Hard to believe that this week marks half way through this challenge! I am so excited to be teaming up with my friend, Katie, from The Casual Craftlete to bring you a safe, fun place to come link up your goals and find some new accountability buddies.
How the challenge works is simple. You commit to workout 3-4 times a week during the months of
October, November and December, and challenge yourself with new goals so that you can stay away from those extra holiday pounds. With extra Halloween candy, Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas celebration, it is our hope that we can help you to avoid the bulge and keep the number down on the scale.
So every Wednesday at 8pm CST, the link will go live and will stay open until the next Tuesday morning. That way you can feel safe to add your posts, comments, etc. whenever you have time. Share your progress photos on Instagram using the hashtag #workoutthisfall where you will find us sharing our watch pictures, squat poses and various other exercise ventures. You can also follow us for encouragement as well at mommyhead7 and thecasualcraftlete.
Here is how my week turned out:
I was supposed to come up with a new workout routine, and I really didn’t get that done. I just canceled the membership I had at a local gym after not using it for months. It was hard to pull the trigger but it feels so much better to have done it. So, I guess I am still trying to decide what to do. Have any suggestions?
I did terrible with my eating last week. Between traveling and not eating my usual morning breakfast shake, my fiber was down and everything slowed down. I wasn’t able to workout as much and well, I am feeling bloated and sluggish.
That makes my goal for this week to eliminate the fluff. Frozen coffee drinks used to be a treat, and they have become an almost daily occurrence. So I am stopping the habit. I will not be buying any coffee drinks and I am cutting down on the snacking. I am experimenting a little with My Fitness Pal, but find it hard to record my dinners. The rest of the day is usually easy.
I am still keeping up with my #extra30nov but I did have to take a small break from the lunges and the squats. I did something to my knee I guess and it is screaming at me. Adding to that, here is my tentative schedule:
- Thursday: Run 3 miles
- Friday: Cross Train
- Saturday: Run 4-5 miles
- Sunday: Run 2-3 miles
- Monday: Speed Core from T25
- Tuesday: Run 3 miles
- Wednesday: Rest Day
I am taking part in the #55milesinnovember challenge on Instagram. I should be able to get them all in, but we will see. I am really not pushing it this month.
The scale is up this week. I am so tired of the back and forth, which is part of the reason why my goal is what it is this week.
Now its your turn. Share with me what you have been up to below: