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90 Day Challenge – Day 2

Day 2 – Bikini Body Mommy Challenge (www.bikinibodymommy.com)

So we all made it through Day 1 of the challenge and obviously are back for day 2! This is a good sign.. we are still alive! So since the fitness test is complete and we saw our results…. it’s now time we will start working out. This challenge focuses on strength and cardio.  Lets build us some muscles and improve on the results of yesterdays test. 🙂

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Always remember if you need larger images to view today’s workout, you can always  refer back to day 1 where all the singular large images are, or if you click the above image, it will open up to a slightly larger image.

How I did today:

My arms and body are surprisingly sore from yesterdays fitness test, especially my chest muscles.  And I will admit to you all right now, that I am not YET strong enough to do normal push ups or the plank, so I am starting out using my knees and will work up from there.  Everyone has to start somewhere, right? Today’s workout was a lot like yesterdays…. except you have to do it three times instead of one. I think I am going to be feeling this tomorrow or later on today!  I have definitely worked up a sweat! Its shower time!

Good Luck everyone and see you tomorrow!

XXOO,

Mira

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90 day Challenge – Day 1

Day 1 – Bikini Body Mommy Challenge (www.bikinibodymommy.com)

Fitness TEST

Today is the beginning of the 90 day challenge. This program, begins with a fitness test, kind of like a way to track your progress. We all have to start somewhere, and what better way to see results than to test and push yourself to see what you are capable of now.. and then recheck it again later to see how much you have improved. Losing weight is great, but getting stronger, faster, healthier is just as great if not greater!

The founder of this challenge describes today’s test as a bit of a killer, stating that we shouldn’t be fooled by its 8 minute duration!

Here is the challenges explanation of today’s goal :

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: A stopwatch or an Interval Timer (set for 50 seconds — exercise/10 seconds — REST). If you have an iPhone, you can download the FREE app I use called “IntervalTimer.”

WHAT TO DO: Think of it as a game against the clock! Complete each exercise for 50 seconds — giving it all you’ve got, then rest for 10 seconds and record how many reps you completed. After your 10 second rest is completed — move on to the next exercise, and REPEAT.

1. SPEED SQUATS
2. HIGH KNEES
3. PUSH UPS
4. SQUAT JUMPS
5. TRICEP DIPS
6. BURPEES
7. ALTERNATING LUNGES
8. ELBOW PLANK

 

Below are images from her site, describing each of the actions.

Speed Squats
High Knees
Push Ups
Squat Jumps
Tricep Dips
Burpees
Alternating Lunges
Elbow Plank

The site stresses the importance of not taking more than 10 second break between exercises…. possibly to try and kill us 😉

*****If the images are too small for you to see what they say, Just click on them and they will open up to a larger image.*****

How I did:

I found the the fitness test to be  surprisingly hard. I am literally shaking from the test right now as I am typing this blog.  I have to admit, that when I was looking at the instructions before starting, I was thinking to myself.. well this doesn’t look too bad. I have since then realized that sure, its not that bad… if you are just doing one of those exercises, not all of them in a row with only enough break to get ready for the next portion!  The only portion of this test I was happy about was the speed squats, I bet ill be able to do better later on, but last months challenge really set me up for those, without last month, I might have only made it to 20!

My results of the fitness test were :

1. SPEED SQUATS – 37
2. HIGH KNEES – 75
3. PUSH UPS – 11
4. SQUAT JUMPS – 21
5. TRICEP DIPS – 15
6. BURPEES – 8
7. ALTERNATING LUNGES – 18
8. ELBOW PLANK – 25 seconds

 

Good Luck and see you tomorrow!

XXOO,

Mira