Well, well, well - I have worked out 4 x this week! I ran on Monday (not a great one - see previous post on that one), Wednesday I was on fire running without stopping for 25 minutes for 2 miles and Friday it was 2.5 miles. I now know I have to run 4 laps of the park at the bottom of my road to make it to 3 miles. To finish it off, I attended a different boot camp today at 9 am, on the green near where I live.
There were about 8 ladies and a token bloke - it was a great workout and fun. The warm up was running three laps of the block. I always wonder why trainers don't get you to warm up before doing this - if I hadn't been running recently this would have given me instant shin splints. I've just looked it up and by all accounts static warm ups are old hat and jogging is as effective. So there you have it. Anyhow, after that was a little stretching then it was straight into the circuit training. A minute on each station. I like circuit training as it mixes it up a bit.
So we had leg raises, squats with car tyres (we used the tyres a lot - which I loved), press ups over a flat ladder, running with a tyre, burpees, tyre hops then running, moving a huge rope up and down in a wavy motion and so on. To finish off we had to do 3 x laps of round the block with the tyres! I don't ache as much as that boot camp I did last year but my thighs are feeling it a bit at the moment. I took the kids out to the park after lunch and to be honest I could do with a nap. I feel a tad tired.
Next week, even with it being half term and all, I will need to jog at least 2 x 3 miles and there's also another boot camp at 7pm on Wednesday which I quite fancy. My son wants to tag along too as he's big into his fitness at the mo.
I've also logged all my food for 7 days in a row. I have eaten very clean, as all the trainers like to say, no crisps, chocolate, cake etc and have been under my calorie allowance every day. I have not taken into account any of my exercise as that defeats the object really. I am guaranteed a weight loss on Tuesday for sure. Or surely? I think my chimp peep talk is working a treat - I forgot to mention also that I find Pinterest great for motivation quotes (which I don't usually like) on fitness and dieting.
I have given myself until August to lose 2 stone and then another 2 stone up till November.
See you shortly for my post on Top Tips for Travelling to France a la kids!