Today went by pretty interesting, save for being tired through part 2 of today. I think I have found my niche as far as the Crea-Tech Extreme and whey protein usage goes. I will probably do my doses of the Crea-Tech as a pre-workout booster, as the taurine seems to keep my mood elevated and my energy pumping. Today, it just felt like being hooked up with an IV line and getting a nice steady pulse of energy into my workout. It was refreshing to walk out and be exhausted from the routine. The whey protein seems like a great supportive supplement post workout to feed the exhausted muscles, so I know I will have to stick with that.
My sets today were fun, but tiring. Doing more with dumbbells rather than machines now cause I need to regain my balance mechanisms. Today was all “pull” mechanism exercises, so my arms have been sore all day… but I can’t even fathom how they will feel tomorrow. Tomorrow is “push” exercises… Squats and pain be damned!
I had a friend who wanted some files from me before work and would offer to pay for lunch… Ended up going to Chipotle, but it ended up mellowing my appetite for most of the day due to the protein content. Through out the day, I ended up holding out alright, just there were moments I was caught a little low on energy from my body just incinerating food at an amazing pace. Ended up using my whey protein shake as my “lunch” at the office and later had a tuna and cheese sandwich.
Crea-Tech Extreme – 300 calories, workout dose
Dumbbell Bent-over Row
Dumbbell Upright Row
Dumbbell Lateral Rises
Cardio – Step Machine
- Duration: 5 minutes and 5 minute cool down
- Resistance: 55 steps per minute/40 steps per minute
- 60 calories
- 467 step or 32 floors of stairs
- Equivalence: 1 step is 8 inches, 1 floor is 10 feet.
Chipotle fajita burrito (rice, barbacoa, corn salsa, sour cream, cheese) – 1,056 calories
Water instead of soda or sweet tea
Office “lunch” period
Whey protein and L-Glutamine shake, double dose – 400 calories, 36 grams of protein
Whole wheat, tuna and swiss cheese sandwich – 340 calories
Late night snack
Monterey jack cheese stick – 110 calories
Grand Total: 2,206 calories
The lunch probably offset things, but I will be making up for that tomorrow… Squats will make my quadriceps their bitch.