Friday, December 9, 2016

November fitness recap

I know the journey to getting in better shape is a slow and steady one.  And little goals along the way will help me reach my overall goal.  So I have fitness benchmarks I want to reach each month.

Goals
Work out 16 days a month.  Grade = C
I worked out but I wasn't as diligent as I should have been.

Strength training once a week.  Grade = D
I've fallen out of the BodyPump routine.  And I just put my gym membership on hold (more on that soon). So I'll have to find another way to get strength workouts in.

Track my food each day.  Grade = C
Meh. Some days I just don't feel like it.

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12 Races in 2016 update:
For the second year in a row, I did the DSM Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving!


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Last week's workouts
Friday: Off
Saturday: Off
Sunday: 10-minutes on the treadmill + 20 minutes of arms, chest, and shoulders
Monday: 2-mile run

Tuesday: Barre class
Wednesday: Yoga

Thursday: Off


Much better week, right?

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And then there was this ...

Final mileage =17

Not great, but it's better than zero, right? 

1 comment:

  1. Yes, it's better than 0, AND it's over half of the miles you were shooting for! I've found that there is something to be said about balance. This is a busy time of year, and while it's probably best not to overindulge, it's ok to not track your food because you have a fun event to attend! I think that as long as you are making an effort overall to get workouts in when you can and eat as good as you can between festivities, that's totally ok! :) Congrats on hitting your goal of doing a race every month this year! (I know that's not in this post, but I saw it on Instagram!)

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