Hello friends! I hope you are all doing great! I just wanted to stop in to let y’all know how my marathon training is going!
Sidenote: Ryan’s work and my school were both cancelled today because of icy roads! It’s so weird to me that it’s March and only a week before spring break and we are still having winter weather! Saturday it was 80 degrees here, and Ryan and I went outside to enjoy the weather. I wore shorts and a tank top! Now it’s freezing. Typical Texas weather.
Anyways, here are last week’s workouts!
Monday: 4.62 easy miles. My legs were extremely sore last weekend from my last long run, so I did this run easy. Then I did a new arm workout that I can’t wait to share with you guys! Also, I did some yoga poses that Christine said were good for runners!
Tuesday: 5×50 workout from PurelyTwins
Wednesday: Wednesday was a stressful afternoon that made me very short on time. I was only able to run a fast two miles and then do random strength and cardio exercises inside as I waited for dinner to cook.
Thursday: 5 miles, and I planned on doing abs in the afternoon, but we had a really busy afternoon and night and I wasn’t able to get around to it. That’s totally okay though
Friday: Yoga, oh how I am growing to love yoga and the challenge of trying to improve.
Saturday: 20 miles!! I was happy with how this went, and I felt much better when I finished than I did the week before after running 18!
Sunday: Rest! After those super long runs, I always love rest days.
If you read my last post then you know that I said I was going to go back on my mileage last week…that obviously didn’t happen since I did a 20 miler. I started thinking, and instead of taking a rest week, and then running 20 miles and 22 miles back to back weekends, I decided to run 20, cut back on my mileage this week, and then two weekends from now go for 22 miles. Last week I also didn’t get in near as much strength training as I was hoping for, so I am going to try to get in more strength workouts this week!
Okay, now time to go off and enjoy some time with the Hubs! Have a great day and week!
P.S. I miss posting more often! Love y’all!