Tuesday, October 30, 2012

My Live Fit (WEEK 7) Recap

Ah, these workouts are getting harder!  But I think it's because I'm working full-time now, so just getting the workouts in is a challenge.  I'm determined to stick with it though.  Week 7 was the worst week as far as food goes.  On Wednesday (the day before I went to Dallas to visit Cassie and Courtney), I went out to eat and got a big cheeseburger and skipped the gym.  In Dallas, I didn't work out, so on Sunday, I had to fit in two workouts (back and the second leg day).  Also in Dallas, I really splurged on drinks and food.  Saturday night, I shared nachos with Cassie and was dipping mine in queso and sour cream.  I still think my body is responding though. 


Day 43: Arms + 20 minutes cardio (stair mill, alternating between 60-75)


Day 44:  Legs + Abs + 10 minutes cardio (stair mill, alternating between 60-75).  This leg workout was a KILLER.  The walking barbell "double" lunges were so hard.  I had to stop and take a breath after 10 reps.  My favorite leg exercise is the barbell leg squats, where you put one leg on a bench behind you while holding a barbell behind your neck and you squat down.  This are great for your quads.  


Day 46: Shoulders + Abs + 20 min cardio (stair mill, alternating between 60-75)


Day 47/Day 48: Legs & Back (No Cardio or Abs) 



I have a hernia (I think) that's been bothering me recently, so I'm not doing abs since Thursday.  I'm going to go to the doctor to get it checked asap. 

I didn't get photos from Week 1, 3, or 4.  I'm so ready to see what's in store for the rest of the program.  I just had to start calculating calories for Week 7, so I'll share that with you next week.  I keep thinking I will be SO READY come bikini time next summer. :) 



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12 comments:

  1. You look amazing, Megan! It's actually nice to hear someone say that they aren't perfect with thier food stuff - it's nice to know I'm not the only one!!! Thanks for the motivation!

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  2. I think it is so great what your doing and offering practical advice to working moms! And being honest about your weaknesses! God knows we all have them. For me though I thought you looked best atweek 5! You were still very toned there and still looked healthy! But again that's just me :)

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  3. I'm happy you are still doing well with the program, despite working full time again and going out of town! It is also nice to hear that you indulge sometimes too. :-) I eat very healthy but I admit I don't eat clean all the time and it is great to know I am not alone and that you can do that and still look as awesome as you do! Great job!

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  4. You're looking amazing, so inspiring!

    I'm wondering if your Husband is as into fitness/health as you are? How does that work in your home? My husband is so into fitness and i well am not. I find it hard to seek a balance between him being so into working out and I am not. Wondering how what your dynamic is and how you find that balance with your Hubby.

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  5. I can definitely see the definition. Do you think doing the photographs helps with motivation?

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  6. Megan you look AMAZING! Your arms!!!! I've been following you along and think I'm definitely going to get started with it. Thanks for the motivation mama! xx

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  7. You look spectacular! Good for you and all your hard work and dedication. I fell of the wagon and need to get back on. I only wanted/needed to lose 10 more lbs and instead gained 5! Just in a rut that I need to shake, but your photos and words are definitely inspiring:)

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  9. You look GREAT Megan! Your body is definitely responding! It does not hurt to indulge every once in a while. And thanks for being honest! I LOVE seeing these updates. Cool you came to Dallas...that's where I'm from (McKinney)!

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  10. You looked great to begin with, but even better now! I am impressed you are keeping up with it while working full time!

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  11. You look amazing! I can also see a change in your hips and legs in addition to your arms! Hard work pays off!

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  12. Take good care of your back !

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