Workouts: 5-31-09 to 6-6-09

5-31-09, Sunday

Rest Day

6-1-09, Monday

30m – Elliptical Cross ramp, Hill Intervals, Level 4
5m – stairmaster
28m – stationary bike, weight loss training, level 3
5m – stationary bike, cool down

Est. Time: 1hr7m
Est. Cal Burn: 747

6-2-09, Tuesday

Sick Day

6-3-09, Wednesday

today was trainer day… I missed school again since the lab has a do not come in if you have been sick at all rule, so I met my trainer earlier then originally scheduled and it was damned nice to see and talk to him again. I missed him like crazy.

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical Crossramp, Glute Trainer, Resistance 8
Stretching

Workout

5 – pushups (big girl ones this time!)

4 rounds of the following circuit:
12 @ 10# dumbbells – lunge with curl (right leg)
12 @ 10# dumbbells – lunge with curl (left leg)
platform ladder walk w/ 5 push ups at the end (done on knees, didn’t want to push my upper body too much)
12 @ 10# dumbbells – front shoulder raises (right arm)
12 @ 10# dumbbells – front shoulder raises (left arm)
12 @ 40# – back row in squat position (stayed in that position no movement on lower body)

3 rounds of the following
15 – reverse crunches
15 – crunches
15 @ 5# dumbbell – mason twists

Cardio
35m – Elliptical, Hill Intervals, Level 4 & 3 (half and half)

Est. Time:1 hour 30m
Est. Cal Burn: 1,157

6-4-09, Thursday

Today was a FUN FUN FUN night at the gym… normally my night off because of a long day of work and school, I went anyways since I took Tuesday off. But seriously I had a great night tonight, and funny cause I was dragging myself up the stairs before my warm up. Its amazing what good music can do for you!

Warm Up
9m – Elliptical Crossramp, Glute Trainer 2, Resistance 8
Stretching

Workout

Leg Press
12 @ 110#
10 @ 120#
8 @ 130#
10 @ 120#
12 @ 110#

Hip Abductions super set with adductions
12 @ 135#
10 @ 145#
8@ 155#
11 @ 145#
13 @ 135#

Hip Adductions
12 @ 145#
10 @ 155#
8@ 165#
11 @ 155#
13 @ 145#

10m – Treadmill, Interval Inclines, 3.2mph

3 x 16 @ 55# – Seated Calf Raise

The following 3 items were done in a circuit, one set each then a bit of a rest then did it again

Step Ups – 18″ inch step
1 @ 15.4lbs (or 7kg) – Right Leg
1 @ 15.4lbs (or 7kg) – Left Leg
2 @ 15.4lbs (or 7kg) – Right Leg with Kickback of Left Leg
2 @ 15.4lbs (or 7kg) – Left Leg with Kickback of Right Leg

Deadlights
3 x 12 @ 15.4lbs

3 x 30secs – wall sits

2 x 5 – burpees, push up on the toes
15 @ 22# – standing oblique twists w/ barbell

Cardio
20m – Elliptical, Weight Loss Circuit, Level 4

Est. WO Time: 1h 45min (took out time for bathroom breaks! I was there 2 hours)
Est. Cal Burn: 1,390 (love that cardio boosts!)

6-5-09, Friday

Emotional Rest Day

6-6-09, Saturday

Warm Up
10m – Treadmill, Interval Inclines, 3.5mph,
Stretching

Workout

Push Up Challenge: 55 push ups on my knees in 10m – I know I suck!

Bicep Curl w/ EZ Bar super set with tricep pressdown
12 @ 25#
9 @ 35#
7 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

Tricep Pushdown w/ V Bar
12 @ 30#
9 @ 40#
7 @ 50#
10 @ 40#
12 @ 30#

10m – Treadmill, Interval Inclines, 3.3mph

3 x 10 @ 25# – Shoulder Press

Lat Pulldown – Superset with Chest Press
12 @ 45#
10 @ 55#
8 @ 65#
10 @ 55#
12 @ 45#

2 x 10 @ 40# – Chest Press
2 x 10 @ 35# – Chest Press

10m – Stationary Bike, Interval Resistance, Level 4

Smith Machine Squats
12 @ 70#
10 @ 80#
8 @ 90#
10 @ 80#
12 @ 70#

10m – Stationary Bike, Hills, Level 3

Est. Time: 1h 45m
Est. Cal Burn: 1287

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Workouts: 5-24-09 to 5-30-09

5-24-09, Sunday

Cardio Day!
60m – treadmill, 3.3mph, random inclines
20m – treadmill, 2.0mph, flat, cool down

Est. Time 1h20m
Est. Cal Burn 600 cals

5-25-09, Monday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical, Weight Loss Training, Level 4
Stretching

Workout

3 x 12 @ 35# – Squat w/ row
3 x 12 – pull ups w/ 180# counterweight

3 x 12 @ 20# – chest press
3 x 12 @ 20# – tricep extensions

2 x 12 @ 6# med ball- some weird ab workout, wood cuter or something of the like
2 x 20 – crunches w/ legs on stability ball
2 @ 1m – plank in push up formation, on toes

5m20s – stairstepper

stretching

thats it

Est. Time: 1 hour
Est. Cal Burn: 737

5-26-09, Tuesday

cardio day…

15m – Elliptical Crossramp, Cross Training, Level 5
Stretching

3 x 5 – burpees minus the jump but did the push ups with no knees. Big girl push ups!
3 x 12 @ 8# medicine ball – back extensions

15m – Treadmill, 3.3mph, 5incline

30m – elliptical, hill intervals, level 3

Est. Time: 1h20m
Est Cal Burns: 977

5-27-09, Wednesday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical Crossramp, Glute Trainer, Resistance 8
Stretching

Workout

Seated Legg Press – superset with calf presses
15 @ 90#
12 @ 100#
10 @ 110#
12 @ 100#
15 @ 90#

Seated Leg Press Single Legged- Right Leg
15 @ 75#
12 @ 85#
9 @ 95#
12 @ 85#
15 @ 75#

Seated Leg Press Single Legged- Left Leg
15 @ 75#
12 @ 85#
9 @ 95#
12 @ 85#
15 @ 75#

Bicep Curl w/ EZ Bar super set with tricep pressdown[/i]
12 @ 25#
9 @ 35#
7 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

Tricep Pushdown w/ V Bar
12 @ 30#
9 @ 40#
7 @ 50#
10 @ 40#
12 @ 30#

10m – Elliptical, Hill Intervals, Level 3

1 x 15 @ 50# – Fly (superset with rear delt)
3 x 12 @ 55# – Fly
3 x 12 @ 55# – Rear Delt

3 x 10 @ 25# – lat raises

3 x 12 @ 15# dumbbells – Lunges, Right Leg
3 x 12 @ 15# dumbbells – Lunges, Left Leg
2 x 10 @ 15# dumbbells – step ups, left leg
2 x 10 @ 15# dumbbells – step ups, right leg
3 x 10 – roman chair

10m – treadmill, 3.3mph, random inclines

I was going to do more but I was beat, this was the 5th day in a row for working out, I was tired. As well as the gym getting insanely crowded. Taking tomorrow off and going back on friday and saturday.

Est. Time: 1h30m
Est. Cal Burn: 1,121

5-28-09, Thursday

Rest Day

5-29-09, Friday

tonights workout – not as much as I wanted to do but at least I went!

Warm Up
5m – Treadmill, Incline 6, 3.5mph
Stretching

Workout

3 x 12 @ 45# – Squat w/ Row
3 x 10 @ 180# counterweight – pull ups

2 x 10 @ 20# – Shoulder Press

3 x 15 @ 60# – Seated Tricep Pushdown

10m – Elliptical, Weight Loss, Level 4

3 x 12 @ 8# medicine ball – back extensions
3 x 12 @ 8# medicine ball – russian twists on stability ball

Cardio
30m – Treadmill, 3.3mph, Interval Inclines

Est. Time: 1h15m
Est. Cal Burn 840 (mainly the cardio)

I feel like I am forgetting something but have no clue what… I am gonna go back again tomorrow I think then take sunday off.

5-30-09, Saturday

kinda rest day… I attempted to workout today but my body just wasn’t having it. I basically got in 10m on the elliptical and tried some smith squats but my knees were dying. So wish me luck tomorrow!

Workouts 5-17-09 to 5-23-09

5-17-09, Sunday

Rest day! Had to get ready for a new school semester that started this week…

5-18-09, Monday

Warm Up
9m – Elliptical Cross ramp, glute trainer, resistance 8
stretching

Workout

Leg Press
15 @ 100#
12 @ 110#
10 @ 120#
8 @ 130#
10 @ 120#
12 @ 110#
15 @ 100#

Seated Calf Raises
12 @ 45#
10 @ 55#
8 @ 65#
10 @ 55#
12 @ 45#

3 x 12 @ 60# – Laying Leg Curl

5m – Treadmill, Incline Intervals, 3.5mph

Abductions
12 @ 145#
10 @ 155#
8 @ 165#
10 @ 175#
12 @ 145#

Adductions
12 @ 135#
10 @ 145#
8 @ 155#
10 @ 165#
12 @ 135#

3 x 12 @ 60# – Leg Extensions

3 Rounds of the Following
12 @ 15# dumbbells – lunges, right leg
12 @ 15# dumbbells – lunges, left leg
10 @ 15# dumbbells – deadlifts
12 @ 15# dumbbells – step ups

Cardio

25m – Elliptical, Weight Loss, Level 4

Est. Time: 2 hours
Est. Cal Burn: 1285

5-19-09, Tuesday

Warm Up
10m – Treadmill, 3.5mph, Inclines 2, 4, 6
stretching

Workout

Tricep Push Down w/ v bar superset with bicep curls
12 @ 30#
10 @ 40#
8 @ 50#
10 @ 40#
12 @ 30#

Bicep Curl w/ ezbar super set with tricep pushdown
12 @ 25#
10 @ 35#
8 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

5m – Treadmill, 3.2mph, Interval Inclines

Hammer Strength – ISO, Lat Decline Press weight is per arm
12 @ 25#
10 @ 35#
8 @ 45#
12 @ 25#

2 x 10 @ 10# each arm – ISO, Shoulder Press

3 x 10 @ 8# medicine ball – back extensions
3 x 10 – roman chair, straight legged

Cardio Cool Down
15m – Treadmill, 3.5mph, Random Inclines

Est Time:1 hour
Est Cal Burn: 700

5-20-09, Wednesday

30m – Elliptical Cross ramp, glute trainer 2, resistnace 8

2 rounds of:
20 – stability ball crunches
10 – reverse crunches
15 @ 8# medicine ball – Russian twists on stability ball

11m – treadmill, 3.5mph, incline 3 & 6 (50/50)

Est. Time: 65min
Est. Cal Burn: 625

5-21-09, Thursday

Rest Day

5-22-09, Friday

Rest day…

5-21-09, Saturday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical, Hill Intervals, level 5
stretching

Workout

Smith Machine Squats
12 @ 60#
10 @ 70#
8 @ 85#
10 @ 75#
12 @ 65#

Hip Abductions
12 @ 145#
12 @ 155#
10 @ 165#
12 @ 150#

Hip Adductions
12 @ 140#
12 @ 150#
10 @ 160#
12 @ 145#

4 x 15 @ 75# – Calf Press, left leg
4 x 15 @ 75# – Calf Press, right leg

8 x 30sec – wall sits

3 x 15 – Stability ball bridge pull in

Cool Down
10m – Treadmill, 3.3mph, Interval Inclines

Est. Time: 1 hour
Est. Cal Burn: 350

Workouts: 5-10-09 to 5-16-09

Another week down, next week will be harder with school starting up again and two of my days are later in the evening. Hoping to keep going at 5 days a week but we will see. I already messed up this week and took Sunday off forgetting that I needed to take Thursday/Friday off since I have work and school on Thursday and Friday is movie/regular night off.

School starts tomorrow for me, I am so not looking forward to that!

5-10-09, Sunday

Today was cardio day!

30m – Elliptical Crossramp, Crosstraining, Resistance 8
5m – Elliptical Crossramp, Cool down, Resistance 6
30m – Treadmill, Rolling Hills, 3.5mph, Level 12

Est. Cal Burn: 354 – Elliptical, 260 – Treadmill – 714 tota

5-11-09, Monday

Warm Up
12m – Elliptical Crossramp, Glute Trainer, Resistance 8

Workout

Seated Row – one regular pull & one laying pull = one rep/superset with chest press
12 @ 40#
10 @ 50#
8 @ 60#
10 @ 50#
12 @ 40#

Chest Press
12 @ 30#
10 @ 40#
8 @ 50#
10 @ 40#
12 @ 50#

5m – Treadmill, Incline Intervals, 3.3mph

12 @ 15# dumbbell – kickback, right arm
12 @ 15# dumbbell – kickback, left arm

12 @ 70# – Lat Pull

3 x 10 @ 25# – Lat Raises

Seated Dip
12 @ 60#
10 @ 70#
8 @ 80#
10 @ 70#
12 @ 60#

5m – Treadmill, Incline Intervals, 3.5mph

3 x 12 @ 8# medicine ball – back extensions
3 x 15 – incline sit ups

2 x 10 @ 5# dumb bells – shoulder arc
2 x 10 – ab wipers

9m – stairmaster, level 3, fat burner

and that was it… I ended with an asthma attack.

5-12-09, Tuesday

Rest Day!

5-13-09, Wednesday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical Crossramp, Crosstrainer, Resistance 8
Stretching

Workout

Leg Press aka Darth Vader Shortener
15 @ 100# (warm up set)
12 @ 110#
10 @ 120#
8 @ 130#
10 @ 120#
12 @ 110#

Hip Adductions
15 @ 130#
12 @ 140#
10 @ 150#
12 @ 140#
15 @ 130#

Hip Abductions
15 @ 140#
12 @ 150#
10 @ 160#
12 @ 150#
15 @ 140#

Standing Calf Machine
2 x 12 @ 75# – Pigeon Toed
2 x 12 @ 75# – Duck Toed
2 x 12 @ 75# – Straight Toed

2 x 10 @ 75# – Glute Trainer, Right Leg
2 x 10 @ 75# – Glute Trainer, Left Leg

2 x 10 @ 15# dumbbells – lunges, right leg
2 x 10 @ 15# dumbbells – lunges, left leg

10 @ 15# dumbbells – deadlifts

Est. Time: 1 hour
Est. Cal Burn: 769

5-14-09, Thursday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical, Level 2
Stretching

Work Out

Tricep Push Down w/ v bar superset with bicep curls
12 @ 30#
10 @ 40#
8 @ 50#
10 @ 40#
12 @ 30#

Bicep Curl w/ ezbar super set with tricep pushdown
12 @ 25#
10 @ 35#
8 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

10 – incline pushups, on the toes this time, no more knees if I can help it!

5m – Row machine

Hammer Strength – ISO, Lat Decline Press super set with pull downs, weight is per arm
12 @ 25#
10 @ 35#
8 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

Hammer Strength – ISO Lat Pull Downs Super set with Decline Press, weight is per arm
12 @ 25#
10 @ 35#
8 @ 45#
10 @ 35#
12 @ 25#

10 – incline pushups, on the toes

5m – Row machine

2 x 10 @ 8# medicine ball – Russian twists on stability ball
2 x 15 – crunches on medicine ball

Cardio
25m – Treadmill, 3.3mph, Random Inclines

Est. Time – 1h30m
Est. Cal Burned – 965

5-15-09, Friday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical, Level 4
Stretching

Toning
3 x 12 @ 60# – laying leg curls
3 x 12 @ 65# – leg extensions
4 x 10 w/ 8# medicine ball – jacknifes
3 x 10 @ 0#, 6#,8# balls – back extensions
2 x 10 w/ 8# medicine ball – Russian twists on stability ball
20 – bridge w/ stability ball
10 @ 20seconds – wall sits

Cardio
12m – elliptical, level 3
20m – treadmill, random, 3.5mph
18m – treadmill, interval inclines, 3.0mph
2m – treadmill, flat, 2.1mph cool down

I’m tired and starving, have no clue on the cal burn. But I did get to see the cute boy at the gym tonight! Yeah!

5-16-09, Saturday

Rest Day!

Another plus to the week – down another 2 pounds. Very happy with that! Yeah!

Workouts 5-3-09 to 5-9-09

5-3-09, Sunday

Warm Up
20m – Treadmill, 3.8mph, Random Inclines

Workout
3 x 15 @ 90# – Seated Leg Press
3 x 15 @ 60# – Seated Calf Press

Hip Abductions/Adductions
15 @ 125#
12 @ 135#
10 @ 145#
10 @ 145#
15 @ 125#

10m – Treadmill, 3.6mph, Interval Inclines

3 x 25 – Stability Ball Crunch
5 x 6 (each side) – Floor wipers

10m – Stairstepper, Level 3, Fat Burner

That was it – not a huge amount but something. Had a great day so far today. Its been really relaxing.

Est. Cals Burned: 961 (time around 1.5 hours) I took it slow…

5-4-09, Monday

32m on treadmill, 3.0mph, incline 12. Slow and steady and stopped when I started to get lightheaded.

Started getting sick this day

5-5-09, Tuesday

Home sick

5-6-09, Wednesday

Home Sick

5-7-09, Thursday

today was the 1st day back at the gym and I did pretty crappy.

Warm Up
10m – Treadmill, 3.5mph, Incline 3
Stretching

Workout
15 @ 85# – Seated Leg Press
8 x 20sec @ 90# – Seated Leg Press
3 x 10 @ 10# dumbbells in both hands – lunges, both legs

2m – Treadmill, 3.2mph, Incline 4

then I got dizzy and lightheaded – so I stopped. I will be going back tomorrow. Hopefully I won’t be spending the day feeling like I am going to pass out.

5-8-09, Friday

Pushed myself today… I am beat! But I am very happy with it!

Warm Up
10m – Treadmill, 3.8mph, Interval Inclines
Stretching

Workout

Bicep Curl w/ ez bar
25# – 12
35# – 10
45# – 8
35# – 10
25# – 12

Tricep Push Down w/ v-bar
25# – 12
35# – 10
45# – 8
35# – 10
25# – 12

3 x 15 @ 70# – Seated Row
3 x 12 @ 30# – Chest Press

5m – Treadmill, 3.8mph, 6incline

Hip Abductions
135# – 12
145# – 10
155# – 8
165# – 8
135# – 15

Hip Adductions
125# – 12
135# – 10
145# – 8
155# – 8
125# – 15

3 x 15 @ 8# medicine ball – back extensions
3 x 10 – Roman Chair w/ straight leg

5m – Treadmill, Intervals, 3.8mph

2 x 10 @ 10# dumbbells – lat raises

3 x 10 @ 8# medicine ball – jackknifes
25 – Bridge

10m – Stair stepper

I think there is more but I can’t remember.

Time – 1h15m
Est. Cals Burn – 850

5-9-09, Saturday

Warm Up
10m – Elliptical Crossramp, Glute Trainer, Resistance 8
Stretching

Work Out – lots of super sets

3 x 12 @ 50# – Laying Leg Curls
3 x 12 @ 55# – Leg Extensions

2 laps down the hall in the gym about 50 yards each way – running

5 x 10 @ 70# – Smith Squats
4 x 10 – Incline Push Ups (on my knees of course)

2 laps down the hall in the gym about 50 yards each way – running

15 x 15secs – Wall Seat Press? (with 15sec rest in between) where you sit against the wall and hold urself up, can’t remember the exact name)

10 – Reverse Crunches
2 x 15 – Bridge w/ Stability Ball
2 x 10 – Russian Mason Twists w/ 6# medicine ball

2 laps down the hall in the gym about 50 yards each way – running

2 x 15 – Bridge w/ Stability Ball
2 x 10 – Russian Mason Twists w/ 6# medicine ball
10 – leg raises

30m – Random Inclines, Treadmill, 3.0mph, 0 – 10 incline

Cool Down
2m – Cool down, Treadmill, 2.1mph, Flat surface
5m – Stretching

Believe it or not – that workout took me 2hours to do… it doesn’t seem like a helluva a lot from here but that was with some breaks to catch my breath and not throw up. During the squats/push ups I was dying.

Est. Cal Burn: 1360

I think the forced rest I have had these past two weeks have done me some good. I am feeling great. Sore but great. I had a ton of fun at the gym today playing with different things I have been afraid to do in the past.

Please note – you can follow me during my workouts on my twitter account! Its not a full blown account but I do post while working out and comments et al… http://twitter.com/varza

Workouts 4-26-09 to 5-2-09

4-26-09, Sunday
Day Off – Study for Finals

4-27-09, Monday

this mornings workout – kept it short, had to get home to get ready for my final today.

Warm Up
12m – Glute Trainer, Elliptical Cross ramp, Resistance 7
Stretching

Toning

Inverted Leg Press
13 @ 90#
10 @ 100#
7 @ 110#
10 @ 100#
13 @ 90#

Seated Calf
3 x 15 @ 45# w/ 1 sec isometrics

the following were done on a new set of machines with a resistance cable
2 x 10 @ 30# – Fly
2 x 12 @ 30 # – Chest Press
2 x 12 @ 50# – Lat Pull
2 x 10 @ 30# – Fly
2 x 12 @ 50# – Lat Pull

had to stop all that due to my shoulder starting to act up. Only did the small reps due to my arms shaking so badly.

15 – back extensions
25 – incline sit ups

Cool Down
15m – Rolling Hills, Treadmill, 3.9mph

4-28-09, Tuesday

20m on the elliptical then overcome with emotions. stupid emotions

4-29-09, Wednesday

Day off….shoulder problems

4-30-09, Thursday

Day off – got a shot of cortizone in my shoulder, forced rest by doctor. Messed up rotator cuff

5-1-09, Friday

Day off – pain in shoulder horrible, still on forced rest by doctor

5-2-09, Saturday

Suppose to be resting still but went in anyway. 26min on the treadmill – that is all I lasted. My shoulder was really bad tonight. Hopefully with lack of stuff tonight and not working tomorrow I can get it rested. Will still go to the gym but now at least I have pain pills – I ran out last night.

Ended the week with a new weight loss – 213.6#

Workouts 4-19-09 to 4-25-09

4-19-09, Sunday
Rest Day…

4-20-09, Monday

Warm Up
15m – Elliptical Cross Ramp, Glute Trainer 2, Resistance 7
Stretching

Toning
Hip Abductions/Adductions Pyramid same for both
18 @ 125#
15 @ 135#
12 @ 145#
15 @ 135#
18 @ 125#

Leg Press – Footing wide and high!
4 x 20 second sets @ 90#
4 x 20 second sets @ 85#

there was a 10 second rest inbetween sets… I was dying at the end!

Glute Machine
10 @ 50#
8 @ 65#
6 @ 70#
8 @ 65#
10 @ 50#

Standing Calf Machine
3 x 20 second sets @ 60#

I was gonna do 8 but just couldn’t do it at this point

3 rounds of the following
25 – Crunches on Stability Ball
12 on both legs @ 15# dumbbells – lunges
15 – Reverse Crunches w/ press

Cool Down
15m – Treadmill, Random Inclines, 3.5mph

And I ended my workout with a hug… yeah!

Est. Cals Burned: 878

4-21-09, Tuesday

Warm up
15m – Elliptical Crossramp, Resistance 7, Crosstraining Mode
Stretching

Toning
5 x 10 @ 190# counterweight – Chin Ups
5 x 10 @ 190# counterweight – Dips
3 x 15 @ 80# – Seated Row
1 x 15 @ 50# – Laying Leg Curl
3 x 15 @ 10# – Shoulder Press
3 x 10 – Back Extensions

Cardio Cool Down
15m – Treadmill, 3.5mph, Incline between 4 – 10

Est. Cal Burned: 815
Time: est 1h20m

4-22-09, Wednesday

Abs – 3 rounds of each
20 – reverse crunches
3 – 20sec planks
20 – floor wipers

Cardio
20m – Elliptical, Level 3, Resistance 2
40m – Treadmill, 3.6mph, INterval Inclines 0 to 10

4-23-09, Thursday

Day Off – Study for Finals

4-24-09, Friday

Day Off – Study for Finals

4-25-09, Saturday

Day Off – Study for Finals