Day Seven: Jumping Jehosaphat

Today the weight is up by a little over a pound. Overall it’s down from this time last week.

Wii Fit Plus Weight - October 13th, 2009

Wii Fit Age is matching up with my real age. I have no idea why. Maybe the balance board picks the age out of a bingo tumbler.

Wii Fit Age - October 13th, 2009

Today’s EA Sports Active workout introduced side to side jumps. Now, I’m sure that this is a very good exercise, but there is a flaw with it. This is a game targeted toward overweight people. And wile the trainer is clear that you should try to land softly on your feet, there’s only so soft you can land when you’re heavy and your legs aren’t super strong. Plus, I’ve got downstairs neighbors so I’m really hesitant to fling myself around the room. Moreover, I found the trainer was constantly criticizing me for doing it wrong. I’m not sure how you can screw up jumping, but apparently I was.

I was not excited to learn that tomorrow’s workout introduces jumping squats and jumping lunges. I’d be fine with jumping jacks, those I can do without knocking the plaster off the ceiling. I suppose I’m just grousing. Harumph.

EA Sports Active - 30-day Challenge (Day 3)

Today’s fancy feast was salmon steak, fingerling potatoes, salad, avocado slices, and tomatoes stuffed with turkey meatball. It was a pretty big meal.

Dinner - Salmon Steak, Potatoes, Tomato, Salad

I’ve been tracking my daily nutrition on dailyburn. I’ve found it relatively easy to stay within calorie goals, but I’ve had a difficult time hitting targets for protein, fat, and carbs. I seem to always be behind on protein, and too far ahead on either fat or carbs in a given day.

I guess that says something about the kinds of foods that I gravitate towards. Fat and carbs is a good summation of my favorite things.

I’ve been drinking a protein mix to try and get protein up without adding fat or carbs. Ideally I’ll reach a point where I don’t have to rely on that anymore.