Monday, March 09, 2009

Winter should be taken seriously

It was a balmy -30ish when I left for work today and on the way home it was pretty darn cold as well. I always shake my head at the people who don't take winter seriously. For example it's -30 cover your head, a huge percentage of body heat is lost through your head. Wear a proper jacket. One guy got on the bus and he was shaking and very very pink. He was wearing a golf jacket.

I was so hungry on the way home from the gym I almost mugged some guy for his donuts. He had two boxes of Tim's hanging out of the back of his backpack. He was walking kind of slow I could have taken him. At this point we were stopped in front of the DQ as the bus driver probably needed the loo. I did debate running across the parking lot but figured I could wait till I got home.

The workout tonight was again brutal:

Warm Up:
Sit ups
Back Extensions
Toe touches
Samson stretches
Run down a flight of stairs and then back up two steps at a time

4 sets, 4 exercises, 40 seconds each exercise do as many reps as you can with a 40 second rest in between sets:
Bicep curls - 15lbs
Skull Crushers - 20lbs
Chest press - 25lbs

Repeat sets and reps for these exercises:
Wall sit
Wall Ball
Dumbell Thrusters
Sit ups

Repeat sets and reps for these exercises:
Suspended crunches
Reverse lat pull down
Smacking a medicine ball onto the floor over and over again
Push ups

Then 100 L sits (crunches on the floor with legs up)
Then another abdominal exercise where you lie on your back, hands under your bum, legs straight up and lower to the ground and bring back up = brutal

While I was doing the reverse lat pull down, trainer came by and poked my bicep and said "Muscles". For a brief moment I wanted to smack him for breaking my concentration and then I realized "muscles" as in you can see them...whoo hoo.

And I was doing the same weights as the skinny girls....booyah!

Last words from trainer today - I want you to do lots of cardio between now and Thursday.

Yes Sir

Tomorrow is yoga, but I'll hit the treadmill on Wednesday and Friday. I need to kick it up a notch and not just rely on two workouts a week.

On another note I have rough copy done of my paper, I'll review one last time at lunch tomorrow and then submit that baby.



IRJessica said...

Killer workout- way to grow muscles!

♥ Dee ♥ said...

Whoo hooo on the muscles!!!