Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Marathon Training Week 2 

Sunday: Progressive run. This felt like it started out slow and hard to get into the rhythm of running but by the end I was clicking right along.  Also did 21 day Fix Extreme ABC workout

Monday: was scheduled to be an easy day.. but with weather on Wednesday aka long run day, looking cold, miserable and snowy and weather Monday was looking beautiful in comparison I decided to do my long run Monday.  Best decision ever.

The weather was great and the run felt really good. I picked a hilly route and was done before the snow on the roads started melting too much and making the roads a muddy mess
Also did easy yoga in the morning.

Tuesday: 20 minutes easy yoga in the morning before work and 21 day Fix Extreme Plyo workout after work.

Wednesday: Snow blowing sideways, roads drifting and ice covered, below zero wind chills.. yep I kept it inside, especially since I have been feeling like I could be getting a cold. 60 minutes on the elliptical and P90X3 Upper Eccentric (lots of chin ups, push ups, pull ups..ow)

Thursday: Nothing. rest day, and a work day and then we had a fire meeting from 6-10 and I didn't get home and in bed until nearly 11. UGH

Friday: Was thinking to do some yoga today. but nope! I was so exhausted from being up late and waking up at 4 am, I came home from work and crashed.

Saturday: I think all the sleep loss was still hitting me as I felt head achy and had that hangover feeling despite not even drinking.  I did manage to slug out a hilly 10k... I was ever so much regretting the route

We have a lot of snow right now.

Tried out the Altra Timps this week, it wasn't love at first slip on, but after running in them I am in love, never had to think about them once.

And here is what Pete thinks about the week of training

Running: 26.3

Yoga: 2

Strength: 3

Elliptical: 60 minutes

and random.. I was looking at the Facebook page for our local running club and there on the cover photo was my son, the kid in the grey shirt looking worried and me, staring at my phone, no doubt finding my playlist.

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  1. I think you sent the snow our way! Your pictures are so pretty, as always, and the InknBurn is such a nice pop of color! Great week of training!

  2. Great job Christy!
    Not getting enough sleep does the same thing to me,that hangover feeling is rough when you haven't had any wine lol
    I haven't checked out Altra's in a long time. I am going to see what they have now

  3. I love it when you put on a new pair of shoes and completely forget they are new until you take them off at the end of a run! Is that Cola laying in the snow watching you do yoga? How sweet. It is so pretty there and I know you must enjoy running in the fresh snow. Thanks for linking.

  4. Are you actually in capri's with snow on the ground? Brrrrr.....I can handle the cold (I'm in Iowa), but I need my legs covered most of the time LOL Although, it's supposed to creep up to the 40's this weekend...I might be in shorts!

  5. Huge respect to you for taming the elements!

  6. I really loved my Altras too when I use to wear them. I love all your colorful outfits this past week!


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