I have been busy doing yard projects and my exercise routines were put on hold because the work I had to do was physically hard. However, today the weather was cold, only in the 20's, and snow flurries all day. It was a good day to take some time off.
I wanted to go for a run, but every time I'd open the door I'd decide not to go. It is a good day just to relax, I'd tell myself. I was trying to talk myself into going to the gym, but I really did not want to go anywhere. It is a 20 minute drive.
I had a good workout with Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred in the morning, but I really wanted to go for a run. Or maybe it was I needed to go for a run, I needed a mental lift. Not going anywhere in the car won and since it is hunting season, I really did not want to go on the road. I'd be running between fields and woods. Not really where I'd want to be.
So, since we spent a few days clearing the hillside so we can go sledding this winter (if it snows this year); I decided to do a hill workout. I'd be on my property close to the house and the hunters ought not be shooting in that direction.
So, down I went...
and up I went...
I must have done it about 40 times, I lost count at 20 and my garmin turned over 1 mile. My garmin distance was 2.08 miles. Hills are the worst for me; I am so lazy when it comes to running up a hill. I found myself only walking up only once and it was near the end. I reminded myself I was doing a hill workout and walking up was not allowed. (Yes, I talk to myself a lot.)
I cannot wait for hunting season to be over and the bears in hibernation so I can just go running down the road. I heard there are wolves in close by, but I never hear them howl so I hope that won't be on my list of why I don't want to run. I still remember when I was running at dusk and thought I heard a car but when I turned around I saw a bear crossing the road.
My son-in-law wants to start running and I hope he won't mind me slowing him down so we can run together. There are so many trails I want to go on but I really do not want to go solo.
Well, enough babbling for now, I hope you all have a good evening and week.