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Readers' Workouts

Tuesday, June 26, 2012




Hosted at Joy's Book Blog every Tuesday, Readers' Workouts gives us a chance to motivate each other and stay accountable to ourselves.

I've been pretty bad for the past couple of weeks. Between my sister's wedding and going out with friends, I just haven't had much time. I did my interval run thing for Couch to 5K training on Monday. It had been so long since I was able to do this that I just started over at the beginning. I did pretty good with it. I did make it to my Pilates class on Thursday and Zumba on Friday. I wasn't as bad as I was afraid I would be in Pilates but I definitely had jelly abs when I walked out! You know that quivery feeling you get in your muscles when you've worked them out a little too hard? That. First time I've had it in my abs! Zumba was a lot of fun, especially since my husband joined me. He's in such great shape that it wasn't much of a workout for him, but he was a good sport and gave it a try. I, on the other hand, was sweating like crazy! I had some vague knee pain for a while so I probably hadn't been to Zumba in a couple of months before Friday. It was nice to go back, although I wish our studio was bigger. There's just not enough room for all of us to really shake it!

I'll be mowing the backyard with a push mower tomorrow, weather permitting, and hopefully some kind of cardio on Wednesday and Friday. I have plans on Tuesday and Thursday, so nothing on those days unless I squeeze in a walk on my breaks at work.

How have your workouts been coming along?

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4 comments:

  1. I did Couch to 5K a few years ago and am thinking of doing it again since I haven't kept up with my running. I'm not a running lover though so I don't know if I can manage to motivate myself to do it on my "off" days though. LOL.

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  2. Zumba is crazy isn't it? It took me FOREVER to get into the groove. Mainly because I'm a klutz like no one's business. :)

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  3. I would love to do Zumba... but the classes in my local area just seem to clash with my running or something else.

    I think with running it is something you have to keep up with. You can't do it one week and then not the next. I had to take a slight running break for 2 weeks and getting back into it has been hard. I really need to find some other form of exercise to do as well...

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  4. The Zumba sure sounds fun!

    I love the idea of mowing with a push mower.

    Joy's Book Blog

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