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Sunday, 12 April 2015

Month Three Update | Lifestyle



That's right it's months 3 already and am I any better looking? Damn right I am! In all seriousness, everything is going incredibly well. I'm still absolutely loving my new lifestyle and my routine. So for this months update I thought I would share with you my workout routine. 

I must admit I'm definitely one of those people who does everything to the extreme, if I say I'm going to go to the gym and change my lifestyle, I throw myself into it. That's just how I am, it's a gift and a curse. Right so down to the nitty gritty... 

I go to the gym 8 times a week Monday - Friday, which even I admit sounds like a lot but it fits in well with my work schedule and my life in general. Three times a week I go in the morning and evening so I thought I would break down exactly what I am doing at the moment. I do change things up a little when I feel like I've stopped progressing which is an incredibly important thing to do. If my muscles no longer ache then I'm not working hard enough and it's time to change things up.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 

Morning:- 

  • Leg Press - 3 sets of 20
  • Lat Pull down - 3 sets of 12
  • Seated Row - 3 sets of 12
  • Chest Press - 3 sets of 12
  • 15 mins of cardio

Evening:- 

  • 50 mins of cardio - most of the time it's on the cross trainer but other times I will split the 50 mins up by doing 10 minutes on the bike or jogging
Tuesday and Thursdays

Evenings:- 
  • 50 mins of cardio 
OR
  • 40 mins of cardio
  • Russian Twists - 3 sets of 20 
  • Sit ups - 3 sets of 20
  • Kettle bell shoulder pull up - 3 sets of 15
  • Kettle bell bicep curl - 3 sets of 15 

These are just my workouts and what actually works for me, I haven't mentioned what size weights I lift but if you'd like to know just let me know. I think it's great because I'm starting to feel some muscle definition coming through my flab, my body is changing and it's looking so much better than what it was even a month ago let alone 2 months ago. But this is coupled with my diet as well, I wouldn't be able to go to the gym as much or progress my workout if I wasn't fueling my body with the right foods. 

What are your favourite workouts?
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7 comments

  1. I'd love this willpower! I'm starting a whole of lifestyle overhaul tomorrow and this had motivated me!
    Emma xo | missemmalouise12.blogspot.ie

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    1. That's great to hear, I know that I just got to a stage where I though enough is enough I need to just change my lifestyle into something more positive! Thanks for reading!xx

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  2. Congrats on having this motivation! And that's such a great routine, I'll have to try it out! I'm always looking for different workouts to switch things up haha. I totally understand about throwing yourself into everything - I tend to do the same! Great post :)

    xx
    Kendra | It's a Bug's Life

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    1. Ah thanks for much!!! It's definitely something that I find works, i love the achey feeling in my muscles once I've done it. Thanks for reading!xx

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