Sounds good to me! Jillian is welcome to stay home.
I was/am using the dvd as a cross-training thing since I've had to put my gym membership on hold for two months. (as a substitute teacher I don't get a paycheck again until the last day of October.) But I'm not coming straight off the couch. I just have to restart C25k every time I get distracted by something shiny because my shins start hating me again. vicious cycle.
I agree, pick a plan and stick to it. Those plans are not complementary. Either do C25K OR do 30DS. Don't try to do both at once.
Starting a DVD based 30 day fitness plan within 30 days of a holiday probably wasn't a good move. :)
Put 30DS away until after the holiday and after you've completed your first 5k.
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2,322 9/24/12 2:13 P
I wouldn't do the 30-day-shred on vacation. Personally I would just bring running shoes and other running accessories and do bodyweight exercises for strength. You can find lots of options on the SP website. I really don't think it's worth lugging around the weights to do Jillian. Plus you said it aggravates shin splints, which is also what I found when doing her videos, and it can also cause other injuries (it did me), why risk something like that while doing C25k??
9/24/12 1:27 P
I'm trying to decide what to pack in my carry on luggage. I have been doing C25k and just started week 5. I'm pretty sure running shoes are going in the suitcase. But I've also just started Jillian's 30 Day Shred. Now, I haven't been able to do it every day because it aggravates my shin splints and I want to be able to continue running.
Do I throw the dvd and the weights in there too? It would also mean more work out pants, etc. I still need room for clothes for a wedding, family reunion, and regular clothes.
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