Best Run Today!

Ever feel so good after a good walk, or workout? Those are the endorphins that most people like myself are addicted to.

These endorphins release after I’ve had a great workout, especially when I’m running. This is what everyone calls the “runner’s high.”

I ran during my lunch break – and I feel great! Another perk working at home, going through a great workout and having the time to shower and get clocked back into work! My running is improving, I had a hard time getting back into running after I delivered my son. My feet seemed to hurt even more than usual, I unfortunately inherited a bad case of bunions on my feet and the more stress I place on them while working out – the more they hurt every now and then. So I pace myself, take breaks when I need to and go at my own personal time. So far, so good. If anyone has any care remedies for bunions – let me know, I’d sure love to hear them!

Today is my HIIT cardio day and its done! What’s your workout day?

Slowly but surely

I’m focusing on getting my energy back. Focusing on getting my momentum going. When you’re a Mother, and work full time – things get hard, very hard. Hard does not mean you can’t do it, just means you have to find your own way to get through.

Here I am 7 months pregnant doing my favorite workout – overhead squat.

 

Train smarter, not harder is my goal. I have to give myself a certain amount of time before work, before Xander gets up for the day, before the world starts. Before, I had all the time in the world, now my time is even more valuable. I’ve been working on my push/pull method of lifting weights alternating days and incorporating high intensity cardio every other day. I focus on lifting heavier than normal with the rest days given.

My workout goes as this:

Monday-Wednesday-Friday

  • Deadlift
  • Bench
  • Squat
  • Olympic Ring Pull up

Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday

  • HIIT Cardio 30 – 45 min

Now I can workout all day- its not a problem, but remember – you can never out work a bad diet. I’m focusing on low healthy carbs with a cheat meal given on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Water is SO important. I can’t stress that enough. I try my best and everything to drink as much water as I can.

Working out is my favorite past time- it gives me peace and completely clears my mind

Consistency is key. Even if it isn’t routine, I learned that consistency is what keeps you going. There are some days I can’t work out early in the AM (because my son was up all night) so I’ll workout in the evening. You make time for what’s most important to you.

It was a good weightlifting day, lifting early in the AM (fasted) is very different from lifting in the evening after having some food. I’ve kept my log up so I know where I am at and how much I will improve in lifting.

Thanks for stopping by – do you have a fitness plan/diet you would like to share?