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Workouts and Goals: Aug 8

Wow so we went snorkeling in Key Largo yesterday and the remnants of tropical storm Emily showed up…choppy water = motion sick Amanda. I’m trying to get over it today, but I swear my condo is actually swaying.

AUGUST GOALS
Veggies: Back to a couple green smoothies, lovin some cauliflower salad “faux potato salad”…feeling good
Yoga: Enjoyed a couple yoga sessions, but didn’t do 3 because I didn’t want to keep leaving my friend who was visiting..since I was still doing my runs..but per the next item it was ok
Laughter: Thank goodness for my friend coming to visit it gave me many reasons to remember to laugh and not work!

WORKOUTS 
Aug 1
 
AM: 8 x 400m @ 7:30 + 4 miles = 6 miles, 20 min walk, 20 min weights
PM: 10 min stretch, 20 min walk

Aug 2
AM: 30 min walk, 2.5 mile easy run
PM: 50 min Jivamukti yoga, 20 min walk, 3.5 mile run

Aug 3 
AM: 20 min walk, 2.5 mile run, 15 min weights
PM: 20 min walk, 2.5 mile run, 10 min elliptical

Aug 4
AM: 2 x1 mile @ 10K pace, 2 min recovery + 2.5 miles = 5.5 total, 20 min walk

Aug 5
AM: 10 min walk, 6.5 mile run

Aug 6
AM: 3 mile run, 30 min weights, 30 min bike

Aug 7
AM: 11 mile run, 20 min walk, 1 hour snorkeling
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100% humidity I swear that’s how it felt all week…my shirts were dripping, but oh it was fun to run in things that kept me motivated.
rickenbacker-causeway
Here is our single hill in Miami where the group ran Sunday… Rickenbacker Causeway.

Overall: Very excited I managed to complete both speed workouts this week again
Favorite Run: Really proud of my 11 miler, it wasn’t the mileage I wanted but it was a week of listening to my body
Favorite Workout: Enjoyed that single yoga session this week
Nutrition: I’m not a big fan of eating out, but we did a lot with my friend…so I enjoyed some great salads and am now SUPER excited to eat veggies at home this week.
Training Plan: Going to post more on this later this week…I may have finally found a way to follow a plan 
iPod: Just downloaded the 2 Twilight book..so I guess you could say I like it :) Also got my iPod replaced again for free since the battery died
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Gratitude Journal
Aug 8
I am grateful for oatmeal
I am grateful for cashew butter
I am grateful for waterside dining
I am grateful for Zach Brown band
I am grateful for small moments of joy

6 comments:

  1. Boo for the motion sickness and humidity.
    Yay for a solid training week!
    Can't wait to hear more about your training plan.

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  2. That looks like a nice hill to run on. The view should take away from the pain. lol

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  3. I hope the motion sickness goes away soon!! Great job on your week!

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  4. Hahah - that "hill" you do your hill runs on makes me smile. You need to come to Colorado and run with me and get in some good hills :). Sorry about the motion sickness - bleh! Hope it passes soon!

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  5. Nice first week of August! Love it!

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  6. Enjoyed seeing your gratitude list and to dine on more veggies. Yummy!

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