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Well, hello there. Yes, I have two posts for y’all on this blustery Sunday. Did you catch this mornings Check-IIN all about cravings?
So, I am running a 10K
race run 3 weeks from today! The race is completely flat and in the park where I run often – so I know what I’m getting myself into – but I am a bit apprehensive because I haven’t been running much distance. Obviously, I am not seriously training for this event if I’m just now realizing it’s less than 21 days away; but, I’d like to have a strong, pain-free run.
The Game Plan >>
- Run at least 3x/week
- Get in a few 5-6 mile runs
- Buy new running shoes!
Unfortunately, I don’t have regular access to a treadmill; otherwise, I’d definitely be adding in some interval and hill training.
Workouts | Week of July 14
This week wasn’t as full of fitness as last week’s six strong days, but it felt right nonetheless. I didn’t plan to take two rest days smack dab in the middle of the week, but socializing with friends in the evenings reigned supreme… and I think my body is better from the time off.
Monday – 45 min. cycle (while listening to IIN lectures)
Tuesday – (2x) Dumbbell Chipper (15/10lb.) + 10 min. run + 5 min. dumbbell ab workout from Women’s Health Magazine
Wednesday – Rest
Thursday - Rest
Friday – WREC workout (again, yay!):
- 1/2 mile track run (warm-up)
- 25 swings @ 35lb.
- 20 lunges @ 30lb.
- 15 box jump
- 10 plank rows @ 15lb.
- 5 atomic push-ups
- run 1 lap (1/8 mile) around the track
- 10 min. incline treadmill run
- assortment of ab exercises
Saturday – Kettlebell & Dumbbell Workout (25/15lb.) + 80 jumping lunges
changed up set #3 with dumbbell snatches and Turkish get-ups; the 15lb. dumbbells are still kicking my butt!
Sunday – 4 mile run