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HIIT: M-100s

Even after a rough Fast Day, I woke up feeling refreshed and really good because I get to EAT! Yes!

I started my day finishing up the paltry half tray of Palek Paneer (wooosha... let it go let it go). I added a poached egg and two pieces of toast (497 calories). Very filling for a breakfast - sorry no picture I was too hungry and my poached egg was very ugly.

Next up was a homemade Vietnamese coffee made by my lovin' hubby (132 calories):

No that I'm all full and amped up on coffee I think it's time to push the envelop and try a HIIT (high intensity interval training) workout. HIIT has been shown to improve cardio and bust fat more effectively than slogging it out on the treadmill for hours. How is this possible? HIIT workouts KILL! Or at least they should if you are doing it right.

So I'm going to attempt to do 100 total reps of the following 3 exercises: squat thrusts, mountain climber and squat jumps (even though the squat thrusts look a lot like the squat jumps, but whatever). Wish me luck!

This is what they should look like:

This is what mine looked like:

Definitely not as polished as the boys above but a good place to start. I will definitely do this a few more times before moving on to a more challenging HIIT work out.


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