Weekly Workouts

Weekly Workouts

Happy Monday! I’m officially back with my Weekly Workouts report after a several-week hiatus. My running workouts will start ramping up shortly because I’ll begin my training for a half-marathon late spring/early summer. And my regular workouts are also going to kick it into high gear since Matt + I are going to Florida in March and nothing motivates you to eat better and workout more than a beach vacation! ~wOoOoo!

I’m VERY excited for our vacation and it could not be coming at a better time. It is currently 20F here and we’ve got several inches of snow on the ground. Sooo, that’s fun! And the last week Chicagoans have experienced 3.5 seasons all within 7 days. One day, we had sub-zero temperatures and three days later, we had a high of 61F! That brief respite from the frigid temperatures was amazing and it had me questioning why I still live here?

Anyway… Today is my last day of “freedom” because tomorrow I start school again full-time! I have the day off from my part-time jobs so I’m going to enjoy my last day with a lot of nothing, a little grocery shopping, a workout,

Weekly Workouts

Getting out for a run when it’s this cold and the skies are constantly dark or grey is painful and very demotivating. So, I was glad to just get out there a few times if only for a few miles. One thing I’ve learned that when it’s this cold out, getting the miles done are more important than pace (especially if the ground is icy).

  • weekly workoutsMonday: It was way too cold for me to step outside so I went to the gym for a workout
  • Tuesday: Yoga with Adriene on YouTube, a 3 mile run, and a full-body workout on the Nike training app.
  • Wednesday: Day off
  • Thursday: Our warmest day of the season so, naturally, I went for as long as I could… which wasn’t that longbecause it was raining on and off all day. I did manage a little over 4 miles, though ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Friday: A 30-minute tabata class
  • Saturday: 3 miles
  • Sunday: Sunday was absolutely freezing. Like, did I layer properly? I thought so… 2 long sleeve tops, aย Vinyasa Scarf, gloves, and a headband. I made it 3.5 miles and decided to call it a day at that point.