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Exercise and Food Journal 101

I've been trying to make the most of my time during winter break (school starts tomorrow). The focus has been getting more workout time and running without overdoing it.
Recovery from surgery feels like I'm walking in waist deep mud when I'm used to running on flat pavement. I've been trying new workouts to mix things up (I tend to get bored) so I attended a new class called TRX. The class was 30 minutes long and I felt every minute of it! It was a full body workout (legs, core, upper torso and arms)! I took the class on a Thursday and my arms were sore for three days. Definitely a class I will be taking again!

As I am getting more routine in my workouts I've decided to really start tracking my calories. My goal is to consume 1,500 calories a day. With my current height and weight consuming 1,500 calories a day should allow for a loss of approximately 2 lbs a week (more depending on how much I exercise). So far it's been three days and I'm doing well. (Fr…