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motivated monday

long time no blog post. it’s been a crazy last couple of weeks!

my days have looked essentially like this:

somewhere between 4:00-5:00 a.m. everyday: wake up
5:00-7:30 am: teach class or bootcamp
8:00 am: eat breakfast, drink coffee, relax
10:00 am: class or work
afternoons: lift, run, or do homework
nights: teach class, work, or class
in bed by 10 pm if i’m lucky

every single day. i got sick last week and i think it was a combination of lack of sleep & stress. i need to learn to take a breather every once in a while. easier said than done.

anyway last week i started training with a personal trainer at my gym who is the strength and conditioning coach for our young athletes. he is an olympic lifter and he’s going to teach me and a few other girls how to properly do these lifts and essentially develop a program for us to follow with him.
Wednesday we did Squats, Deadlifts, Hang Pulls, and Shoulder Press. For core training he had us do a Plank with a 45lb plate on our back. I WAS SHAKING.
Friday we did Squats, Deadlifts, Hang Pulls, and Bench Press.

This week we get to learn a hang clean which will eventually lead up to learning a power clean. 🙂
i’m ready to be strong.

 

i need to work on my eating this week. i ate a lot of crap this weekend and i just felt lethargic which didn’t help in trying to get over being sick. time for clean eating. no excuses.
i started this morning off with healthy apple cinnamon pancakes. they were delish.

source

the recipe was from chocolatedcoveredkatie. check out her dessert recipes. they are great alternatives to the real deal.

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