Max Atlas Year of Change Day Twenty-Three
I woke up today after not getting much sleep–my elbow and my old injuries were bothering me throughout the night, and they’re still nagging at me even now.
This morning at work, one of my colleagues told me that it looked like I’d lost a lot of weight, and I’m not exactly sure how to feel about that. I’ve made decent progress thus far, but I don’t think it would be all that noticeable just three weeks into the regime. I think they were just trying to be supportive, but I would have appreciated this comment a lot more if it had actually seemed genuine. Oh well, people have their ways, and I’m going to continue working hard regardless of what other people say or do.
I really wanted to get a good workout this evening, but my elbow was still bothering me, so I tried wrapping it in athletic tape. To my surprise, the additional compression actually helped dull the pain, and I managed to lift a little bit, albeit with lighter weights than usual. The only downside to using the athletic tape was that it was almost impossible to get off without murdering my skin! Once I finally managed to remove it all, I wasn’t even worried about my elbow anymore–I just wanted to rub some cream on my poor skin. Even though it was somewhat helpful, I definitely won’t be using the tape again.
Daily Image Year of Change Day 23 #YOC
Slow but sure, build the foundation and the structure will last.
I did have some strong cravings today, but I was able to quell them by making some potato wedges and eating a nice, crisp apple. Those things really come in handy, don’t they?
Geo Life Meal Plan for Day 23
On the way home from work grabbed some potatoes and oven-baked them wit a light olive oil which gave great flavour and staved off and huger / fast food demons.
|Geo Diet Day 23 Plan|
|Breakfast||Citrus Protein Shake (214 cal)|
Daily Planner of Geo Life Accountability Day 23
I am finding the year of change so rewarding, but now the early enthusiasm has warned off each day is feeling a little like a chore especially the blogs. That being said, it’s amazing how much more by being accountable I achieve every 24 hours.
|Accountability Calendar||Hourly Update|
|05:00|| 05:15 Wake|
Clothes ready to go
Jog 60 Minutes Moderate
|.30||– 10 Minute meditation mid Jog|
|07:00||Commute Listen to|
Classic Rock Music
|.30||Light exercise car park|
10 Minute walk after the meal
|18:00||Work – Start Commute Home 17:45|
Mopped tiles floors nearly killed myself slipping
|19:00||Activites with Kids|
|20:00||Eat evening meal|
Sat at table
|21:00||Start Blog for today|
Worked on my book
|.30||Final blog checks and|
house check + Packed lunch
Daily Exercise Planner Day 23 Geo Life Year of Change
The elbow hold out, dropped back to 8kg.
|Type Of Exercise||Repetitions|
|Wide Push-Up||3 sets of 30 secs|
|Sit-Up||3 sets 20 reps|
|Forward Lunge||3 sets 10 reps|
|Plank||6 sets of 45 secs (3 sets on each side)|
|Windshield Wiper||3 sets 12 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack Calf Raise||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack Bent-Over Row||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack One Arm Swing||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack Triceps Kickback||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack Lying Dumbbell Fly||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
|8Kg Rice Sack Jack Knives||3 sets 10-8-8 reps|
Quote of the Day
Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing. Fight Club
Day 23 of the Year of Change Wrap Up
I am working very hard to make this Year of Change as fun as possible, and building the foundations so things become normal to me. However it’s not easy, and I guess this is the test now the honeymoon is over to see if I have the balls to keep pushing forwards.
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