Monday, January 7, 2013

Shed and Shred

So, encouraged by Yolanda, I'm going to start posting my workouts here again.

Today I did Level 2 of Jillian Michaels' "Shed and Shred". Ouch, ouch, ouch.

Best/worst/most creative bit of torture? Push-up-jacks: Start in plank, lower down to push-up position while shooting your legs out in a plank jack at the same time. Push up, bringing legs back together at the center. Ow, ow, ow.



  1. Jillian is a crazy person. And I think she enjoys torturing people. Did you see the first episode of season 14 biggest loser? Half her team passed out or fell off the treadmill multiple times, and she just yelled at them to get out of her gym and quit wasting her time. Crazy!

  2. I saw the first half of the first episode. Hee, hee. She's a nutter. :) But she's so good at what she does! It was interesting to hear her talk about this season on her podcast; I think there's a lot we're missing due to editing.

    Anyway, her workouts are the very best kind of pain: super-effective. :) And I loved this one particularly, actually. It was really well-thought-out in terms of order and angle of muscles worked. I really liked it.

  3. Oy, that sounds miserable.

    This week has been a bit of a mess, so no exercise for me. The semester starts again with Monday, and with it, new exercise routines. Am praying for better weather to enjoy our new bike trailer!