Hello! Monday again, but I finally feel like I’m out of the funk that was last week. Having a free weekend to relax and catch up definitely helped with that. Friday night Tim and I went out to dinner at Grappa, a little hidden Italian gem in the neighborhood. We had an Amazon Local deal to use, and we didn’t want it to expire. Saturday I went to Monique’s Kickboxing class, then parked myself at Athan’s Bakery for a couple of hours to do my Wellcoaches homework, then did a little shopping for myself. With the weight I’ve lost over the past year, I have ZERO pairs of pants that fit me without feeling/looking really frumpy in them. I ended up buying six pairs of pants from Express for $200 total – four pairs of dress pants for 40% off each, 2 pairs of jeans that were buy one get one 50% off, and two different coupons. Finally! Saturday night we headed to Joe and Cate’s house to make Joe a 30th birthday dinner and hung out there for the night. And Sunday was another day of randomness — car cleaning, blog writing, grocery shopping, and just hanging out. I just mentally feel in a better place than I did last week.
Last Week’s Workouts
I was psyched to actually TAKE two group exercise classes last week! As an instructor with a busy schedule, I find that sometimes it’s tough to take as many other classes as I’d like. Aside from Liz’s on Tuesdays, I haven’t been making it to many other classes recently. This week I made it to two though!
Did a 30 minute at home no equipment workout.
15 minutes of steady state on the elliptical, then taught supersets in my class. Unfortunately I missed Kickboxing – sad!
Took Lauren’s Burn & Build class! She used a format where we did 60 seconds of each move (I think about 20 moves), then took a quick break, then worked all the way back down with 60 seconds of each move again, pyramid style. I left sweaty and happy – it was just what I needed after sitting for what seemed like longer than usual this week.
Came home from work and ran a 5k outside, then did the core strength pyramid that I posted yesterday, twice through.
Took Monique’s Kickboxing class at the Y. Loved the format and routines in this one!
This Week’s Workouts
- Sunday: Upper body strength workout
- Monday: Trying to make it to Lauren’s 6am spin class, if I don’t then TBD at night
- Tuesday: Two A Day
- Wednesday: Going to attempt a morning run before work so that I definitely get my 5 days in before the weekend.
- Thursday: Teaching my 6am class
- Friday: Girlfriends! Will someone please workout with me in Maine during No Carb Left Behind Weekend? Meh. Hence why I am trying to get the run in on Wednesday morning.
- Saturday: Rest day
Are you someone who prefers your own workouts, taking classes, or a nice mix of both?
Time to tackle the week ahead!