Proud and Productive

After a relaxing morning, I finally got my lazy ass butt up and went to the gym!

As I was walking to my car, the clouds started rolling in. They were pitch black and actually looked scary!

I knew it was good weather to be in the gym but the last time I was there and it was raining, the power shut off twice. Whilst on the treadmill. During a run.

It didn’t last long but it was still pretty weird being in the gym with no power!

I didn’t go in with a plan of what I wanted my workout to be.

I knew I had to get some strength training in so I based my workout around that.

I ended up doing a mix switching from cardio, strength, cardio, strength, cardio, stretch.

Here’s what I ended up completing:

  • 2 mi run
  • Row/Rear Deltoid – 3 sets, 15 reps, 30 lbs. (works deltoid, biceps, back)
  • Vertical Press – 3 set, 15 reps, 30 lbs. (works pectorals, anterior deltoids, triceps)
  • Hip Abduction – 2 sets, 20 reps, 55 lbs. (works outer thighs)
  • Hip Adduction – 2 sets, 20 reps, 55 lbs. (works inner thighs)
  • Mountain Climb / Plank
  • 1 mi run
  • Shoulder Press – 3 sets, 15 reps, 30 lbs.
  • Assisted Chin Up / Dip – 2 sets chin up / 2 sets dip (up works mostly back, shoulders, biceps. dip works mostly triceps, biceps)
  • Seated Leg Press – 3 sets, 15 reps, 110 lbs. (works quads, glutes)
  • Girly push ups – 3 sets, 15 reps, bodyweight
  • Side Plank – 30 seconds each side
  • Lower Back
  • 1 mi run

I did about 30 seconds in between sets, and also did some calf work between the assisted chin ups and dips.

This is a great way to workout because time flies! Especially if you’re not into cardio as much, it’s good to break it up.

Thankfully the rain let up by the time I was done with my workout.

I came home and only had a smoothie on my mind.

I whipped out the blender and here’s what went in:

  • Ice
  • 1 C. Water (I had no almond milk)
  • 1 banana
  • Handful of fresh blueberries
  • Handful of frozen berries (mix of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries)
  • Handful of spinach
  • 1/2 packet of Jay Robb Strawberry Whey Protein as seen HERE.

 

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Literally one of the best smoothies I’ve made. I’m so proud! Winking smile

How was everyone’s Friday?

What is something you’re proud of today?

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2 responses

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  2. This does sound like a great combination for a smoothie! I have never tried strawberry protein powder but I am intrigued now 🙂
    My Friday was wonderful! I had a great day at the beach with friends and dinner at a new place

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