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June 27, 2019

June 28, 2019

:30 air bike
5 Overhead plate stretch
5 Plate squats
8 Step walking lunge

Circuit 1:
3 sets -
:20 box stretch
5 Strict barbell shoulder press with 3-second pause at top
6 Low seated kettlebell press

Circuit 2:
:20 frog stretch
5 Dual kettlebell front rack squat with 3sec pause @ bottom (stay engaged)
8 each leg rear elevated split squat - body weight only

Circuit 3:
6 each side landmine row
10 alternating kettlebell bent over rows
10 Elevated ring rows

Circuit 4:
Air bike
Every 1:00 for 8:00
6 calories as fast as possible


Food for Thought Friday - Tracking

We've written many times about the importance of tracking your food when you have body composition goals. We've also discussed the fact that you must be in a caloric deficit to lose weight (or a surplus to gain). For many, tracking isn't easy and they get disillusioned when their protein, carb, and fat goals aren't met.

A way to "loosely" track is to focus on protein and calories. Make sure you hit those numbers, then let fat and carbs shake out anyway. You still enter your food into an app like MyFitnessPal or Chronometer, but if you aren't on the money with fat and carbs, don't stress. Meet your protein goals and stay within your goal calorie range. Those are the two most important factors.

I know tracking can be a pain, but it is also an eye-opener if you have goals to meet. It shouldn't necessarily be a life-long activity. You will learn to intuitively eat so that when you reach your goals, you can go "off the app!"

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