#FitReaders Check-In: January 29, 2021

Posted January 29, 2021 by Jen in #FitReaders Tags: ,

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Welcome to #FitReaders2021!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com.

Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts on Fridays, as it helps me be accountable. You are welcome to do your own check-in posts, check in below, in the comments, or check in with the Facebook group – whatever works for you!

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I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind.

Last Week (January 18 – January 24, 2021):

Kindness… I did a pretty good job again last week, continuing to make better choices, eating less. I took a rest day last Friday when I was busy and tired from the week. On Sunday when it was 17F (and 2F with windchill), I opted to use my elliptical, which was a good change up from my walking routine.

Weight: I was down 1.4 pounds last week and I feel good about the loss. Overall I’m down 2.2 pounds for the year.

Goals: I met all of my goals last week and felt good. These goals seem to be working for me; however, I haven’t looked into yoga or stretching yet, so I need to get on that.

Don’t forget to join the Facebook Group and check in with us there!

My Goals for 2021:

My overall goals for 2021 are:

  • To lose approximately 10 pounds (from my Jan 1 start weight) and get back to my goal weight. I will do with through healthy eating and exercise. I don’t have to be perfect, but I do need to make a true effort. 
  • To get back into yoga or start some sort of strength training. I miss yoga, but found I wasn’t doing it at home, alone, since COVID shut down the studio I went to. I need to change things up. I’m going to give myself January to look into options and try to add something new to my workouts by February.
  • To remain an active member of FitReaders and support my fellow members. I will do this by actively participating in the FitReader Facebook Group and continuing to share my journey with my weekly check-in on the blog.

Goals for January:

  • Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week. – 6/5
  • Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 5 days per week. -6/5
  • Be under my DAILY caloric intake maximum on at least 2 days. -3/2
  • Be no more than 1,500 calories over my total allotted calorie consumption each week. – good (+1,016)
  • Limit alcohol intake to 2 days per week (for a total of 4 servings per week). – 1/2 (1)
  • Drink 52 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week. – 7/7
So are you ready to lace up your sneakers? Are you ready to up your commit to fit?