Post by DanielleBaucom on Dec 17, 2012 15:07:22 GMT -5
My workout today: Spew sets (1 minute spew, 1 minute rest. Count your reps for each set) 5 sets: 1) 9 reps 2) 10 reps 3) 11 reps 4) 11 reps 5) 12 reps
Then: 3 sets clean (If you want to see youtube video of 'clean' or 'clean press' check out the crossfit posts of these exercises. They're great!)Same layout, lift 1 minute, rest 1 minute. 50 lbs 1) 8 2) 12 3)12
I did Suzanne Bowen's Metabolism Bootcamp routine using light weights. It takes 12 minutes, always challenging but just when I can't bear to do a minute more, it's over - yay! I've been doing this one atleast twice a week for the last couple of years and I love it. I rotate in other DVD's too and some sprint walking/running. I only workout 4 days per week since it is not my thing.
8 min kettlebell interval training with the DVDs Serene recommends in the book (the Christian girl whos husband makes DVDs also, sorry for the lack of info, I'm in the car) with warm up and cool down. 10 min Tae Bo Express
I love the idea of posting here! It will make me think twice if I feel like skipping working out!
Post by storygirl727 on Dec 18, 2012 11:14:07 GMT -5
Oh yay! Good idea Danielle! We had been battling stomach flu, so I had missed several days But this morning I am back! I did two rounds from Kelly's Kettle bells on YouTube with a 10lb kettle bell. Then a few lunges and about 7 minutes of ab work.
I have seen fit people with back issues have trouble with using kettle bells. They tend to be a very core oriented workout. You don't whack yourself in the head because control is essential and key in the workout. You aren't swinging with your arms, but using your glutes and core.
I walked/ran for 30 minutes yesterday and today is the Bob Harper short workout on Pure Burn Superstrength dvd.
Post by DanielleBaucom on Dec 18, 2012 12:23:43 GMT -5
Storygirl- way to bounce back! Take care that you don't overdo it. Recovery is important. :-)
Shiree- the key to working out with weights - whether kettlebell or any other - without injuring yourself is good form. Check out YouTube videos explaining form. Crossfit is a personal favorite. Protect your back and strengthen those muscles so that you don't have to have back problems!!!
Post by DanielleBaucom on Dec 19, 2012 13:20:15 GMT -5
I had 15 min this morning. Here's what I did: 2 sets, resting when necessary: 15 KB (35lb) swings, chest level 15 KB swings, Head hight 10 left hand swings 10 right hand swings 10 barbell (20lb) snatch, left 10 barbell snatch, right I had 2 minutes leftover to stretch and cool down. Boy was I sweating!!!
Today is Tuesday and it's just my 15 min t-tapp plus. I am not doing it to loose weight since it really hasn't worked for me but it makes me feel so good. I do pull-ups, dead lifts and pushups besides some stretches at the gym on M-W-F. I also get in some Red-light therapy and a chair message. I love Planet Fitness! Sometimes I walk outside or the mall depending on the weather. This is the best exercise in my opinion. I also hate exercising unless it's walking.
aldaczka: sorry i hit return and it post it. i eat oatmeal in the morning w/berries= E. snack 10 almonds. lunch- a pc of salmon, green beans and some eggplant. dinner-chicken or salmon broiled salad w/olive oil and snack i had a cake in a mug. Im not hungry. help
Nov 22, 2013 16:26:41 GMT -5
shariannamarie: Hi! Does anyone know why the book says not to eat oatmeal, sprouted breads right away when starting? When can I start to include these?? Thank you!
Nov 23, 2013 7:46:02 GMT -5
JennyMomof8: Thank you, joyfulmomof6, I do have almond milk in smoothies quite a bit but not everyday. Do you drink it straight up? I haven't tried it but I do know it has lots of calcium.
Nov 23, 2013 10:43:54 GMT -5
varneygang6: Does anyone have any input on the regular use of stevia?? I have just heard some controversial things about it and was wondering..especially the thoughts on it affecting your fertility..sure don't want that to happen..I have struggles in that area anyway!
Nov 23, 2013 10:59:16 GMT -5
smithfarm: I'm also new to this forum thing. I guess I can ask a question in the Shoutbox. Why is soy milk frowned upon? We have been drinking it for years. Hope I can figure out how to view any answers I get.
Nov 24, 2013 11:00:07 GMT -5
isymad: Anyone finding that coffee is losing its punch once you start THM?
Nov 24, 2013 19:59:13 GMT -5
steffanie3: smithfarm, the book explains a bit about soy and why they don't use it, not sure on the pages at the moment.
Nov 25, 2013 0:59:12 GMT -5
adelinesdream: I am a bit confused as to the portions and not sure if I'm doing things correctly can someone please connect with me, is there a THM chat room somewhere?
Nov 25, 2013 12:04:12 GMT -5
steffanie3: adelinesdream, if you start a thread and list a few days menu I would be happy to help
Nov 25, 2013 21:17:48 GMT -5
Lora Lee: Adelinesdream: head over to the Facebook page. It is chatty! Lots of sub groups for special needs/situations too.
Nov 26, 2013 9:55:36 GMT -5
thmfan: YouTubed "glucomannon" recipes and found the THMs. Found myself smiling as I watched how to make a gluc'd pudding. Got myself to their page and bought the kindle version of their book. And here I am.
Dec 1, 2013 16:35:12 GMT -5
steffanie3: Welcome thmfan
Dec 1, 2013 18:03:12 GMT -5
qberrymom05: I'm on my kindle & it wont let me create a thread,sorry. I just started THM today. I love it. But there is 1 hiccup for me. I need sugar in my coffee.if I drink 1 cup in the morning by itself then did the plan The rest of the day will this sabotage me?
Dec 2, 2013 0:26:40 GMT -5
Blessed Beyond Measure: Cyber Monday sale!! Hard copy of the book $28, e-book $15.95 www.trimhealthymama.com
Dec 2, 2013 9:47:53 GMT -5
steffanie3: New Serene recipe up http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/thread/2248/guilt-cranberry-pie-serene-pearl
Dec 3, 2013 21:52:35 GMT -5
abigailjones2: I'm making THM favors for a party and NEED a recipe for some hard candy -or SOMETHING small and sweet- that won't melt! Thanks in advance!!
Dec 4, 2013 0:17:37 GMT -5
steffanie3: Hmmm, meringues came to mind or little cookies, not sure if that would be the same.
Dec 5, 2013 1:22:37 GMT -5
bonny: If you shop Kroger, Virgil's Zero Root Beer is buy one get one free this week….here comes out to $.50/bottle.
Dec 6, 2013 11:14:59 GMT -5
steffanie3: Wish we had Kroger
Dec 6, 2013 14:09:15 GMT -5
goldeneagle53: How does pawpaw stand as a fruit? Is it 2 high in sugars as well?
Dec 9, 2013 20:43:20 GMT -5