Weight training, whey protein, and oatmeal.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Howdy.

I am estatic because I have endorphins raging inside me! I love that feeling that you get after a workout, don't you? I am happy for no apparent reason, and I feel so giddy inside :oD!

This morning I went to my weight training class at school and proceeded to do the rowing machine for 15 minutes to warm-up and then lifted weights. Today was back and bicep.


I felt strong and here are the stats for one hour of weight training:



86% maximum HR due to the rowing machine kicking my ass, that's some good cardio workout I say, but I don't think I have the mentality to row for 30-45 minutes, which is how much cardio I try to strive for a day.


Grunt FACE! grow biceps grow!


After weight training, I was starving and initially thought of starbucks, but I had to drive away and save money. I didn't want to form a habit of mindlessly going to starbucks all the time. I had something better waiting for me at home. Enter: WHEY PROTEIN.

Gotta feed a stressed out muscle right?


With the optimum nutrition whey I got a while ago, I combined it with Amazing Grass's Green Superfood and Wheatgrass.


In the Magic Bullet:
- One cup of almond milk
- scoop of Green SuperFood
- Wheatgrass powder
- Optimum Nutrition whey protein, chocolate
- Frozen bananas


I whipped away and got this...



I think this is much satiable than a regular ole' coffee from starbucks. At least I can wish I got this protein smoothie from starbucks, mind trick wonders.


Paired with oatmeal. Complex Carbs + Protein = Feeding Muscles

In the oatmeal, I added a slash of almond milk, peanut butter, and honey. All together I got a good complete breakfast!


Look what I found while packing, this was me in fourth grade. I loved those overalls, and I love that hair (even though I hated it back then).




I am going to the dentist now, stay tuned for whats to come!



5 comments:

Ashlei September 15, 2010 at 1:12 PM  

Lol i love that you put your smoothie in a starbucks cup!

Where'd you get that cool orange spoon? Everyone has them!

Matt September 16, 2010 at 10:59 AM  

That is a great looking smoothie! Are you referring to the vivanno's from Starbucks? The chocolate banana is bomb :)

saltandhumor.com September 19, 2010 at 3:23 PM  

I really like the chocolate superfood. I use to shake it with coffee and almond milk. Sometimes I even mix it into oatmeal. Great job for weight training, keep it up!

Erica September 22, 2010 at 11:28 AM  

way to rock that workout! I really enjoy the flavor of ONs proteins. Totally delicious!!

sophia October 7, 2010 at 12:43 AM  

I love overalls too. I wish I could wear them now, but I can't find any that fit me or don't make me look like an Asian hicky. lol.

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