Feb 28 2012: Goodbye Ruby Tuesday

4:15am start to the day, up and out to the gym happily and willingly, a decent session and a nice stroll by the river once I got to Perth.

This is rapidly becoming my definition of a GREAT day.

Food:
Breakfast: 1 slice dry toast with vegemite (pre-gym) 2 weetbix and skim milk
Mid-morning: Banana, blueberry yoghurt, almonds, walnuts, pine nuts, pepitas, sunflower seeds
Lunch: Toasted foccacia with tandoori chicken, spinach leaves, tomato.
Mid-afternoon: Handful of grapes
Dinner: Chicken curry, browen rice and daal
Evening Social: Few nibbles, bit of cheese, couple of mini toasts with dip

Drink:
Plain, filtered water: 3800ml
Skinny long macchiato – no sugar
Glass orange juice

Activity:
Gym (details below)
2.8km riverside walk to office
Extended lunchtime walk, along the river a little then back around into town
Down stairs Level 8 to Ground x 2
Up stairs Level 1 to Level 8 x 2
Step count – lost track at 12,000 or so
6.5km (ish) cycle ride x 2, 2 hours apart, 35 minutes out, 26 minutes back

Gym:
5 minute warm up on bike – 2.039km
600m row – 2m 48s
15 push-ups (7 toe, 8 knee), 15 fitball squats, stretching
800m row – 4m 13s
Stretching
600m row – 2m 48s
Stretching

Physical, Mood etc.:
Morning – Woke up at 4:15am, mood solid and balanced, ready to start the day
Lunch – GREAT!
Night – Tired, hot, sweaty (after bike ride) – ready for bed, never even switched computer on!

Notes:
Toe push-ups back in the mix today, which is great. Hit the 2km goal for the warm-up bike ride, second successive day. Need to keep that up now.

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