Weekly Weigh In: Holding Steady Thanks To Workout

Thanks to doing a mess of calf raises and a long distance walk, my legs retained lots of fluid and kept my weight steady for the week.

Thanks to doing a mess of calf raises and a long distance walk, my legs retained lots of fluid and kept my weight steady for the week.

Note to self: Next time I try impressing my trainer and walking 7 miles in the same day, I don’t do it 24 hours before weigh in. My legs were horribly sore Saturday morning its a wonder the scale didn’t show a gain. Turns out my muscles were packing just enough water to keep my weight steady — 190.4 pounds.

Since I’m sort of a glass half full type of gal, that means next Saturday’s weigh in should show a nice loss (provided I keep eating right this week).

Calf Raises & Upping My Walking Distance
The day before weigh in, I met with my trainer for a lower body workout. Nothing out of the ordinary until the end. She had me do calf raises up the stairs. Ten calf raises (both legs at the same time) per step. My trainer said she expected after the 6th step (60 raises) and I’d quit.

I smiled and told her, “I’m going to the top of the stairs.” Read More