumbbell rows: 3 x 8 – 25 pounds
- Step-ups: 3 x 8 – 30 pounds
- Pushups: 3 x 8
- Stationary lunges: 3 x 8 – 25# plate
- Plank: 3 x 2 minute holds (hard!!!!)
- Cable woodchop: 1 x 8 – 50#, 1 x 8 – 55#, 1 x 8 – 60#
Holding the plank for 2 minutes was killer. It was made doubly hard because I was so sweaty from jogging a mile prior to starting and the humidity that I was sliding on the mat. I had to touch my knees down a couple times on the last set. I love how the plank looks so innocuous, but is a killer total body workout.
Came back and made protein pancakes with the banana maple topping. I think we are finally getting through all those bananas. I did cut a bunch in half and froze them, though.
Lunch was a tuna and hummus sandwich with another of those incredible raspberry pluots. I need to get some more of those!
I got this in the mail – eek!
Yay…. not…… Starts on Monday. Maybe I won’t get picked to sit.
It’s really hot and humid today. I didn’t feel like cooking anything for dinner, so I had some yogurt, berries and cereal.
Go to quick and easy meal. I think I have had this for, what – 3 days in a row now for a meal? It’s also light, so I don’t feel all bogged down with food. Heat and humidity really keep me from being hungry, which I guess is a good thing!
I also snacked on some blueberries. I may have to go again this weekend to pick, as they are winding down for the season. Then I will have to cry!
It was quite the fruit-filled day! (Oh yes, and a tablespoon of chocolate chips!)
Question: Jury duty anyone? Or did you get excused?