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Finally Friday!!

First yesterdays meal table:

March 15, 2012

FOODS Calories Carbs Fat Protein Cholest Sodium Sugars Fiber
Breakfast
Jones All Natural Golden Brown – Breakfast Sausage Link-Fully Cooked, 3 Links 250 1g 24g 7g 45mg 380mg 0g 0g
Publix – Extra Large Grade A Eggs (2 Points), 2 egg 160 2g 10g 14g 480mg 140mg 0g 0g
Lunch
Generic – Chuck Roast – Slow-Cooked In Crock Pot, 1/6 of Roast 549 0g 10g 41g 5mg 1,126mg 6g 0g
Kraft – Sharp Cheddar Cheese Block, 3 oz 360 0g 30g 18g 90mg 540mg 0g 0g
Dinner
Whole chicken – whole chicken , 8 oz 460 0g 34g 0g 200mg 160mg 0g 0g
Birds Eye – Steamfresh Fresh Frozen Vegetables Asparagus, Gold & White Corn, Baby Carrots, 0.3335 cup 35 7g 0g 1g 0mg 8mg 2g 1g
Snacks
Bsn – N.O. Xplode, 1 scoop 25 6g 0g 0g 0mg 235mg 0g 0g
Centrum – Centrum Silver Supplement, 1 Tablet 5 2g 0g 0g 0mg 0mg 1g 0g
Peter Pan – Crunchy Peanut Butter, 2 tbsp (32g) 200 6g 16g 8g 0mg 110mg 3g 3g
TOTAL: 2,044 24g 124g 89g 820mg 2,699mg 12g 4g
EXERCISES Calories Minutes Sets Reps Weight
Cardiovascular
Mowing lawn, general 589 60
TOTALS: 589 60 0 0 0

As you can see, the calorie count was up to 2,044! You will also note that there is no caffeine present. Caffeine, contrary to popular belief, is not a stimulant. It provides a short burst of energy, but, has an equally effective “downside”. Very similar to cocaine..only without the nosebleeds! 🙂

This mornings weight is 235, six pounds lost this week! Actually, after mowing the lawn yesterday it was 234, but as my friend Jay says ,”I was retaining water”!

Today is a light workout along with cardio. As I will be participating in the 5K run tomorrow, I want to save something for the race!

March 16, 2012

EXERCISES Calories Minutes Sets Reps Weight
Cardiovascular
Stationary bike, moderate effort (bicycling, cycling, biking) 154 17
Stair-treadmill ergometer, general 210 17
Strength Training
Bench (Chest) Press, Machine 2 10 120
Decline Bench Press 2 10 185
Triceps Extension
Seated Biceps Curl 2 10 80
Triceps Pull-down 2 10 80
Standing Biceps Curl, dumbbell 2 10 20
TOTALS: 427 30 10 50 485

I was able to get the bike readings to work and here they are:

Workout Summary
Workout type Manual
Equipment Stationary Bike
Date March 16, 2012
Time 9:30
User Data
Age 51
Weight 235
Workout
Elapsed time 15
Average heart rate 119
Maximum heart rate 148
Average rpm 73
Maximum rpm 85
Distance (miles) 3.06
Calories 148
Cool down
Elapsed time 2
Average rpm 67
Maximum rpm 71
Distance (miles) 0.29
Calories 6
Totals
Elapsed time 17
Average heart rate 119
Maximum heart rate 148
Average rpm 72
Maximum rpm 85
Distance (miles) 3.35
Calories 154

Unfortunately, I deleted the treadmill sheet!

But the very good and exciting news is that the Saucany shoes are perfect! At long last, I was able to run on the treadmill for 15 solid minutes and my average pace was 13 minutes, with little pain and no cramping of my calves! 🙂 This is a very exciting development for me as now finally, all of the discouraging results over the past year can be washed away!

There is slight pain in my left knee, but nothing to worry about.

For the 5K run tomorrow, I plan on walking and jogging somewhere around a 15 minute pace. If I can do that, I should be well on my way as now it will be just a matter of building up endurance, which for me, comes very quickly.

The meals for today will be posted after the 5K run results tomorrow afternoon…………………….Stay tuned!

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March 16, 2012 - Posted by | Health and Fitness, Home, Running, Weight Training | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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