I've been corresponding lately with someone in the fitness industry that I have a great deal of respect for. He has given me alot of encouragement. We seem to see alot of things eye to eye. He actually emailed me first after I signed up with his site and he checked out my blog. We've exchanged multiple emails and have agreed to help each other out in any way we can. I was honestly surprised when I asked him if he would allow me to interview him for a podcast and he accepted the invitation. So, I will be having a surprise guest in the next couple of weeks. As time goes by I will reveal more about what we plan to discuss, but it has me very pumped right now.
I did a HIIT session this morning at 4:30 a.m. It was great. I was gasping for air at the end.
The rest of the day was fairly routine. I took care of numerous problem situations and the day itself went fairly well.
I did a second workout in the afternoon, completing 30 minutes on the statonary bike. This time I used Max-OT cardio (Google it). It had me dripping in sweat.
As for my feedings (love that term, Lilla), those were extremely consistent today. I'm in day 2 of the low carb cycle of Surge and it just excites me because I know that I'm getting results. I find that the entire thing is a cycle. You decide to get your butt moving so that you can lose weight. You look at your results and make decisions on what is working and what is not. You note down (hopefully) the results you get and make adjustments. You then go back and do it all over again. When you get positive results it is much easier to get pumped up, but for some reason, I get pumped no matter what.
I honestly love the bodybuilding aspect of this “project” and that is what keeps me moving forward. I don't think I could do this without the bodybuilding aspect. If all I was able to do was cardio, I'd have quit already.
On another note, Adam Waters won a major video contest with his transformation video. I am so proud of him! At the same time, I realize that it is going to mean more traffic to Adam's blog and then more traffic to the blogs of the Shredder Council members. That is exciting and scary at the same time. It just means that buckling down isn't just an idea, it is a must.
|Mission 1: Day 14 of 40||Accountability|
|Meal/Training Plan: Real-time accountability||Each task completed?|
|Day 75: January 8, 2008||Yes or No|
|4:00 a.m.||Meal 1: Protein shake with glutamine and 15 g. of oatmeal and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|4:00 a.m.||Supplements: Animal Pak, Glucosamine Chondroiten, calcium, chromium, glutamine||Yes|
|4:30 a.m.||Workout: 30 minutes of HIIT and chin up challenge||Yes|
|7:00 a.m.||Meal 2: Protein shake with glutamine, BCAAs and chromium and 2 full cucumbers and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|10:00 a.m.||Meal 3: Protein shake with extra large salad and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|1:00 p.m.||Meal 4: Chicken breast with large salad and cucumbers and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|4:00 p.m.||Meal 5: Tuna (6 oz.) with large salad and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|7:00 p.m.||Meal 6: Lean meatballs with marinara sauce and brocolli and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|8:30 p.m.||Supplements: Protein shake, glutamine, calcium and 3 glasses of water||Yes|
|Post Workout Nutrition||1||1|
|HIIT Cardio||30 minutes|
|Chin up challenge||(70) 5 x 5|
Tomorrow is a heavy workout. I am doing 5 x 5's of deadlifts and squats. I look forward to the challenge and the possibility of setting another personal best. Stay tuned for that!