Friday Fitness #6!

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This week has been better but I’ve still been lacking towards to end of the week, I’m an about to one now but as it’s Saturday, that’s included in next weeks! ūüėČ

Saturday; REST
Sunday; HASFITs 30 min kickboxing workout
Monday; POP HIIT we can’t stop workout
Tuesday; REST
Wednesday; TIU Jump your heart out
Thursday; REST
Friday; REST

 

I guess I still did 3 pretty good cardio workouts, lacking a bit on the toning/strength training though! Especially my abs! I just didn’t have time yesterday to get any in! Sienna would not nap for a good amount of time because she is teething ūüė¶

PS. I hit my goal weight of 119lbs this week! I never thought I’d see this number especially after having a baby, just proves with hard work you can achieve what you want!

 

Have a great weekend!! ūüôā

Fitness Friday #5!

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This week hasn’t been great again, I’ve been lacking in time & energy! I only managed 2 workouts which makes me feel bad but sometimes life gets in the way, especially with a 10 month old who is nearly walking!

Saturday; 5k run with dad, much better this week! Done it at an average pace of 5:44 per km.
Sunday; REST
Monday; REST
Tuesday; 30 day shred level 3
Wednesday; REST
Thursday; REST
Friday; REST

Today I have done a workout but also eaten a lot. But i feel like my mojo is back for September and I’m going to be much more dedicated and try to make sure I make time for a workout rather than leaving it to the last thing on my list because then I never have time!

 

Question: How do you get your motivation back?

Friday Fitness #5!

 

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This week has been ok, but I am still lacking in energy! I think that is down to it being nearly my time of the month, I always feel the same the week before, I have no energy, stomach cramps & just want to snuggle on the sofa eating ice cream! But despite that, I haven’t given in & still tried to be healthy and get some workouts in! It has been mainly cardio as I really have not been in the mood for strength or anything.

Saturday; HASFITs 15 min intervals.
Sunday; REST
Monday; Denise Austin Ultimate fat burn workout & 10 min slow jog.
Tuesday; REST
Wednesday; 5k run
Thursday; Long walk.
Friday; REST

 

Question: Do you ever have a whole week of just cardio?

One of those days!

Yesterday was just one of those days. I got up really tired and was just in one of those lazy moods. I just wanted to sit on the sofa, drink tea and watch TV all day. Obviously, with a 9 month old that never happens but I did stay in my PJs all day and just pottered around the house playing and snuggling Sienna.

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I had a run ‘scheduled’ at 5:45pm with my Dad, he usually runs 10k so I was a bit nervous! I die at 5k but wanted to push myself. Well, that did not happen. I don’t think i drank and ate enough and I just did not have any energy at all, I think that is because it’s nearly that ‘time of the month’. I always lack energy the week leading up to it. I couldn’t get in the zone either and just wanted to stop every 2 mins. But i did complete my 5k even if it took me 35 minutes! Although my average pace was 6:27 which is similar to what I do when me & Warren run 5k. So even though I stopped to¬†walk a lot more, when I was running, I was running faster because it averaged out. Do you get me?!

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So even though it was harder than normal, I guess I still did ok. We are going again on Saturday to see if I can improve & hopefully I’ll fuel myself better. It also say I burnt 390 calories which I don’t believe?! I’ll have to check that my weight is¬†correct on it.

This morning I’m just chilling and doing some housework and then Sienna & I are walking to the park later and meeting Warren’s mum, sister & her boyfriend for playtime & dinner while Warren is at football. That should be lovely, so nice to get out!

At the moment Sienna is napping & I’m having a nice cup of hazelnut coffee from¬†Beanies &¬†chocolate from ohso.¬†Perfect ūüôā

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Question: Do you ever find you’re not in the mood to workout?

The best 15 min workout & lightened up pesto recipe!

Today, I really wanted to get a workout in whilst Sienna napped & Woz was at footie but I had a few bits of house work to do first, which meant it needed to be quick. I remembered the HASFIT 15 min insanity workout we used to do and knew it would be perfect. 

I’m not sure if I just put more into it than I used too or if it was my new Zaggora fat burning leggings I was sent, but wow did I sweat! I was dripping from my eyes, lips, everything!¬†Gross I know, but it means it was effective. I will definitely be doing this a bit more! A WIN for short workouts & Zaggora leggings!

For my lunch today I wanted something different, we had some chicken & wraps left and pesto sprung to my mind. I had a look on some of my favourite blogs for a recipe and Courtney came up trumps with this Lightened Up Pesto recipe.

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Although mine lunch as a whole wasn’t as good as their panini’s, the pesto was delicious! I have some left over for tomorrow ūüėČ

Now I’m off to bake brownies and have a relaxing night!

Question: Have you found any good recipes today?

Fitness Friday #4!

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This week I’ve been struggling for time & energy, so it has mainly been walking! This makes me so annoyed because I really want to do great workouts but I’m exhausted and even if I get started, 10 mins and I’m done! ARGH! I think it’s stress, so me and Sienna have a new schedule that will hopefully give me more time and less stress meaning better workouts! ūüôā

Saturday; Family walk
Sunday; REST
Monday; Short easy walk.
Tuesday; Blogilates gentlemen workout & 30 min kickboxing workout.
Wednesday; REST
Thursday; 30 day shred level 2 & Tone It Up Sleek & slender abs
Friday; REST

The kickboxing is a workout I used to do a couple of times a week with Warren when I first started to lose my baby weight. I hadn’t done it for months and while I noticed my fitness has improved, I clearly haven’t been working those areas much as my muscles are SO sore. My trapezius & triceps… ouch!! It’s good pain though ūüôā I’m going to be adding this back in to my workouts, I kind of forgot about it but it’s so fun and a great workout!

Question: How did your workouts go this week?

Sweating it out!

I did it, I sweated it out & I feel much better! I actually had sweat dripping down my eyes! I did the Blogilates Gangnam style workout x8, it was good and so much fun, I can’t believe i have never done that one before! I’m much happier now I am back to feeling normal.

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I forgot to mention earlier than I was sent more goodies on Friday from Clearspring.  Image

 

I have already tried the Blueberry spread, it is SO good and I am currently munching on a pack of the roasted seeds and soya with cranberry, delicious. I am yet to bust out the coconut oil, I’m a little scared as I don’t know what to do with it?! What do you use it for? Recipes? Let me know!

I have also been LOVING hemp milk in my coffee. It is SO good, so nutty and creamy and scrummy. Oo get in ma belleh!!

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PS. My beauty blog was updated today! 

 

Question: What do YOU use coconut oil for?