This week I was reminded that a little bit goes a long when when you really focus on quality workouts. Almost every day I felt like I was starting my workout later than planned and had to prioritized what I could get done. Looking back on the week, I feel like I still got in a good mix of cardio, strength, and mobility, and was even a little bit sore from my strength workouts.
Monday: 3 miles + stability work
I started out with about 20 minutes of stability work and then had enough time to run 3 miles. I have really been loving the sunrises this time of year! Too bad it’s going to be dark again for my runs this week thanks to Daylight Savings Time.
Tuesday: 45 minutes spinning + lower body workout
I started this workout later than planned and wasn’t sure if I should spend less time on the bike in order to have 30 minutes for legs. Instead, I ended up just spending about 15 minutes on legs but focused on bigger muscles like hamstrings, quads, and glutes. I felt it the next day so I figure it must have been a decent workout.
Wednesday: 10 minutes on bike + TRX upper body workout
I woke up at 4:30 to find out that my blog was completely down. I couldn’t even get into my dashboard to see what was going on. Luckily someone from Bluehost was available to chat at that time of day. At first they said it was fine and they were seeing my site. Then they realized that one of my plugins was causing an issue, so they were able to disable it.
When I finally got downstairs to work out I was a little frazzled. I warmed up on the bike and then just had time for 20 minutes of upper body. I ended up using the TRX so got in a little core work as well. Once again, I felt it the next day.
Thursday: 3.5 miles + core work
I did my core work first as a warm up (and so I didn’t skip it) and then headed out for my run. It was a nice morning for a run…little did I know how ridiculously cold it was about to get.
Friday: 35 minutes Pilates + Yoga
I used my Pilates for Runners DVD and then did the JasYoga back reset video. By the end of the week I feel like my upper body is so tight from sitting at work all week so this felt really good.
Saturday: 6.3 miles
It got cold again. The real feel was 17 degrees. It was nice to have spring weather in February, but this is just ridiculous. I would have rather it be cold in February and warm now. They are calling for 5-8 inches of snow Monday into Tuesday. While I wouldn’t mind a snow day, I am really over winter at this point.
Running: 3 runs, 12.8 miles
Yoga/Mobility: 1 short yoga session, lots of foam rolling
Strength Training: 1 upper body workout, 1 lower body workout, 1 Pilates DVD workout
Lately it feels like every week is busier than the last. I’ll need to continue prioritizing effective workouts for the days when I’m short on time. By the way- I’ve still been meditating every night. I count that as a workout for my brain.
How were your workouts last week?
How do you prioritize your workouts when your short on time?
Is is supposed to snow this week where you live?