HealthyWage Challenge Day 8

Weight: 161.2

I ‘m back down to 161.2 lbs which makes for a total weight loss of 4.2 lbs to date. My goal is to be at 160 lbs at the start of next week (no weekend splurges this time). I turned the workout up just a little bit more today to help.

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Exercise (in order performed):

  • QTY 2 ea. sets of QTY 40 ea. push-ups
  • Anderson Ab Workout:
    • QTY 25 ea. crunches
    • QTY 25 ea. toe touches (place feet straight in the air; then, reach up and touch your toes)
    • QTY 25 ea. leg lifts (keep your legs straight; then, lower you feet to 6 inches off the ground and raise your feet back to perpendicular)
    • QTY 30 ea. scissors (hold feet 6 inches off of the ground, spread your legs, cross your legs, repeat switching which foot goes on top)
      • (I did 5 extra scissors today)
    • QTY 25 ea. elbow to knee (cross one foot over opposite knee; then, place opposite hand behind head and touch that elbow to your opposite knee)
    • QTY 25 ea. elbow to knee for your other side
  • 4 mile run
  • QTY 40 ea. push-ups
  • Another set of Anderson Abs
  • Another set of 40 push-ups
  • QTY 2 ea. sets of QTY 10 ea. stabilization leg lift exercises (stand on one foot and raise your leg forward and hold for 3 seconds, lower your leg and raise it to the side and hold for 3 seconds, lower your leg and raise it to the back and hold for 3 seconds)
  • QTY 25 ea. plain crunches
  • QTY 25 ea. body weight squats



  • 1 Bowl of Quaker Maple Oatmeal Squares with strawberries and whole milk
  • 1 Glass of whole milk


  • small salad with bacon bits and ranch dressing
  • 1 honey crisp apple
  • 1 tbsp of peanut butter
  • Drank Water


  • Steak and potatoes
  • 1 cup of Green Tea (unsweetened)
  • Water

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