Well that was a long break from blogging! I wish I was better at blogging and time management for that matter, but life has just been too crazy. We found out we are expecting a baby in April, and it’s a….
I’m so glad she is healthy and doing well, but we were really hoping for a boy, since this is our last child we will be having. I know that might sound a little selfish to some, but I guess I always pictured having two of each, oh well. We did not get pregnant just to have a boy, we have always wanted a big family and she is wanted.
I want to talk more about the pregnancy in a later post but for now onto the workouts,
I have still been running and I’m almost 20 weeks, wahoo! This is longest I have run during a pregnancy and I couldn’t be more excited. I have had a lot more ligament pain which has caused me to slow down, but I’m determined to run as far into the pregnancy as possible. My average pace is around 8:30, and slowing every week:( But that is ok. I took almost a full year off because of the twins and came back to set two personal records. I’m convinced pregnancy is a great break for my body:)
Monday’s run was hard, must have been all the turkey and pie;) 5 miles on my treadmill:
Tuesday we did bootcamp and I love stealing other people ideas:
This was a good workout. My hips were feeling it though, I have to modify quite a bit. We added pyramid sprints to 7 to the beginning and did 30 second sprints in between each set. I was sweating a lot.
It’s amazing how those moves from elementary school can kill your adult body, and make you feel so old!
I’m back from my blogging hiatus, (more on that in a couple of weeks). When I don’t workout I really don’t feel like blogging. Anywhooo, we have been back at the track the last couple of weeks trying to soak up every second of nice weather left. Here is how our workout went down today:
(1 mile warm up and stretch)
Take no breaks!:
Awesome quick workout
Here is some more of my fave gear:
Nike Tank and Shorts.
This tank would almost be my favorite, but the color has faded quite a bit, so it’s number 2. The shorts are my favorite, however the only flaw is the pockets. The pockets are worthless. When I stick my phone in the pocket, it falls down past the bottom of my shorts. So I really don’t carry much around in those things! But I usually don’t stick stuff in my pockets any way for fear that it will fly out while running. Instead I carry around this thing. Full review on that later!
Tell me what your favorite workout gear item is!?
I sent two of my kiddos off to school on Wednesday! Yay! If only I were sending the twins instead of my older, which aren’t as difficult;) Oh well I will have one with the little ones at home. Our group hit up the track again on Thursday, and taking a few weeks off of sprints and bleachers has kicked my butt. I love finding good workouts on pinterest to try out, so we did this one:
It was really good, and I was definitely sweating by the end. A full lap around the track is pretty difficult. So here is how I try to do it.
First 100m is the slowest, I would say 60% comfort zone. Second 100m at 70%, third at 80%, and the last 100m go all out at 90% to 100%. My first full lap I went out too fast and was dying by the end. It didn’t help that it was 80 degrees outside.
After we finished up the workout we hit the bleachers to run partner sets, I will post a workout later. There is nothing better than running bleachers for a booty workout! my legs and butt are so sore today! Add in some good conversation with awesome ladies and it makes a great day:)
Here are some pics of the kids on their first day, I know I’m pretty bias but I think my kids are pretty cute!