We're a little more than one week into 2016!!! Can you believe it? I can't. On a good note~~we all survived our first week back after the holidays! Woo Hoo!
My week was a little off because I had a little girl home with me with a tummy ache two days this week. I am not set enough in my schedule to be able to deal with out of the ordinary things yet. In fact, I don't even have a schedule set yet.
I'm still in the process of figuring out how to fit it all in. For example, I know that I can get 2 loads of laundry started before I even get the second child on the bus in the morning. And I'm pretty sure that if I don't continue with my normal "snooze" schedule in the morning (hitting it twice!), I can fit in my Bible time then. BUT~~~ the snoooooooze button! I'll try next week. I really should go to bed earlier, but my kids don't go to bed until 9 PM and that's my "alone" time or "hubby" time after that.
Let's GET ON WITH THE FITNESS UPDATE!!!
Here's a look at the DVDs that I used this week:
I didn't do bad this week. I didn't get as many days in as I would have liked, but
I worked pretty hard on the days that I did work out. I'm going to have to get a "before" photo soon, although technically I've been working out for over a month now.
My January goal for time is 840 minutes, which is 14 hours. It's just easier to say it in minutes because some days I might only have 20 minutes and then some days I might be able to spend an hour working out.
Here's how my week looked since the last time I updated you guys. My last update was on New Year's Eve, which was last Thursday.
Friday January 1: Off, BUT I climbed many stairs for the rides at Kalahari AND our room seemed like it was a mile away from the waterpark. I got a lot of steps in on our little New Year's Weekend trip!
Saturday January 2: Off, BUT I got an arm and shoulder workout holding myself up in my innertube on the lazy river. No lounging in the tube for me! And those stairs again.
Sunday January 3: Off. Just off.
Monday January 4: 20 Minutes of Kathy Smith Pilates DVD-- Abs
20 Minutes of Belly Dance (Kathy Smith also)
50 Plie squats
5 Minutes of stretching
30 Pushups on my knees--I have to do these with my hands wide. I can't do the ones with my hands right under my shoulders yet. Not quite strong enough yet.
Tuesday January 5: Off
Wednesday January 6: 53 minutes Empowering Long and Lean Pilates--This is one of the DVDs that has a Pilates prop that you can use. It's a bar with elastic straps that have loops on the end. You can see it in the picture above.
10 Knee pushups
Thursday January 7: Off
Friday January 8: Jillian Michaels Yoga Meltdown DVD 35 Minutes
I worked out a total of 138 minutes. 138/840 I'm 16% of the way to my January fitness minute goal.
How are your fitness goals coming so far this year?
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