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Hello Jello Legs

6 Mar

As I stand here after today’s workout, my thighs are screaming and want to be ripped out of my jeans. LOL. Yes, it was that good.

Before I go into what we did at CFPA today, let’s get into what I’ve been eating. Yesterday were rest day macros, and I started to feel hungry around 3-5pm. I didn’t eat anything because I didn’t really plan to have a snack. I just sucked it up and at this plate for dinner around 6.

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After the workout this morning, I wasn’t feeling particularly hungry until 11. I made a big crab salad(12oz) with some spinach and bell peppers. I bought a small salad to go with my crab meat, and had a side of roasted potatoes.

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It was a lot of food, and I haven’t finished it yet. Saving the rest of the crab salad for later.

In other news, it’s slowly ticking down to 5pm on the west coast, waiting for the CrossFit Open WOD to be announced. Of course, CrossFit headquarters has been using social media to get everyone excited. They even had a picture of a rower, barbell, and box to hint at the WOD. Sounds like Christine to me, but I doubt it. How are you going to weight everyone, get their BW, and make sure their deadlifts are their BW. OR, maybe they skip the BW part, and just go with set numbers. Who knows…we’ll see!

Onto today’s workout…

Strength:

Front Squats(E3M) 83#(5)-103#(5)-113#(5)-123#(5)-133#(5)

WOD:

1) 400 M Run – 1:35

2) 5 RFT: 10/10 DB Hang Snatch(45#/30#), 20 Air Squats – 8:58 RX’d

3) 400 M Run – 2:19

Extras:

Deadlifts(5×8): 115#-165#-185#-185#-165#

3×10 Superset of Barbell Bent Row(65#) & Push Ups

Ya, that workout was brutal. The snatches were a bit awkward for me because I didn’t want to damage my neck any further. I could tell my shoulders weren’t opening up as much as they should of when I snatched the db back. The last run was just brutal.

Once I got to work to do deadlifts, I was exhausted. The deadlifts did not help my neck at all. I lowered the weight on the last set to be on the safe side, and it helped. I’m glad I got through the session.

My neck is doing better, just still very tight in the morning. I gotta remember to stretch and massage it as much as I can. I need to be in tip top shape for Saturday. šŸ™‚

08/25 and 08/26 – Weekend Good Eats

26 Aug

Here’s some food that I ate two weeks ago! I went to a baby shower at a Nail Salon. We got to relax, get our nails did, and enjoy GF time. Love my girls.

I didn’t take many pics of what I ate. I just remember I ate clean except for the alcohol that I consumed at the shower. šŸ™‚

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08/24/2102 – Good Eats

26 Aug

Since my workout wasn’t very strength intensive, I decided to eat my low carb meals instead. Unfortunately, once I got to my desk I was busy off the bat and couldn’t eat anything. I went to Dish Dash for lunch and got a chicken Mediterranean salad. It was delicious and exactly what I needed.

Around 3, I had some steak and braised kale.

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For dinner, I broiled some salmon with gravy and green beans. There’s some chicken on the plate but that was for lil’ munchkin’
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08/23/2012 – Good Eats

24 Aug

I started off with a 45 minute walk uphill on the treadmill. Within the walk, I had a 10 minute uphill sprint. 30 sec on, 45 sec off x8. Killer.

Eggs, cauliflower rice, and steak. Best breakfast ever, but still hungry!

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Ate again around 10:30. Ground beef with cauliflower.

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I almost skipped out of YOGA, but I’m so glad I went. Felt good, but hurt too. Shoulders are super super tight. It was a great time to relax, unwind, and take a nap.

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Mid-afternoon snack was some chicken breast, 3 strips of sirloin and cabbage. I got home and had 2 Paleo Stix.

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Dinner was salmon with braised kale and carrots. I didn’t eat all the salmon or the chicken beneath it. Chicken was for lil’ AMRAP. Ended the night with 1oz of macadamia nuts. Almost ate more, but went upstairs to go to bed instead. PHEW!

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08/22/2012 – Good Eats

23 Aug

Since I’m behind on blogging my eats, let’s just do a recap in pictures because I don’t think I had anything extra today. šŸ™‚ That means it was a good day.

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This is sauerkraut, if you don’t know!

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Oooh, during lunch we had a BBQ so I can fatty ribs and chicken. Plus a side of fruit. The ribs were small, chicken was small…BORING BBQ. Still hungry!

Steak and veggies

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Chicken breast and veggies. Yes, it’s on a superman plate because I was sharing with Lil’ Munchkin’.

08/21/2012 – Good Eats

22 Aug

I strolled out of bed at 5:30 and went for my 40 minute walk. No extra activity today, just walking walking walking.

Once I got to work, I ate my eggs and egg whites with roasted cabbage, cauliflower rice, and avocado.

Lunch was a bit late because I went to Costco to pick up some necessities. My friend and I ate at Bamboo Leaf on a whim. I ordered the grilled pork and shrimp(sans noodles), extra lettuce. Yummy! I’m sure glad I can enjoy my Vietnamese food without the gluten.

That bowl wasn’t really big enough. I had my 3rd meal around 3ish. Ground beef and cauliflower rice. So satisfying.

When I got home, I had to figure out what to do with all the seafood and meat I got. I bought a tray of Ahi, and was going to sear it. Then I thought of Hawaii and how we had Ahi Poke almost everyday. DUH STEPH! Why not make Ahi Poke! I mixed together some Coconut Aminos, Coconut Vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes. I cut up the avocado, green onions, and ahi. Mixed everything together, and you have Ahi Poke. Nom Nom!

I had a small serving plus my dinner which was pressure cooker chicken with green beans.

My fat serving was macadamia nuts. That’s all folks. Super simple, super easy. Back on the clean eating train!

08/20/2012 – Good Eats

21 Aug

Happy Monday Happy Monday! Feeling spent after our workout, but totally stoked that I PR’d Helen. šŸ™‚

Here’s how I fueled my day. Spinach egg whites with cauliflower rice.

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Ground beef with more cauliflower rice.

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Sardines with more cauliflower rice.

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And GrassFed sirloin tip steak with roasted cabbage and half an avocado.
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I forgot my sweet potatoes and fruit today! BLAH!