Face your life fitness challenge

Published January 23, 2012 by The Inane and insane Ramblings of Rose

Today I started the team face your life 7 week fitness challenge. Each week there is a series of challenges and points are awarded based on participation, workouts, and goals met. My goal for the seven week program is to lose 7 pounds. This weeks theme is water fitness. Extra points are allotted for water aerobic classes so I will try to attend at least one if I can. In the meantime I hit the gym today with my husband and worked out for three hours. Got alot accomplished and pushed myself pretty well. The following is my workout as posted on fitocracy.com:

  • Machine Bench Press:
    • 40 lb x 20 reps (+21 pts)
    • 40 lb x 20 reps (+21 pts)
  • EZ-Bar Curl:
    • 40 lb x 20 reps (+13 pts)
    • 40 lb x 20 reps (+13 pts)
  • Seated Cable Row:
    • 55 lb x 30 reps (+30 pts)
    • 55 lb x 10 reps (+20 pts)
  • Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown:
    • 55 lb x 30 reps (+28 pts)
    • 55 lb x 10 reps (+19 pts)
  • Swimming:
    • 0:45:00 || 19 laps (25m) (+299 pts)
  • Leg Press:
    • 130 lb x 25 reps (+37 pts)
    • 130 lb x 25 reps (+37 pts)
    • 130 lb x 20 reps (+33 pts)
  • Leg Extensions:
    • 70 lb x 20 reps (+15 pts)
    • 70 lb x 20 reps (+15 pts)
  • Walking (treadmill):
    • 0:30:00 || 1.3 mi (+26 pts)
    • 2.5 mph
  • Abductor Machine:
    • 75 lb x 20 reps (+14 pts)
    • 75 lb x 20 reps (+14 pts)
  • Stair Machine:
    • 0:10:00 (+63 pts)
  • Adductor Machine:
    • 75 lb x 20 reps (+14 pts)
    • 75 lb x 20 reps (+14 pts)
  • Seated Leg Curl:
    • 70 lb x 20 reps (+15 pts)
    • 70 lb x 20 reps (+15 pts)
  • Cycling (stationary):
    • 0:10:00 || 2.3 mi (+51 pts)

Not bad right? I think not.  I am committed this week to working out monday, wednesday, and friday. Come hell or high water I will be there. I feel pretty good though I feel pretty tired today after today’s workout too. But it’s a good kind of tired.

Rosie

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