Fitness Update - September Week 2

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Hello

I thought I was doing so well after my week 1 update but this week has been the total opposite. 

I mentioned that my gym membership had run out and I've always found it difficult to motivate myself at home. No matter how many alarms I set or people I tell to remind me, I can never get myself out of my "office" (really just my bed but with my laptop on my knee doing blogging stuff) because I feel like I have other important stuff to do. I have so far managed to keep up my Blog-a-Day month which I am very proud of and my stats across my blog and social media really are improving, but my fitness level is decreasing.

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I haven't actually been out on a run in two weeks and now I haven't been to the gym in over a week. Instead this week has been spent sorting my blog and, kind of, my life out. Today was my last day at work and a week today, I move into my new house so it's all been happening. Trying to fit everything in has been difficult (especially since I've been working 9 til half 5 for the past three days and when I get home my whole body aches from standing up all day). I can finally get a bit of rest now and begin my packing before the big move!

It's not quite what I had hoped to do but I did manage to squeeze in a half an hour workout that I made Ed do with me using my Sworkit app. It's such a great app to use at home and especially when you simply just want to do a bit of a workout, whatever it is. That way, you can mix it up and choose different activities. I'm hoping to use the app more as I get myself more motivated again.

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My one workout session that I managed to fit in this week...


I haven't been eating well this week either. In between a KFC, going out for a pub meal with my parents (I will confess that I did have a vanilla ice cream honeycomb explosion for desert - it was lovely though), and a bar of chocolate my Dad has just bought me for finishing my last day at work, I've been feeling quite fat. I've not necessarily put any weight on, I just feel fat because of all the fatty and stodgy foods I had. This needs to change.

I have this week off now before I do move so I need to start looking after myself more. I know I already have a run planned for Tuesday evening so I feel better knowing that but for the times in between and around that, I need to set myself some goals so my week 3 fitness update looks a whole lot better!

FITNESS GOALS FOR WEEK 3

- Use my Sworkit App everyday and do at least 15 mins of an activity
- Create a week by week fitness routine
- Go for a run at least twice
- Do at least two bootcamp style workouts
- Do at least two intensive arm and leg workouts
- Smash my calories burnt goal
- Eat in moderation

Those seem like reachable goals, right? I can do this! I need to do this for my own health and mind. I had been doing so well. I think I've mentioned this before but I hoping to join the hockey team at university so I definitely need to up my fitness level if I'm going to be training every week and playing matches! I actually can't wait!

Bring on this next week and the weeks to come!

- KC xx

What sort of things have you been eating this week? Do you feel bad after you eat lots of unhealthy food?

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19 comments

  1. Oh! That's not good but at least you know that you've got to try get back into it, I've used the Sworkit app too, quite effective x

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  2. Good on you - you're doing waaay better then me. I need a fitness goal so will look at this app.

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  3. I've not done too well this week, also been eating KFC! It's good to set goals! xo

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  4. I've not been great this week - too much chocolate in the office! Good luck achieving your goals this week!

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  5. Good luck! I hope you get to make the hockey team but I am sure you will with your determination!

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  6. My goal is always to eat in moderation, not as easy as one might think!

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  7. It's definitely hard to get the motivation back after a break. It does get easier once you have momentum though.

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  8. Despite your blip, it's fab that you have a plan for moving forward. Good luck with your goals x

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  9. I have never heard of Sworkit before but I am intrigued and well done for continuing, despite your blip x

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  10. I guess I need to download the Sworkit app now and get myself more organised in workout.

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  11. I've never heard of Sworkit - I'll definitely have to investigate!

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  12. I haven't done well this week but I'm excited to get back on track!

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  13. Fitness isn't the be all end all. Don't be too hard on yourself or feel guilty. Everything in moderation xx you'll get back on top of it xx

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  14. Congrats, keep up the good work. I need to get back into exercise more!

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  15. Well done for keeping it up! I haven't done too well with my workouts this week, but there is still time to squeeze something in.

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  16. I need to download that app, I always become so unmotivated!

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  17. I have a gym membership which I don't use, so your blip is nothing in comparison!

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  18. Before reading your post, I literally just put away my new food shop. I've ordered plenty salmon, eggs, spinach, broccoli, loads of healthy stuff really xxx

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  19. Its aways so hard yet easy when you get into the seing of things when losing weight!

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