flexibility · yoga

how I’ve been working out

Last week I talked about taking a break from running for a bit, or at least just branching out into other exercises.  So since then, here’s how I’ve been working out:

I was going to do sprints on Sunday morning but I really didn’t feel like it, so I did the 30 Day Shred instead.  I forgot how brutal that is at the beginning, compounded by the fact that I haven’t done strength work since I got pregnant… or maybe before (it’s never been a strong suit).  The cardio portion of the video was fine but the strength aspect… yowza.  I got schooled.

It was also really good to do Essentrics again.  The standing work hurts and is really uncomfortable (probably proof that I need to do it more), but the floorwork feels amazing.  It really loosens up my hips and ribs.  I love it!  Dave did part of it with me and said he could really tell a difference in his legs.  Even the splits work was doable – it’s modified enough that even if you can’t remotely get in the splits (like me), you can still get the stretches.

Dave and Leo and I are currently on our way to Tennessee to see my parents.  My dad had quadruple bypass surgery two weeks ago and we’re heading down for a visit!  I’m really looking forward to walking and hiking in Tennessee – it’ll be warm and there are lots of awesome trails and parks to hit up!

How have you been working out lately?

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  1. Hey way to go! I started the 30 day shred on Friday after doing moms into fitness for about 16 weeks. I loved MIF but wanted to try something different. I found that my MIF was more challenging than the 30day shred!!!! Here is the website if anyone is interested in 4free workouts plus warm up cool down and abs:) http://www.momsintofitness.com
    Are we suppose to do the 30 day shred everyday? I am doing it every other day…I did a MIF workout today on my rest day;) Hehehe!!!!

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