New Avenue A subscription box and other things!

Well I really meant to write but between my two summer classes and working I had no time. But I have still been working out and I’m still taking college classes and working but this time I have a tiny bit of free time to write something today!

Today I worked out back and abs, but I didn’t take any video because I was using the college wellness center. I don’t want to be THAT person who sets up my phone as a camera and records myself( in public). Haha. So with that being said, here is a video from the other day.

I got my Avenue A Adidas subscription box and I’m wearing my new clothes in the video. I really love this subscription box. I always love everything I get. I normally hate high waisted pants but these are very comfortable and are super cute. When I first got the sneak peak of the halter bra I kind of didn’t like it. Once I got it and tried it on my mind was completely changed. It’s very comfortable and I love that the cups inside are stationary and do not move or are not removable. I HATE bras that have removable cups. I hate having to fold them in half and try to get them in that tiny ass hole they provide on the inside. I can’t ever get them back in the same. Anyone else absolutely hate removable cups? I mean, why can’t they see them in. Anyways I love the halter bra and I want more now.

I haven’t wore the shoes yet because I don’t want them to get all dirty and nasty at my job. I think I’ll only wear them to workout in. We’ll see.

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I’ve been taking summer classes

Long time no write! I actually am taking some summer classes right now and it’s very demanding. I don’t have any time to write but I’ll post my progress pictures.  My 30th birthday was about a week ago and I’m happy with my results so far, but I’m not done yet!!

Breakfast today I’m having a light English muffin with egg, muenster cheese, and tomato. I paired that( like wine lol) with some of my favorite herbal coffee: Teeccino! I drink this stuff every morning! 

I skipped two days!

Well the last two days  I spent the days with my boyfriend. One day was a rest day and one day was back and abs. So it looks like today I’ll be doing shoulders, back, and abs after work! That’s ok thought, it was worth it. As long as I can make it up I won’t feel so guilty about it! 😁

I’ll update my post tomorrow with workout videos. I can only do it at work since we don’t have internet at home! I know, who the heck doesn’t have internet? Well, we live in the sticks and nothing is offered except satellite internet and that’s way too expensive and it’s a two year contract. So I use my works wifi!

Yesterday’s chest workout

Well it’s getting closer to my 30th birthday. I can definitely see some changes in my back and my arm muscles for sure. And I just bought some new pants and they are already kind of baggy around my waist. I will have to use the belt that came with them. I hate belts. I feel like abs take more time to notice. 
Well here is my workout I did yesterday. 
I recorded one full set of reps for each exercise I did. I am not a personal trainer yet I am just sharing what has been working for me. 

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Still here

I’ve been super busy at work. I’ve been working most weekends 12 hour days and I haven’t been working out on those days.  It’s too difficult with the hours that I work. But I’m switching to part time soon and I’m going to be going to class. Here are some videos from the last few weeks. Let me know what exercises you do!

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I did 50 each of the raises with 2lb dumbbells. 

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Legs and chest

We skipped leg day because I had to work 12 hours at work! Yay. So we just did both legs and chest the next day to stay on track. 


Look what I found at GNC! This stuff is super delicious! I put it on my double protein English muffin in the morning or at night for a snack. They have a few other flavors too. Kind of pricey at $7, but it’s good. 

Here’s our tiny muscles so far!

I did a little meal prep for the next few days. Three different flavors of cubes up chicken: ranch powder, lemon pepper, and sriracha. It’s nice to make different flavors so you don’t get burnt out on chicken. 
Here’s a few clips of our exercises. Feel free to comment on how to use the best form and what not. We need to invest in some heavier plates too. But just to get used to the moves we are keeping it light for now.

Don’t you hate it when your hair tie gets in the way? I had to take it down for the chest press. 

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Here’s some video from last week I forgot to post 

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We bought some goodies..

Alright so working out has been on hold while we have been putting together our two new exercise toys.  One is a power tower and one is a weight bench with the pulling stuff and barbell stuff. Idk the name of it yet.  It’s taken a few days to put together just because our room is so small. If you watch my Snapchat then you know our struggle. 
We finally finished it yesterday so today we can actually use it. I’ll try to get some better pictures of it up soon. ​In the mean time, here are some store shots with some video of us putting it together. 

​this is the moment Spencer wanted to get the bigger bench instead of the smaller one. β€‹

This is the power tower at the store. 

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Yesterday grr

Well yesterday at work was so freaking busy? Are you ever so busy you don’t take your two breaks and then your boss tells you to take a 30 minutes lunch instead of an hour? Well that was my day. Plus I had to stay late. FML. 
I wouldn’t have minded it as much, but my boyfriend and I planned to drive to Fort Worth for a little getaway. We still drove down but we were later than we wanted. 

We didn’t get to do legs day yesterday but we are going to do it today with whatever is planned for today as well. Even if we skip a day we will make it up the next day. I don’t want to get into bad habits of skipping days. 
We plan on going to Ikea to! Yay. Who doesn’t like IKEA?  We will shop and earn some steps for our Fitbit !πŸ˜‚ Hit two birds with one stone as they say. 

Here’s our Snapchat story from yesterday. ​

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I’ll be 30 soon…

Alright I’m not the best at updating this blog but let me tell you what’s been going on. 
I started doing some strength training and then I got sick. I was sick for over two weeks. At first it was a cold then it turned into a sinus infection and then the start of bronchitis. Ahh. Why me? 
Ok so now I’m better and I have been thinking about how I am about to be the BIG 30. I guess 30 is not that big but I’m going to feel sad not being in my 20s anymore. I feel old. 
I want to be fit and toned by the time my 30th birthday comes around. Kind of like a birthday gift to myself. I mean, what better gift to give myself than good help and physical fitness right?
If you would like to join in and get in shape I’d love to stay in touch on here or Snapchat. I’ll be using Snapchat as my main video source of what I’m doing as far as working out. I may throw a bit of Instagram on there too. Who knows how adventurous I will be with my social media skills. 
If you want to follow me on Instagram I have two accounts: bengy465 and carvingcouple. The couple one is my boyfriend and I both getting fit. My Snapchat is bengy465 as well. 
Alright well. I’ll see you on social media.  I will be sure to add before pictures and videos too. Please comment below if you want to follow me so I know that I’m not getting spam accounts trying to be my friend. πŸ‘πŸΌ

Today is the day

Alright. We haven’t worked out in a long time, but today we are going to start weight training again. It’s been almost a year since I hurt my back really bad and I feel like I can train again. We have gained fat like crazy and I feel super weak, but as long as I buckle down and start eating right and working out every day I will be able to get back to where I was a year ago. 
Now that I have unlimited data I can actually use phone now without having to watch my data. Yay. 
I’ll post what workouts we do on here so you can follow along if you like. If not follow us on Instagram and Snapchat to see what we are doing too.