12 weeks of no running, 4weeks of no lifting/hiit, 1 week of no tracking/macros, home yoga studio

This is an update of where I am with fitness – weight, workout routine, nutrition, supplements. You can see my previous posts on this reverse diet process here. Weight My weight has been basically the same (around 128) for the past 5months, give or take a few lbs. Here is where I was in June when I started dropping cardio (131 here). Since this photo, … Continue reading 12 weeks of no running, 4weeks of no lifting/hiit, 1 week of no tracking/macros, home yoga studio

Glazed Chocolate Chip Protein Donuts (45kcal each), The Hope Study

I used a bread recipe from Kim Hoeltje to make these 45 Calorie protein donuts! They are vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free. And I also added my own 2ingredient glaze to them. Macros per donut: 4p 5c 1f (45kcals) I’m usually terrible at following recipes but I had all the ingredients for these on hand & didn’t feel like modifying it aside from the “structure” … Continue reading Glazed Chocolate Chip Protein Donuts (45kcal each), The Hope Study

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