A blog about my life, fitness and fun! (...and maybe a few cat pictures...)

A blog about my life, fitness and fun! (...and maybe a few cat pictures...)

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Weekly Workouts!


I ran... 19 miles
I hiked... 2 miles
I arc trained... twice
I lifted... twice

I've also been keeping up with PT stuff and foam rolling. Check out my sweet foam rolling tricks...



 


Saturday- 5 neighborhood miles. This run sucked and I knew it was going to suck. I had very little sleep and had more alcohol than normal at Karen's bachelorette party the day before. My stomach was not upset and I wasn't dehydrated (I drank a ton of water throughout the night) but I still had that tired, fuzzy feeling.

Sunday- EPIC LIFTING SESSION AT PLANET FITNESS! It was a beautiful day and a shame to be inside, however, after over a week off lifting, it was time to get back at it! I normally lift consistently at least twice a week. But early last week my shoulder hurt a bit from swimming, so I decided to give it a break. Then I realized I hadn't taken a full week off lifting since we were on vacation last summer, so I figured I may as well.

Crazy gym hair, don't even care!


Oh, the arc trainer, how I missed ye...

Monday- Onoko Falls hike in Jim Thorpe, PA. We had the best time on our day trip to Jim Thorpe and if you go, I highly recommend hiking to the top of Onoko Falls!



Does that look tiny? It was huge!

Tuesday- 8 miles! I drove to Seibert Park and ran along the creek into Enola and back to the park. I really enjoyed this run and felt good the whole time! My groind hurt a little the last two miles but nothing too bad. This was a confidence booster for sure.

Wednesday- REST! But I did 5 hours of yard work. Does that count as cross training!? No? Okay.

Thursday- 6 miler! It was nice and hot for this run. Then I did yard work for four hours. It was a very active day!

Friday- Lifting @ Planet Fitness and 30 minute arc trainer. Planet Fitness put a trash can where a normally do my donkey kicks. That's bullshit!


Next week, I am doing 2 trail runs in preparation for my 30k in a month! I hope they go well. I am nervous. Sunday I am doing 12 miles on the AT and the following Saturday I am hoping to do 8-12 at Pinchot Park.

10 comments:

  1. Good luck with your trail runs to get ready for the 30K! Eek! Glad you made it to Planet to lift. Ours just replaced all of the machines, including a few that I liked (a few machines that are good, because you know how gym machines can be). I did lunges for the first time in forever on Monday and have been a little sore all week from that.

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    1. That stinks they replaced some machines you liked. New is definitely not always better. I would say about a year ago they got rid of their asst. pull up/dip machine and the new one is so unnatural that I don't use it. It's the kind where you are on your knees. It just doesn't let you pull your body up in the natural range of motion so unfortunately now I have to use bands on the monkey bars- which is SO HARD I always feel like puking!

      Today, my triceps are sore from lifting on Wed. What the heck!?

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  2. Have an awesome trail run tomorrow! Sounds wonderful!

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  3. Haha, i'm laughing at the trash can comment.

    I think yardwork totally counts as some form of workout!

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  4. I like your foam roller moves! Have fun on your trail run!

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    1. Thank you! I hate bragging about all the cool tricks I can do buuuuuuut....

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  5. Exciting!! A 30 K coming up...this is why I go back and read posts!
    Sounds like running is going good again for you :)

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    1. I'm trying to feel good! Now it's my hip that's being a pain.

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