I’m so excited to announce that this blog was chosen as one of the top 10 fitness blogs in 2012 by breakingmuscle.com!!! There were over 100 blogs nominated (thanks to you guys, I was one of them). After they narrowed it down to the top 20, the website decided who should be the Top 10 and I got chosen!!! It’s so exciting that my blog is getting some recognition!
Thanks again to everyone who voted for this blog!!!
Now…on to the fun stuff….
So yesterday I was pretty nervous about working out with stitches in my hand so I decided to train legs instead. I went back to my roots and did a Jamie Eason LiveFit exercise. I forgot how great of a workout she puts you through.
I did a Phase 2 leg workout…listed below…
|Leg extensions: 2 warm-up sets with lighter weight for 30 reps||XX||XX|
|Wide stance smith machine squat: 2 lighter sets of 15 reps, 2 heavier sets to failure||30||30||100||100|
|Leg press: 4 sets of 8 reps||90||110||110||110|
|Walking Barbell Lunges: 3 sets of 20 reps||30||30||30||XX|
|Barbell Step-ups: 3 sets of 10 reps||30||30||30||XX|
|Plie Dumbbell squat: 3 sets of 15 reps||25||25||25||XX|
|Standing calf raise: 3 sets of 20 reps, last set to failure||90||90||90||XX|
|Seated Leg extension: 3 sets of 20 reps, last set to failure||100||110||110|
As I was working out, I felt this one guy staring at me. I just ignored him until he came up to me and told me I looked JUST like Danica Patrick. You don’t know how many times I get told that at the gym. A few weeks ago another dude at the gym couldn’t believe the resemblance either. They both told me I could pass as her sister for sure.
I’ll take it..she’s kinda a bad ass…
I was dripping of sweat when I left the gym and I didn’t even do any cardio. Gosh, I love an intense leg workout!!!
Here are a couple of my eats, they looked a bit like this….
7 egg whites and salsa with a glass of water for dinner.
A chicken caeser salad for lunch…dressing on the side.
One trick I’d love to share is to ALWAYS get your dressing on the side and DIP your fork in the dressing before you load up your fork. You will use much less dressing by using the dip method! I promise you!
In any normal restaurant, they would have dumped both of these containers on my salad.
I opened one container, dipped my fork…
and loaded up my fork! You can still get the great dressing taste without the over-doing it.
Look how much dressing I saved by doing this!!!
I only used about 3/4 of one container. I didn’t even touch the other one 🙂
I also had a post workout protein shake and some oats for breakfast, which aren’t pictured because that would get annoying seeing a picture of those regular stars every day.
I hope everyone is having a great week!! <3 Erin