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twothree 07-30-2010 08:10 PM

twothree's training
 
I kickbox.

Age: 16
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Goals: improve my kickboxing, lower my weight, increase endurance

I'm in pretty good shape, though I eat the occasional bit of fast food (I'm trying to cut that out). I do kickboxing 3 or 4 days a week, which is as often as I can get there. The other days I go to the gym and do cardio with some occasional minor weightlifting. When school starts in a couple weeks I'll have to take Wednesdays off, because that's my major workday. Anyway, yesterday:

Training:
7:20--1 hour of cardio in the gym, mostly elliptical, some biking. Light-medium effort, wasn't quite awake.
6:30--1 hour of kickboxing, including conditioning (heavy on crunches, push ups, mountain climbers, and up-downs).

Food:
skim milk, Tablespoon peanut butter, whole wheat cereal, more skim milk, Panera Bread tuna salad sandwich, Piece french bread, fresh blueberries, Full block chicken flavored ramen, cooked white rice, 8 saltines, still more skim milk

Today:
Training:
3:00--1 hour of cardio (treadmill, elliptical)
At home, later: conditioning (jump rope, crunches, push ups, etc)

Food:
skim milk, Cheerios, 1 Hardee's Big Chicken sandwich, peach, Salad (romaine lettuce, light dressing), 1 scrambled egg with tomato, piece whole wheat toast with butter substitute

Things I need to improve: eat more protein post-workout. Fewer carbs, esp. overly processed ones. Increase vegetable consumption.
Practice: Left hook, switch kick

JakeS 07-31-2010 12:27 AM

cool beans, I'm at 195 as well. such an awkward wait to be at for this sport

twothree 07-31-2010 12:54 AM

Totally is. Of course, 5'11" (or slightly over) is pretty tall for a girl anyway, but reach is a nice thing to have.
I started kickboxing pretty recently, and just since I've started I've lost some weight, so hopefully that continues...

twothree 07-31-2010 03:49 PM

Went to kickboxing at 11:15 this morning. While doing up-downs and kickbacks for warm up I landed wrong and popped my hip. Normally this wouldn't be an issue, but I developed stress fractures in both hips a while back. They're fully healed now, and my hips are usually okay...unless I land wrong. So now my left hip is stinging pretty bad. But I promised myself I'd go back to the gym and do some more cardio this afternoon, so I will. I might have to stay on the bike so that I don't irritate it more, though, which sucks.

twothree 08-01-2010 01:20 PM

I think today's going to be an off day. I was at a party last night and so didn't sleep much. I'll eat healthy and probably not go to the gym. I am scheduled to go play ultimate frisbee later, though, so I'll get some exercise in.

twothree 08-03-2010 02:14 AM

I went to the gym and did about an hour of basic (elliptical) cardio at 7 this morning, nothing too hard.

At 6:30 was kickboxing. I didn't do very well because my hips have been bothering me. I did complete the class though. I'm starting to worry a little bit, I really don't want to have to stop training because of a stupid injury. Anyway, kickboxing tonight we worked some combos and did conditioning (mountain climbers, lemon squeezers, and up-downs, among others).

twothree 08-04-2010 12:28 AM

Just kickboxing today. Had the instructor work with my on uppercuts and roll outs, which was good. Did a lot of cardio for warm up, more than usual.

Food today:
Some watermelon
Tbsp peanut butter
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Turkey sandwich on whole wheat with mustard, lite mayo, slice provolone, and a tomato slice
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Peach smoothie (peach, skim milk, ice, Splenda)
Some honeydew
Grilled chicken breast with BBQ sauce
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(post workout)
Salad with caesar dressing
Large glass milk
Blueberries
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2 tbsp peanut butter
2 tbsp chocolate chips

twothree 08-04-2010 10:50 PM

After two days in a row of kickboxing, I didn't go to the gym today. Not so much because of that, but because it was about 110 degrees F where I live, and that's enough heat to make me feel pretty sick.

To compensate, I ate less today (I only include drinks with calories on this list, I also drink water):
1 scrambled egg
1 medium tomato
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Sarku Teryaki Chicken Combo
Lemonade
(I was at the mall)
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10 slices cucumber
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Large salad
Low cal poppyseed dressing
2 slices deli turkey
Mustard
Snow peas
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1 cup blueberries
(about 1200 calories total, which is pretty much a minimum for my age/gender/usual activity level)

luger0 08-05-2010 05:48 AM

That 1,200 calorie day is sorta dangerous if I am not mistaken.

Even for me with my metabolism I stand at 5'11" and weigh in around 160-164...not to sure on the weight as I haven't weighed for a few weeks now.

But for me 1,200 calories is a good sized meal for me.

If I take in 1,200 in a single meal it'll last me about 2-3.5 hours before I start feeling hungry.

I know that I burn at least 300-calories standing still due to how I've built my metabolism. If you figure I could burn 200/hour on average throughout the day that's nearly 5 thousand calories.

With the training you are talking about you should be taking at least 2,500 to 3,000.

If you don't have more than 2 thousand you are going to start having issues with starving the body.

luger0 08-05-2010 05:50 AM

[quote=twothree;1236825]After two days in a row of kickboxing, I didn't go to the gym today. Not so much because of that, but because it was about 110 degrees F where I live, and that's enough heat to make me feel pretty sick.

I would wish that it could get as hot here as 110 degrees.

I have a gym in a shed w/ no power that I do heat training in. I shed loads of water-weight out there.

In a single minute drill when it is 90-95 out I have a pool of sweat forming on the floor.


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