Training Week: 1
Time: 31 min (mostly treadmill hiking)
Ate Well: Not really, lots of fried food
Commentary: Since yesterday was a pilar run, meaning we did some hard work, meaning we did intervals, today was supposed to be a recovery run. I call bullshit. Most of the “run” was at a 12% incline. I had to hike to keep my heart rate down, and my calves were burning. Recovery my ass! Tomorrow is supposed to be another “recovery” run, but I will do the long run instead so I have more recovery time afterward.
UltraSignup sends me their newsletter, and every once in a while there is something that interests me. One such tidbit was about microdosing strength training.
This idea intrigues me since, as you probably know, I have a lot less time to do strength training these days. Perhaps I could break up the muscles trained into five groups: legs, chest, core, back, and arms. Then I can go through all five groups each week, and I can change up which exercise I do every week. Most importantly, I’ll limit myself to ten minutes of hard work. Or I could do Body Pump upper body one day and Body Pump lower body another day. Or a combination of both depending on my schedule.
Not long after I finished my run I got an email from the homeopathic pet doctor. They recommended two different regimens for Oreo, and although pricey, I instantly ordered both. She means too much to me to be stingy.
Oreo often hangs out on the chaise behind my desk/dining table while I work, but lately, I want her closer so I can just turn around and touch her. I put one of the dining table chairs next to my office chair with a blanket on it. At first, she wasn’t interested, but then she came around. It felt good to have her closer.
I did a slightly shorter yoga practice today focusing on twists, and it felt pretty good. I can tell that my flexibility is slowly coming back. Then I plopped down at my computer to keep chipping away at my homework. It’s crazy how much homework I already have with it only being the second week of class. I guess that’s what happens when you take advanced classes!
Holy shit!!! I decided to call it a day as far as homework, and I turned around to find my sweet kitten on the chaise GROOMING!!! The meds must be working!!! I AM SO FUCKING HAPPY!!! Think I used enough exclamation points? She didn’t groom for long, but she did it.
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