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ow. ow. ow.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Things I do not recommend:
Trying a new ST group class (Cardio, core & sculpt) AND
Running a 5k on the treadmill in 28min which is fast for me AND
Sitting in a coolish room watching the snowfall.

The muscles in my legs have set up like giant blocks of cement. Sleeping is actually painful.

Its really all NancyAnne55's fault. Indirectly of course. She's had 4 kids and looks like...THAT. Be fair, she earned it. If she can, why cant I? So I've been better about doing my ST at home and at the gym. Vanity goals aside, I also still have this 5k speed goal on my mind and Nov 22 is coming up pretty fast. I also keep eatting candy (damn you halloween!) And so being mindful of calories in, calories out, I am trying to step up the activity.

So, yeah. That's why I am awake at 5am saying "Ow, ow, owwwww!"

Next gym visit: more of the same although perhaps stepped down a bit and with more post workout stretching.
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TEENY_BIKINI 11/13/2012 9:11PM

    Sorry aboout the ouchie, but the determination rocks!

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COLETTEISGREAT 11/12/2012 5:04AM

    Sorry about the pain!! Perhaps a little less is better? :-) And don't sit in too cold an area afterwards!

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NANCYANNE55 11/9/2012 8:14AM

    Glad I could help torture! LOL! Actually, I am very glad you are picking up your game. Big changes equals big changes. (Did a blog by that title a while back.)

Yes, stretching, but some soreness is to be expected. You won't be as sore next time you do it- muscles adapt very quickly! The most soreness will be experienced when y0ou introduce change.

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IRONBLOSSOM 11/8/2012 9:20PM

    Hahaha, I feel ya! Sometimes I get out of my chair and the 96 year old I live with goes "um, should I get that for you, I think I'm moving quicker!!"

Just keep stretching, maybe a nice hot bath/sauna/hot tub session is in order?

GREAT WORK!!

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MARTY728 11/8/2012 4:03PM

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LESLIELENORE 11/8/2012 3:49PM

    Yeah, stretching is kind of important.

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BIGPAWSUP 11/8/2012 2:27PM

    Ok, I can't help but giggle because I did a similar thing very recently. Only it was my glutes that cramped up!

You need to stretch! I really hope you loosen up soon! Good luck.

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 11/8/2012 1:47PM

    maybe try staggering the workouts a bit too? ;( feel better!

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FITFOODIE806 11/8/2012 1:26PM

    ow ow ow is right! That sounds painful! Hope stretching helps this time around.

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GINGERHAWK 11/8/2012 9:58AM

    Man, that's an impressive amount of activity though I'm sorry to hear you're so sore. Stretching, rest, walk? Feel better soon!

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DOTTIESPLACE 11/8/2012 9:54AM

    Holy cow, great run! Sounds like you need a massage. Your legs will thank you.

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SADWHITEWOLF 11/8/2012 9:23AM

    Hot bath....

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KALANTHA 11/8/2012 8:46AM

    Sorry you're so sore. A 28-minute 5K? Only in my dreams!! Nice run!

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LENLEN3 11/8/2012 8:42AM

    Augh worse feeling ever. Good work pushing yourself at the gym, and finding inspiration! (just don't hurt yourself :D )

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AUTUMNBRZ 11/8/2012 6:07AM

    awww big hugs!

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