Happy Sunday! Did you have a good week? Do anything exciting? My week was pretty basic but I was feeling pretty “blah” all week. Not sick or anything, but just very low energy. I have felt like I’m been running on fumes this week. I’m taking two days off work next week (Thursday/Friday) so I hope that will help me recharge.
Here’s how my workouts went this week.
Monday, August 16
Core Strength 9/27/20 – Matty (10 minutes)
2000s Walk 8/10/21 – Jess (20 minutes)
Castile-La Mancha Scenic Class (15 minutes)
Lake Como at Dusk Scenic Class (10 minutes)
HIIT Ride 3/3/20 – Leanne (30 minutes)
HIIT Cardio 2/4/20 – Jess (10 minutes)
#nevermissamonday almost didn’t happen. I was so sore/tired when my alarm went off. I decided to sleep in an additional hour to see if I would feel better. It helped a little bit I still didn’t want to do my planned workout so I switched things up at the last minute. It was still a great workout and a good sweat! Also I have to give a shoutout to Leanne because she is just so motivating on the bike – it was much needed!
Tuesday, August 17
Core Strength 5/16/19 – Matty (10 minutes)
HIIT Ride 3/3/20 – Ben (30 minutes)
Orangetheory Fitness – Power (45 minutes)
Fastest Mile 4/23/19 – Jess (20 minutes)
We had the benchmark 500m row at OTF and I missed my PR by 2 seconds. I was totally okay with that as it gets harder and harder to PR these benchmarks. I still got in a great workout so that’s most important. The fastest mile run was great because the first half of the run is more of a warm up and them the goal is to run a 7, 8, or 9 minute mile for the second half of the run.
Wednesday, August 18
Core Strength 5/20/21 – Matty (10 minutes)
Orangetheory Fitness – ESP (45 minutes)
Arms & Light Weights 3/26/21 – Cliff (10 minutes)
Tabata Ride 3/3/20 – Leanne (30 minutes)
Cultivate Courage Yoga Flow 5/1/21 – Anna (30 minutes)
I loved the workout template for the OTF class – it was probably one of my favorite classes this year. It really had a little bit of everything which made the class go by quickly. As always, Leanne provided a bunch of positive energy for the tabata ride, which was much needed! It was nice to end the night with a yoga class with Anna.
Also, I had a friendly visitor for dinner. She really didn’t care that I took a few photos – she was more concerned with eating tree leaves.
Thursday, August 19
Pre-Run Warm Up 4/26/19 – Becs (5 minutes)
HRZ Endurance Run 6/15/19 – Jess (60 minutes)
Post-Run Stretch 3/22/21 – Becs (5 minutes)
Core Strength 6/28/19 – Matty (10 minutes)
2000s Ride 1/20/20 – Irene (20 minutes)
Arms & Light Weights 4/8/21 – Cliff (10 minutes)
My day started super early (4:30am) due to and emergency alert on my phone due to a tornado warning. This was the first time this type of alert has come through on my phone and it was super loud. The alert suggested going to the basement of your home if possible so that’s what we did. Luckily nothing came of it and we only had a little bit of rain, but I couldn’t go back to sleep after all the commotion. I think I was half asleep for some of the workout but it went pretty well overall.
Friday, August 20
Orangetheory Fitness – Endurance/Strength (45 minutes)
Core Strength 7/25/20 – Matty (10 minutes)
Climb Ride 3/3/20 – Ben (30 minutes)
Arms & Light Weights 5/21/21 – Cliff (10 minutes)
Hip Hop Yoga Flow: Live From Home 5/1/20 – Ross (30 minutes)
The OTF class kicked my butt due to the many inclines on the treadmill. My legs were screaming by the end of class. I know that running hills/inclines are good for you, but I don’t think I’ll ever enjoy it.
Saturday, August 21
Core Strength 8/4/21 – Rad (10 minutes)
80’s Ride 12/14/19 – Sam (30 minutes)
Warm Up Run 8/18/21 – Jess (5 minutes)
Pop Bootcamp 8/21/21 – Jess (60 minutes)
Post-Run Stretch 4/29/19 – Rebecca (5 minutes)
Another fun #Saturday60 bootcamp in the books. My legs felt super heavy so the class was a bit fo a struggle, but the playlist was really good so that helped. I think that running a bunch on inclines on Friday did a number on my legs so that’s why they felt so heavy. I picked a random, older stretch class to do after bootcamp and it was really good! It was just what my body needed.
Sunday, August 22
Core Strength 8/14/21 – Rad (10 minutes)
Spotify Disney Hits Ride 8/18/21 – Cody (20 minutes)
Intervals Ride 3/3/20 – Leanne (45 minutes)
Spotify Disney Hits Bodyweight Strength 8/20/21 – Rebecca (20 minutes)
90s Yoga Flow: Live From Home 5/1/20 – Aditi (30 minutes)
Kind of a weird mix of workouts today but it worked out well! I’m not a big fan of Disney songs but figured I would give these a try. Of course Cody made me laugh during his ride, which was much needed on this dreary and rainy day. The strength class was..interesting, I’ll just leave it at that, lol.
Total Weekly Mileage: 14 miles
Summary: 7 runs*, 8 cycle, 1 bootcamps, 4 yoga and 15 OTF/strength/HIIT classes.
*I include running from my OTF workouts, boot camp classes and stand alone runs.
Peloton Artist Series Classes Progress – 383/386
We got this alert on Friday. I’m still hopeful that the weather won’t be as bad as predicted. So far just lots of rain but not much wind. There are reports of some power outages across the state but so far so good.
I can’t believe that Matty’s Summer Crunch challenge is more than halfway done. There were a few repeat classes that I replaced with other 10 minute core classes from Matty that I haven’t taken yet. I usually don’t like to repeat classes unless I really love them. I’ve also been sprinkling in Rad’s core classes on the weekends and those have been amazing!
…and now for this week’s memes
That’s it! I hope you had a great week 🙂
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