Are we even consider friends anymore due to the fact I barely update?
Well, I have a good excuse and not because my dog ate my laptop.
For the past two weeks, this was my schedule:
2:30 AM – wake up, shower, get ready, dressed.
3:30 AM – work/cook breakfast
Eat a salad
6:30 PM – head home from work
7:00 PM – work out
10:00 PM – try to fall asleep
I would get like four hours of sleep and I was working non-stop. For two weeks at the chow hall, I was on sustain training (working all shifts while others work normal shifts) for cooking. The second week, I asked about another job within the chow hall and got it! I’m in charge of the funds of the chow hall and the training of the Marines that work at the chow hall. It’s a job/billet with a lot of responsibility. I work from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM now. I hope to work out before work and after.
I want to get back into running high mileage again and lifting. My body was in great shape when I was lifting and running. Hell. I looked good. I want to look like Hollie…
Anyway, I’ve been running slower than normal since I talked to a running coach.
I have been asked to do the Marine Corps Marathon by the Marine Corps Running Team. I agreed to it, but that DOES NOT mean I get to do it. It’s up to my unit and what they want for me. Sucks, but that’s the Marines. I want to do it badly. Training would be difficult because Japan is humid, sticky, hot, and smells like ass. How do you run in the heat?
If I can do it, I would be beyond happy.
Okay. My point is, I have been running on the treadmill at 7:30 pace and under because the coach told me that running at my pace (7:00 or lower) does nothing to help me. I’ve been running about eight miles plus and killing myself on the stair climber. That thing is brutal!
I plan on doing this lifting routine with cardio:
|Monday – Chest and Triceps|
|Dumbbell Bench Press||4||8, 8, 6, 6|
|Incline Bench Press||4||8, 8, 6, 6|
|Close Grip Bench Press||3||8|
|Lying Tricep Extension||3||8|
Sounds good? Then, I’ll be following Chef Katelyn’s clean eating of July program thingie. I bought a blender and everything. I need ideas for smoothies! Something I can make too with my limited supplies. I’m practically living in a college dorm.
I want to get back up to eighty miles a week while lifting. It’s going to be difficult. I just want to lose weight, train well, get my abs back, and look good.
Help me out! Support me. Give me workout ideas. What do you follow? How do you train?
So, with my fours of sleep a night in the past two weeks, working out was tough. I was taking some pre-workout powder before running.
Excuse my language, but this stuff is the shiatsu. I feel like I can go forever!
After I run my measly eight miles and die on the stair climber…
I eat oatmeal or cereal with Greek yogurt and peanut butter galore.
I have been eating pretty well. At work, I eat salads and protein bars. Then, at night I eat more like oatmeal and what not.
Well, things got better once I could work out.
I feel better when I can run although I’m still a fatty. At least I feel like one.
I can’t wait to work ‘normal’ hours and do my own training program. Hopefully it all goes well. I am so nervous about lifting around guys.
By the way, there is like six girls here for every hundred guys. So the gym is me and fifty dudes lifting a billion pounds. I’m like, “Hey, don’t mind me grabbing this ten pounder.” Not really. I lift more than that, but you get my point.
In other news, I have some random photos of awesomeness…