happinessandlove's Journal, 04 June 2009

June 1st to 30th I am being VERY strict. I want to lose 10lbs by my bridal shower/bachelorette parties (July 4th weekend)... My first shower is a lingerie shower! FUN!!! I estimated my size smaller than I am now... so it will be interesting to see what fits! Right now I am between a 12 and 14 depending on the style...for pants... or a medium on top. I guessed a size 10 or medium for the lingerie. I kinda slacked off a bit in May, stopped righting my food down and not as much at the gym...but now i am back on track completely. Day 4. I've been at the gym 3 days in a row. My abs hurt =)
174.0 lb Lost so far: 15.0 lb.    Still to go: 29.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.


good luck to you... abs are done best when alternating days. When you give it a day to recover it actually works in your favor ask any trainer who really knows what they're doing. 
04 Jun 09 by member: klassickreations
My old trainer believed in working abs everyday because they are such big muscles...but dammmmnnnn thats hard...lol..I think every other day works better.... 
04 Jun 09 by member: laughinglady
I would have to agree with the every other day. Every trainer in my gym says that working them everyday will do more harm than good. 
05 Jun 09 by member: Shia34
Thanks everyone!!! the weights I do skip a day in between but this is my Bodyflow class- which is balance, tai chi, yoga, and pilates.... good for the body AND mind... they only offer it tues-fri at this gym so those are the days I try to go.... It is just a tough release to do 3 or 4 days in a row. Normally it is not this bad.  
05 Jun 09 by member: happinessandlove


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