Every time I worked out last week (2/8 – 2/14)

Hi guys.  If you had asked me a year ago if it was possible to “forget to take a rest day” I would’ve laughed at you. That’s as nutty as forgetting to eat lunch. But it happened to me: I worked out for 10 days straight through thoughtless inertia.

Then I felt burnt out and blahhhh. So then I got the flu and took 3 days off.

Here’s what happened:

Monday: Last minute post-work Flywheel on the east side. So hard and so good.

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Flywheel Motivation

Tuesday: I tried Pure Barre again. I don’t know. Something just doesn’t click for me in this class. The people at Pure Barre were even kind enough to email me a list of their “peppiest” instructors, but I don’t know. I’m still sort of lost by the sequencing of the class. Also why isn’t anyone happy?

Wednesday: I went out for a morning run and it felt so tough. My body felt inflexible and tired. I never hit a groove. After a mile or so I started to check off a list of reasons as to WHY this run was so bleh and I realized I hadn’t taken a rest day in 10 days. I ended this run at 2 miles and cut my self some slack.

Thursday: Morning Flywheel with Mario (one of my favorite instructors). I considered canceling since I was feeling drained, but I love this class – the teacher and time slot are perfect for me – so I powered through, but maybe didn’t give 110%

Flywheel

I am going to level with you, I may have coasted a little.

Friday: I woke up feeling sick. I was planning on this being a rest day anyway.  So I did not work out. I got on a plane to LA. Long plane rides are awesome for congestion.

The pals in LA:

this guy says the horse can do.

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Saturday:  I still felt crappy. So no working out.

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seen on a walk in LA

Sunday: Other than a 3-mile walk I continued to not workout. Turns out not working out is easy!

That’s all she wrote! How was your week? Did you do anything fun for the long weekend?

5 Comments

  1. jmc
    February 19, 2016 / 6:26 pm

    Sorry you haven’t been well!

    My workout week was mostly about trying to get my running groove back. (January didn’t go so well.)
    2/8 – 6.75 miles with 6 x 2 min 5k effort intervals
    2/9 – Legs & core at gym
    2/10 – 13 miles
    2/11 – Short yoga sequence
    2/12 – 5.3 miles
    2/13 – Plyometric drills & abs
    2/14 – 7.6 very cold, very hilly miles. I’ve been trying to work on landing more softly, which turns out to be quite difficult when I can’t feel my feet.

    • February 19, 2016 / 6:28 pm

      wow!! that is a lot of miles. you’re amazing. are you training for something before the Cherry Blossom 10-miler?

  2. jconstible@gmail.com
    March 2, 2016 / 3:52 pm

    Ugh, I forgot to answer this! Yeah, I’m running a 10 miler this weekend. Using it more as a training race, though.

    And I just hired an online running coach! Can’t wait to tell you more about it … when I know more about it. 🙂

    • March 2, 2016 / 3:54 pm

      YES! I can’t wait to HEAR about it. Have a great long run!

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