I should probably think of a new way to wear my hair, especially if I’m jumping and running around like a crazy person at 6am! Any suggestions from my fellow long-haired exercisers? I would love to be gifted enough to braid my hair but..it never looks attractive.
The run: Lake Johnson has mile-markers every 1/4 mile around the trail so you can track your distance if you don’t use Nike+ or a Garmin. I got to thinking, how can I use this to my advantage? It’s too hot to run longer than 30 minutes and I wanted to get some lower body plyometrics in before I taught Body Sculpt. Aha! At every marker, complete 20-ish reps of plyo exercises, then continue running. Here’s how the workout looked (I started at the 1 mile marker):
- 1 mile= squat jumps
- 1.25 miles= jump-switch lunges
- 1.5 miles= plie squat jumps
- 1.75 miles= right jump lunges, left jump lunges
- 2 miles= star jumps
- 2.25 miles= mountain climbers
- 2.5 miles= speed skaters
- 2.75 miles= plank jacks
- 3 miles= 2-pulse squats, 180 jump, 2-pulse squats
- 3.25 miles= 10 burpees
- 3.5 miles= 10 burpees
- .25 mile= squat jumps
- .5 mile= jump-switch lunges
- .75 mile= plank jacks
Breakfast quickly followed; a first for me, OIAJ! I finally, and sadly, ate the cookie butter down to just the right amount so I can use the jar and put the oats, yogurt, almond milk, and vanilla extract in for the highly acclaimed-bloggers’ breakfast:
I may have overfilled it a tad, but the more the merrier That was a lip-smacker. Mhm..
I taught Body Sculpt today, nothing cray-cray. Great class though!
Have a happy Friday and happier weekend!