Friday, September 21, 2007

Phit-n-Phat: Week 1 continued...

Corinne at Phit-n-Phat is my new favorite person. She has been able to get this tush into gear and really moving. I am happy to say that we completed all 3 workouts, plus our cardio sessions this week. Whew! It was tough, but we did it. And we feel it, too!

Friday we did legs. Wow. I couldn't walk for a good part of the weekend which means I did something right!! Each routine is supersetted, which really changed things up for us. I think we needed this boost. Supersetting turns your workout into a partial cardio routine, so you save a little bit of time. Friday was squats, lunges, machine leg work, more squats and was killer!! I would by lying if I didn't say that I liked it just a little bit. :o)

Saturday, I took the day off to rest my quads. They were hurting so horribly, that I would wince every time I walked down the stairs. Imagine this "ow, ow, ow, ow" 2o times over!

Sunday, I went for a long walk and felt like a million bucks. After the walk though, I was back to my sore self, so I we decided to do the next routine on Tuesday.

Tuesday, we did arms/chest. Wow again. We managed to get this one in at home on our nice universal weight machine (thanks Dad!). It worked out really well. The gym is so crowded early in the week and we just knew with the whole supersetting thing that reserving a machine and moving onto the next exercise was not going to work. We did high planks, push-ups (ouch!), some curls, bearcrawls (not fun!!), burpees, mountain climbers and some other machine work.

Wednesday, we moved right into back/shoulders. I woke up Thursday morning and my triceps and lats were toasted!! It felt so great to have worked all of these muscles! We did a lot of ab work during this set, some more machine work, and some other plyometrics stuff. I love the plyo work! I had never done this before so it was all new to me, but so far I am loving it. After that, we headed out for a brisk 25 minute walk. What a week!!

I am looking forward to next week, where we repeat the routines we learned this week. It should be fun to know what we are doing and not have to refer back to Corinne's "exercise bible."

That is that! Wish us luck as we move forward on this journey. 7 more weeks to go!


Amanda said...

I think that is more working out than I have done since high school! Good for you!!! I don't think I could ever do it!!!

ElleTeeJay said...

You are machine! I am in complete and utter awe...