My core is gonna be sore

13 Jul

Just another Monday..woke up at 4:30 and ate my eggs and oats, got ready and took my lunch to work. Nothing exciting at work, it went by fast though because I was super busy. I ate my normal boca burger salad for one meal and chicken and yams for the next.

I came home and got ready for the gym…I knew it would be a long night at the gym since its Legs and Abs day. Drank my pre workout meal Isolate protein, oats and an apple. I decided to try a new class today CORE!! It kicked A$$. It was alot of balance and stability..my whole core and abs were on fire! After I went and killed my quads..they were JELLO!!! To top it off I had to do 30 mins on the stepmill. I finished 30 mins with my HR at 155 the time flew by because I started reading a new book Transformation by Bill Phillips. Pretty good read so far

I finished the workout with 15 mins of stretching and foam rolling. Check out my calorie burn!!

I always keep my post workout meal with me..I refuel right after I am done working out so my muscles get the protein and so I can restore glycogen. I always have protein Isolate, oats and an apple. People always give me weird looks as I am in the parking lot downing my food.

For dinner I was lazy so just had 3 oz of chicken and munched on some raw cabbage a broccoli.

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11 Responses to “My core is gonna be sore”

  1. eileen July 13, 2010 at 10:49 am #

    can you recommend any good books in regards to clean eating and too get started?

    • bubblegumgymkat July 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm #

      Tosca Reno’s Clean Eating is the best one out there

  2. Jennifer July 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm #

    Wow girl, you really did burn a lot of calories. I have to watch myself on that some days because I will go to a gym class in the morning and then run that evening and realize that I burned about 1,000 calories in exercise alone. I run almost every week night for my marathon training, and I should probably not go to a class that day, but my gym classes are so awesome, I can’t stand to pass them up! It is so necessary to refuel afterwards with burning that many calories in a day,

    • bubblegumgymkat July 13, 2010 at 12:42 pm #

      I agree!! Usually on my leg day I burn the most calories..I make sure I fuel up before and after my workouts with the proper amount of proteins and carbs.

  3. susan July 13, 2010 at 2:15 pm #

    Great blog, is Bill Phillips book worth buying? Is it similar to Body for Life programme?

    • bubblegumgymkat July 13, 2010 at 2:25 pm #

      I am only on Chapter three..he doesn’t go in depth on diets and workouts it is more of a whole life transformation and making you a better you…if that makes sense

      • susan July 14, 2010 at 10:08 am #

        Great thanks, I’ll check the book out.

  4. Erica @ Fashion meets Food July 13, 2010 at 4:22 pm #

    Wow you burn a lot of calories! I seriously need to do what you’re doing!

    xo

  5. Heather (Where's the Beach) July 13, 2010 at 7:53 pm #

    I guess Monday was mandatory leg and ab day huh? That’s what I did as well. Though, I did NOT burn that many calories. Holy smokes.

  6. Laury @thefitnessdish July 14, 2010 at 12:58 pm #

    Woahhhhh!! Great workout!!! I LOVEEE when I knew I got a great cor workout….and it hurts to laugh the next few days 🙂

  7. Katie July 14, 2010 at 4:04 pm #

    wow killer workout love!!!!!!!!

    And those people need to stop staring at you while you are cramming you post workout eats!!!

    Hope you have a great day! xoxo

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