Weekly Workout Recap: December 2013 Week 3

We got home from our trip on Monday, and I desperately needed to workout (hello, cruise food!) So we went to the gym that afternoon. I eased back in, then completely shocked my body with a long run on Wednesday!

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This counts as working out, yes?

It has been an interesting week, and I’m not sure if my long run made me feel more or less confident about running 4 races in 4 days next month. Crossing my fingers and hoping my body behaves!

Sunday: rest

Monday: 30 minutes stationary bike, legs

Tuesday: 20 minutes elliptical, upper body weights and abs

Wednesday: 16 mile treadmill run (yes, you read that correctly)

Thursday: rest

Friday: 45 minutes stationary bike, upper body weights and abs

Saturday: 4 mile run

I’m hoping I will get a few workouts in next week even though we will be with family. I need to run an 8-10 miler as I tape for marathon weekend. Hope everyone has a great week!

QOTD: Does taper madness get to you?

Comments

  1. Taper does not bug me. I look at a training plan very analytically, very logically. Sort of like reading instructions or a recipe. If that is what it says to do, then that is what I do. LOL!! Taper is part of a good, natural, logical recipe for finishing your race. And it works. I wish you all well who are doing Disney Marathon Weekend – ESPECIALLY you first timers!!! Whether this will be your first 5K, or first Marathon – go git sum!!!! Above all else, have fun!!

  2. 16 miles on the treadmill??? Girl! You are amazing! I can barely do 3 miles on a treadmill! Way to go! I know you’ll be ready for Dopey!

  3. I am so impressed by your milage! I don’t run that far. No tapering for me… not sure I could do a marathon even with all that training.

  4. Right on girlie – AH THAT CRUISE!!

  5. 16 miles on the treadmill?! Dedication. My TM threshold is about 8 miles before I start getting bored and restless!

  6. Good Lord…. 16 miles on a treadmill! You are a Saint!

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