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Heeeelllooooo (a la Jerry Seinfeld!)

My sis and I had a great Body Pump class today! The instructor wasn’t the best but we still managed to have a great workout.

The instructor decided to put on techno Christmas music, and we just weren’t feeling it! I much rather prefer having current music on the play list when working out! lol…

According to my HRM:

  • All over body weight lifting workout
  • Duration: 55 mins.
  • Max Heart Rate: 152 bpm (78% of max)
  • Avg heart rate: 107 bpm (55% of max)
  • Feel the Burn: 218 kcals
  • We did a 1/4 mile walking cool down after stretching

I tried not to push it too much because I haven’t done one of these classes in ages and I want to be able to walk the rest of the week! I also plan on running tomorrow so I want to be able to do that as well. :)

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After we showered up, we all headed off to a new French cafe that opened up a couple weeks ago. It was delicious!

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Eric got a Powdered sugar and maple syrup Belgium Waffle:

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I tried a bite and it was amazing!

My dish: A Vegetarian Crepe with mixed green salad:

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I ate half the crepe and most of the salad.

My mom ordered the most amazing frothed tea with her meal:

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Of course I had a sip to try it- it was so sweet and tastey!

The beautiful view from my parents house:

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You can see the gorgeous mountains!! So breathtaking! Do you see the bunny tracks?? hehe. Rabbits and deer are everywhere here!

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On the agenda today:

  • Eric and I are off to do some last minute shopping
  • I am helping my mom with Christmas dinner prep (stuffing, pie crusts) We are having Xmas dinner the 24th
  • Going to look at Christmas lights tonight (Stay tuned for pics!!)

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I hope you are having a wonderful week! Thank you for all your comments everyday- I LOVE reading them. :D You guys rock.

Tell me, do you have an exercise ‘game plan’ this week- if so, what is it? Leave it in the comments section! See my game plan in yesterday’s post (cant remember what one now, maybe the morning post)

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carolinebee December 23, 2008

haha LOVE the seinfeld reference..and your hub’s French toast looks SO good!! I would’ve been good and gone with your choice though :D Luckily my gym is open all week and has special fun classes on Holidays, so I’m going to TKB tomorrow morning, and keeping it low-key like a walk or something for Christmas day, then I’ll see how i feel! It’s nice to plan it out so you don’t get overwhelmed.

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Halie December 23, 2008

Heelllloooooo!! La La La!!

HAHA I love it! Jerry Seinfeld and talking belly buttons :D

Love the French cuisine! And the Belgian ;)

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VeggieGirl December 23, 2008

Great workout, eats, and scenery!!

Same workout plan for me as always = yoga everyday and strength-training 4 times per week.

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limberkimbers December 23, 2008

Wow that view from your parents house is breathtaking!!

Those waffles look so, so good!!

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Dave December 23, 2008

Love the views! Especially the untouched snow – ok maybe the bunny tracks are okay..
Have fun looking at the lights!

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lauren December 23, 2008

its interesting to hear how many calories you burned for body pump. i take that class and googled average calorie but just for common knowledge and seemed like most people reported like 400-500 which seemed a little outrageous to me!

as for workout plan, definately hope my body is up for a good 6 miler tomorrow to offset some of the sweets i plan to eat! hopefully a nice walk on christmas and a quick jog before i leave for the weekend! im addicted to exercise so its kind of stressful thinkin i may not get much in anywhere with the holidays!

did you board sketchie at a vet while you were gone??

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sweetandnatural December 23, 2008

That view is amazing!

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bobbi December 24, 2008

Angela those waffles look amazing! Have a Merry Christmas!

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