Hi friends! It seems all the craziness of school decided to manifest in a nasty cold once I let myself slow down. Figures! I had a pretty stressful and sleepless last couple of weeks, and now my body is letting me know it's had enough. I've been doing a lot of nothing -- actually still have some last minute gifts to pick up today (eek!) and then lots of family time. We're actually having our fancy Christmas Even dinner tonight since my little brother is leaving tomorrow to spend Christmas . . .
I used to do Crossfit. Remember that? Seems like another life. Back in my Dallas days I loved my Crossfit box, Tiger's Den. I was not much of a fan of the Olympic lifting, but I do credit Crossfit with teaching me how to lift heavier weights with proper form. What I lived for were the met-cons. The short definition of metabolic training is completing structural and compound exercises with little rest in between exercises in an effort to maximize calorie burn and increase metabolic rate . . .
HEYYY friends. Thanks so much for your words and advice on yesterday's post! There is so much that goes into the decision, and of course my future career and happiness comes first. I just wish it were that easy! So, I've gotten into a groove where I'm doing some sort of run 2-3 days a week. Depending on how I feel, I do either steady state 3-4 miles or some combination of intervals and sprints. I don't have a set schedule -- just go by how my legs feel and what I'm in the mood for. And I'm . . .
....for when you want to watch an hour long TV show on the treadmill. This workout was created for my off day from yoga. Normally I'd just walk a bit for some movement, but I had a ton of energy (likely due to more afternoon chocolate than usual.) I knew I didn't want to run for an hour or do sprints that would tire out my legs, so this was my middle ground. Half running, half walking, all 60 minutes of House Hunters Renovation. Win. Let me know if you try it! . . .
40 Days To A Personal Revolution starts today!! I'll go to yoga at 6pm and then I have weekly meetings each Tuesday from 7:30-8:30. I'm so excited to get started and share more with you all! Some sort of yoga practice is required each day, but it doesn't have to be in the studio. However, an unlimited package is included with the program so I really want to try to get to the studio each day if I can and make the most of the program. I've never done that much yoga consecutively and I'm . . .
I slept through both spin class Saturday and Sunday this past weekend.Oops. Sleep is more important to me right now, though, so I'm not too upset. And while normally I'd go for a run to get in some cardio, my left achilles has been acting up so I want to give it a rest. Instead I decided I'd try leading myself through a spin workout. To be honest, I don't really get why I thought doing a spin workout on my own would be any different than a treadmill or elliptical workout. I guess I'm just . . .