#FitFriday: Stadium Fat Burner

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So every now and then I like to switch things up and take my workout outside! This week I felt like getting out of the gym so I did most of my workouts at a local high school stadium. There are a lot of different exercises that can be done at a track & stadium. Especially those damn bleacher!!! They’re endless!!!  I would like to share an intense track & stadium workout with you. I did this yesterday and boy am I feeling it today! I will breakdown the workout below! Have fun my lovelies!

 

Break it Dooowwnn

Warm up: Jog 1 lap around the track (.25mi)

Right after the jog perform 100m walking lunges down the straight away.

Head to the bleachers.

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Circuit 1: Using a bleacher bench do 12 body weight triceps dips, followed by 15 bicycle crunches, and 40 bodyweight deep squats. Sprint up the bleacher steps and walk back down. Twice. Perform this whole circuit 2 times.

Circuit 2: Do 40 pop squats (stand with feet hip width apart, go down into a squat position, pop up and land with feet closed together, then jump back to squat position) follow with 15 crunches, and 12 body  weight push-ups. Sprint up the bleachers and walk back down. Twice. Perform this circuit 2 times.

Circuit 3: Do 5 burpees followed by 20 mountain climbers. Sprint up the bleachers and walk back down. Twice. Perform this circuit 2 times.

Finisher: 20 bleacher jumps (box jumps using a bleacher bench), followed by 25 calf raises, using the bleacher steps do step up leg lifts all the way up then walk back down (step up with the right leg and lift the left behind you, step up with the left and lift the right, and so on) do this twice. Afterwards, walk down to the track and perform 100m lunges.

Cool down: jog 1 lap

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Fitness junkie vs. the anti-fitness

I am currently on a fitness journey. About 2 1/2 years ago I competed in a NPC Bikini Competition. I was going through a horrible break up and focused all my negative energy into training for the competition. It became one of the best experiences of my life! I loved it and everything about it.

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After that I continued training for a future show. Working out and dieting took over 90% of my life. Then I got sidetracked when I met my current live in boyfriend  friend. I started spending more time with him and less time training. He’s not into anything fitness at all! So by the time I knew it I had gained some weight and lost all motivation to even drive to the gym. I’ll admit, I was a little embarrassed to even show up at the gym. I was happy to have met someone like him but I guess deep down I was unhappy  with myself. I also started feeling insecure. Don’t get me wrong, every now and then I would try to go for a run or do a session at home but it was very difficult just to even get myself to do it. So almost 30lbs later (about 4 weeks ago) I woke up with the urge to work out and prep my meals for the week. So hell yea I didn’t question it. I drove my ass to the gym and cooked up a storm! I felt so much better and I haven’t stopped since. I’m doing it slowly though. Trying to get my body back into my old routine. Its been tough but I’ve seen changes so I’m satisfied with that!

Ok now what makes getting back into my old routine tough is that now I am living with someone who isn’t into fitness or eating clean/healthy. I don’t want to force him to eat differently or to start working out because I met him that way so shouldn’t I accept him like that too? The good thing is that he does support me and is happy for me. The bad thing is that sometimes I do want to just be lazy and eat a burger with him… then I think back to how bad habits started.

I don’t know anybody who lives a healthy lifestyle that has a boyfriend/husband that is opposite of that. How should I prevent cheat days from becoming cheat meals everyday?

Confession: When I cook for him I try to make a clean alternative in a way he won’t know… shhhh!

 

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Since I was very embarrassed to even take pics I don’t have much of myself

but here is the most recent one… about 4 weeks ago right before I started training again

 

 

 

Hustle, Ladies, Hustle!!

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Its Monday! The weekend has come and gone. Yes, yes we all love a little break from work or working out BUT its time to get back on track! It’s a new week ladies! Another week to make new goals or another chance to make shit right! Whatever your goals may be, whether to get that promotion or lose 5lbs, stop dreaming about what you want and hustle to get it! Remember, good things come to those who HUSTLE! So do your thang’ and work you ass off! You got this!