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

Why I “fell for” Running initially & Why giving it up has been one of the best decisions I’ve made

“Lasting change is the result of a transformed identity.” Since college, I’ve been a “runner”. I got into running mostly just as a way to stay active and stay in shape. I grew up as an athlete and played softball in college so it was a new “sport” that I could do. I signed up for a marathon & began training. As with most people, … Continue reading Why I “fell for” Running initially & Why giving it up has been one of the best decisions I’ve made

I gave up running 16days ago… here’s what’s happened

Weight lost (Calories have stayed the same) inches lost from waist & thighs Gained time and energy Feel like I’m in control of my diet versus fearing those moments where I get ravenously hungry (due to running/overtraining) & have very little control over my eating I posted a lot in my IG story today (@rebekahclementson) and will finish the post out here with those photos. … Continue reading I gave up running 16days ago… here’s what’s happened

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

Quick Update- no running & Reverse diet

My weight- the same as my check-ins last week This week, Amber had me keep my macros the same even though I dropped all running. I’ve averaged about 9K steps a day (my goal is just 5k) & that’s been from the steps/jumprope during my workout, & walking Nike 🐶 a couple times a day around our block (3/4mile) This is the “reverse diet/cardio” progress … Continue reading Quick Update- no running & Reverse diet

Why I’m Giving up Running

Today is Day1 of my 28-day “No Running” challenge. I’ve had a bunch of messages on insta from this post I made in my story so I wanted to address it here as well. I think my struggle must be something that a lot of women battle internally. This is the blog entry I read (referenced in photo above)- http://www.sirenabernal.com/stop-running-lose-weight-and-feel-better/ Here is an excerpt from … Continue reading Why I’m Giving up Running

Workout & Nutrition update- My workout Hybrid: 80 day Obsession, Insanity Asylum, T25 ; & new macros

After a couple weeks of adding lifting back into my workouts, I am feeling great about that decision. I’m down 2-3lbs since starting & macros have stayed consistent – approx 2100kcals – my nutrition coach upped them today and those are posted towards the end of the post. I want to share my workouts first. Workouts I posted a couple weeks ago about starting 80 … Continue reading Workout & Nutrition update- My workout Hybrid: 80 day Obsession, Insanity Asylum, T25 ; & new macros

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