Monday, February 4, 2013

Training: 1/28/13 - 2/3/13

Monday: Run
  • Yesterday -- icy rain, sleet, freezing temps. Today -- running in shorts, standing water, green grass. Tomorrow -- forecast is 59 degrees. One of the strangest winters I can remember. Hilly 4 miler today, out and back through the Belle Aire neighborhood.

CrossFit Amplify WOD 1-31-13

Thursday: CrossFit
  • Somehow the days got away from me. I was planning CrossFit Tuesday morning, but delayed it out of sheer laziness, thinking I could get it done later in the morning or evening. Between work and family stuff, it never happened. I think I made up for it today, tough WOD!
    • Strength: Overhead squats -- couldn't quite get these, wrist kept breaking down, so Mike had me do back squats for the conditioning portion.
    • Conditioning:
      • 50 walking lunges
      • 20 overhead squats (back squats for me)
      • 20 toes to bar
      • 50 walking lunges
      • 15 overhead squats (back squats for me)
      • 15 toes to bar
      • 50 walking lunges
      • 10 overhead squats (back squats for me)
      • 10 toes to bar
  • When I got home, I could barely go up and down the stairs, my legs were so stiff and sore. Definitely going to add walking lunges to my morning dog walk! 
Friday:
Saturday:
  • Day 2 of the 100 Day Burpee Challenge, hard to imagine how many of these I will do before I get to that 100th day! (Hard to imagine, but I looked it up, and it's 5,050 burpees in all.)  Still feeling sore after Thursday's CrossFit, taking it a bit easier today, but moving furniture -- tomorrow is a family birthday party for Tazer and the kitchen reveal.
  • Definitely used functional strength gains today, pushing my refrigerator up a flight of stairs using a makeshift ramp made of 2x4s.

Kitchen Remodel 2012-13

Sunday:
  • Day 3 of the 100 Day Burpee Challenge, a family birthday party for Tazer, and the kitchen reveal. Except for a few punchlist items, we are up and running! (But no running today, though Tazer and I did walk to the library after the party.)
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8 comments:

  1. That's some good strong training. Winter weather is pretty consistent around here: snow, cold, wind...general tough conditions for outdoor training.

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    1. I felt like a slacker this week, Joanne. Consistent weather would be a pleasure now, especially if it was warm! :)

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  2. We are having one of the strangest summers ever. Everything seems to come in extremes. As I sit and type here there is a massive hail storm outside her in Johannesburg city centre.

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  3. The kitchen looks great! Congrats on getting it done.

    Ouch on the CF work this week!

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  4. Definitely our Midwest winters seem to be getting weirder and weirder. I thought last winter was goofy with the warm temps, but this one's wild swings are pretty crazy too.

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  5. Nice training! That 100 day burped challenge sounds tough.

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  6. I hate when I postpone WODs till the end of the day because I never get to them either :) Much easier to knock it out in the am!

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