Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NROL4W - Stage 4 - Wednesday - Workout B1

The craziest thing happened last night. I got a little hungry and instead of wanting cake, I wanted an apple and cottage cheese. I didn't have any, because I wasn't sure I was really hungry, but it was so strange not get that insane, shaky gotta-have-the-junk feeling. I was lurking on some board and saw a post (and of course I cannot find it now) that really resonated with me. It was something along the lines of, "the longer you eat this way (healthy), the less you crave the other stuff." It wasn't exactly those words, but that was the sentiment and I realized how true it is. I haven't had a "bad" craving since I really focused on this over 3 weeks ago.

Stage 4B

wide grip dead lift off box 3x8x80 lbs
90 s rest

Bulgarian split squat 3x8x25 lbs
underhand lat pulldown (assisted chin up) 3x8 - I did 1 unassisted and 7 assisted in each set
90 s rest

reverse lunge from box w/ forward reach 3x8x25 lbs
dumbbell prone Cuban snatch 3x8x10 lbs - I think I left off Stage 2 at 15 lbs but I had to back off because this workout is just exhausting.
90 s rest

(long arm) Swiss ball crunch 3x8
reverse crunch 3x8
Swiss ball side crunch 3x8
90 s rest

prone cobra 3x120 s
90 s rest

Intervals: 3 min warm up, 1 min work/2 min recovery x 5, 2 min cool down - I did high knees and butt kicks for my work intervals and a light jog for my recovery intervals. I burned 138 calories. I was work out, even with a hit of chocolate milk between weights and cardio.

2 activity points for the weights, 1 for the intervals. I swear, this is the hardest I have ever worked out. P90X is easy compared to Stage 4!! 

apple & cottage cheese
chocolate milk [1 pt]
eggs w/ avocado & turkey bacon [2 pts] on light English muffin [1 pt]
lean pork, raw broccoli & cauliflower w/ light barbecue sauce [1 pt]
pork "fried" brown rice w/ mixed vegetables & toasted sesame seeds [1 pt]
carrot sticks - I couldn't decide if I was really hungry for frozen banana & peanut butter. I mean, heck yeah, I would have eaten them but was I really hungry? Turns out I was not and the carrot sticks were just enough.

80 ounces of water and two coffees. 19 weekly and 7 activity points remaining. I met all my GHGs today!

Tomorrow's workout - Yoga X. I really need a good stretch. This stage is going to beat my body and I think some low impact stuff in the middle of the week will help a lot.

Days Binge Free: 24

1 comment:

Jess said...

God I hope that's true for me?! I would love nothing more than some pizza, cake, or chocolate right now?! ;) (then again I'm starving...didn't get enough to eat own doing)