Weekly Wrap-Up and a Look Ahead

5 May
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Wrap Up — get it?!! 😉

A day late, but better late than never!!

I feel much better about things than last week that’s for sure.

Last week’s plan:
Monday – Strength training day + Stretching – Done!
Tuesday – 2.5 miles – Done!
Wednesday – 30 minutes cross training (not sure what I’ll do yet!!) – Done! (well, 24 minutes done!)
Thursday – 2 miles + strength training + 10 second wall sit + 1 set 60 second plank 2 miles, Done! Wall sit and plank Done!

And then, we came up with a *new* fitness challenge — wall sits, planks and upper body
So Thursday became 2 miles + 1 Forward plank/30 sec + 2 side planks/30 sec each +30 sec wall sit +5 pushups + 5 chair dips Done!
Friday – Rest Day + 20 second wall sit + 3 sets / 30 second plan Plank 2F/45 sec + 45 sec wall sit + 8 Pushups + 5 Chair Dips Done!
Saturday – 40 minutes cross training +30 second wall sit + 1 set / 60 second plank Plank 1F/30 sec, 2S/30 sec + 1 min wall sit + 5 Pushups + 8 Chair Dips Done!
Sunday – 3 miles + 40 second wall sit + 3 sets / 30 second planPlank 2F/45 sec + 45 sec Wall Sit + 10 pushups + 8 chair dips Well..not done. Yet. Will definitely get to these today. All of it

Saturday, I spent most of the afternoon and evening clearing out a planting bed – and who knew that hoeing was such an amazing upper body and core workout? I learned on Sunday just really how powerful it is!! Today I am moving MUCH better!! 😉

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Before…this is what lazy gets you!!

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After….this is what HARD work gets you!

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Gratuitous fresh mowed lawn shot!

Sunday was also the day to submit my weight for the Diet Bet I’m participating in for the next 4 weeks — and that was a real eye-opener! And not in a good way that’s for sure! So there may be a bit more talking about the “Fork” part of things in coming days!

And now on to this week’s plan!!

Schedule for the Coming Week:
Monday – Strength training day + Stretching + 3 miles I Missed Sunday + Plank 1F/30 sec 2S/30 sec + 1 min wall sit + REST DAY for upper body!! (Though, I need to make up for Sunday so there’s an additional Plank 2F/45 sec + 45 sec Wall Sit + 10 pushups + 8 chair dips – oops!)
Tuesday – 2.5 miles + Plank 2F/45 sec + 80 sec wall sit + 10 Pushups + 8 Chair Dips
Wednesday – 30 minutes cross training + Plank 1F/30 sec 2S/30 sec + Wall Sit REST DAY! + 8 pushups + 8 Chair Dips
Thursday – 2 miles + strength training + Plank REST DAY! + 1 min wall sit + 15 pushups + 8 chair dips
Friday – Rest Day + Plank 1F/60 sec 2S/30 sec + 90 sec wall sit + 5 pushups + 10 chair dips
Saturday – 40 minutes cross training + Plank 2F/60 sec + 75 sec wall sit + Another Rest Day for upper body!
Sunday – 3 miles + Plank 1F/60 sec 2S/30 sec + 105 sec wall sit + 12 pushups + 10 chair dips

Looks like a lot, but there’s a lot of work ahead! And it’s all good, right?!!

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Have a fantastic week ya’ll!!!

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4 Responses to “Weekly Wrap-Up and a Look Ahead”

  1. Julie @RunWalkFASTPASS May 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm #

    Please come kick my butt! I chickened out on the diet bet as weigh in is right after a long vacation and well I don’t want to stress it…yeah I have issues! Congrats on getting everything done. I need to get some Jalapeno plants for our beds, my seeds never took.

    • outrunningthefork May 6, 2014 at 4:58 pm #

      I totally get not wanting to stress about it! I’m debating a trip to my dad’s but want to time it so that I can actually lose weight by June 2!!

      I bought some little pre-seeded things at Target that I’m going to try…tomatoes, cucumbers and something else i can’t remember! Need to finish prepping the bed for the veggies, and I am going to try to find some blueberry bushes too!

  2. Meranda@fairytalesandfitness May 5, 2014 at 11:18 am #

    I agree, working in the yard is definitely a work out! Great job with your fitness plan last week!

    • outrunningthefork May 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm #

      Thanks!!

      I’ve avoided doing anything related to these darn beds for at least 2-3 years…have now decided to clear them all out – it did feel good, once I could move again!!

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