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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Week 4: My Health and Weight Loss Journey to Get Fit and Lose Weight!



This is my week 4 update of my health and weight loss journey. Here is a link to last weeks if you'd like to check it out.

I didn't even get a chance to do this post until today. It was a super busy week for me.

My Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 DVD broke on me right at the beginning of level 3! So much for finding out if I would have gotten ripped in 30....



I will say that level 3 was tougher. The exercises weren't as enjoyable as in the other 2 levels. I had some trouble with balance during week 3/level 3- and I usually have great balance.

I will also say that I've come to realize that I don't enjoy doing the same workout every day. 

Although, if the DVD didn't break on me, I would have continued with the DVD for the 4 weeks, just to see what kind of results I would have gotten (even if I wasn't able to do the workout every single day).

I have plenty of other DVD's that I can use and rotate through. I think I will enjoy it more when I change up what I am doing more often.

After my J.M. DVD bit the dust, I hit up my treadmill for a little workout.



Here are my workouts of the week:

Day 1- J.M. Ripped in 30 - week 3/level 3
Day 2- No workout
Day 3- J.M. Ripped in 30- week 3/ level 3 (DVD broke!)
Day 4- 30 minutes of HIIT on treadmill (walk 2 min / jog 1 min) + 50 bike crunches + 40 squats with overhead press (8lb weights) + 20 pushups + 40 arm curls (8lb weights)
Day 5- No workout (Thanks to a "visitor") ugh. 
Day 6- No workout  "
Day 7- 20 minute walk on treadmill

I did weigh in Friday morning.

My weight - no change
Fat % - no change

waah!

I hope this coming week will be better and I hope to see some results when I weigh in next Friday.

Have you found any great at home workout DVD's? I would love to find a few new and enjoyable one's that work!

Amy
xoxo

2 comments:

  1. Hi Hon. Whatever you do don't give up - I recently decided to get rid of a few pounds and adjusted my intake accordingly. In the first week I PUT ON a kilo! The time before that I upped my exercise dramatically and nothing happened for 3 months, then the weight fell off week after week after week. Human bodies are brilliant but also odd things - they do what you want them to when THEY are ready xxx

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    1. Thanks, Kats! I'm definitely not going to give up. Thanks for the words of encouragement. The same thing has happened to me before- years ago I started a vigorous exercise program i gained a bunch of weight. So i did give up, started yoga and immediately started to lose weight. so bizarre! xo

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