Strength training…with love

Who needs chocolates? Who needs flowers? Who even needs Tiffany’s*? Not me, not when I’ve got the two very best loves of my life, every day of my life … yep, I’m all romantic like that 😉

However, that Coach NZ, she’s all hardcore. No days off for Valentine’s Day, oh no, today we were back at it with strength training, but she did note it was strength training with love day!

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TODAY’S STRENGTH:

  • 2 p.m. BG before: 6.4
  • Temp. basal: none
  • 3 sets 12 lunges
  • 3 sets squats
  • 3 sets calf raises
  • 3 sets 10 pushups
  • 3 sets straight planks (45 seconds each)
  • 2 sets side planks (60 seconds each)
  • 2 sets 30 airplane/swimming thingamabob
  • 3 sets 30 clam shells (both sides)
  • 3 sets 16 leg raises
  • 2:30 p.m. BG after: 5.0

Yep, there was love alright!

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Laughing squats

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We do pushups together in this family.

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And when mama needs a little added encouragement with her pushups, the boy is right there.

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“Look Mama, I can do the side planks too!”

And a post-workout, Valentine’s reward by way of America’s Test Kitchen recipe for chewy brownies = yu-um!!!

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!

* Don’t get me wrong, Tiffany’s is always nice :D*

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5 responses to “Strength training…with love

  1. Woah! 3 sets of 45 planks! No wonder you’re pipes are looking so great!
    That photo of you and the O-man doing push-ups is awesome!

  2. You think you are SO spiffy 🙂
    I can’t disagree 🙂
    Thanks for the laffs 🙂

  3. Oscar is so smart!!!

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