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  1. Hey everyone! I know I'm a week late to joining this challenge, but I have actually been doing all of the goals I am going to be setting for myself for more than a week, so really it's just the posting that I havent' been doing. Regardless, I figured it would be better to join late than not join at all! So here I am! This will be my second challenge. The first one I did I kinda fell out of the habit to post, but I did complete it! My Mission: I want overall body fat loss, I have set my sights on the 10% BF range. I own a pair of calipers but I just moved and they're still packed away, so I can't get their measurement. But based on my body and how it appears I'd say I'm around the 20% mark. My goals: 1. Go to CrossFit 3-4 times a week. 2. Go to yoga 3-4 times a week. 3. Abide by the eating guidelines of Whole30 (with the exception of Thanksgiving, 11/27, and my birthday, 12/18). As I said, I have been doing most of this already, I have been going to yoga and Crossfit for about a week now, and I'm on day 6 of Whole30. I'm really looking forward to doing another challenge! Thank you all so much! And happy challenging!
  2. I've been thinking of starting re-incorporating food back into my diet since today is day 31. I have a big graduation dinner this coming sunday, and I want to be able to see the effect sugar/dairy has on me before I have that meal. It could also just be the fact that I'm sort of ready to not have such a restrictive diet. But I also don't want to feel like I gave up. So I'm conflicted.
  3. Last week I was sick, so I spent most of it in bed trying to sleep it off. Week overall: I had one slip in my diet. I didn't go to the gym, but since it was due to being sick I'm giving myself a pass on this week. I only got in 5 miles this week. Room's fine. Monday: Diet was fine. I took another day to rest because I was still feeling meh. I also didn't walk much. I had a lot of errands to run and they wiped me out. Room was still fine. Tuesday: Diet was great. I did one of my dumbbell workouts. I walked 7 miles today (I was feeling a bit better!) Room's okay.
  4. Sweet! I just gave up my WoW subscription and I kinda miss it. I'll have to see if I can work it out financially. Do they have a free trial thing like WoW does?
  5. Geez, you sound BUUUUZAAAAAY with those two jobs! But you sound like you're doing great! And I'm glad your measurements went down! That's the one thing that's a bit irritating, you can put in all the hard work and it won't show for a while. But it is now! Yay! Off topic: How is FFXIV? I'm a sucker for MMOs...
  6. Aww, thank you! I'm glad I could help I know you can't count this challenge as a full one, but I say set goals for yourself for the next three weeks and follow them, as a trial run or something! It'll be about 5-6 weeks at the least until the next challenge which is quite a while. So if you want to just do a mini challenge! I knoooooooow! I've been bad when it comes to my room. I wouldn't say it's at the failing point though. I'll get on it today cause I can get quarters for laundry! yaay! And thank you very much Naaria!
  7. IT'S LEVEL UP DAAAAY! (thanks for introducing me to that!!!)
  8. Day 21: Diet was fine. I did a dumbbell work out at the gym. I didn't walk much today. Though I did spent 1.5 hours dancing. Room's meh, but still okay, just need to do laundry but Safeway couldn't give me quarters! Week Overall: Diet = good I did 3/4 strength training work outs, but I did a c25k so I'm going to count it as an A. I walked 14.5 miles this week (yaaay!!!) Room's been slipping. But I can fix it pretty easily! YAAAAAY for the halfway mark!!!! I gotta say though, I have been struggling with cravings. Not strong enough to get me to give in, but they've been pretty bad lately.
  9. Day 20: Diet was good I didn't get to the gym, but I did a c25k and got 2.7 miles in I walked 1.5 miles Room's eh at the moment.
  10. Day 19: -Diet was okay. I didn't eat very much today cause I just haven't been hungry. I have also been enjoying the dried mango a bit too much as of late and I need to cut back. -It was a rest day from the gym for me. Much needed too. -I walked 6 miles today! It was just so beautiful out! -Rooms aight. Sneakin up on me though. Tomorrow is gonna be a laundry day. Aaaaaaand I get my new running shoes/compression shorts tomorrow! I'm actually really excited about this!
  11. Thank you! I'll make those adjustments next time I do squats!
  12. March 13th, 2014 Romanian Dead Lift 8 @ 70lbs 8 @ 70lbs 8 @ 70lbs (same as last workout) Push Press 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs (Same as last workout) Walking Lunges 8 @ 50lbs 8 @ 50lbs (+5lbs for 5 reps) 8 @ 50lbs (+5lbs) Chin Ups 4.5 (+1.5) 3, 2 negative (+3) 3 negative (Basically chin ups with a jumping start then slow descent) Knee Tucks 10 10 10 (Tucked) (These are much harder when actually hanging, not on a dip/pull up machine...) Cycle Sprints 30 sec warm up 20 sec sprint/10 sec rest x 8
  13. March 12th, 2014 Squats* 8 @ 20lbs (+5lbs) 8 @ 20lbs (+5lbs) 8 @ 20lbs (+5lbs) Bench Press 8 @ 35lbs (+5lbs) 8 @ 35lbs (+5lbs) 8 @ 30lbs (same as last workout) Push Ups 10 10 10 Step Ups 20 @ 65lbs (+5lbs) 20 @ 65lbs (+5lbs) 20 @ 60lbs (same as last workout) Plank 45 sec 60 sec 60 sec (+ 30 sec) Cycle Sprints (Tabata) 30 sec warm up, medium pace 20 sec sprint then 10 sec rest x8 30 sec cool down *I have a question about Goblet Squats. Does anyone ever feel it in their lower back? This is the main reason I've been fluctuating with weights. I don't know if it's a problem with form, or if it's normal to feel a bit in the lower back due to stabilization or something? Thank you!
  14. To get things started I'll include my workouts from the past week and a half. So here goes: So for my first post here, I will post my work outs from last week. It was my first week of doing the Dumbbell Division Rank 2 work outs. March 4th, 2014 Squats 5 @ 35lbs, 3 @ 25lbs 8 @ 20lbs 8@ 20lbs Bench Press 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs Push Ups 10 10 8 Step Ups 20 @ 50lbs 20 @ 50lbs 20 @ 50lbs Plank 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec March 5th, 2014 Dead Lifts 8 @ 60lbs 8 @ 60lbs 8 @ 70lbs Push Press 8 @ 20lbs 8 @ 20lbs 8 @ 25lbs Walking Lunges 20 @ 40lbs 20 @ 40lbs 20 @ 50lbs Chin Ups 3 3 2 Knee Tucks (I didn't keep track of straight legs or bent knees this round) 10 10 10 March 8th, 2014 Squats 8 @ 15lbs 8 @ 15lbs 8 @ 15lbs Bench Press 8 @ 30lbs 8 @ 30 lbs 8 @ 30lbs Push Ups 10 10 11 Step Ups 20 @ 60lbs 20 @ 60lbs 20 @ 60lbs Plank 30 sec 45 sec 60 sec March 9th, 2014 Dead Lifts 8 @ 70lbs 8 @ 70lbs 8 @ 70lbs Push Press 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs 8 @ 25lbs Walking Lunges 20 @ 50lbs 15 @ 50lbs, 5 @ 40lbs 20 @ 40lbs Chin Ups 3 5 (negative) 5 (negative) Knee Tucks 5 bent, 5 straight 2 bent, 8 straight 10 straight I'm still kinda figuring out the proper weight I should be working with, that's why It's been kind of up and down. Thank you for reading! Again, if you have any suggestions please let me know!
  15. Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out my battle log! Ultimately my goal is to get my Body Fat % down to 10%. Right now I am doing a dumbbell work out 4 times a week. I'll put in my reps/sets here and possibly include some notes. Please, if you have any questions/comments/suggestions PLEASE post them! I would LOVE feedback! Thanks again for checking this out! -Copo
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