Feb 22 2012: Day 30!

Today is a special day – it’s the 30th day of writing daily journal entries, and therefore MORE than 30 days of doing daily exercise and watching the diet. What’s so special about this? Well, “they” usually say it takes at least 30 days for new habits to establish themselves, which means I’m well on the way to making all of this a part of a new lifestyle!

Clearly I was excited by this idea, which is why I woke up just before 3:30am, hitting the gym by 4 🙂

Breakfast: 1 slice dry toast with vegemite (pre-gym) 2 mutigrain weetbix and skim milk
Mid-morning: Sliced banana, walnuts, almonds, seeds and strawberry yoghurt
Lunch: Salad bowl: Salami, cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, carrot, beetroot, sliced gherkins
Mid-afternoon: Banana
Dinner: Kangaroo steak, mashed pumpkin, cous-cous. Weight watchers “3 points” cherry bakewell tart.

Plain, filtered water: 3600ml
Long macchiato – no sugar
Glass orange juice
Cup of Milk

Gym (details below)
2.8km riverside walk from bus stop to office
Down stairs Level 8 to Ground x 3
Up stairs Level 1 to Level 8 x 2
Walk to park with Kian
Step count 16050 (at 7:30pm)

5 minute warm up on bike – 1.989km
Stretch legs, shoulders, back
500m row – 2m 14s
10 fitball squats, 10 push-ups (5 toe, 5 knee)
500m row – 2m 13s
10 fitball squats, 10 push-ups (5 toe, 5 knee)
500m row – 2m 20s
10 fitball squats, 10 push-ups (5 toe, 5 knee)
500m row – 2m 19s

Physical, Mood etc.:
Morning – Woke up just before 3:30am, raring to go, determined to get in 5 full push-ups on all 3 sets of 10
Lunch – Extremely positive on account of a few things clicking into place, not just the fitness stuff
Night – Still going strong, had a productive session at the end of the day before getting to bed at 11pm


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