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Up really early!!

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

My husband complained about me working out so in the morning. He says he can't go back to sleep when he hears my alarm go off. So, of course, I woke up every 1/2 hour from 12:30 to 3:30 AM. I finally got up at 3:30 AM to workout. I had 40 minutes of pure cardio and another 30 minutes of cardio abs.

I thought I'd be tired, but so far I'm not. Tomorrow is my rest day so I can "sleep in." Then, it will be early again on Thursday and I'm off on Friday due to working parent teacher conferences Wednesday and Thursday night. I like this getting up early to work out!

I find that my body temperature is higher and I don't feel as cold. I also have a lot of energy, most days! The only downfall is some days I'm starving! Other days, I'm "fine." Kind of crazy!

I'll be starting my fourth week of Insanity in two days! Then, it's a recovery week. (Still working out, but not as intense?) Then, they "up the stakes" and it's the "max." I'm a little intimidated for month two, but I'll just do my best!
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    I can't do early morning workouts. I would probably feel great all day if I could but I already get up at 5:30 just to go to work, I can't imagine getting up early enough to fit a workout in. I'm impressed.
    1810 days ago
    Sounds like fun! I am still working at my lower level and not quite ready for Insanity! :) I like working out in the mornings now too! For me, I am always cold and I don't necessarily want to at first, but I have more energy for the day as well. I sometimes get really hungry too, though...Keep up the great work!
    1811 days ago
    You are doing terrific! I am so impressed.

    As far as the alarm clock goes. They make little battery ones that go under your pillow. I used to have one. It was wonderful for not waking the ex but I could be up and going.
    1811 days ago
    You just amaze me. Maybe you could get one of those alarm clocks that just lights up and not make noise...perhaps that would allow your DH to continue to sleep. Or maybe there is something like a wrist band that viberates or something. Hum, google it.
    Have a terrific day.
    1811 days ago
    INSANITY?? You are determined! My daughter uses that program and from what she describes its a TOUGH one. In fact it sounds like it fits to a T and it is insane : )
    Works well for her though.
    Keep healthy and keep Sparking emoticon
    1811 days ago
    You are doing great with that workout! Not too many people I know get that far with it. I have to say I would be tired if I didn't get 8 hours sleep per night.
    Also: are you eating a snack during the day? That may help so you don't feel starved. Also, you may need to add a protein drink.
    1811 days ago
    Wow! You sound so dedicated and committed! I would never be able to wake up that early to work out! I admire you!
    Make sure you don't skip your after-workout snack or breakfast since it's so early in the morning. And load it with healthy protein and good carbs to keep you full and strong. And stay hydrated!
    You're doing an amazing job!
    1811 days ago
    Hope you slept well tonight after all that cardio this morning.
    1812 days ago
    Oh My! I did 20 min at 2 AM when I was having trouble sleeping, but can't wait for bed tonight! I am definitely one who needs her sleep ... And usually have a terrible case of the Munchies after a bad sleep night (just realized that wasn't true today ... Hooray!)

    I admire your dedication! So proud of your successes!
    1812 days ago
    emoticon Maybe your husband will just get up & join you??? A thought...
    Keep on keeping on! You are doing GREAT
    1812 days ago
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