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Training to be a Kickass Shield Maiden

Part 2

 

 

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Main Quest: Fat Loss

 

 

 

The Plan:

 

Training:

Upper/Lower split 4 days a week

 

Cardio:

4 sessions a week (at this point)

 

Nutrition:

 

Protein 155

Carbs 180

Fat 50

 

Refeed once a week:

Protein 155

Carbs 260

Fat 50

 

 

 

 

So last challenge didn't go so well, I kept thinking I would get back on track but I didn't. I realized I need to take control in any way I can or another 6 months will go by with me struggling to get a handle on my schedule. I have also realized that I am mentally weak. I need to be focused on my goals, and have a positive, solution based outlook. I feel I am quite negative and have developed some mental habits that are completely unproductive and harmful, just the way I think and react to things. Also pretty sick of setting the same goals, doing well for a while and then ending up right where I started, this goes back to the mental thing.

 

Mental:

I have started reading again, currently I am reading a book called Flow

I am taking the time daily to get my mind in the right place, watching videos, reading, lectures etc. I have a very ''goldfish'' memory and have trouble staying focused on something unless It is in front of me everyday.

 

 

 

Grading System:

Weight Training-  25 per day. Goal for the week: 100

Cardio- 25 per session. Goal for the week: 100

Nutrition- 14.2 per day. Goal for the week: 100

 

Week 1: Weight Training-,  Cardio- , Nutrition-

 

Week 2: Weight Training- ,  Cardio-  , Nutrition-

 

Week 3: Weight Training- ,  Cardio-  , Nutrition-

 

Week: 4 Weight Training- ,  Cardio- , Nutrition-

 

Week: 5 Weight Training-  ,  Cardio-  , Nutrition-

 

Week: 6 Weight Training- ,  Cardio- , Nutrition-

 

 

 

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I just really like this song and hope you will to :)

 

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Yesterday:

 

Incline bb press

5@25k

5@27.5k

3 sets of 5@30k

 

Flat db bench press

5@14.25k

6@14.25

6@14.25

6@13.75

 

Barbell bent over row

4 sets of 8@35k

 

Assisted pull ups

8,8,6,6

 

BB OH Press

4 sets of 5@ 20k

 

db curls

 

10@7.5k

2 sets of 8@7.5k

 

Skullcrushers

3 sets of 10 @ 15k

 

 

Heading to the gym for lower body, then to the grocery store. I tried a new recipe last night. It was amazing! I will post pic later, I am making it again tonight. :D

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Hi Tearose!

 

 

Yeah, another Shield-Maiden! Woot! ^_^ Well according to my current challenge I am not really a Shield-Maiden yet but I am sure at the end of this challenge I will be. :)

 

Seems like from you I can get great ideas for how to set up my own workout plan *_* 

 

 

 

 

 I feel I am quite negative and have developed some mental habits that are completely unproductive and harmful, just the way I think and react to things. Also pretty sick of setting the same goals, doing well for a while and then ending up right where I started, this goes back to the mental thing.

 

 

Knowing that just to well. It's scary how powerful the mind is. Awesome that you are ready to switch the thought pattern to a better one! :D

 

 

Best of luck for your quests! :)

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Training to be a Kickass Shield Maiden

 

 

 I have also realized that I am mentally weak.

 

 

 

Bet you aren't weak, mentally or otherwise, and you will be a kickass shield maiden. 6 weeks to prove it!

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Today's training:

 

Barbell Squats 2sets of 3 @20k

2 sets of 3 @25k

2 sets of 3 @ 22.5k

 

Deadlifts

4 sets of 5 @ 55k

 

Leg Press 11,15,15,12 @ 120k

 

Lying leg curls

15,11,10,8 @17.5k

 

Bodyweight glute bridge with feet on stability ball 20,15,15,15

 

Cable Pull Throughs

4 sets of 12 @16.25k

 

Barbell hip thrusts

2 sets of 15,12 @ 30k

 

Full body crunch 20,15,16

 

Stairstepper 10 min HIIT

 

Bet you aren't weak, mentally or otherwise, and you will be a kickass shield maiden. 6 weeks to prove it!

I will be working on it daily!

 

 

Yesterdays macros were :

P- 158

C-183

F-47

 

 

Macros Today were:

P-156

C-184

F-54

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Yay for braining :) looks like you're off to a good pre challenge start

Sent by TARDIS delivery service. Apologies for typos caused by interactions with the time vortex.

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I have Csikszentmihalyi's Flow and have tried to read it twice, but got bogged down in the middle and moved on to something else.

 

I appreciate your "goldfish" comment -- it is easy to read a wikipedia summary and consider it almost as good as reading the whole thing.

 

Since you are reading it, I will too.

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Hi Erick! I have just started it. I find that when I am reading something as soon as it starts to get really good, I go get on facebook. :/ Its like my brain can't handle the awesomeness I am about to read, or maybe it just doesn't want to think. lol

 

I just made a big post and my firefox crashed.

 

Anyway. I love these videos by IFPA Pro Bodybuilder Ryan Doris.

 

http://youtu.be/p0VvZbUvBpI?t=25s

 

 

 

The Mind needs training too.

 

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Oh my goodness, wonderwoman! You're truly doing it again~ (bydoingitagain, Imeanbeingawesome)

You have never ceased to amaze my pajamas. Amaaazingg

This message was convincingly brought to you by,"my imaginative brain", co-produced by "my nimble but bulbous fingers".

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How to train your shieldy maidens.

This message was convincingly brought to you by,"my imaginative brain", co-produced by "my nimble but bulbous fingers".

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Oh my goodness, wonderwoman! You're truly doing it again~ (bydoingitagain, Imeanbeingawesome)

You have never ceased to amaze my pajamas. Amaaazingg

This message was convincingly brought to you by,"my imaginative brain", co-produced by "my nimble but bulbous fingers".

haha hansjay, we shall be awesome together!

 

 

 

Wow, all these incredible shield-maidens around this challenge -- we're going to have a HELL of a shield wall when we're done!

Subbing for Viking awesomeness :)

 

We will be unstoppable. I love all the Viking awesomeness around here. I can't wait for the next season to start! :nevreness:

 

 

 

Yesterdays Training:

 

Cardio 35:36 min on the stair stepper at one point my heart rate hit 192  O.O I had to go until it said 400 calories burned, so I was in a hurry! lol hopefully my time will improve.

 

Heading to the gym soon for upper body :D

 

Its getting HOT here!! Even though its spring, its basically summer. lol I think its time to start planning some early morning swims at the beach.

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Hi Magnhild! Yep I only weight train 4 days a week. I do some cardio on the days in between and take one day completely off.

 

I meant to get back on here yesterday and enter my training but it was a busy day!

 

 

Yesterdays Upper Body:

 

 

Flat BB Press

4x8@27.5k

 

Incline db fly

4x12@7k

 

Barbell Row

11 @ 27.5k

2x10@30k

 

Lat Pulldown

12@35.5k

10@37.5k

9@37.5k

 

db lateral raise

4x10@7k

 

Hammer Curls

12,12,9,9 @7k

 

Tricep cable extension

12,12,10,10@ 11.25k

 

HIIT 10 min on stationary bike 20/40

 

Macros:

P-158

C174

F-52

 

Song of the day:

 

 

 

Today carbs get bumped up.

 

Macros:

P-155

C- 260

F-50

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WOWWW. MY GOSH! I eeped

This message was convincingly brought to you by,"my imaginative brain", co-produced by "my nimble but bulbous fingers".

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It's so impressive what you achieve in your workouts. I'm aiming to be able to write such awesome stuff some day also in here. I'd be sooo proud :D

 

What do you eat to get such great P/C/F stats if I may ask? 

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I am finishing my coffee and getting ready to head to the gym. I have been thinking a lot lately. I turned 44 on Halloween and getting another year older kind of made me reflect on my life thus far. Anyway I am not getting any younger and there will never be an easier time then now. So here is my long term goal in 2 parts.

 

1. To get in the best shape of my life and have a professional photo shoot done for my birthday next year. (Oct 31, 2015) I already know the photographer I want to shoot with. I will put a down payment on a shoot with him that is non -refundable.

 

2. Compete in a figure competition in early 2016.

 

To accomplish these goals I just started working with a prep coach.

 

:)

 

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It's so impressive what you achieve in your workouts. I'm aiming to be able to write such awesome stuff some day also in here. I'd be sooo proud :D

 

What do you eat to get such great P/C/F stats if I may ask? 

 

I worked up to it over MANY years. Be proud of the work you do each day!

 

 

 

My meals vary from day to day, I use myfitnesspal to track everything, If I see a recipe I like I will change the macros to fit mine.  Its the usual stuff though, lean proteins, veggies, healthy fats, and that.

 

 

Everything I do at this point is according to my coaches plan.

 

 

 

 

So you are doing the 27.5k as kind of warm up? 60k sounds so extremely heavy to me..  :nightmare:

Good catch! I mis typed that! I WISH I could row that much! :D I fixed it ;)

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Todays workout was quite difficult, it only took an hour but it felt like FOREVER and I felt weak too. I had to pep talk myself all the way through it. Ugh I hate doing cable pull throughs in public.

 

Squats- These sucked plain and simple, my form was off, and I had to lower the weight quite a bit

8@17.5k

3 sets of 8@12.5 I wanted the 15k but someone else had it and turns out the 12.5 was good.

 

Leg press 15@80k

3x15@100k

 

Leg extensions

13@26k

15@26k

14@26k

11@26k

 

Stationary lunges- These were ridiculously hard.

3x10 bodyweight

 

Stiff legged deadlifts- sumo

3x10@30k

 

Lying leg curls

3x12@15k

 

Cable Pull Throughs

3x10@11.25k

 

BB hip thrusts

3x12@30k

 

Standing Calf Raises

3x15@18k

 

Full body crunch 20,20,15

 

Glad its done!

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I finally made it! :D

 

Aww, sorry you had a difficult day Tea. But, you're awesome and you're always kicking butt, so I'm sure you'll do just that next workout. ;)

 

So, I'm now Sub'd and lurking! Hugs! :cheerful:

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Well, this were 4 weight training days in a row. No wonder you're exhausted! :)

 

 

Yay Ash! I don't have the huggy emote :(

 

When writing on the computer? Or do you write everything on a mobile phone?

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