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Is everyone off the wagon? No posts for almost two months! 🤣🤣🤣

Still doing ankle PT after a really bad sprain, I've pretty much been bed/couch-bound since Feb. Attempting to do some light jogging today after work. If I don't report back, then I'm dead in a ditch being gnawed on by raccoons. 🦝
I finished PT about two weeks ago for achilles tendonitis. I'm allowed to run 0.40 miles right now.
 

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I’m trying to maintain a schedule of three weight training workouts, one 5-6 mile run, and several bike rides of varying distances sprinkled throughout the week (including commuting to the office). That, combined with consistent meal planning, makes for a happy and fit leggo!
 

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I do strength training 3-5 days per week with some cardio built in to my workouts. Cardio gets very boring, very quickly for me, but I feel like I need to include it a bit more in my daily/weekly regimen. I really started focusing on strength training about 8 months ago and have actually gained about 10 lbs, which was/is so frustrating when I focused on the scale, but I've noticed myself getting stronger, and I still fit into all my clothes, so it's less concerning to me when I focus on being "healthy" vs. "skinny". I get very frustrated with traditional BMI scales, because I am technically considered "overweight", though in reality I know I'm not. I limit my carb intake, but I don't avoid them altogether. It's all about balance.

I love hiking, though this year the weather here in WA has been crap and I haven't honestly gotten out much. I have several hikes on my to-do for this year, so I'm hoping the weather gets better soon! Of course, weather hasn't been the only thing keeping me from doing them, I've also been extra busy this year, and I'm not sure how it's already the middle of April.
 

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Muscle is denser than fat!
I know :) I just have to remind myself occasionally! I lost about 70 lbs through dieting about 8 or 9 years ago now and have maintained pretty well (+/- 5 lbs or so). But I admit I started to get frustrated seeing the scale increase when I felt like I was doing all the right things!
 

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I have been doing nothing exercise-wise for a while. It's been difficult to keep a schedule since my work schedule...isn't really a thing anymore, due to a Contractor that comes in later in the evening for some of the work. Just trying to keep the diet/eating under control. I am sub-180lb, one of my goals, but it keeps creeping due to some shitty weekends spreading into the normal week. Starting this week, I am going to try and be super understanding with my eating habits and figuring out what is triggering me. I need a new 'snack' food that is something immediate, but crunchy. Not going to lie, Cheerios were kinda working as a sub to potato chips (they have the weird texture that is I think what I'm looking for)? Also, tons of veggies in the fridge due to me being lazy and buying them from Costco instead of the local grocery. Might just eat celery + avocado mash dip when I have a craving, since the celery is pre-washed and I don't need to 'do' anything to prep it.

Idk. Just spit balling. I think I did really well when I used this thread as a mini-journal because it forced me to actually act instead of planning over and over again.
 

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need to start looking for a tiny foldable treadmill for minisnick so he can keep running over the winter. With supply chain issues it will likely take me that long to find something.
 

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I haven't...really been working out since my PT adventures that started in September. I did a class on Monday, strength for glutes/squats.

...I still can't feel my legs. And I was using fairly small weights versus the kettlebells I used to use. I am now weaaaaaak.
You know, when I was hoping to be able to out-lift you, this is not what I had in mind.
 
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Today I missed working out with my group (had a conflict) and went to the gym by myself. I misunderstood the workout and did WAY MORE than I was supposed to. OOPS.

This is the workout I was supposed to do:
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This is the workout that I did!!!!
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So instead of doing the 500m row two times. I did the 500m row 9 times!!!!
So many regrets. I was trying to figure out why this workout took me 30 minutes when I did it a couple years ago but took over 70 minutes today.
o_O
 
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