Weekly Accountability 1-19-2014

After being side tracked by the holidays I am back with my regular weekly accountability report.

I was semi-successful this week. I missed Monday trying to avoid getting sick, had a couple of great workouts on Tuesday and Wednesday, and then my wife got sick and I skipped the gym to help with our 17 month old. Many would argue that watching a 17 month old is a work out on its own. All in all it was a successful week. I held to my strict diet for the third week and I am starting to see and feel the progress. I felt stronger on my run yesterday than I have on any run since my marathon in October.

Workout Log

Monday = None (trying to avoid getting sick)

Tuesday = 5 miles (running), 30 minutes weights (back and biceps)

Wednesday = 1 mile (run), 4 miles (elliptical), 30 minutes weight (legs)

Thursday = No workout (watching baby)

Friday = No workout (watching baby)

Saturday = 5 miles (running) – Felt the strongest I have all year

Sunday = Rest

January Totals (so far)…

Running = 45 miles

Elliptical = 13.6 miles

Weights = Back, bi-ceps, legs

Goals for next week = 25 miles (running or elliptical), 2 days of core work, 4 days weights, weigh in at 220 or under.


Epic Fail / Jump Start

Epic Fail

A little over a month ago, I enthusiastically proclaimed that I was taking the 25 days of Christmas cardio challenge that Run Like A Clydesdale was sponsoring. I failed miserably. I only worked out on 10 of the 25 days of Christmas days and I participated whole heartedly in consuming an inhuman amount of holiday treats. Like a true food addict, I topped my year off right on December 31st by treating myself to a large Hawaiian pizza from Little Caesars. When the woman at the cash register asked me if I would like a second order of bread sticks for only .99 cents, I replied “why the hell not?”

I went to bed on the final night of 2013 in a blissful food coma promising myself that in 2014 I would get my weight and diet under control.

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