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Step, Weights, Stir Fry

Double Workout
Jason got up for swim this morning at 5 am, so I decided to get my lazy rear out of bed and get my cardio done. I did Shock Cardio Athletic Step. It's a fun workout, but maybe a little over zealous for a 5 am workout when I'm not fully awake.It did give me a nice morning boost of energy at least.

I did my weight workout at lunch today. It's actually the last workout for Week 6 of the 8-week rotation. It was 2 sets of 12 reps done as supersets increasing weights.

SS#1
Shoulders - Upright rows (with dumbbells)
Biceps - Alternating bicep curls

SS#2
Quads - Squats
Inner thigh - Alternating plie squats

SS#3
Chest - Incline dumbbell chest press
Back - Underhand row (dumbbells)

SS#4
Legs - Static lunges
Triceps - Overhead triceps extension

I also added calf raises. It was a good workout that gave me a nice extra boost of energy. Too bad it ended around 2 pm ;-)

Stir Fry
Dinner tonight was an easy veggie stir fry. We had lots of fresh veggies to use up: purple cabbage, bok choy, cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots. I also added in frozen peas and a large chunk TVP. I love spicy stir fry so I used sriracha chili sauce as well and served over soba noodles. There really isn't much of a recipe (sorry).

I hope everyone had a great Hump Day!

Comments

  1. AnonymousMay 12, 2010

    Stir fries are the best for quick, healthy dinners!

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  2. k we need to get together just to make the ultimate stirfry lol! how fabulous does urs looks! and its meatless- SUPER HEALTHY <3

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  3. Your stir fry looks awesome- I love that it's purple!! I am always looking for new things to toss into mine. So easy and delicious!

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  4. you're the stir fry genius lady!

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  5. I love how you record all your weights! It helps me figure out the right sets to do--- I'm completely lost in the weight room...

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  6. Glad you had a good day today. I am always so impressed by your workout schedule.

    Stir fries are the best. They are one of my favorite fast dinners. Yours looks so colorful and healthy. :-)

    Alicia

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  7. Loving your soba noodles ;)

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  8. Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg They really are aren't they?!

    Kelsey @ Snacking Squirrel I bet we could make a mean stir fry ;-)

    Megan @ The Oatmeal Diaries LOL - it did kind of turn a bit purple from the cabbage. Still tasty though!

    Thank you Averie @ Loves Veggies and Yoga !

    Jenna @ Healthy. Happy. Well. Thanks for letting me know that helps. I wasn't sure if anyone really paid attention ;-)

    Alicia @ Vegan Epicurean Thanks so much! It's easier to do cardio and weights when it's broken up into completely separate workouts. Otherwise I wouldn't have the energy for one of those.

    Sarah @ The Ordinary Vegetarian You reminded me about using them the other day. We were out of brown rice, but had half a box of the soba noodles. I like the texture and nutty taste.

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  9. Oh calve muslces...I want thee!(no matter what I do they do not come! :(

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  10. AnonymousMay 13, 2010

    what a great workout you busted out! love the stir fry too. so glad wednesday is over-tough day!

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  11. Mmm the stirfry looks delish and great workout!!

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  12. AnonymousMay 13, 2010

    The stir fry looks great! I love all the yummy veggies!

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  13. Hey Love! I love lunges....lol..don't know why cause they kill my thighs, but I do love them!

    Soba noodles, I have never had them. Are they tasty??

    I love stir fry!

    Have a great day!
    XXOO

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  14. Kalli @ Fit and Forty Something Next week the number of sets increases though YIKES!

    Dawn @ Healthy San Diego Living Thank you ma'am. Your workouts always look great too!

    Kristen @ Swanky Dietitian I love stir fry just for the veggie factor.

    Kris @ iheartwellness You've not had soba noodles? They're made with buckwheat and really tasty. Sort of nutty. I like static lunges for some reason too. Maybe b/c they work really well!

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  15. Kelly @ Healthy Living with Kelly Mine have always been very well defined b/c of ballet. They look tiny to me now LOL!

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