The Dallas Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon is March 23. That's only 78 days away people. SEVENTY-EIGHT!!!
No need to panic though. I have a plan.
Last week I started my training. Ironically, I decided to kick it in gear Christmas Day. Who decides to start their half training on a major holiday? You can see below how well that went!
25-3mile Run + Strength/Nada...aka rest...aka stuff my face
26-Rest-Foam Roll/Who needs to rest and foam roll after eating ham and potatoes? I ran 3.26 miles.
27-30 min cross train or easy run/ Rest and foam roll...mama was sore.
28-4 miles long run/Mind games, and I lost. Nada today. Rest, played with Billy and went fishing.
29-Stretch and Strengthen/Walked the outlet mall on a day date with my man.
30-3mile Run/2.61 miles...I ran from the park to Grandma's house.
31-2mile Run/Chased Billy for about an hour. Gosh his energy is endless!
1-New Years Day Virtual 5K/ 3.14 miles on the treadmill. :) It felt good!
2-Rest/ 2ish miles on the treadmill...started the Jillian Michaels DVD Challenge...Ripped in 30
3-30 min cross train/Bench press, light walking and biking, JM DVD Challenge...Ripped in 30
4-4 miles long run + JM/4.4 miles using the run-walk-run method and JM Ripped in 30
I think having a plan, and sticking to it, or as close to it as you can, is what's important.
Goals for this week...
-clean up diet, duh.
-follow the plan
-go to bed early (try, Amy, try)
If you're interested in joining the Jillian Michaels Challenge, head over to Holly's Blog for the details. It's been a great motivator for me!
Also, a special shout out to Valerie! Thanks for the inspiring emails! If you want in on that check out her blog.
See you soon!