i have to admit, these past 2 weeks I have felt extremely lethargic and low energy. With what life has thrown my way, I have not been able to stick to my goals. This is the first time in years that I haven't followed through with my word. I understand life can get in the way and get you off track. The longer you wait to jump back on, the harder it may get. So finally I forced myself to make some time for me. This morning I went in my back yard and had one of the BEST workouts I have had in a long time. Because it had been weeks since I've been consistent in my training I was surprised that I had the strength to do this fun workout.
My weight for the past week has been 111 pounds and I'm still exclusively breastfeeding. The only thing I can say I have really been doing right, is eating super super clean. I never let myself go hungry and I'm snacking all the time! I haven't been this light for 8 years. So I thought for sure I wouldn't have the strength to even work with a bell heavier than the 12kg. So here it goes!
TURKISH GET UP 12 kg 2-3 on each side
DOUBLE FRONT SQUATS 2 12KG'S 5 reps (very surprised I could do this)
CLEAN AND PRESS 12KG'S 5 on each side
SWINGS 20KG 15reps
Completed 3 sets
JUMP ROPE 1 min
SNATCHES 12kg 1 min
SWINGS 20KG 30 sec
Completed 3 sets with 1 minute rest in between each exercise
After this short, but intense, workout I feel like something has awoken inside of me. I feel REVIVED!!!! I'm ready to start working on those pistols now! I am able to get one on my right leg, but I want both legs to feel easy like they use to.
A good start to a beautiful weekend here in Sunny San Diego!!!
I am a fitness, strength, conditioning & nutrition coach that was put here on earth to change peoples lives. I focus on quality of movement, which has helped many people become pain free and strong! My favorite workout tool of choice is your own body weight and adding a kettlebell. Moreover, any tool that helps with strength and quality of movement is incorporated. Fitness is only part of the puzzle to have the happy and healthy quality of life people strive for. With my educational background & experiences nutrition, lifestyle, exercise and a positive mental attitude are all a focus. I design online nutrition & exercise programs as well as create fitness DVD's and videos so people can use my style and methods all around the world. I'm the creator of the "Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells" series "Baby Bells" DVD, along with The Kettlebell Body, Lightning and Kettlebell Revelation. Being a mother of 4 I know how hard it can be to make health a priority. I truly enjoy helping everyone from all walks of life reach their dream fitness goals to enhance quality of life. It can be done!!!