Monthly Archives: April 2009

Couch to 5K Week 4 Day 1

Today’s run was not good. First, I realized about four minutes in that I had forgotten my chewing gum.  Let me explain why this is a big deal.  I have asthma and have to be careful about irritating my airways … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrapup

This has been an excellent week.  I stayed on plan for both food and exercise. Average Daily Intake: Calories: 1,242 Fat: 31 grams, 22% cal. Sat Fat: 11 g, 8% Carbs: 158 g, 46% Fiber: 19g Protein: 66 g, 21% … Continue reading

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Changing Ab Routine

I’ve been doing ab work daily for the last three and half weeks on the Ab Lounge.  I started out with 4 sets of 8 reps and have added a set each week; now I’m up to 7 sets. The … Continue reading

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The First Tough Day

Today is the first day that I’ve really had trouble staying on plan.  I had an aggravating day at work and really wanted to go home and sip on a martini.  The problem with that is: A martini has about … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 3 Day 1

It was a little hard getting started today.  I originally intended to run in the morning, but I realized I hadn’t made a playlist for week 3, so I adjusted my schedule to run in the afternoon.  (See Week 3 … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K: Week 2, Day 3

Another great workout today! I ran about 1.82 miles on the treadmill. I am loving using my own C25K playlists. I can’t wait to create the week 3 version for Saturday. Today also reminded me why I LOVE doing yoga … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K: Week 2, Day 1

Great workout today! I ran about 2 miles outside this morning. It’s been a long time since I ran outside and I intended to run at the high school track, but when I got there it was closed to the … Continue reading

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Cute New Running Skirt

I have wanted a running skirt for a long time.  I’m a skirty kind of girl anyway and shorts do that riding up between the thighs thing that just aggravates the living daylights of me.  I see women out walking … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K: Week 1, Day 3

Great workout today! I ran 1.84 miles inside on the treadmill and looked forward to it all day. I set up my own playlist last night; I found instructions for setting up the intervals here: danterner.blogspot.com/2007/09/make-your-own-kind-of-music.html It is amazing what … Continue reading

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