Thursday, February 13, 2014

Keeping the Streak Alive!

I told my sister the other day that maybe my big goal this year is to keep my workout streak alive for a whole year - until Thanksgiving 2014!  I'm not sure about that though in general I've been feeling a little wishy washy about developing my BHAG and race schedule.  But I enjoy tracking all of it and feel pretty good about some of the mileage I've racked up.

Wednesday 2/5/14: Weights and 2 miles on dreadmill at Healthplex after two long snow days at home with kids
 

 
Thursday 2/6/14: 2 mile hike through the snow with my husband

Friday 2/7/14: fun family Friday night at the Healthplex = 2 miles plus weights
Me and my girl strengthening our core
Saturday 2/8/14: Walked 2 cold brisk miles in between basketball tournament games so we could go out afterwards to celebrate sis-in-law's 40th birthday


My girl playing her heart out

Hubs and sister celebrating at Paddy's
Sunday 2/9/14: Up early for basketball tournament game; off to scout mass at 11:30; catch breath in time to go to archery tournament (where both kids shot PRs - daughter got 2nd in 4th grade girls!); slip slide to McDs for celebratory cokes before cranking out 21 miles on the bike trainer.  BAM! Felt pretty good to rack up so many miles in just 8 days (62+10+21=93!)
Sparx Basketball girls
Daughter in the midst of shooting 240/300 - her best score ever!
Son also shooting a strong score
Monday 2/10/14: 2 miles on treadmill plus weights at the Healthplex

Tuesday 2/11/14: 2 mile cold walk with my husband; still a fair bit of snow on the sidewalks and streets, but we managed to get it done.

Wednesday 2/12/14: 10 bike trainer miles just before bed after crazy long, busy day - boy was this a day I really didn't want to get a workout in. But the workout streak lives and I had the 30 minutes before I went to bed.  Really no excuse not to get it done.
Some good speed on a night that I didn't even feel like getting on for more than half hour
Thursday 2/13/14: 5 mile run with Susan after sorting boxes of Girl Scout cookies for delivery;

Lots of cookies to deliver!
We got interrupted with a minor kid emergency, but she came back and we got it done - and with enough time to run out to Walmart for some easy valentines for my 7th grade boy who thinks the holiday is just short of stupid.

Swim = 2.47 mi
Bike =226.6 mi
Run/Walk = 66.75 mi
Strength workouts = 13

3 comments:

  1. Nice job keeping the streak going!

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  2. Go girl!!!! Keep that streak alive!!!

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  3. Way to keep the streak going, specially through winter! Hopefully spring will be here soon making it easier to keep the streak alive.

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