Happy Sunday! I’m happy to report that this week was way more manageable than last week. I actually felt like I had time to breath this week which I’ll take as a huge win. My workouts were solid this week and with the exception of Monday, I felt energized for all of my workouts. I feel prepared for my first race coming up in 2 weeks.
Here’s how my workouts went this week:
Monday, March 18
Spinning (60 mins).
Ugh – why are Mondays so hard?! It took everything in me to get this workout done after work. I took two 30 minute classes.
Tuesday, March 19
Run + Bodyweight (45 mins).
This was such a great class. Jess is one of my favorite Peloton instructors because of her energy and difficulty of her classes. For this class we did 30 minutes on the treadmill and then 15 minutes of just bodyweight exercises. I was able to get in about 3 miles during the treadmill portion and the bodyweight exercises were killer!
Wednesday, March 20
Boot Camp (60 mins).
Another great boot camp class. I was a little sore from Tuesday’s workout so I was very sore by the end of this class!
Also, happy first day of Spring! The below is how I welcomed the occasion. I don’t think we got above 50 degrees this week so Spring is definitely delayed, lol.
Thursday, March 21
4 mile run.
The run started off a little rocky but it ended well and that’s all that matters!
Friday, March 22
Saturday, March 23
Spinning (60 mins).
Originally I planned to do my long run in the morning but the wind was fierce, and it was pretty cold. The weather looked better on Sunday so I decided to do my run then. So instead of my run, I took two 30 minute Peloton spinning classes to get my sweat on 🙂
Sunday, March 24
9 mile run.
Last long run before the Hot Chocolate 15K in 2 weeks! My legs and knees were a little achy after my run but that’s probably because this is the furthest distance I have run since December.
Total Weekly Mileage: 16 miles
Summary: 3 runs, 4 spinning classes and 2 strength training workouts
Grade This Week – B+
I started a new StepBet game on Monday so I’m making sure to get in all of my required steps everyday. Some days are easier than others but I enjoy the challenge, and anything to get me off my butt more during the day is important!
Since Wednesday was the first day of Spring it made me think of my Spring races. I have 4 races this Spring – Hot Chocolate 15K Philly (April 6), Delaware Half Marathon (April 28), Boston’s Run to Remember Half Marathon (May 26) and Hope in Motion 5K (June 2). I’m looking forward to kicking off my Spring racing season soon.
Peloton provided this great post on Instagram and I knew I wanted to repost it as soon as I saw it. Having the right mindset can really make or break a workout. Whenever I’m not really feeling a run or having a hard run, I try to always remember “You don’t have to, you get to”. I feel like that is such an important thing to remember. Having the ability to workout is a blessing and should be treated as such.
Next week’s workouts might be a little varied as I’m flying out to Eagan, MN this afternoon for a business trip and I’ll be there until Wednesday.
That’s it! I hope you had a great week 🙂
Did you have a good week? Do you have any Spring races coming up?
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