Yep I did a ‘sit up’ this week and I am celebrating!
When I started getting serious about working out a few weeks ago, my youngest son said in amazement… “What do you mean you can’t do a sit up!?”
That is right!
I could not remember the last time since 1972 I even tried.
BUT there had been a big GOOSE EGG attempt when I confessed to Josh.
I was SO OUT OF ‘SHAPE’ !!
So among a number of routines I gathered from you tube and other places, I came up with a routine which included Safe Leg Lifts for 63 Year Old Men Who Has Had Gallbladder Surgery as well as A TRIPLE BY PASS Surgery therefore offering numerous Hernia Tear locations ( I already have a hernia at the Navel) and basically has Sissy Muscles in place of a SIX PACK AB.
(Wow, I am amazed at how well I cleaned up my language on that description …. wow)
You know what else?
I began to notice how I walked slumped over like a little old man…(shuffle along old man, shuffle along…. nothing to see here)
It looked horrible.
When I am running? on the Treadmill I looked horrible too. I LOOKED LIKE A OLD MAN RUNNING.
Then I remembered …. I was.
So, in order to improve that appearance, I decided to just keep getting better at all that. (Including the Leg Lifts and finally, the SIT UPS)
March 7, 2018, while warming up for what was to be a record breaking day on the treadmill of 6.81 miles! …. I did a sit up ! Right in the middle of the Leg Lifts!
I was so happy! I ran in and flopped down in the middle of the Dinning Area Floor, and showed Betty!
She was so impressed!!
Yesterday, as I warmed up for another record breaking day of distance on the treadmill, ( !! 7.08 mi *** 01:37:04 mins ***155 bpm ***1178 cals burned)…
… and I did 5 sit ups!
Folks, that is a BIG THING in my life!
A BIG Celebration.
You should see the new wrinkles on my shrinking tummy!
THEY ARE AWESOME!
I will photograph that BADGE OF HONOR soon….( yeah, my tummy! with wonderful shrinkage wrinkles)
So, in my first week of wearing the FitBit, Josh gave me for my birthday, I have run almost 25 miles.
…burned during exercise, 5649 calories…
( I will count calories BURNED DURING WORK OUT, BUT THERE IS no reason for me to count calories I eat. When you eat WFPB, you can eat all you want!!!) EAT ALL YOU WANT!
This is another CELEBRATION !
The results of a ”Friendly”(?) Competition with Taylor W. and Josh to see who wins the Workout Contest (Monday – Friday).
Of course, I admit this oldmanskinandbones IS RETIRED (somewhat), and I am not eating meat, no animals, and no dairy, I take no protein supplements, I have no coach nor sponsor, and I have lots of time to do these things where as the young 25 ish year old competitors ( ie 2nd and 3rd places) have full time or more jobs … …
After the results of week 2 of the competition, I will post pictures of a new secret weapon I am constructing in my backyard… ( this will be a game changer!)
I do not need to count CALORIES I eat. There is NO REASON to do so.
I do not need to measure PROTEIN. There is NO REASON to do so.
I do not need to FEAR CARBS. There is NO REASON to do so.
But I do have a reason to celebrate Sit Ups and Handing the ass to 2nd and 3rd place…..
DID YOU HEAR THAT????
There IT GOES AGAIN!!