Today I am linking up with Annmarie from The Fit Foodie Mama, Angelena Marie from Angelena Marie: Happy, Healthy & Balanced, Michelle at Fruition Fitness and Nicole from Nicole from FitFul Focus for Wild Workout Wednesday!
Last month I asked for your help to come up with a new workout routine.
Why the need for a new routine?
Well there were a few reasons…
1. Gym changes. My current gym (LA Fitness) changes classes and teachers ALL THE TIME (it’s really not the best gym but it’s in my price range, so for now I’ll stay). Therefore I really only have two classes that I attend weekly with my favorite instructor – Boot Camp and Spinning.
2. I was getting lazy. I’m a very type A personality so I like routine and structure. Without those two things, I was starting to get lazy, putting off workouts for ‘later’ and then either ‘later’ would never come or I would half-ass the workout. That’s just not acceptable.
3. Winter weight gain sucks. I’ve got a good 10 pounds to drop before I start marathon training at the end of this summer. I indulged a little too much in ALL THE CARBS these past few months so I need to re-set my eating habits (portion control is key). This mixed in with a good workout routine to help me shed the pounds the right way.
So…with all that said, I have decided on the following workout routine to help me stay on track:
Monday – Running + Strength Training
Tuesday – Running + PT exercises (includes core)
Wednesday – Boot Camp
Thursday – Running + Core Work
Friday – Active Rest Day (Yoga or Walking)
Saturday – Running (long run)
Sunday – Spinning or Strength Training
Nothing is set in stone, but I really think this will work for me. To avoid injury, or a flare up of my old injury, I cannot run every day. I think running four days a week, mixed in with boot camp, spinning and 2 days od dedicated strength training, will help me achieve my weight loss goal, and get stronger in the process.
Do you have a workout routine? Do you find that it keeps you on track?