Monday, June 01, 2009

Beach-Ready Plan May 2009 Shape Magazine D1, W4

Mmm, here we are, the home stretch - my final week of the Shape workout.

I am so sore from that half marathon that I woke up and immediately said to husband "I don't know if I'm going to workout today".....

Then I got out of bed to let the dog outside.... oy!  the pain in my feet going down the stairs..... "ya, I'm not working out today" I say to myself with every step down (all 16 of them).

But, by the time I went back UP stairs, got dressed, got Tim's..... eh, I didn't hurt AS MUCH so I went.

Weights & cycling all done!  I did the following:

Grapevine Lunge - 3 sets of 12 using 12.5 lb weight
Sumo Squats - 3 sets of 12 using 12.5 lb weight
Bench Rows - 3 sets of 12 using 12.5 lb weight
Triceps Push-Ups - 3 sets of 12
Curl Press - 3 sets of 12 using 8 lb weights
Ball Circles - 3 sets of 12
Ball Sit Ups - 3 sets of 20
Leg Lifts - 3 sets of 12

The lunges & sumo squats both hurt today, because my hips are so friggen tight from the walk.  Weights took 40 minutes today, cycling took 30 minutes.

I worked really hard to keep my energy up on the bike.  No easy task, but I did it because somehow it made my legs feel better.  I managed to keep my RPM's above 90.

What I cannot do today is take the dog for a walk.  My feet and ankles are just so sore.  I just took a couple of Advil.  I'm hoping that helps.  I feel bad for puppy, but... I just can't.

Thanks to Jaime, I am sitting here sucking back a Venti Latte!   She is always drinking something from Starbucks and I am always dying for a Latte by the time I'm done reading her entry!  Today I went and bought one.  Mmmmm, it's good!

Hmm, oh, I signed up for a week long yoga camp in July up at my Club.  1.5 hours every morning for only $50!  I think that is a screaming deal!

I am patiently waiting for the e-mail telling me that the photos are available from the race.  Ok, maybe not SO patiently!!

Well, bloggers - sadly that is all I got!  Have a healthy day!



5 comments:

  1. Way to go for sticking to your exercise plan after being sore from the half!

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  2. If you switch up that latte for an americano misto, it's half the calories!

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  3. I'm completely impresed that you've stuck to the Shape workout all four weeks. You are inspiring me! And your club sounds heavenly, with the yoga camp and the restaurant and all.

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  4. Like ChezJulie I am completely impressed that you did your Shape workout inspite of having just done the 1/2...I would have used that for non-exercise excuses for a week...and has it been that long already???

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  5. Yoga camp sounds like so much fun!! And what a great price!

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