Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Running Wild: Weekly Wrap-Up

It just occurred to me that I wanted to start blogging again about my weekly runs and workouts. I am just loving the workouts I am doing right now and my running is slowly, ever so slowly, eeking towards the three miles at a time mark, so in my mind, that's starting to get blog worthy! 

Week of Jan 14-20

Total miles run: 5.5

Monday: Workout with trainer and 10 min elliptical

I am going to start writing down more, maybe on dailymile, what my workouts with my trainer look like. Since this was more than a week ago, I don't remember it very well. And can I pause for a minute and complain about how dailymile logs your workouts by how many days ago they were from today? Drives me crazy! Why don't they say the date??? 

Tuesday: 2 mile run

It was so nice to be outside. These days I run outside maybe one day per week and I always dread it before hand (the cold! the wind! ack!) but then when I am out there I love it! I don't run with my Garmin anymore. I probably will wear it again when I need to track distance, but right now I know how far to run from house for each run. I won't be tracking times very often, if at all, for the rest of the year. Or that's my goal at least!

Wednesday: bootcamp

My friend Sarah and I finally got back out to the track for our bootcamp. I was so happy I could do the warm-up laps and run the stairs again, too! We did a lot of fun stuff, including an exercise from Pink's trainer that was a burpee with a shuffle. 

Thursday: 1 mile run plus workout with trainer 

Again, I don't remember much about the workout. That reminds me, I need my trainer to start giving me copies of the workouts . . . no wonder I stand around like a deer in headlights when I am at the gym to work out on my own. 

Friday: Rest day

Saturday: 2.5 mile run

This was my weekend long run and my longest run since the end of October. Hooray! It was fun. 

Sunday: 20 mins elliptical plus 20 mins strength

I did this strength workout on my own. I ventured in to the weight room for the first time solo, which was a little intimidating. I don't mind being a "wimpy girly lifter" but I am just don't want to look like I don't have a clue what I am doing in there. On this day I did thrusters and halos, which I think are hard and fun. I also did some ab work and some pull-ups on the assisted pull-up machine (the gravitron). 


2 comments:

  1. Glad the running is coming along! I don't think you are a wimpy girly lifter simply by the fact that you used terms like halos and thrusters, and sounded like you knew what you were talking about.

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    1. Glad throwing the names of the moves around impressed you ;) haha! I am trying to learn, trying to look like I belong in the weight room. It's intimidating!

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