Happy Sunday 🙂 Wow, what a week! Between having a busy work week, dealing with the allergies from hell and traveling to a race this weekend, I’m pooped! Sometimes I really wish that I had more hours in the day, or maybe an additional weekend day to get things done!
Before I move on, Congratulations to all the London Marathon runners today!
Here’s how my workouts went this week:
Monday, April 22
Spinning (65 minutes)
Started off the week with a 20 minute tabata pop ride followed by an awesome 45 minute arms and intervals ride. Kicked my booty, that’s for sure!
Tuesday, April 23
4 mile run + Strength Training (30 minutes)
I’ve really been focusing on my upper body during my strength training and I’m absolutely loving it. Lifting really sparks joy for me 🙂
Wednesday, April 24
Boot Camp (60 minutes)
I literally had no desire at all to do this class but I put on my big girl pants and got it done.
Thursday, April 25
4 mile run + Spinning (40 minutes)
I’m loving these hybrid workouts lately. Something about doing two different types of workouts helps the time fly by!
Friday, April 26
Spinning (45 minutes)
This was a hard workout. Fridays are usually my rest days, but I had to get in this ride since I had a race on Sunday. This tabata ride was really brutal because it was 20 seconds on / 10 seconds off for almost the entire ride. To compare, the other tabata spinning classes I have done had 40 seconds on / 20 seconds off intervals. Although hard, that’s more doable for me. Only having 10 seconds to recover in-between was damn near impossible, especially with so many sets. Oh well, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, right?
Saturday, April 27
My mom and I traveled down to Wilmington, Delaware to run races on Sunday (5K for her, half marathon for me). We took Amtrak and it was easy peasy – just how I like it!
Sunday, April 28
Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon!
I completed my 40th half marathon and 12th state! I’ll have my race recap up on Tuesday 🙂
Total Weekly Mileage: 21 miles
Summary: 3 runs, 4 spinning classes and 2 strength training workouts
Grade This Week – A
My allergies were OUT OF CONTROL this week. I must have looked like sh*t because even my manager was like “Are you feeling okay or just allergies?”. Then on Thursday morning I had to do an Instagram Live recording for Great Lakes Gelatin and I sounded horrible. That continued all day and I sounded like Kermit the Frog on all my conference calls – it was a mess. If I could take two Zyrtec pills a day I would – it was that bad. It’s still pretty bad even as I type this post but I hope that next week is better.
On Friday I completed week #2 of the Ride Tabata Training program. I’m halfway through the training and I can definitely see how these rides would make someone stronger. It’s no joke! Super intense and that’s just what I need in my life right now to mix things up.
Not related to running but can you believe that May starts next week?? Unbelievable! Although I will say that I’m looking forward to celebrating Cinco de Mayo next weekend in the comfort of my home, lol.
That’s it! I hope you had a great week 🙂
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