Wednesday, January 20, 2010

No Whimpy Wednesday

Working out Wednesday
So today I almost managed to talk myself out of my workout. Even worse, it was going to be embarrassingly easy too! Once I realized just how easy it was going to be to skip out, I knew I had to get my butt up to the gym ASAP. I'm glad I did because it ended up being a good workout in the end, and I had so much more energy after. The original intention was to do my weights then spin. I ended up running for about 35 minutes then hitting the weights. I'm in my 3rd week of the Total-Body Training workout and the number of sets increased. So today was 4 sets of 8 reps of each of the following exercises. It was a great workout. I went to complete failure for a couple of the exercises on the last sets, so I know I was pushing myself:

Shoulders - Arnold Press

Quads - Hack Squats

Biceps - Incline Dumbbell Curls

Triceps - Overhead Tricep Extension

Chest - Incline Barbell Press

Back - Chinups

What is your favorite weight exercise? I love working out biceps and back. 


Easy Dinners Welcome
Even though I was feeling energized after my workout, I had absolutely no desire to make dinner. Creative juices have dried up today. It's night's like this when I'm really happy that I take the time to make and freeze up lentil burgers. So dinner was lentil burgers with baked sweet potato "fries." I topped the burgers as I almost always do with spinach and roasted red bell pepper. I did use some fantastic vidalia onion mustard that I picked up along the way. I'm a sucker for sauces of all kinds.

Is there any sort of food or condiment that you can't ever pass up?