Sunday is typically my rest day, because I always have so much around the house to do. But this program takes the rest day on Thursdays, so I got my workout in first thing again to get it out of the way!
I did Hammer Power and 10 minute Hammer abs. Total workout took probably an hour or a little less. I guess that’s perfect for a Sunday as opposed to a weekday!
Today what killed me was my shoulders! I can’t do real pull-ups on a pull-up bar (yet), so I’ve been using resistance bands. For Christmas my husband got me the pull-up assist resistance bands to help me get used to the real pull-ups. One of my goals for 2016 is to be able to do a full pull-up on the bar with no help! So today I strapped that thing on and attempted to do a full pull up with assist. Well, I couldn’t do it (yet). I could only still pull myself up half way. So I went back to the resistance band, but upped the resistance! I am determined to get a pull-up eventually.
After I finished my workout I made some Banana Oat Pancakes for breakfast! I do love oatmeal so that’s usually why I eat if every morning (and it’s easy to make). But since I had some time this morning, I decided to change it up!
Well, my first two pancakes completely fell apart! I guess I didn’t wait long enough to flip them. The rest of them came out nicely though! Check out my recipe for them and tell me how yours come out!
I use these easy containers to portion out my meals (I may have mentioned this in a previous post about my 60 day journey). They seriously are a life savor and have taught me all about portion control! They are simple to use as well.
Each container is colored for a certain group of food:
Red – Protein
Green – Veggies
Purple – Fruit
Yellow – Carbs
Blue – Healthy Fats
Orange – Nut butters & Seeds
This is how I use them to prep.
Breakfast: 2 banana oat pancakes, 1/2 cup blueberries, 2 hard boiled eggs
Snack 1: 1/2 cup grapes
Snack 2: 1 scoop chocolate shakeology, 1/2 banana, 2 tsp. natural peanut butter, dash of cinnamon, 1 cup water, 1 cup ice. Blend together in a shake!
Lunch: 3/4 cup chicken breast, carrots, 2 Tbsp. hummus
Dinner: 4oz. chicken breast, 1 cup cooked brussel sprouts, 1 cup mixed broccoli and cauliflower, 1/2 cup sweet potato
I had to cram a lot of food into dinner just to make sure I got it all in! But it’s really important to make sure you eat all your food when following a rough exercise routine. Your body needs all the nutrients to recover. So, EAT UP!