Workout Wrap Up

Hi internet. I have so many drafts of posts waiting to be finished but I A) don’t have the time to finish them, and B) don’t have the desire to finish them. So basically that tells you that those posts are full of information not even worth sharing.  But workouts are almost always worth sharing as I find it super helpful to read ACTUAL  workouts of others to get inspiration.

Last week’s workouts were just OK. Nothing super impressive. Or maybe they were good workouts, just offset by my overall exhaustion and excessive snacking.

Sunday:100 box jumps; weighted step ups; clean and press; Lat pulldown progressions (8/10/12) w/increased weight; cable pull progressions (same); plate push finisher

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Monday: Top 10 workout; treadmill sprint interval finisher (I did the same workout WAY back in the day. Original post can be read here). Obviosuly not really using it for comparison, as my workout approach has been drastically different each time I’ve attempted this workout. All I know is it kicks my butt each time.

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Tuesday: 50 min run (1 min moderate/1 min moderate-fast intervals)


PS: This is a treadmill from my office gym and I am NOT using the display for any type of reference as to how my workout was..other than time. I just so happened to notice that my previous run to this was with slower intervals and longer recovery periods, yet the machine read more calories burned and almost the same distance! *I* know that machines are never accurate, but a lot of novice gym goers don’t know that!!

Wednesday: 3×3 workout (posting this tomorrow- it’s a REALLY good one with tons of options on reps/sets/etc. Stay tuned!)

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Thursday: Box jump/Single Arm kettlebell clean & jerk Reverse Ladders (10 box jump, 1 clean and jerk per arm, 9 box jumps, 2 clean and jerks per arm…) Hint: if you get fatigued at any point, hop on a row machine or hold a plank for active recovery!; Cable hip adductions/stability ball hip abductions; HIIT on bike

Friday: Lots of walking around downtown (of course it counts!)

Saturday: Cleaning the hell out of our house/running errands like a demon (aka: it was so time consuming, I had no time for a designated workout).

I am an avid 6-day a week worker-outer and it really can be a mental thing if I do any less, but lately I have just had too much of LIFE get in the way, and what’s life if you don’t live it? Tyler and I have been chatting on how best to ‘organize’ our weekends so that we can still get stuff around the house done, maybe some workouts, and some together time a little more efficiently. On a lady note: this is going to be SO MUCH EASIER now that football season is O-V-E-R.

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Workout Wrap Up

Oh Hello there. It’s Monday which means despite all the lovely things that may be in my life- I slightly hate the day. Mostly because it forces me to put pants on and go to work after 48 hours of pajama-wearing and lounging. (meeeep- typed most of this post this morning, but am just now sitting down to finish up. So, Monday isn’t that bad now that it’s practically over!)

If I were to focus this post solely on what I did over the weekend, there would be absolutely no content. Unless you’re interested in my cleaning the house and watching tv. I did workout though! And with that, I though maybe- since most people are looking to improve their health/fitness with the coming of the new year- I would share my latest workouts. I used to share my weekly workouts all the time, but recently fell out of it because I was forgetting what I was doing. (Um, hello I can’t even remember what I ate yesterday! Oh right, Nutella and trail mix. Oof). I might bring it back on a more regular basis, who knows.

Sunday: 5-4-3-2-1 run intervals with 20 wall balls between each interval (increasing speed w/each interval as well.)

1.6 workout

Monday: Pyramid Run (1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1), abs

Tuesday: Athena’s Bosu and Row workout (except I did stationary cardio and ran the stairs since I did this workout at home)

Wednesday: Traditional Hot Yoga at my favorite place

Thursday: 20 min speed work, Tina Reale’s Upper Body Blast . PS: I was the first person to use the new gym in my office building! There are some obvious kinks they need to work out though. All in all, I’m pretty much in love with it.



Don’t mind me and my creepy face. Just look at that beaut of a new facility!

Friday: Off

Saturday: Tina Reale’s 25×25 Lower Body Burner + 4 cardio/lower body Tabatas

I’m pretty pleased with the workouts overall because they were diverse. I could have done a little extra cardio though to get my heart rate up. And to justify some extra drinks/eats had throughout the week. (Not dissing myself here, I’m happy I made time each day to be active!)

***Reminder: I’ll be picking the winner of the Kinnikinnick giveaway TOMORROW (Tues, Jan 7)

****Reminder #2: My half birthday is TOMORROW. So I’ll be Old 1/2.