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I Earned a Rest Day This Week!

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Wow, it's tough to get up and workout when you wake feeling sore all over. Knowing tomorrow is a rest day made it easier.

I'm adding 5 minutes to my elliptical workout today. I tried adding 15 last night after weights, but was just too tired. Last night, I worked legs. I had to make some adjustments to protect my knees and hamstrings. I'd rather do body weight than risk injury with weight. So I subbed the dumbbell clean with a single leg deadlift, which was still really tough.

I'm working shoulders and abs tonight. I was going to do it this morning, but I need a refresher on the exercises and figure out any swaps.

I racked up over 16k steps yesterday for my Boeing on the Move challenge after converting my 40 minute strength workout to steps.

And my last thought before I finish the start of my day: baby squirrels have arrived! We live in a woodsy suburb next to a golf course. The mama squirrels make their rounds each evening, with the kids following close behind, hitting up all the families for dinner. So cute!
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  • MRSP90X
    P90X is set up that way with ST and cardio the next day. Yes, pushing to the limit while not going over into injury is the key!
    1418 days ago
    I find that after grueling strength training, some cardio working the same muscles the next day helps the soreness.
    1418 days ago
    16k steps Woo Hoo!!
    1418 days ago
    Love all the babies!!
    1418 days ago
    1418 days ago
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