Saturday, May 4, 2013

Squat Challenge Update

Anyone else doing the 30 Day Squat challenge from Pinterest? As I mentioned previously, I started it on May 1st, so I just completed Day 3. Technically it is May 4th, but I haven't been to sleep yet so shut your pie holes, I did my squats at 4 am it doesn't matter as long as they get done, okay?!?! Ok.

In three days, I have done a total of 165 squats! Half of those were standard squats and the other half have been wide-stance squats to work out the inner thighs more.

UGH I hate that I decided to do that because my thighs buuuuurn. It sure does hurt to do anything, including laying down. Although, to be honest, it's not all from this squat challenge. I was at the gym on Wednesday night/early Thursday and I did the hip abduction and adduction machines... you know, the ones that make you feel like you are at the gynecologist? You spread your legs then push them back together. Anyway, the machines are weighted so I thought I would work out like a man, and use weights that were at the very limit of what I was able to lift. Obviously I tried a little too hard. My legs and hips are so swollen, my underwear doesn't fit! And I know it's not that I have gained weight, as I am actually down this week!

I also must admit that I did not stretch afterward, and I attribute some of my pain to that. I am working on stretching now, since I made the mistake of not doing it and can hardly walk, let alone take a pee without being in excruciating pain. Seriously- recovering from the c-section was easier!

My little Dragon boy woke up in the middle of typing up this post. He cracks me up, he is changing soooo much. I took him out of his crib and the first thing he does is wander into the kitchen and reach for the peanut butter. haha! Guess the little monkey was hungry. So he had a half-peanut butter sandwich and I gave him some juice. We read a story and practised giving smooches. He loves to give kisses now and he does it all shy like, where he leans in all uncertain. Hahaha! It makes me laugh so much. Then I told him that it was time to go back to bed, so he grabbed his bottle and walked right back into his room. I blew Brian's mind with that trick earlier tonight.

Ah it's probably time to get to bed since it's 5am and I have a busy day ahead. Have a good weekend, lovelies!


  1. I've been trying to work on my thighs and butt lately too! This challenge sounds like just the thing I need

    Great job! Have a great weekend.

  2. Great job moving around heavy weights! Isn't it fun? I hit a new record last week on the Bench Press (75lbs, 5 reps) and I'm well into the 100lbs (hit 135lbs) on deadlifts. It's FUN. :)

    Make sure you do stretch! Or if not, give your legs adequate cool down! Maybe warm up with some ellpitical or bike or rowing time, and then cool down with a few minutes of walking? Never work out (or stretch) cold muscles!

  3. I've been thinking about doing a squat challenge as well! I'm nervous to start though. :/


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