Thursday, January 14, 2010

What is that you said, Jillian?

Huh? I can't hear you... I have my Ipod on and I am NOT listening!

What a difference great music makes when you work out!!! Last night, I had a great dinner with my besties. And even though I got home late, I immediately did my Day 3 workout before I could talk myself out of it. At the last minute, I got an idea... I put the TV on mute and put on my Ipod. Genius!!! The workout, although still very challenging, was SO MUCH BETTER! I guess the music made my mood better, so the workout passed by pretty fast. This DVD rotates workouts daily, so yesterday's workout was the one I did Monday. I was actually able to tune out Jillian and concentrate more on the moves, even the floor moves that were nearly impossible on Monday. I am still so sore, but in a good way.

Yesterday was about 90% on plan. I nibbled on a small piece of streusel when I was stuck in the teacher's lounge with a student. But I journaled it. I also tried not to have coffee yesterday, but after the stress with a student I had a headache and gave in. Yesterday my calories were around 1600, and I estimate I burned about 500 with the workout. Can't wait until I can get a heart rate monitor so I know for sure how many calories I am burning. I also downed about 130 oz. of water.

Ok... off to work. Just sipped a protein smoothie for breakfast, and my spring mix/baby spinach salad is already packed and ready to go!

4 comments:

Gigi said...

Great idea for tuning out everyone's favorite drill sergeant!! I'm going to try that next time.

Good job staying with your plan - even when the stresses of the day were kicking in. It can only make you stronger.

Lisa "One Mom's Weight Loss" said...

That is a great idea to tune out Jillian. My ipod was dead the other day and my cardio seemed so much harder!! Music makes a huge difference.

Corie said...

I'm going to have to use my ipod...Jillian kills me! lol

Corletta said...

Go girl! I am proud of you! I thought I was the only one that drank a gallon and something of water a day. It's great to know I'm not. Also..I would recommend a polar heart rate monitor...love mine!!!