I did want to update on how my fitness is all going though...
FitnessI have been keeping up with the 30 Day Shred daily and getting in 4-5 miles run about 3-4 times a week. I have also been able to get in 3 days of strength training a week, which I am hoping to increase soon.
I started Level 2 of the Shred on Saturday of last week and I love this level SO much. I might have somewhat of an addiction to "skaters" - I absolutely love them. The ONE thing I just don't think the Shred offers, is an intense ab workout - so I always improvise with a few of my favorite ab exercises. Maybe one day I will share my ab pics... I am still too shy and still working on them...
My Favorite Ab Routines...
Partner Leg Throwdowns - LOVE THESE
FoodI am actually doing fairly well with eating this week, with my cheat meal of the week being Saturday night. I ate pasta and drank 2 wheat beers and felt right with the world;) With school starting up, I am busy again and forget about food - that is VERY uncommon for me... I like food - A LOT! I am usually thinking about my next meal with I am eating the previous one.
I have also finally realized and came to peace with the fact that I will NEVER be a true clean eater. I was beating myself up with food and what is "clean" and "not clean" and feeling bad for this and that. I am DONE with that. I am taking on the "moderation" way. If I want Cheez It's - I am not going to feel bad for eating them because they are not "clean" - I am going to eat a small portion and MOVE ON! I just can't eat fruit, protein, and veggies for every meal - I will DIE... seriously... that just IS NOT ME and I feel so great saying that. I am not going to deprive myself of that skinny cow ice cream - I am going to eat it and be happy. All is RIGHT with the world again, it just took me knowing who I am and being OKAY with it.
This Weeks GoalsI am excited to bump up to Level 3 of the Shred on Tuesday. I am going to get my 3 days of weight training in AND... get a few 3 milers in this week because Saturday I run my half marathon. I AM PUMPED!!! I love races... LAAAAHUUUVE races... I really missed running just because I love it - it feels good to be back on that level. I am itching to run another marathon soon. Am I crazy? Nah... I just have the running bug and I LIKE IT!
Goals for this week? Racing this weekend? How is the #jmdvdchallenge going for you?