My Training (week 23)

I have big goals for June, so in order to keep myself on track, I will start posting my weekly training.  I would like to attend 3 classes a week at the gym, but sometimes Zoe’s sleeping and feeding schedules doesn’t corporate. Her schedule is more important, so I will not change that. But in case we can not make it to a class, I will replace the class with online videos or DVD’s. So, no excuses!!

Plan:

  • Running: 3 runs of at least 3 miles
  • Strength training: 1 hour
  • Yoga: 1 hour
  • Core: 30 min

Monday:

  • Missed the class, so I ran 3x 1 mile and in between did some weights (after 1st mile: abs, biceps and triceps. after 2nd mile: lat, chest and shoulder, after 3rd mile: good final stretch)

Tuesday:

  • Rest

Wednesday: National Running Day!

  • We met at the local running store to run 6 miles, but it was super hot and I just could not keep up. I ran 1.5 miles and walked 2.5 miles).
  • In the afternoon I did 25 minutes of yoga (class 1: Essential Yoga), which I found on Runner’s World Yoga Center. It was challenging!
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Zoe and I are on the very left

Thursday:

  • Rest. I just felt we should stay at home today and take it easy, we were running around all week.

Friday:

  • I ran 3 miles on TM in 31 min
  • 20 min of core exercises (random ones I found online)

Saturday:

  • Rest

Sunday: Family day!

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my spectator

 

Total miles run: 3 runs, total of 10 miles (7.5 ran, 2.5 walked)

Total minutes of cross training:

  • Strength training: ~ 20 minutes
  • Yoga: 45 minutes
  • Core: 20 min

Summary: I was really exhausted after Wednesday’s run/walk. I needed a rest day and felt much better on Friday. Running outside is tough for me, it’s hot and humid already. Since I’m not racing until the fall, I will keep my workouts indoor for a little while. I did all the planned workouts, so this makes me happy, however some where not as long as I was hoping for. But it was a good start, let’s try again next week!

 

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5 thoughts on “My Training (week 23)

  1. Great goals! It’s nice to see you working hard already. I’m learning a lot from your experiences. (Your list you emailed me was really helpful when registering for lil baby yesterday — thanks!!)

  2. You’re amazing! You must motivate me once I get this child out of me so I can get back into my normal clothes (which I haven’t seen in years). I miss those clothes! Keep up the awesome work!

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