Exercise Update: Jan. 14, 2013

I fell off the wagon a bit this week!

A lady smashed into my car last week, creating a lot of extra work for me. Additionally, my son stayed with me this weekend. I am not making excuses, but things like this do happen.

January 9, 2013: This was my arms and shoulders day and I had a great workout. My legs ached, so I took a day off from cadio.

Weight in: 281 pounds

January 10, 2013: Cardio – One hour on a Precor EFX 883 Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer set on “Fat Burning.” According to the feedback, I traveled 4.07 miles and burned 738 calories.

Weigh in: 282 pounds

January 10 was the last time I worked out. With my son around, it is difficult to get to the gym. And the gym has shorter hours during winter break. While I have not been reporting my diet, which I plan to very soon, I must admit that I went off diet a lot, eating honey buns, frozen burritos, chips and other junk. We shall see how it affected my weight in tomorrow’s report. But I have learned it is best not to dwell too much on these failures and focus on the next step: Hitting the gym today!

In about an hour, I am working on chest and back. Tonight I will get back to cardio on the elliptical and watch Monday Night Raw at the same time! It’s my guilty pleasure.