Happy February! Can you believe that we’re starting another month today? Since it’s a new month, it’s time for new goals! 🙂
Do you set monthly goals? I love doing these posts every month because it helps to hold me accountable, especially with my yearly goals. Sometimes it’s easy to get a little lazy with all of the day-to-day responsibilities that we have, but I always try to make my health a top priority.
First, let’s take a look at my goals from January:
Hit the 50 ride milestone on my Peloton bike
I DID IT! My next milestone will be 75 rides 🙂
Finish one book
I finally finished a book this month. I have a habit of starting books but never finishing them. Last month I read ‘Shut Up and Run’. It was a good read but I think it would be more beneficial for new runners.
Get back on track with healthy eating
While I was definitely better about this during January, there’s room for improvement. I find that I have no problem with my breakfast and lunch meals, but I could select better snacks and dinner options.
Here are my goals for February!
Do more workouts with weights
I’m committed to doing more weight workouts this month. It’s been hard to find the time, but even if I do at least 30 mins of weights 3x a week, that’s a good start. Plus I’ll be starting Orange Theory Fitness in March/April so I should try to work more on my strength now to prepare my body for their killer workouts!
Set up a training plan for Hot Chocolate 15K Philly
My first race of the season is April 6. I won’t need a super long training plan but I should get something started for this month. I’ve done this race once before and it’s pretty much a flat course. I would like to beat my previous finish time so maybe I’ll throw in some speed work too.
Consistent pre and post run stretching
Technically this shouldn’t even be a goal (because I should just do it automatically), but I’m taking baby steps! While I absolutely know this should happen before and after every workout, I have been know to skip it. My most common excuses – I’m just lazy or running short on time. Yup, those are crap excuses and I just need to find 5 minutes before and after a run to stretch. Also, I’m hoping that this helps with the tightness in my hips.
If you set monthly goals, what are your goals for February?
I’m linking up for Friday Five 2.0 with Lacey and Meranda from Fairytales and Fitness.