I haven’t run in 13days – reverse diet & training update, new routines

I’m on Day 13 of my “no running ” challenge. My macros/calories have stayed fairly consistent (discussed below) & I am essentially the same weight as day 1 ( I was .6lbs up today technically – from 127.4 to 128).Benefits so far: more time to sleep , more energy for work & life, less “runger” (aka the insatiable hunger feeling from running), plus a new … Continue reading I haven’t run in 13days – reverse diet & training update, new routines

Summer Fitness Plan: 80 Day Obsession, 15K a day & Macros , The Quest

Good morning! I’ve started a new fitness program this week and really am enjoying it, so I’m committing to doing it this summer. My goal is just to stay fit & work on building strength & muscle definition 💪🏼 These are my starting photos (which I’m happy with already btw) Starting point: I weigh 130lbs and my starting macros are 145p 265c 52f (2108kcals). I’m … Continue reading Summer Fitness Plan: 80 Day Obsession, 15K a day & Macros , The Quest

Improving VO2max – Workouts & Nutrition; Goals for Summer & Rest of 2018 (running, and life)

Apparently the apple health app tracks VO2max & mine has improved. VO2max is the maximum amount of oxygen one can use during vigorous exercise. A VO2 max between about 34 and 42 is considered fair and 43 and 51 good. Anything over 51 is excellent.**   I posted the above graphic (snapshots from the health app) because I thought it was a cool stat (an NSV – non-scale … Continue reading Improving VO2max – Workouts & Nutrition; Goals for Summer & Rest of 2018 (running, and life)

Week of Macros & Training: Importance of Belief & Being Consistent

Hope everyone is having a safe Memorial Day Weekend. I’m just relaxing here, thinking about the last week & what was good & how I can improve next week. I checked in with my coach today & I’m feeling really energized with the macros she has me on. I was up a pound today from last week but have been feeling great in workouts and … Continue reading Week of Macros & Training: Importance of Belief & Being Consistent

Macros & Training Update, May 14-20: Front-loading & Avoiding Evening Bloat

This is an update on my current workouts, macros, and another goal I’m working on with Amber (my nutrition coach)- not feeling bloated in the evening. I’m trying out a couple new things that seem to be working well! MACROS: Current macros (on workout days) : 145p 240c 50f (1990kcals) I get macros from Amber each week based on my individual progress each week. As … Continue reading Macros & Training Update, May 14-20: Front-loading & Avoiding Evening Bloat

Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

3-part Blog post with: my week of workouts chart, flufftastic waffle recipe, and brief review of the bible study workbook I just completed… fitness, food, faith 🙂 Here is my accountability chart for the week, which you can read more about here  (like what macros I am using, why the 12hr fast, etc) and/or you can download this template I use if you’d like to use … Continue reading Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

Week of Yoga, Giving Yourself Space to Grow, Warrior Diet Update

When you want something new and exciting to happen in your life, then you have to create some space. Too often we spend so much time and energy trying to figure out and anticipate every scenario. All the while God is saying, “Just create a little space for Me, and I’ll come in and fill it. Workouts — Dates: February 26-March 3 Here is what … Continue reading Week of Yoga, Giving Yourself Space to Grow, Warrior Diet Update

Week of Yoga Workouts, Evolving Goals, Soul Detox, & How to breathe correctly (I’ve been breathing wrong my whole life!)

Workouts  — Dates: February 19-26 PROGRESS Photo of the week!    I’m switching up how I log my ‘workouts’ this week, due to the past couple weeks of logging taking a bit more time than I’d like! So, here is what my typical weekdays are looking like: Steps: approximately 11,000-16,000 a day Morning Yoga Practice: 30 minutes This week, Yasi and I started a “Complete … Continue reading Week of Yoga Workouts, Evolving Goals, Soul Detox, & How to breathe correctly (I’ve been breathing wrong my whole life!)

Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book

I met up with my friend Cathy this morning to run! I had 12 and she did the first 5 with me (about 8min/mile pace), which was awesome of her! She got me off to a great start that I kept up through the run.  And my last 3 miles were my fastest, which was the goal my coach had for me! 🙂 Cathy shared … Continue reading Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book