Weekly Workouts May 18-May 24-Plus a review and giveaway!

by jennifer25. May 2014 11:19

It was a very busy week! I loved it. I am having some issues with my Loop synching up with my H7, so my calorie burn is way off. I *think* steps are tracked correctly, though. It's a battery issue, and I have issues with changing out the batteries. I can never get the back off. My Polar Peeps say a 2 Euro coin works perfect, so I'm on the hunt to track one down! Don't forget this is the last week to join the #20X31 challenge hosted by my friend Jen over at JVKom Chronicles!

Sunday-Blueberry picking!! It's a family tradition! This year we picked 10 pounds, and they lasted just a hair over 24 hours.

Steps: 13,344

Monday-CrossFit. Nice workout!! But I can't remember what we did other than back squats! But I burned a lot of calories!

Calories: 806

Steps: 15,810

 

Tuesday-CrossFit. We did a WOD called "Blackjack" 21 rounds each consisting of 21 reps with a combo of pushups and situps. It was a lot tougher than I thought it was going to be!

I came home from working out and took Matthew for a nice 2 mile walk. I also thought it would be a good idea to clean and scrub out my shower, but after 210 pushups, my arms started SCREAMING at me. But I finished!

I also wore my Fit Knix boy short athletic panties today. I L.O.V.E. them. They sent me a traditional pair to review a few months ago and I loved those too! I do like the fit of the boy short better than the traditional underwear, but I'm sure that's just user preference.

Calories: 948

Steps: 18,950

Wednesday-CrossFit. Wednesday is typically our strength day, and today was no different. We worked on strict pullups and I'm happy to say that I was able to go down one band width! My arms were BURNING after the WOD, but I felt strong! I wasn't able to get in a post-wod walk because I promised Ella I would meet her at the library for a school field trip, and this mama always tries to keep her promises, so that's exactly what I did!

Calories: 456

Steps: 12,111

Thursday-Indoor cycling. Thursday is typically my rest day, but I decided I needed some cardio in my life, so I joined my friend Hope for her 9:30am cycle class and she totally kicked my butt. After the second track when my heartrate was at 98% and Hope said "okay friends, warmup is now down" I knew I was in big trouble. But I made it. And I felt STRONG! I know I had more gear on the bike than I have ever had in the past, so that's a positive thing! My heartrate did recover quickly, it just got really high! I LOVE to cycle, but it bums me out that my Loop doesn't track "steps" through cycling or rowing.

Calories: 797

Steps: 10,324

Friday-CrossFit and 5K. In the morning I did Murph!! I modified the 1 mile run into a 2000m row, so my workout consisted of:

2000m row

100 pullups

200 pushups

300 squats

2000m row

I finished in 58:04 which is an improvement over last year when I scaled the run. I think I did maybe 600m or 800m for the run.

Later that evening the Tampa Trio and I joined CrossFit En Fuego for a 5K fun run! Ronin was so mad at me because I wanted him to hang out and walk with me and the girls, but he wanted to run. Thankfully some of my friends offered to run with Ronin. I knew he was in good hands, so the girls and I enjoyed our racewalk, and Ronin enjoyed his run.

Calories: Murph:1020+ 5K: 399= 1419

Steps: 19,420

Saturday- Color Me Rad 5K The kids and I headed out for a colorful fun run!

Calories: 373

Steps: 17,456

Weekly totals:

Steps: 107, 415 (wow...that's really low for me!!)

Calories burned through exercise: 4,100

 

Now for the giveaway....

Earlier this week I received a new scale.

Normally, I HATE the use of scales because they can cause someone to either have a horrible day, or a great day. I believe that we are so much more than a number on the scale, and that's part of what I loved about this scale, and why I agreed to review it.

This scale offers more than just weight. It is a multifunction scale which measures your body fat, water, weight, muscle, bone, bmi, and more!

I'll be honest...I haven't yet figured out how to change the settings from metric to imperial, but I'm working on it! I have been too lazy to convert all the kg readings into pounds, but I will soon....

Would you like to receive this scale, valued at over $50?? It's easy. Just enter the rafflecopter giveaway below.

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If you didn't win, you can order your own scale HERE.

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Jenny

Comments (50) -

Kay Lynn
Kay LynnUnited States
5/26/2014 6:26:44 PM #

I would like a scale that measures body fat.

carla
carlaUnited States
5/27/2014 8:41:52 AM #

me?
IM IN AWE OF YER STEPS!!

Elizabeth Mayfield
Elizabeth MayfieldUnited States
5/27/2014 8:48:06 AM #

What an awesome tool!

Elizabeth Mayfield
Elizabeth MayfieldUnited States
5/27/2014 8:48:57 AM #

Iv would love to see body fat percentage.

Kat
KatUnited States
5/27/2014 8:52:04 AM #

Way to go this week!

Angela Monteith
Angela MonteithUnited States
5/27/2014 8:53:40 AM #

I normally hate scales, too! I struggle a little with staying hydrated, and I'm betting something like this would help!

Liz Lynch
Liz LynchUnited States
5/27/2014 8:54:10 AM #

Looks like an awesome Scale to have! Really a good thing to know your water % and Fat %!

Andrea Benoit
Andrea BenoitUnited States
5/27/2014 9:05:48 AM #

That scale sounds awesome, but the rest of the week is even more impassive.

Annalisa Roughton
Annalisa RoughtonUnited States
5/27/2014 9:09:59 AM #

What a great tool! Thank you so much for your generosity!

Annalisa Roughton
Annalisa RoughtonUnited States
5/27/2014 9:10:30 AM #

What a great tool! Thank you so much for your generosity!

Tracy B
Tracy B United States
5/27/2014 9:14:44 AM #

I would love a scale that accurately shows my bf% and other useful info!

Betty N
Betty NUnited States
5/27/2014 9:26:29 AM #

I would love to be able to track body fat % to see how I am doing.

annie lemaster
annie lemasterUnited States
5/27/2014 9:26:46 AM #

Body fat is what I want to see change😃

Anne
AnneUnited States
5/27/2014 9:30:27 AM #

That would be awesome for my daughter  & I to have a scale like that!!! Not be so hung up on the weight number! Thanks for the opportunity!

Stacy Albright
Stacy AlbrightUnited States
5/27/2014 9:31:22 AM #

Very cool!  I have recently started counting my steps... Our WW group are doing a trek across the country!  Its been a great motivator! Thank you for your inspiration!

Jamie
Jamie United States
5/27/2014 9:37:19 AM #

The body fat ,water and muscle features would be awesome!!

Jen L
Jen LUnited States
5/27/2014 9:45:45 AM #

that scale looks awesome.  I need one of thoses

Lydia
LydiaUnited States
5/27/2014 9:47:39 AM #

Love that the scale does body fat and muscle!!!

Suzy
SuzyUnited States
5/27/2014 10:02:18 AM #

Love the fact that it measures everything--water, fat, muscle!

Courtney
CourtneyUnited States
5/27/2014 10:02:23 AM #

I love the idea of knowing the amount of water weight, muscle, and body fat. I think that helps get your mind in prospective. Smile Thanks!

Heather Barnstein
Heather BarnsteinUnited States
5/27/2014 10:47:22 AM #

The BF% is my favourite feature!

Holly Spurlin
Holly SpurlinUnited States
5/27/2014 2:32:19 PM #

I would love this!  Really want to keep track of my BMI the most!

Holly Spurlin
Holly SpurlinUnited States
5/27/2014 2:34:12 PM #

I'm most excited about the BMI feature!

Liz Cox
Liz CoxUnited States
5/27/2014 4:41:57 PM #

I just like to weight myself, but would love to have the other features.

Liz Cox
Liz CoxUnited States
5/27/2014 4:43:02 PM #

I just like to weigh myself but to have those other features would be awesome!!!

Mich G
Mich GCanada
5/27/2014 9:06:55 PM #

So cool that it measures Water weight!

Karrie Millheim
Karrie MillheimUnited States
5/27/2014 11:22:23 PM #

I love the BMI feature

Donna Kellogg
Donna KelloggUnited States
5/28/2014 12:49:27 AM #

It is a awesome scale i like that it tells you  your  water  and  BMI

Janice Kennedy
Janice Kennedy United States
5/28/2014 7:29:40 AM #

I would love to track BMI.

Sandi Carroll
Sandi CarrollUnited States
5/28/2014 12:24:05 PM #

I love that it measures body fat!

Samantha
SamanthaUnited States
5/28/2014 1:00:17 PM #

I think the body fat percentage.....I get so upset when I step on the scale after working out hard, I know muscle weighs more than fat but stepping on a normal scale the dial just goes up.....to have the option to "see" your body fat percentage going down would be awesome.

Deborah
DeborahUnited States
5/31/2014 6:48:20 PM #

I like that it measures muscle!

Sheila K.
Sheila K.United States
6/1/2014 12:10:04 PM #

I like that it measures BMI!

Tory King
Tory KingUnited States
6/1/2014 6:36:25 PM #

I love the body fat feature

Donna L
Donna LUnited States
6/1/2014 10:19:37 PM #

I really like that this scale measures body fat.

Karrie Middaugh
Karrie MiddaughUnited States
6/2/2014 11:07:40 AM #

I've never seen a scale that measures bone.  That's a unique feature to me.

Adrienne Lutz
Adrienne LutzUnited States
6/2/2014 11:09:18 AM #

I would love to know more stats than weight, like fat and muscle composition. Sounds amazing!

Julie Jencks
Julie JencksUnited States
6/2/2014 11:20:48 AM #

Body fat indications.  I work so hard at reducing body fat and gaining muscles it would be awesome to have the figures to compare. Smile

Nori
NoriUnited States
6/2/2014 11:21:24 AM #

I think I'd use the body fat feature the most.

Tif Calder
Tif CalderUnited States
6/2/2014 11:22:11 AM #

I love being able to look at all the numbers together-I'm more interested in my BF% than my BMI or actual weight these days!

Amber Ross
Amber RossUnited States
6/2/2014 11:30:25 AM #

Awesome! You are a true inspiration, and that scale would be so cool to win!

Linda Withrow
Linda WithrowUnited States
6/2/2014 11:32:17 AM #

I think that looks like a good motivator!

Leslie Gilliam
Leslie GilliamUnited States
6/2/2014 11:33:59 AM #

Fellow scale hater here, but this one looks awesome!!

Kate
KateUnited States
6/2/2014 11:42:33 AM #

Love the idea of having a sack that gives more than just the number! I could really use this on days where I know it's muscle gain, but I still get down about the number looking back at me.

I love the body fat estimates because that makes it easy to figure out my lean body mass for setting my macros more accurately.

Marsha
MarshaUnited States
6/2/2014 12:04:44 PM #

Body fat

Amy Ferrebee
Amy FerrebeeUnited States
6/2/2014 12:28:43 PM #

You are awesome and such a motivation! !

Samantha
SamanthaUnited States
6/2/2014 1:49:51 PM #

Looks great! I need a new one Smile

Melinda Boyd
Melinda BoydUnited States
6/2/2014 3:22:00 PM #

Looks awesome!

Jenny
JennyUnited States
6/2/2014 6:27:36 PM #

Body fat and muscle! How cool!

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