Focus......

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger
“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger

FIGURING OUT THE FIFTIES.... SO THIS IS WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT.......

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Best Training Ever!

This afternoon I trained with my daughter for the very first time!

If I was only allowed one reason for this journey of mine being the best thing I have ever done, the one thing would be experiencing my daughter enjoying training and starting to love going to the gym...

We did upper body and some abs and then finished with 15 mins of cardio. I trained to her programme and it was just the best feeling ever! She even rang me the other day to tell me how her legs hurt and that it was hard to explain but she loved the hurt! I told her that it was called DOMS and I did totally understand cause I am in love with that feeling LOL

The rest of the day was a mish mash of stuff... took the bike out in the wind for a blat and at our coffee stop we discovered a large group of other riders doing a run up to the hills. Of course in true biker fashion we all stood round and talked bikes like we had known each other for years not minutes, then they carried on for their ride and we headed back for a couple of hours tucked in our sheltered back yard sunbathing.

Hubby took the dogs for a swim then we headed to the beach to fossick for some more shells to top up my dish of shells that sits on our front porch. I have to top it up every now and then as the dogs pilfer the shells and lie on the front lawn chewing them!

The other day Morgan stole one of the full sized coconuts we had sitting out there and Tank decided that he fancied a nice big Citrine crystal that I have sitting out there in a pile of crystals.. obviously he felt he needed a little help with his digestion or maybe he was off to buy a lotto ticket and wanted to carry some for good luck... All I know is that we had to search the front lawn an found it where he lies under the bird feeders!! Thanx to Tank I also now have a nice 4 legged dried star fish - Sigh!

Anyway it was a lovely relaxing wander on the beach in the wind, warm and blustery, yum! Then I got back and headed to the gym to train with Manda...

I have just finished cooking up 2kgs of Kangaroo into 100gm patties so they are now all in the freezer for my meals for the week and the rest of tomorrows food is done as well... I can't wait to be able to try some of Raechelles recipes after the comp, she makes some amazing things... girl you should be writing a recipe book!!!!! If you ever do I demand a signed first copy!

Tomorrow is Chest & Triceps with 30 mins of cardio tacked on the end, so back to the 4am wake up calls... don't mind at all... now training with 3 sets of 20 on every exercise and the DOMS are back and I am loving it... See you after Monday...

1 comment:

mq01 said...

sounds like an absolutely fabulous weekend!! i think i will follow your lead; i had a great ride yesterday and think i'll lay in the sun this sunday afternoon.