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Workout and Food Log

Workout:

12 TGU's

8 with the 25 lb.

2 with the 35 lb.

2 with the 44 lb.

1 with the 53 lb!

 

210 squats, 790 swings (mixture of hand to hand with the 26, catch and release with the 35, two handed with the 62, 70, and 88), 1750 down for the week, 750 left for the 2500!

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 eggs, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

Protein meal replacement bar (left over from our trip), some raw baby…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on December 12, 2011 at 9:11pm — 3 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

35 minutes on the elliptial

100 burpees without the push-ups, still rying to rehab my shoulder

A few TGU's with a dumbbell

 

Food Log:

1 cup of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch;

2 muffin sized egg frittatas (very good!!), 3 turkey bacon, large salad with a little ranch dressing and carrots

 

Snack:

2/3 apple with 2 tbsp. PB

 

Dinner:

2 eggs, 3 turkey…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 27, 2011 at 8:14pm — 1 Comment

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

10 sets of 10 double front squats with the 35's on the minute (about 30 seconds of rest, twice with the full minute of rest so I could run and get a drink of water from the faucet :) )

- I was having trouble with my shoulder today so that I was even having trouble with the 35's so the 44's were not even an option

4 lengths of walking lunges on the soccer field

100 burpees

- 5 on the minute for the first 50

- 10 on the minute for the second…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 25, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

So, I've been slacking :).  Not in nutrition or exercise, but in logging, so at least I'm staying on track ;).

 

Workout:

20 ring rows

A few double presses with the 26's, I was having trouble with my shoulder today after a burpee managed to tweak it, so Jim had me do 70 double clean burpess with the 35's and without the push-up

A few turkish get-ups with the 35 lb. and the 26 lb.

100 H2H swings with the 26 lb. non-stop

 

I also did 30…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 22, 2011 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Had a great weekend vacation with good eating (and only one cheat meal!) and continued my burpees each day I was gone. I even had a GREAT shopping experience in which I bought some pants 2 sizes smaller than what I started at Idaho Kettlebells, I was a single digit size in pants for the first time I can remember since middle school!! Woo hoo!!!  It was great confirmation that changes really are happening when I haven't seen the scale move all that much recently :).

 

Food…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 15, 2011 at 9:35pm — 3 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

10 x 10 of kettlebell push-ups

10 x 10 of pull exercises (bent rows with the 53's and ring rows)

 

4 - 1 minute sets of crush curls with the 26, and some diamond push-ups in sets of 10

 

100 burpees (minus the push-ups)

30 minutes on the elliptical machine

 

Breakfast:

1 cup of coffee with 1/4 cup 2% milk and 1 tbsp. sf almond roca flavor, 1 egg, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

3 tbsp. PB and 2/3…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 10, 2011 at 7:43pm — 2 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

10 sets of 10 double front squats, 4 sets with the 44's, 6 sets with the 35's, less than 1 min. rest

10 sets of 10 elevated sumo squats with the 70 lb, supersetted with walking lunges across the mat and back

 

35 super burpees

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

1 cup of coffee with 1/3 cup FF milk and SF torani chocolate syrup, 1 egg, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

A few bites of my kids' frozen yogurt at Costco and 1 bite…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 9, 2011 at 7:24pm — 6 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

100 burpees without the push-ups this morning

 

Evening:

100 kettlebell push-ups (sets of 10)

100 t-bar pulls

5-1 minute sets of crush curls with the 26 lb.

50 diamond push-ups on my knees (maybe a few more?)

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

Apple with PB, some carrots

 

Dinner:

Celery with PB, a few carrots, 3 turkey…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 8, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

Burpees without the push-ups

Then I did 100 push-ups (may arms are still pretty sore from yesterday's 100 KB push-ups)

10 x 10 double front squats with the 35's on the minute, next time I will try the 44's, I wanted to start at a level I thought I could do :)

100 reverse lunges

100 squats

20 minutes on the elliptical machine

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 3, 2011 at 8:35pm — 1 Comment

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

20 double kettlebell clean thrusts

20 kettlebell handle push-ups

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This counted for my burpees today.  I also did about 15 minutes on my elliptical machine this afternoon just for the heck of it.

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 6 (yes 6) turkey sausages.  I ate…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 2, 2011 at 8:17pm — 2 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

100 burpees this morning!

 

50 over-head walking lunges with the 26 lb.

50 double front squats (2 sets of 10 with the 35's, 3 sets with the 44's)

50 2-handed swings with the 88 lb.

50 H2H swings with the 44 lb.

50 squats

100 reverse lunges

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey sauages

 

Lunch:

1 apple with 3 tbsp. of peanut butter, large salad with…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on November 1, 2011 at 9:36pm — 4 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

35 minutes on the elliptical machine, might try and crank out some more tonight depending on how tired I am.  Feels really good to get in some cardio :).

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

1 cup of coffee with 2 tbsp. of creamer, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

3 tbsp. of peanut butter, 1 apple

2 turkey bacon slices

 

Snack:

3 pumpkin spice mini-cookies with cream cheese frosting... but they were small...…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 30, 2011 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

35 minutes on the elliptical machine on interval training - was going to do my 10 ladders today, but I struggled with a pretty major migraine that took me out of commission this morning so I wasn't able to go.

10 pull-ups :)

 

Food Log:

breakfast:

2 cups of coffee, 3 turkey sausage

 

Snack:

1 apple with 3 tbsp. of peanut butter

 

Lunch:

1 cup of taco soup

 

Dinner:

1 cup of taco…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 29, 2011 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

I have a busy evening ahead so I thought I would get my blog post on here early :).

 

Workout:

21 reverse lunges (each leg)

21 burpees

21 kettlebell handle push-ups

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Tomorrow I finish my squat and presses rounds with 10 ladder sets of presses and pull-ups. BUT, then I am done :), woo hoo!!

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 28, 2011 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Wokout and Food Log

Workout:

5 sets of 10 double front squats with the 44's

3 sets of 10 double front squats with the 35's

 

2 sets of 5 deadlifts at 205 lbs.

3 sets of 5 deadlifts at 185 lbs.

 

I came to work out right after the dentist and the flouride rinse made me feel pretty queasy so I definitely wasn't 100% today.

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 3 turkey sausages

 

Lunch:

2 eggs, 1 cup…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 27, 2011 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

8 ladders with the double 35's sets of 2, 3, 5 with pull-ups, ring-rows, and bent rows with the 53.

Crush curls with the 26

About 30 K2E

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 eggs, 2 turkey bacon, 1 cup of coffee with creamer

 

Lunch:

Apple with 2 tbsp of peanut butter, 2 turkey bacon

 

Dinner:

Chicken breast and some celery with a little more peanut butter (This was a later dinner of scrounging around in…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 27, 2011 at 7:25am — 3 Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

5 sets f 5 dealifts at 205 lbs.

5 sets of 10 double front squats with the 44's

10 sets of 10 elevated sumo squats with the 70

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee

2 turkey bacon

2 eggs

 

Lunch:

1 cup of cheddar broccoli soup

2 turkey bacon

1 apple with 2 tbsp. of peanut butter

 

Dinner:

2 turkey bacon :)

Large salad with carrots, celery, some shredded…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 25, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

8 rounds of...

6 double renegade rows with a push-up with 26's

8 sumo dead lift high pulls with the 62

12 push-ups

18 swings with the 62

 

I didn't have enough time for my ladder sets today, so this had to do :)

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 cups of coffee with creamer, 2 turkey bacon

 

Lunch:

2 eggs, 2 turkey bacon, 1 apple, 2 tbsp. of peanut butter

 

Snack:

A few…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 24, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Back!

So, I have been slacking on the posting.  I have not been slacking in my workouts or nutrition (for the most part...) but just haven't been on here for the accountability.  SO, here is to being back and keeping myself accountable on here.  I'm headed to the gym later this morning for my 8 ladder sets of double presses and pull-ups. :)

Added by Rachel Benedick on October 24, 2011 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

Workout and Food Log

Workout:

9 ladder sets of:

2 double presses with the 35's, 2 pull-ups

3 double presses with the 35's, 3 ring-rows

5 double presses with the 35's, 5 bent-arm rows with the 60 lb.

 

Crusher arm thingies with the 26 until my arms wouldn't go... and my until my kids wouldn't sit still any longer ;)

 

Food Log:

Breakfast:

2 turkey bacon, 2 eggs, 1 cup of coffee with creamer

 

Lunch:

2 turkey bacon, 1 apple,…

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Added by Rachel Benedick on October 17, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

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