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Weekly Workout Summary 12.23.12

Weekly Workout Summary

Here’s what my weekly workouts looked like:

Sunday 12/16/12:  Rest Day

Monday 12/17/12 @ 6:15 pm: 45 minute spin class at the YMCA

Tuesday 12/18/12 @ 6:30 pm: 30 minutes of Pilates/Yoga @ home using Fitness Blender

Wednesday 12/19/12 @ 6:00 am: 45 minute spin class at Allegheny Endurance

Thursday 12/20/12 @ 5:30 pm: 30 minute fartlek intervals at the YMCA

Friday 12/21/12 @ 9:00 am: 30 minute elliptical trainer at the YMCA

Saturday 12/22/12 @ 6:00 am: 45 minute spin class at Allegheny Endurance

Weekly Totals

Running:  2.85 miles, 30 minutes

Elliptical Trainer: 3.3 miles, 30 minutes

Spin Class: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Pilates/Yoga: 30 minutes

My running distance and time was way down this week. My neck was really bothering me early on in the week. It was super tight and painful and the pain radiated into my shoulder, arm and back. I decided that it would be more beneficial for me to spend some time stretching and focusing on loosening up the muscle in my neck rather than running in pain. It helped tremendously and I was back on track by Thursday.

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Weekly Workout Summary 12.16.12

Weekly Workout Summary

I often hear that people don’t exercise because they just don’t have the time, they are too busy, etc., etc. While I agree that life is busy, especially at this time of year and with kids, there is always time to get a work out in if it’s important enough to you. Even with my husband being out of town, working full-time, and 3 young kids with their own activities 4 nights per week, I still found time to train.

Here’s what my weekly workouts looked like:

Sunday 12/9/12 @ 11:00 am:  30 minute sprint intervals at the YMCA

Monday 12/10/12 @ 6:15 pm: 45 minute spin class at the YMCA

Tuesday 12/11/12 @ 5:30 am: 45 minutes on the elliptical trainer at the YMCA

Wednesday 12/12/12 @ 6:00 am: 55 minute spin class at Allegheny Endurance

Thursday 12/13/12 @ 5:30 pm: 28 minute fartlek intervals at the YMCA

Friday 12/14/12 @ 9:00 am: 55 minute tempo run at the YMCA

Saturday 12/15/12 @ 6:00 am: 45 minute lactate threshold spin class at Allegheny Endurance

Weekly Totals

Running: 10.5 miles, 1 hour 53 minutes

Elliptical Trainer: 4.2 miles, 45 minutes

Spin Class: 2 hours 25 minutes