Gettin Back in the Groove

Sunday, June 19, 2011

First of all, Happy Father's Day to my family! I don't have a father, but I do have a pretty amazing family that is uber supportive and always there for me no matter what. I feel so blessed to have them in my life and don't know what I would do without them! :) Love ya all! <3

I just finished the most amazing workout! I was pretty bored this evening. I have so much stuff to do, but I didn't want to do any of it (imagine that! lol) I went to the mall first, but they were closed, so I went to Hastings next. I read a magazine, but I wasn't really feeling it, so I came home. I decided to work out, and I am sooo glad I did, because it was exactly what I needed! :) I had fun coming up with a workout plan beforehand (it took me all of 2 minutes). I drew on my high school gym class for inspiration. This is what I did:

Walk 1 minute @ 2.5 mph
Walk 1 minute @ 3 mph
Walk 1 minute @ 3.5 mph
Run 1 minute @ 4.5 mph
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Squats
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Pushups
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Lying hip raises (each side inner & outer thighs)
Run 1 minute @ 6 mph
     20 Bicep curl and presses
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Calf raises
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Side arm raises
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Bridges
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Front arm raises
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Flutter kicks (lying on stomach)
Run 1 minute @ 5 mph
     20 Triceps extensions
Walk for 5 minutes @ 3.5 then 3.0

I sweat buckets and now I feel amazing! I drank a whole bottle of water during this workout, which I usually only do during Zumba! :) I had so much energy afterwards that I cleaned up the kitchen and did some dishes...which, if you know me, is a big deal cuz I HATE doing dishes! :D

I have been listening to this album for the past week and a half straight:

Good stuff! Check it out! :)

I am pretty excited for tomorrow. I asked a friend to teach me how to swim (properly, that is). I know enough to get by, but since I want to do kayaking now, I think I need to know more than that. We are going at 6 in the morning (if I can wake I'm not a morning person so much. I'm better than I used to be though! :) Then, tomorrow after clinicals is Zumba if I feel up to it. I think I will because exercising gives me so much energy, but we'll see. I am off to drink some dandelion tea (a great detoxer, btw, if you can get past the taste) and go to bed! Happy Sunday Night! :)

2 pieces of love:

MT Foners said...

So um... Dandylion tea... you hippy... that's GROSSSSS!!! :) and, I think you should go take a swim class properly this summer... think of this... it's exercise AND you will learn something! ... and BTW, summer JUST started... HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SUMMER!!!! and good job on the workout! and.... I've never heard of that person on the CD, I think youre making it up! Love, Your Big Sis!

oh.... and..... Happy Fathers Day to you too... youre one of the best dad's I've ever had!!!!! :P ♥

peasandlove said...

Haha....thanks for the comment, sis! As always, you make me laugh! And that's a good thing! :D

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