“Earning” the WeekendPosted: March 31, 2011
Good morning, my friends! The weekend is so close – we can get through this long (and rainy) day, right?! 😉
It was just me and these babies today. These dumbbells are one of the best gifts I’ve ever received, because sometimes they’re all I need for a good workout – and I don’t have to leave my room!
Before I went to bed last night, I jotted down some strength-training moves that I wanted to knock out before heading to work – and man, they had me sweating!
- W-press x15
- Bicep curl to over head press x 15
- Chair dips x 15
- Regular Squats x 30
- Pliet squats (with swinging a dumbbell, kind of the a kettle bell? I know no technical terms, clearly) x 30
- Chest press x 15
- Upright rows x 15
- In and out bicep curls x15
- Calf raise with tricep extension x 15
- Plank – 40 seconds
- 10 push-ups
I did all of these twice, and it took me about 20 minutes. It was quick, but I felt the burn!
My cereal bowl was so good yesterday that I had it again today!
I’ve mentioned before that Thursdays are my “marathon days” as I work from 8:30 – 4:00, then have class from 4:30 – 10:00. I think of it as “earning” my do-absolutlely-nothing kind of Fridays 🙂 But on these days, I have to pack my food for the entire day.
One more thing before I sign off. Some of you may recall that Jamie and I went to see the Justin Bieber movie a while back. Well, she posted this link on my wall this morning saying that we should have taken this little boy with us. Is he not so cute?! (You have to click through to YouTube to watch it. I don’t know why it won’t play straight to my blog. Anyway, Enjoy!)
Have a fantastic Thursday, you pretty people! 😀