Saturday, December 31, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 Hour)

#4 trail. Nice and dry, very little wind. Got my hour back too! I skipped my strength workout yesterday because I spent all day working on my car and plumbing.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (45 minutes)

#4 trail. Mostly dry and sunny. Windy though. Good run in my barefoot running shoes.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Monday, December 26, 2016

Monday Trail Running (30 minutes)

#4 trail. I thought the dirt trail would be too muddy, but the leaves gave it traction. It was awesome.

Saturday Trail Running (45 minutes)

Cross country trail, pavement, and gravel. Muddy.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Mixed up the order of the workout, but the same workout. Remembered abs.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps.

Thursday Trail Running (35 minutes)

Cross country trail on to gravel trail. Nice and sunny, a little too muddy for the dirt trails though.

Wed Strength Workout (1 hour)

remembered abs

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday Running (40 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Also some snow on the trail to make it a bit harder as well.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Just did upper body and abs. Also, worked cleaning in my mom's basement for 3 hours.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (30 minutes)

Had to make it short run because the whole world was icing over :P

Friday, December 16, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

10 laps freestyle, 5 laps back stroke, 10 laps freestyle. I cooled down with a slow back stroke lap too.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (1 hour)

Had to take yesterday as a rest day because of my right knee having issues. Swimming tomorrow hopefully instead of running too.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

I had to incorporate two rest days in this week because I was sick. I hate doing that.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wed Trail Running (45 minutes)

About 10 minutes paved getting out of my mom's subdivision, and then the rest on the part of the #3 trail that eventually hooks up to the #4 (long side, right side).

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (1 hour)

I've still been working out, just not blogging it due to lack of desktop PC. Back to blogging now.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Just did upper body, calf raises, and abs. Trying to take it easy on my knees because of last week's knee problem.

Also- 30 minutes taking down curtains and 90 minutes planting flower bulbs.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

Plus, 3 hours of moving boxes and cleaning clutter out my my mom and brother's houses. I am super tired :P

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

skipped hack squats and regular squats, but remembered abs. Also- 2 hours of weeding.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Added squats with 60 lbs and did hack squats with 60 lbs as well. Did dead lifts and sumo dead lifts with 120 lbs. Also- australian pull ups, push ups, chair dips, and calf raises.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday Strength workout (30 minutes)

Just upper body today as my left knee has been acting weird this week. Also, about two hours of moving boxes (including lots of stairs).

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. Plus, about an hour of moving boxes.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

Remembered abs, but skipped forearm push ups and hack squats.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 hour)

Dry dirt. Very nice weather for it. #4 trail.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Remembered abs and forearm push ups. 

Also- cleaned in my mother's basement for about 2 hours. Yuck. I was sweaty by the end.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Plus, 20 minutes or so of walking.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Not sure how long it actually was. Still up to 115 lbs for hack squats, dead lifts, and sumo dead lifts. Remembered abs and did forearm push ups as well. 

Also- an hour of yard work.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (45 minutes)

On the cross country because the dirt trails were too muddy. The cross country trail just feels harder to run on and I usually don't run as long on it because of that.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. 

Plus- 45 minutes lawn mowing.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Did forearm push ups again. Remembered abs. Skipped hack squats though. Still at 115 lbs for dead lifts and sumo dead lifts.

Also- 45 minutes of lawn mowing.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

23 laps. 


Tuesday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. 20 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Did forearm push ups again and abs at the end. Still up to 115 lbs for dead lifts, hack squats, and sumo dead lifts. 

Also- lots of cleaning today.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 hour)

Hot, muggy, and buggy, but still fun. The #7 trail and all its side trails. I found a part of the trail that takes me up to where I can see Nw Poag. Fun exploring!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Added three sets of forearm push ups. 

Also- 40 minutes of working on my car yesterday.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday Mountain Biking (35 minutes)

20 minutes on the dirt trail, and 15 minutes on paved. #5 trail, #2 trail, and a little on the #7 trail. First time mountain biking. Fun, scary, and exciting. Will have to try it again.

Monday- did an hour of yard work

Tuesday Strength workout (45 minutes)

Added 15 lbs to the bar for legs - up to 115 lbs for hack squats, dead lifts, and sumo dead lifts.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Saturday Trail Running/Hiking (2 hours)

1 hour trail running, 1 hour hiking. Plus, 3 hours of yard work in my sister's yard over 2 days.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 hour)

Muddy run on the cross country trail and the gravel part of the bike trail. Plus, some cleaning and running errands.

Thursday Strength Workout (35 minutes)

Remembered abs, but only did sumo dead lifts for leg stuff.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday Sprints (30 minutes)

4-5 sprints with walking in between while pushing the jogging stroller. Also- 2 hours of lawn mowing today (which was probably the better workout).

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Remembered abs. Plus some grocery shopping.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday Trail Running (1 hour)

Saturday- walked around for 4 hours at the Japanese Festival.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday Trail Running (1 hour)

#4 Dirt trail. Very little mud.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller Plus, 45 minutes playing on the trampoline with 3 out of 4 kids.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Not sure why it took so long except I'm just tired today.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday Trail Running (30 minutes)

On the cross country trail in the rain. Muddy, but not too slippery. Plus about 10-15 minutes of walking.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 Hour)

Finally got my hour back. Yay! 

Also- for Friday, did 7 hours of cleaning clothes and other things out of the basement. Went up and down the stairs more times than I can count.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (50 minutes)

Also= 2 1/2 hours more of lawn mowing. I can't remember the last time I sweated as much as I did today.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday Strength workout LEGS (30 minutes)

I just did legs and abs because I did 2 hours of mowing and figured that would be enough upper body. LEGS- hack squats, dead lifts, sumo dead lifts, calf raises, and butt lifts.

Tuesday Trail Running (30 minutes)

plus, 15 minutes walking. 1 hour of yard work.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (50 minutes)

Decided to mix it up an hit all the surfaces. #4 trail first (mud/dirt) then the cross country trail (grass, mud), then the gravel part of the bike trail, and last pavement. Also, about 20 minutes of walking in there as well.

Another also- two hours of yard work in the evening.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

pull ups, push ups, chair dips, calf raises, butt lifts, and 5 minutes of core work (side and lower core)

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 5 backstroke, 20 freestyle.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

I skipped the legs part (except calf raises) because my right knee is hurting.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday Trail Running/Walking (40 minutes)

20 minutes running, 20 minutes walking. Plus 2 hours of weeding, raking, and sweeping.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (35 minutes)

I managed to rush through my strength workout and do in 35 minutes what I usually do in 45 minutes. I don't think I will do that again though. It hurts to do it that fast, and I'm already sore from it.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Saturday Trail running (50 minutes)

Plus about 40 minutes of walking and 2 hours of cleaning.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout 45 minutes

Remembered Abs. Also- an hour or so of cleaning.

Tuesday Trail Running (30 minutes)

10 minutes or so of walking too. Also- grocery shopping.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Remembered Abs. Plus an hour of cleaning and an hour of working on my car.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (30 minutes)

Plus 10 minutes of walking. #4 trail.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 20 laps freestyle, 5 laps backstroke

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

Hoping to swim tonight too.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

Got too busy and had to skip abs. Also missed my Saturday run due to being sick.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30-35 minutes)

Added some butt lifts (single leg with one leg over the other for more weight resistance) to my Friday strength workouts. Also remembered abs!

Thursday Trail Running (45 minutes)

On the #4 dirt trail. Muggy and muddy.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

No abs. Plus another hour of yard work (mostly weeding).

Tuesday Trail Running (30 minutes)

A little muddy, not too bad. Plus, an hour of yard work.

Monday strength workout (45 minutes)

remembered abs

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Saturday Trail running (50 minutes)

plus 10ish minutes of walking. good, hot, sweaty, muddy, fun

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday Strength workout (40 minutes)

australian pull ups, over and under, 6 sets with 6 sets of push ups. Calf raises, chair dips, and butt lifts (for glute work). Also, remembered abs!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (35 minutes)

I got really gross, sweaty, and a little muddy because I fell once while running. Also- spiderwebs!

Wed Strength Workout (40 minutes)

no abs

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday Trail Running (30 minutes)

Plus FOUR HOURS of yard work. I might not be able to move tomorrow.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (50 minutes)

Plus about 25 minutes of walking (got a little lost on the new trail I found about a year ago).

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (40 minutes)

Plus, 15 minutes or so of walking in there too.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

I remembered abs! Plus 45 minutes lawn mowing.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tuesday Trail Running (45 minutes)

Also, did 2 trail runs in Minneapolis, but did not blog them.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Monday Trail Running (40 minutes)

Paved, gravel, and grass trails.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (40 minutes)

I wanted to run an hour but the rain was making the trail too slick.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Upper body and abs (plus calf raises).

Also- 40 minutes car repair stuff.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday Trail Running (40 minutes)

On the hard trail. Also- more gutter cleaning.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (20 minutes)

I just did lower body with the 100 lb bar (hack squats, deadlifts, and sumo squats). My upper body was trashed from all the yard work yesterday. Also- an hour of gutter cleaning and bush trimming.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

Plus 2 hours of heavy duty yard work. Tired now ;)

Monday, June 27, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (1 hour)

Remembered abs this time. Plus, 45 minutes of lawn mowing.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

23 laps.

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

on the country road by my brother's house. 5-10 minutes walking there too.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

I remembered abs and everything! Dead lifts, sumo dead lifts, and hack squats were all brutal today though.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 20 laps freestyle, 5 laps backstroke.

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

plus 10 minutes walking in there too. Old country road by my brother's house.

Monday Strength Workout (60 minutes)

finally remembered to add ab work at the end.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Saturday Trail Running/Walking/Abs (65 minutes)

45 minutes trail running, 5 minutes abs, 15 minutes walking.

ETA- plus 30-45 minutes of yard work digging up obnoxious little trees.

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

using the bar out front for the australian pull ups, and added some glute work against a porch pillar.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

20 laps freestyle, 5 laps backstroke.

Thursday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

Plus an hour of weeding in 90+ degree weather.Running in this heat was not too bad.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

no abs, again, also added three sets of stair push ups on Monday (30 more push ups total), but forgot to do them today.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (35 minutes)

15 laps freestyle, 5 laps back stroke, 5 freestyle sprints half laps with laying on my back and just kicking for the return 1/2 lap.

Tuesday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

20 minutes of running, 10 minutes of walking. Also, 2 hours of weeding.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (55 minutes)

I made the assisted pull ups slower and added 3 sets of stair push ups (the easier kind, not the harder kind). I still forgot abs! I might try to ad core work at the end of my runs instead.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (30 minutes)

Plus over 2 hours of mowing and big shovel yard work on Thursday and 3-4 hours of cleaning on Friday.

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

plus 45 minutes of mowing at my brother's house.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 20 freestyle and 5 backstroke. Plus, chasing a 3 yr old around the library for an hour during the Library Reading Program.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Plus, an hour of swimming with 4 kids.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (30 minutes)

Plus, exploring trails walking for another 10 minutes or so.

Thursday Swimming (30 minutes)

24-25 laps. 20 freestyle, 5 backstroke. Plus, lawn mowing 45 minutes.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 20 freestyle, 5 back stroke. My knees are acting up, so I might take Thursday off running too.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Plus 30-40 minutes of mowing the lawn at my brother's house.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (35 minutes)

Plus, 10-15 minutes of walking. Paved trail, gravel, and then grass.Hot and MUGGY. It was just too  muddy for the dirt trail.

Friday Strength Workout (30ish minutes)

Plus, swimming with my girls for over an hour.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (50 minutes)

It took longer than usual because I was sore from working out twice yesterday. Also- fixing something for about an hour.

Tuesday Swimming (25 minutes)

21 laps

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking, while pushing the running stroller.

Monday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

no abs again, been bad about that lately.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 hour)

Some mud, mostly just wet dirt. Lots of branches to climb over still that have not been cleared.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Plus yard sales all morning with a 3 yr old and major grocery shopping (also with a 3 yr old).

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

20 minutes of running including a 2 minute sprint at the end plus 10 minutes walking. Still tired today.

Wed Strength Workout (40 minutes)

Two workouts the day before made this workout feel like torture.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (25 minutes)

Just 20 laps to get back into the swing of things with swimming.

Tuesday Sprints/Walking (35 minutes)

More like just running faster than usual for 5 minutes, with 5 minutes of walking in between. Did the 5 minutes of running faster three times.

Monday strength workout (45 minutes)

plus 2 hours of lawnmowing.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (1 hour)

Stepped it up to an hour on the #4 and connected to the #3. I'm going to be sore tomorrow :P

Friday, May 13, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (35-40 minutes)

Some ab work at the end, side and front leg lifts. My legs are hurting from the sprints yesterday. Also, 3 hours of yard sales with the 3 yr old.

Thursday Sprints/Walking (45 minutes)

Four 2 minute sprints and Two 1 minute sprints. 4-6 minutes of walking between sprints.

Wed Strength Workout (45-50 minutes)

plus, an hour of yard work

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

25 minutes running/10 minutes walking while pushing the jogging stroller. Plus, an hour of yard work.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

up to 8 in a set for assisted pull ups (6 sets total). Hoping that helps me get up to doing real pull ups.

Sautrday Running (45 minutes)

3.1 miles at a 10 years old pace ;)

Friday, May 6, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Outside in the SUN. It was awesome weather.

Thursday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

While pushing the running stroller. 25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking. While pushing the jogging stroller. Saw a few more creepy guys in the woods than usual.

Plus- 90 minutes lawn mowing at me brother's house.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Monday Strength Training (30 minutes)

cut out hack squats and no ab work again

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (30 minutes)

plus 2-3 more hours yard work to plant the garden

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday Running (70 minutes)

Ran 25 minutes with T in the running stroller and ran a practice 5K with my 10 yr old. Plus 2 more hours of yard work.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Plus two more hours of yard. Really tired now :P

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. 25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking. Plus THREE HOURS of yard work. Tired now ;)

Monday Strength Workout 50 minutes

I can almost do a real pull up! I upped from 6 assisted pull ups per set to 8 per set. I'm hoping that will tip me over the edge into real pull ups.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (25 minutes)

pull ups, push ups, chair dips, calf raises, front and side leg lifts with 10 lbs on each leg

Thursday Running/Walking (40 minutes)

Running 25 minutes, walking 15 minutes, while pushing the jogging stroller

Wed Strength Workout 45 minutes

hurt this time since it had been a little while

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

6 sets of 6 australian pull ups, alternated with 6 sets of 10 push ups. 3 sets of chair dips/calf raises. 3 sets of side, front, and two back kinds of leg lifts. Also, 5 minutes of ab work.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

25 minutes running, 10 minutes. It actually felt chilly today, but at least it was sunny.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (35 minutes)

Plus, about 2 hours worth of fix it stuff. My arms are freaking killing me.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Saturday Trail running (50 minutes)

very windy, kind of scary, and kind of invigorating ;)

Friday, April 1, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

australian pull ups, push ups, calf raises, chair dips, front, side, and rear leg lifts with 10lbs on each leg. Also, 5 minutes of ab work. 

Also- 1 hour of yard work, changed the oil in my van, and finished making a lamp.

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

down the country road by my brother's house.

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

I did all the stuff ;)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Tuesday Running (35-40 minutes)

3 miles. Not sure on the time as I did not have a watch.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (35 minutes)

australian pull ups, push ups, chair dips, calf raises, hip thrusts, front, side, and two kinds of back leg lifts with 10 lb weights on my legs. Also- over an hour of walking.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (45 minutes)

on the SIUE Nature Preserve dirt trail.

Swimming (35 minutes)

10  laps freestyle, 5 laps back stroke, 10 laps freestyle, 3 laps kickboard (with flippers).

Thursday Running (35 minutes)

while pushing the jogging stroller.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (45-50 minutes)

did sumo dead lifts, dead lifts, hip thrusts, and hack squats for the leg part

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

On a country road. Sunny and marvelous today! Adding sumo squats to my strength workout seems to be helping me run faster/more effectively.

Monday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

added sumo squats again

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Wednesday Strength workout (50 minutes)

Added some sumo dead lifts. My thighs will probably be killing me tomorrow.

Tuesday running/walking (35 minutes)

While pushing the running stroller. 25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.

Monday strength workout (50 minutes)

nothing new

Friday, March 11, 2016

Friday Running (30 mintues)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Wanda Rd side of the watershed trail. Also, walked around a historic cemetery for 30 minutes.

Wed Strength Workout (50 minutes)

Added some extra squats.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing a jogging stroller. Still dragging today and sore throat. Hope I'm not getting something :P

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Thursday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

20 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.

Thursday Exercise Bike (30 minutes)

higher tension first 10 minutes, lower tension last 20 minutes.

Wed Strength Workout (40 minutes)

Good workout. Felt strong the whole time.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

4 laps back stroke, 19 laps freestyle.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Monday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Also, 10 minutes or so of walking.

Monday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

Assisted pull ups ( 6 sets of 6), push ups (6 sets of 10), chair dips (3 sets of 10), calf raises ( 3 sets of 20), hack squats (3 sets of 3), dead lifts (3 sets of 6). Hack squats + dead lifts with 90 lbs on the bar. Hoping to get up to 100 lbs soon. Plus, 5 minutes of ab work.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (40 minutes)

Half dirt/half paved (watershed trail and dirt trails off of that).

Friday, February 26, 2016

Friday Strength workout (35 minutes)

Australian pull ups, push ups, chair dips, calf raises. Front and side leg lifts with 10 lb weights. Ab work at the end.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (40 minutes)

added some hip thrusts and one extra rep to each pull up set (6 sets of 6 now).

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (35 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. 25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Still have this stupid cold that dragging me down :P

Friday Running (40 minutes)

flat trail, no stroller

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Thursday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Still slogging through with a stupid cold too.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Also, 5 minutes of walking.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Tuesday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Barely made it 30 minutes. This cold is kicking my butt.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Monday Running (30 minutes)

Ran 30 minutes on the Wanda Rd trail with lots of snow. Snow definitely slows me down, but I enjoy running in it. I found a pair of Intuition 1.5 that I have never worn in my closet. Those are so comfortable! Made for a great run.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (35 minutes)

On the "hard trail" or SIUE Nature Preserve. 15 degrees and hard trail made for a nice hard trail run.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

6 sets of australian pull ups with chairs and a broom, alternated with push ups (3 "harder" push ups with feet on 2 stairs, and 3 sets of normal push ups). 4 sets of calf raises, 3 sets of chair dips. Front and side leg lifts with 10 lbs on each leg, 3 sets each.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thursday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

2 miles running (20 minutes) and some walking.

Wed Strength Workout (30 minutes)

6 reps again, plus deadlifts & hack squats.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tuesday Swimming (30 minutes)

20 laps freestyle, 5 laps back stroke.

Monday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Still 6 sets of 10 push ups and 6 sets of 5 assisted. No abs.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (40 minutes)

On a semi-muddy trail. Not too bad, still fun ;)

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

2 1/2 miles.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

back to 10 sets of 10 push ups and 10 sets of 5 assisted pull ups. Had to skip hip thrusts because of grumpy 3 yr old.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

While pushing the jogging stroller. Foggy and rainy, but still nice and warm for February!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (35 minutes)

Just a shortened version of my regular strength workout.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Saturday Running (45 minutes)

Nice soft muddy trail, but not too sloppy wet. Perfect ;)

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Friday Swimming (30 minutes)

25 laps. 20 freestyle, 5 back stroke.

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

while pushing the jogging stroller.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wed Strength Workout (45 minutes)

6 sets of push ups/pull ups plus chair dips and calf raises.. Deadlifts, hack squats, reg squats, and sumo squats.

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

Just around the neighborhood.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

I worked out outside in the SUN even though it's in the 30's. The sun just felt so good.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Thursday Strength Workout (45 minutes)

Plus, 30 minutes shoveling a sidewalk and driveway.

Tuesday Running (30 minutes)

it was below 20, so maybe 2 miles total.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Monday Strength Training (30 minutes)

australian pull ups mixed up with push ups (6 sets). Calf raises, chair dips, hip thrusts, front and side leg lifts, and side/lower ab work.

Saturday Trail Running (40 minutes)

On a cold, wet, muddy, trail. It was still fun though ;)

Friday, January 15, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (50 minutes)

only did 6 sets of pull ups/push ups.

Thursday Running (30 minutes)

IN THE SUN!!! Plus, 5 minutes of walking.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday Exercise Bike + leg weights (30 minutes)

20 minutes on the bike, 10 minutes on legs.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016

Monday Strength Workout (1 hour)

It probably wouldn't have taken so long if I hadn't been dealing with a cranky toddler at the same time.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (40 minutes)

In the mud, and some snow. But it was super fun ;)

Friday, January 8, 2016

Friday Strength Workout (30 minutes)

Outside workout with australian pull ups (10 sets of 5), push ups (10 sets of 10), chair dips (3 sets of 10), calf raises (3 sets of 20), front and side leg lifts with 10 lb weights (3 sets of 10) and 5 minutes of ab work.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Wednesday Strength Workout (1 hour)

I was slower working out today because I felt like crap today.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Tuesday Running/Walking (30 minutes)

I think about 25 minutes running, 5 minutes walking. My right knee was acting up.

Monday Strength Workout (55 minutes)

Right arm still hurts a little on top of the bicep.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Saturday Trail Running (50 minutes)

40 minutes running, 10 minutes walking. Trail running twice in one week! Woot!

Thursday Trail running (35 minutes)

25 minutes running, 10 minutes walking.