Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm Lisa a mom to two girls and a wife to a US Navy Submariner. I have a passion for running, nutrition and all things fitness. For me running or training hard at the gym equals 24 hours of complete joy in a day. If this blog inspires and helps motivate you, then I hope you continue reading.

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01 October 2012


Fall is here! I'm excited to run outdoors in the cooler temps and witness fall foliage. Along with the season change comes all the pumpkin recipes. If you are a Pumpkin Spice Latte fan from Starbucks, please be aware of it's nutritional value before you drink it.

For a 16 oz. Pumpkin Spice Latte with 2% Milk and Whipped Cream:

Calories: 380
Calories from fat: 120
Total fat: 13g
Total Carb: 51g
Total Sugar: 49g
Protein: 14g

49g of SUGAR! No bueno :(

I am excited for pumpkin recipes. Pumpkin protein bars, Pumpkin protein pancakes, & Pumpkin Cheese cake!! 

10/01/2012 Work Out: LEG DAY!!

Leg Press (followed immediately with 30 sec of Jump Squats) 
12 Reps, 4 Sets
Step Ups w/ DB 20 Reps (each leg), 4 Sets
Forward Lunges w/ DB 16 Reps (each leg) 4 Sets
Leg Extensions 12 Reps, 4 Sets
Hamstring Curls ( Slow during negatives) 10-12 Reps, 4 Sets

HIIT on treadmill
5 Minute Warm Up
10x's of 30 seconds at 8% incline, speed of 9.0 mph with 30 sec rest.
5x's of incline at 10%, speed at 9.0 mph (30 seconds on and 30 seconds off).

My legs are sore already. I hope I'll be able to walk tomorrow.

1 comment:

  1. I love fall too. I buy pumpkin spice coffee from Green Mountain Coffee in the k cups, I make it myself. I think it tastes better than Starbucks. Starbucks flavor is kind of fake.