Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BBM CHALLENGE 4 WEEK SERIES – WORKOUT: WEEK 2, DAY 3

BIKINI BODY MOMMY CHALLENGE 
4 WEEK SERIES – 
WORKOUT: WEEK 2, DAY 3

After you complete the given exercise, REST for 1 MINUTE — then move on to the next exercise, and REPEAT.  Once you complete Exercises 1-6 you are to REPEAT!   You will be doing  2 rounds of these exercises this week.

I had a bit of a headache so for the second set, I replaced a few exercises...
  • SQUAT SWINGS
  • PUSH UPS *Second Set I replaced with Tricep Curls*
  • LUNGE KNEE UPS (30 SEC per leg)
  • MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS   *Second Set I replaced with Tricep Dips*
  • TEETER TOTTER LUNGES (30 SEC per leg)
  • EXTENDED PLANK HOLD  *Second Set I did an Elbow Plank instead*

I added ab exercises at the end, seen in photo below:



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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

BBM CHALLENGE 4 WEEK SERIES – WORKOUT: WEEK 2, DAY 2

Bikini Body Mommy Challenge 4 Week Series – 

Workout: Week 2, Day 2

Image from http://BikiniBodyMommy.com


  • Jump Rope 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Squat Jumps 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Walking Lunges 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Straight Leg Squat Thrusts 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • High Knees 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • REPEAT SET ONCE MORE
Phew!  Another killer HIIT Cardio day.  My legs and butt were burning, my heart was thumping.  ALL good signs!  I pushed hard and then after did a 30 sec elbow plank (just cause).

What was YOUR workout for today??


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See you tomorrow!!

 ~Joy~


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Monday, April 14, 2014

BBM CHALLENGE 4 WEEK SERIES WEEK 2 DAY 1

BIKINI BODY MOMMY CHALLENGE 
4 WEEK SERIES – 
WORKOUT: WEEK 2, DAY 1

After you complete the given exercise, REST for 1 MINUTE — then move on to the next exercise, and REPEAT.  Once you complete Exercises 1-6 you are to REPEAT!   You will be doing  2 rounds of these exercises this week.


  • SQUAT SWINGS
  • PUSH UPS
  • LUNGE KNEE UPS (30 SEC per leg)
  • MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS
  • TEETER TOTTER LUNGES (30 SEC per leg)
  • EXTENDED PLANK HOLD
I have still a way to go, but I am getting there!!  Got through the first set okay, but second set, my back was "off" so I didn't get past #3 (Lunge Knee Ups).  Back at it tomorrow!!!


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Friday, April 11, 2014

BBM CHALLENGE 4 WEEK SERIES WEEK 1 DAY 5

BIKINI BODY MOMMY CHALLENGE 
4 WEEK SERIES – 
WORKOUT: WEEK 1, DAY 5



From BikiniBodyMommy.com:

After you complete the given exercise, REST for 1 MINUTE — then move on to the next exercise, and REPEAT.  Once you complete Exercises 1-6 you are DONE!   Only 1 round of these exercises this week.


1. SQUAT, CURL, PRESS 1 minute.
2. SPEED SKATERS  1 minute.
3. BENT OVER ROWS 1 minute.
4. STEP UPS  (30 seconds per leg)
5. TRICEP DIPS  1minute.
6. HUNDREDS  1minute.

I didn't bother counting, I just pushed myself hard for each exercise.  I felt the burn though, no doubt about it.  I also completed Day 5 of Squat Challenge and did 70 squats with my 5# dumbbells.

I really want to see results and push beyond the plateau I feel like I am on.  Not only physically but mentally.

Thanks for coming along this journey with me!!

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See you tomorrow!!

 ~Joy~


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BBM Home:  http://bikinibodymommy.com/
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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Starting the 4wk BBM Challenge

The 4 week BBM Challenge




Now that the Bikini Body Mommy Challenge has concluded, Briana created a 4 week program to carry us over until the next 90 Day Challenge starts, on May 5th.  This 4 week program started on Monday, however, I got really sick that night with a stomach "bug" and have been weak and couldn't get back to normal until today.  Unfortunately, I lost FIVE pounds in the most awful way.  Then, the beauty of Mother Nature arrived for the month (sorry guys, if any read this LOL).

SO...I decided to do a few things for the remainder of this week...

I will join up the group on Monday the 14th, but for this week, I need to work my way slowly back to feeling fit enough for Strength Training and HIIT Cardio.  Since it has warmed up now, I took the baby out in her stroller, for a 45 minute walk.  According to MFP I only burned 102 calories.  I don't think it considers your pace, the weight of baby+stroller, inclines, etc.  I felt the burn in my legs and butt, my heart was at a decent acceleration and I was breathing heavy.  What I liked about simple walking is that I controlled the pace and distance.  I felt good, so I kept going.  I calculated it when I got back and although it was challenging, it was only 1.7 miles.  But, it's more than zero, and I've been sick, so I will take what I can get.  =)

I also don't feel I can pick up at 150 squats (30 day Squat Challenge) right now, which is where I should be at this point.  Instead, I am going to start at the beginning again.  Well, almost beginning.  I am going to start at Day 5, tomorrow, and will complete 70 squats.  Day 4 is day of rest so I will just wait.

Remember, it's not how many times you get knocked down, it's about how many times you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and keep going.  I am not done yet and even when I hit my goals, I will just create new ones and strive for them.  I am really liking "getting fit" so I plan to continue it for a long, long time.

Would love to hear from you!!


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See you tomorrow!!

 ~Joy~


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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Day 90 BBM 90 Day Challenge

Day 90 BBM 90 Day Challenge


APRIL 5, 2014

FINAL DAY!!!



**Due to slight injury, completed day 90 on April 6th instead**

Today is the final day of the 90 Day Challenge and thus, FIT TEST and FINAL MEASUREMENTS!!
And yes, I took "post" pics but I am not comfortable posting them.  I know, I know...I should.  You guys have been watching me for weeks and honestly I look better in clothes then not..LOL.  BUT, I am NOT DONE and hope to post pics soon to show you.

I will, however post my before and after stats.  It was a hell of a challenge and I didn't do all of the workouts I should have, but gave each session 110%, so I am proud of how far I have come.

Fit test:

Speed Squats (50 seconds):
Day 1-30
Day 45-42
Day 90-45

High Knees (50 seconds):
Day 1-58
Day 45-115
Day 90-90

Push Ups (50 seconds):
Day 1-20
Day 45-25
Day 90-28

Squat Jumps (50 seconds):
Day 1-15
Day 45-22
Day 90-25

Tricep Dips  (50 seconds):
Day 1-14
Day 45-20
Day 90-24

Burpees  (50 seconds):
Day 1-7
Day 45-9
Day 90-10

Alternating Lunges (50 seconds):
Day 1-15
Day 45-20
Day 90-22

Elbow Plank (hold as long as possible):
Day 1-40 seconds
Day 45-45 seconds
Day 90-50 seconds

Stats:

Before:

Waist:  32"
Hips:  37"
Pooch (area below belly button aka baby tummy):  39"
Thighs---L/R:  20.5"/21"
Arms---L/R:  11.5"/11.5"
Neck:  13.5"
Calves---L/R:  13"/12.5"
Weight:  135#

After:

Waist:  31"
Hips:  36"
Pooch (area below belly button aka baby tummy):  37"
Thighs---L/R:  20.5"/20.5"
Arms---L/R:  10.5"/10.5"
Neck:  13"
Calves---L/R:  12.5"/12.5"
Weight:  131#

Total (+/-):

Waist:  -1"
Hips:  -1"
Pooch (area below belly button aka baby tummy):  -2"
Thighs---L/R:  0"/-0.5"
Arms---L/R:  -1"/-1"
Neck:  -0.5"
Calves---L/R:  -0.5"/0"
Weight:  -4#

Total for 90 Day Challenge:  Minus 7 inches and 4 pounds.  NOT where I wanted to be at all, BUT I notice that my body is toning up and I am hoping I am replacing fat with muscle and that is why I can feel (and see) some changes, even though the measurements aren't as monumental as I'd like.


I hope that whatever you are doing to become healthy and physically fit is working.  If you're interested in the next Challenge, it starts on 5/5/2014 and details can be found on Briana's website, just click the link below.

Thank you for joining me on this leg of my journey and stay tuned cause I AM NOT DONE YET!  =)

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See you soon!!

 ~Joy~


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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Day 86 BBM 90 Day Challenge

Day 86 BBM 90 Day Challenge

Day 86 Bikini Body Mommy Challenge
Day 86!!  Only 4 more days on the Challenge!!

HIIT Cardio!!


Today I did (wearing 1# weighted gloves):

  • Jumping jacks 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • High Knees 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Shadow Boxing 1 minute
  • Rest 1 minute

Repeated for total of three sets. Since that was only 19 minutes, I didn't waste any time and moved straight into the "add-ons" below...

Add-ons:

  • In addition, I am doing the "30 Day Squat Challenge" and am on Day 11, which was 110 squats.  I did 2 sets of 37 and 1 set of 36 with 30 second rest in-between. I also added my 1# weighted gloves AND 5# dumbbells in each hand.



  • Completed 30 Oblique Crunches (each side), 20 second Side Planks (each side) and a 1 minute Elbow Plank



I am stepping it up because I want HUGE results before the Summer.  I will post my final before/after BBM stats at the end of this week.  =)



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See you tomorrow!!

 ~Joy~


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BBM Home:  http://bikinibodymommy.com/
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