Weekly Fitness Update

Welcome to my new weekly series, where I am going to keep track of my weekly workouts & other random health & fitness thoughts. This is mostly to keep myself accountable, but also because sharing is caring & I know there’s others out there who are struggling like I am with getting healthy & losing weight. We’re in this together! We can do it! Okay enough of that…

Monday’s “run” was the first workout in a while… summer has been super busy, and while that’s no excuse, it has kept me from focusing on fitness. (**I’d also like to clarify that when I say run, I really mean a combination of speed-walking, jogging, and sprints sometimes. I am not physically capable of running/jogging an entire workout at this stage.**)

Anyways, I recently got new running shoes (after I destroyed mine at the Dirty Girl 5K) and I really like them. They are Nike LunarGlide+ 5 and are super comfy.

Time to break in my new trainers ๐Ÿ™‚ #inbetweenerslingo

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Nike Women’s Lunarglide+ 5 Running Shoesย (Amazon Associates Affiliate Link)

I also use a Nike+ SportWatch GPS (seen here) and the Nike+ Connect software (app & website).

Here’s the stats from Monday’s workout:

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Tuesday’s run is what I can only describe as incredible, amazing, fantastic, best run ever. I went longer, farther, and felt absolutely energized the whole time. The weather probably played part in that, because it was cool and gorgeous out. We also came across a friendly deer & a place to go tobogganing that we’d never known about before, so that was pretty cool too.

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Proud of myself!

The rest of the week was busy with evening plans, so our next workout didn’t happen until Saturday. 3 in one week is pretty decent to start things off though. Luckily, things are starting to slow down (aka I’m not planning too much of anything new), so I should be able to start getting 4-5 workouts in each week, if not more. Saturday was shorter because I was not feeling very good, plus it was surprisingly hot out.

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I’m ready to give this my all… but I think I need to work on my eating habits even more. I’ve made some progress in the last year with cutting out a lot of junk food, red meat, and soda/pop. I haven’t seen as much progress as I’d like though, so I feel like I’m not doing enough. I’m terrible at tracking calories but I’m going to try to do that again. I’ve considered trying one of those drink-a-shake-instead programs but they can be kind of pricey (are they worth it?)… I’ve also discussed possibly starting to see a dietitian.

This week, the scale was up and down by a few pounds, which I think is normal depending on the time of day and everything, but as of this morning it was down so that’s good. I just want to KEEP seeing progress.

What are your preferred ways to work out? How did you lose weight?
I’d love to hear your tips & stories!

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