Monday, June 30, 2014
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Day 30...Last Challenge Workout...who is with me?
100 sit ups
86 Jumping Jacks
64 High Knees
42 Lunges (per leg)
This is it- if you are still doing the challenge, this one takes the cake! This one divides us from the talkers and the do-ers! If you completed this, you should definitely be noticing a lot of toning in those muscles and feeling inches lighter. Do you feel good? Great?
I know I do! I have been accountable and working hard to make sure that I do this workout along with you all, while mixing in my awesome Beachbody DVD systems in right along with all this.
I am really excited to start PiYo and hope that others will join! If you are interested in know what the heck this PiYo thing is- please PM me or check out my website! PiYo takes you through stretching, strengthening, and body-weight resistance-based exercises, at a fast, flowing pace- to sculpt and define every muscle, while you burn major calories. PiYo is perfect for anyone who wants to burn fat and get intensely toned fast-without high-impact pounding or complex choreography. Every workout has a modifier, so you can start at the level that is right for you! This program is for beginners to seasoned athletes and promises to challenge and change your body!
If you are interested, there is still time to get your copy and join the CHALLENGE!
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Today was a BUSY, HOT Summer Day! You know the ones I am talking about..the day is slow.. a rain storm even blew through in the early afternoon. Then it turned into a HOT, humid mess ~ the sun shining so bright, leaving ZERO trace of any rain in sight for the naked eye to see. It was busy with the sounds of Power Wheel Four Wheeler's through the yard and kids laughing, screaming and carrying on! It was filled with good food (BBQ Chicken bombs by Hubby) and lots of CAPRI SUNS littering the porch.
As the sun set, a couple of whiny, hot kids and two parents boarded the old Chevy and HIT the fresh, open road for a SUMMER night roll in the old '63 Impala! The kids asleep in the back, the open road all around and the cool country breeze filling the old car. Something out of a REALLY good book, for sure!
I snapped this little pic and was enamored by the serene look of the tranquil brush- kind of took my breath away! I love living in the country and all that this old house is giving to our family! We are entertaining and enjoying our land and our home and it is a wonderful feeling!
Almost forgot and it's ALMOST our last day! Sorry for posting SO late- we have been BUSY, BUSY, BUSY today!
The CHALLENGE IS:
96 sit ups
84 Jumping Jacks
62 High Knees
40 Lunges (per leg)
It's DAY #29 People, NO EXCUSES here! Get it done and let's kick this Challenges BUTT!
It's a hot one here and I am under the weather, but I am still trying to work my way through this challenge.
What does the END mean to you? For me, it means ANOTHER CHALLENGE , of COURSE!
Let's do this!
Friday, June 27, 2014
Relationships: Are you READY to get MARRIED? There are some habits You Need to KICK Before You Say ‘I Do’!!
Are you READY to get Married?
I have been married for a while now (eight long years this year!) and recently came acrossed a list of some things that newly married couples are experiencing and it really got me thinking! I mean, as a mother of 2 young girls, it would be nice to relay some kind of information on when it the right time to settle down in order to have a forever marriage!
2. Belligerent blacking out
4. Facebook posting
5. Depending on mommy
6. Your inability to share
8. Frat mentality
9. Playing games
10. Your ex
Challenge Day #27...2 days to GO!
How fast has this challenge been? It seems like it is flying by! I can't believe it has been almost 30 days of staying positive, accountable and working towards the GOAL.
I get to add a day (so I am a day behind- boo!) thanks to a massive migraine and just feeling really terrible all day yesterday. (Summer colds SHOULD NOT exist!)
But, for everyone else... YOUR CHALLENGE today is:
94 sit ups
82 Jumping Jacks
60 High Knees
39 Lunges (per leg)
You are ALMOST there! Keep PUSHING! WE GOT THIS! (even if you miss a day- IT IS OK!)
2 days to go- that is it! Let's Do IT!!
How has everyone been doing with meals? Shakeology has really helped me regulate calories in my everyday diet. I have only been doing 1 Shakeo a day- but the results are there! I make sure Lunches are under 300 calories and have been trying to get snacks in- but truth be told, I am a horrible snacker! I just won't do it because a snack to me is chocolate or something like sour patch kids. (it's sad but SO true!) - so I have been steering clear and working with goldfish (reading packages) or peanuts (again, only allowing myself the allotted calories on the package) or rice cakes. (blah, blah, blah) and I often forget! Another good snack that you have to watch is Craisins. I try to get some of these in place of my sweets also!
Remember, Life Style change! This is not just to look good (let's be honest- it won't be GOOD, but it will be Better!) in my swimsuit, but feel better in my body. I only get 1 after all!
Keep doing this, with or without me! (I hope it's with me- I need to be accountable and would love feedback!)
2 more days of this challenge left- LET'S BLOW THIS POPSICLE STAND!
Thursday, June 26, 2014
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ONLY 3 days to GO! C'Mon - don't give up YET! If you missed yesterday, that is OK. Get back up and start AGAIN today. Keep Going, Keep Working- GET RESULTS!
Your Challenge for Day #26:
90 sit ups
80 Jumping Jacks
58 High Knees
37 Lunges (per leg)
It isn't going to get any easier than this at this point in the challenge- so DO IT! It is tough, it is sweaty, it is grueling, but it is called a Workout for a reason! YOU GOT THIS!
Keep moving, keep eating right and remember- 3 days to go- YOU CAN DO IT!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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The 25th WORKOUT day....
86 sit ups
78 Jumping Jacks
56 High Knees
35 Lunges (per leg)
There are only 4 more days- we are going to PUSH our limits to achieve the goals we want! Even after this challenge, it is important to keep pushing yourself, keep challenging yourself and keep reaching for higher goals to get the results that you WANT!
Keep a strong focus on food today. Eat Healthy and Clean, try to remember the WHY in the reason you are DOING this!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Is Reading going to be the DEATH of ME?
As many of you know, I have not been shy about wanting to get "that" Mom, the one who has so much FUN with their kids, who gets up and out, schedules things that are just too cool for school and is able to follow that darling 100 things to do in Summer lists!
Realistically, I know I will NEVER acquire to much of this want, but baby steps, right! So, on a HOT Summer Sunday, in which it looked as if the sky were going to open up at any given moment and shower its L U N C H upon the earth- I packed up my kids and headed to the Library. The pictures in my head were dreamy. The excitement was all around us!
Then reality hit! We walked through that automatic door and found our way to the counter to get library cards. While I am busily writing names and d.o.b.'s out, my girls are busy playing with a little kids table with the beads on it that move along the lines of wire. (yes, seriously) - and fighting! There were like 10 "tracks" to follow and these two are fighting over who gets the purple one... Ugh!
So, after twenty L O N G minutes we finally have our CARDS and head over to the kids section. Then it was ON.
I had a 3 year old touching...touching..touching. Seriously, any book that was upright was knocked down as she walked past. (oho!) My 5 year old was much more into it, although she saw T O Y S and could not focus on books. I seriously had to be that MOM that reminders her kids that we are here for books NOT toys... (eek!)
Then, it is figuring out what type of books my 5 yo is into, I mean, we read, a lot! She likes all kinds of books, early readers, chapter books, etc. Finally, we found one that really sparked her interest...I mean the kid would NOT put the book down. Fiona Finkelstein, Big Time Ballerina - was the winner! She also found some Tinker Bell comic books and was ecstatic!
Her list of books included: Secret Fairy Homes (Tinkerbell) ; Tinkerbell to the Rescue; A present for Tinkerbell; and Prilla's Prize.
Not bad, right! I think we are a little obsessed with Fairies though! (we are reading about Tinkerbell's sisters at home!)
My 3 yo's list of books included: Teachers' Pets- which is an early reader with the Princesses; The sweetest friends (yet another Tinker bell book!); Pink Cupcake Magic (cute book) and Farmer Chuck (a Fisher Price book and a WINNER!).
We have started our summer reading program, all signed up with our Library and logging hours DAILY! We are into Day #3 and have already logged 4 hours (way to go girls & Mom, who has to read to them!)
We are well on our way and have logged 2 prizes under our belts! Who knew these girls would be SO into reading! (even after our crazy experience at the Library!)
This has even sparked my reading bug- which is great because I have been SO busy working out and finding time for that, I miss time for reading. I have put DOWN the remote at bedtime and picked up my paperback novel in its place! (sometimes it is the Tablet with Nook and Amazon too!)
If you have Tablet that you are running both Nook and Amazon apps on-be sure to check out Bookbub.com (lots of books for $2.99 and UNDER) and SweetFreeBooks (lots of Freebies!) - my library is FULL - so many books to last me till I die! (hopefully technology will not change when the Zombies appear!)
Well, let's get reading! Don't mind my posts with our book lists. We are reading fools in the Amstutz House!
Greetings from Gray Gables.. Summer style!
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It's Day 24- are you READY?
Well, I am. Even with my seasonal allergies and Summer Cold, I am NOT giving up. (that Kalahari trip is just around the corner- eek!)
Our Challenge today:
84 sit ups
76 Jumping Jacks
54 High Knees
33 Lunges (per leg)
Whatever is going on, do not let this challenge get your discouraged. I know that upon first look, it can seem scary, but it should be getting easier and easier, especially with us staying so consistent. The build has been slow and we just keep progressing and we are ALL going GREAT!
Plus, only 6 SHORT days to go- can you even believe that? Then what are we going to do...
So, I have a question for everyone- are you remaining accountable? When are you doing your workouts?
I have found that the only time that I can workout is when my kids are asleep. It does not do me any good to try to workout with them because they want to workout too- and let's just say it is more distracting than um, fun? They run around like wild hooligans! To much stress - and I guess I prefer peace and quiet to focus on what the heck I am doing.
I am noticing big things happening! I am down in sizes right now and although I know I have some time that I still need to put in, I am feeling better than ever (well, before i got this dang cold!).
Yesterday I worked 2 Shakeology Shakes into my day (which is not a usual things for me) and had a healthy dinner of Baked Chicken (with Light Olive Oil and a tbsp of Coconut Oil with some Italian seasoning for taste) and a small bowl of Blue Lake Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes. If you have not tried Shakeology, I encourage you to give it a taste- I promise you will NOT be disappointed. It is amazing!
Keep moving and don't take your eyes off of the FINISH LINE!
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Monday, June 23, 2014
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