The Sweat Project

A Personal Fitness Journey

Meal Prep: 101

Nicole Meadows One of the things I made sure to do this summer was to meal prep and eliminate most processed foods. After a year of eating in the dorm, I was so excited to cook … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Week of 7/29 – Goals

Wanted to outline my goals for this week. Goals Monday – Cardio – 1 hour run/walk. 5 miles. 700+ cals. Tuesday – Chest, Tris, Front Shoulders and Abs (includes 20 … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update

Lifting heavy is going well. Hit all body parts this week plus light cardio around workouts to keep metabolism and calorie burning high. Workouts Monday – Run/Walk 1 hour for … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trying to lift heavy

So this week is a new routine for me. Due to the fact that my previous measurements had me losing 6 lbs of lean muscle mass I’ve decided to add … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goals for July & August

I’ve been thinking a lot about my short term goals. For what remains of July and for August I’m thinking about getting away from cardio a bit and focusing on … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Losing Muscle? – Need advise!

For those that follow you may have seen that I posted an updated progress report last week.  I’m really excited to still be making progress and to still be excited … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Progress – May and June Results

Height – 5/11″ Weight – 221 lbs (-12 lbs) Neck – 17 (+1/2″) Chest – 43 (-1 3/4″) Waist – 42 (-2 1/4″) Hips – 42 3/4 (-2 1/4″) Arms … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

June 26

Going to be off for a few days so I thought I’d hit it hard. Elliptical 20 mins Smith Machine Squats 5 sets Dumbbell Rows 5 sets Barbell Deadlift 5 … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 25

Chest Day – heavy Elliptical 30 mins Machine chest press 5 sets Bench press 5 sets Dumbbell bench press 5 sets Dumbbell flys 5 sets Bike 20 mins

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 24 – Cardio Day

All cardio day. Elliptical –  45 mins at 600 cals Bike – 45 mins at 300 cals

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 22 – Weekend Workout

Hit arms and shoulders this weekend with some super sets. Walk 22 mins Incline Dumbbell Curls super set with Tricep Kickbacks – 5 x 8 (heavyish) Standing EX Bar Curls … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 21 – a great salad

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 20

Bike Bench Flys Dumbbell Bench Machine Bench Tri Pushdowns Bike

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 19 – Took a Week Off

Took a week off from the gym to spend some time relaxing. It’s paid off. Hit the gym hard last night and broke through a plateau. Sometime you need the … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

June 5th – Meals

Strawberry Pineapple Vanilla Protein Shake for breakfast Awesome salad for lunch

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 4th – The Hands Of Hardwork

This is what the hands of hard work look like today. Bike 20 mins Barbell Deadlift Barbell Row Lat Pulldown Upright Row Barbell Curl

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

June 2 – Legs, Arms and Abs

Hit the gym today for a great super set. Bicep curls with Hack Squats Tri Pushdown with Leg Press Lateral Raises with Calf Raises Decline Crunches with Lower Back Extension

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Salad and Exercise

Big lunch salad today. Spicy. Exercise Bike Squats Bench Rows and more

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

After the break

Recently I’ve taken a break from exercise to move. I bought a house and have been spending my time moving, unpacking, and cleaning. Lots still to do but it’s great … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Back to Back Days

Wow. Tough. Muscles don’t respond the same way the second day. Needed more time to warm up. Still got in 4.75 miles in 60 mins though. So I made up … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

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