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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: DAY 30

Here it is, my 30th post on working out with Jillian Michaels on the 30 Day Shred DVD. I MADE IT!!

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 29

It’s Day 29! It’s Day 29! I am really going to make it to tomorrow!

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 28

Is it Friday yet? Allergies are kicking my butt this week, but I’m making it through each day’s workout.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 26

I got out of bed and shredded again. It’s getting to feel a bit like Groundhog Day around here, except that I find myself really liking level 3, so I don’t mind.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 25 Down, Only Five More to Go!

Phew. I don’t remember how long I shredded for when I first did it back in 2009, but I know it wasn’t for 25 days. I have hit a new personal record for the number of workouts in a given period, that’s for sure.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 24, No Excuses

Once upon a time, I was in a great exercise routine. I worked out before work, rolling out of bed at 5:30 a.m. and hitting the gym with all of the other dedicated souls at the gym who went before work. I did classes and some individual workouts, and it was just a part of […]

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 23

One thing I noticed this week was that while bumping up to level 3 was a shock, the soreness didn’t last as long as it did when I was first starting out. My legs hurt fiercely yesterday, but today they felt OK. Also?

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 22

Day 22 is in the bag, but holy cow, there was some soreness like I experienced way back on days 3 and 4. My legs felt like they were on fire this morning, I have never been more aware of quadriceps before in my life.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 21 Level 3

I made it! No, I’m not done with the 30 Day Shred, but I’ve made it to level 3! How are your workouts coming along? It’s been a full month now since I’ve started documenting this (30 business days = 6 weeks), and I have say, I’m feeling strong.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 20 2/3 of the Way There

I approached today’s workout with gusto, if for no other reason than it’s the last time I have to do level 2 for a while. I am feeling more coordinated about the moves on level 2, and have made friends with all of the strength moves, save the “walking push-up.” Not bad.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 17 (almost done with level 2)

Only two more days at level 2! I have to say that I am really hoping that I am better at the exercises that are coming up in level 3. It’s been eight days, and while I’m getting better at the plank position, it still bugs me.

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, Day 17: You Can Make This as Hard as You Want

Are you still hanging with me and Jillian? Has near-daily exercise become a habit?

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, Day 16: Thinking About Going Jeans Shopping?

No, I don’t think I’m going jeans shopping just yet. BUT, I did get a compliment from someone last week that I was toning up (it sounds weird, but it was in context and complimentary, I swear).

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 15 This is YOUR Workout

Here we are, with now THREE weeks under our belts! Are you feeling absolutely shredded?

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Day 14 God Knows This Isn’t Fun

Thank you for all your comments yesterday – I’m glad I’m not the only one who sometimes just wants the workout to be over!