Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Spartan Day 5

I didn't work out the last two days but I went to an extra spartan training session today with the gym. It was fun (in hindsight, not so much at the time) but a bit of a rough workout. We jogged around a park twice; the first time a slow jog, the next doing side shuffles and karaokas in between jogging. My breathing wasn't cooperating all that much today, I was out of breath easily but that may be because it's finally warm and I'm not used to it. The main workout included mini hurdles for agility, pulling a weighted sled, squat jumps, sandbag tosses, and jogs around the park. We then did a jogging exercise with sprints and burpees worked into it. Overall, a great and very tiring workout.
The first race I had planned to do has been postponed because the mountain still had snow and the ground was frozen. So it's been postponed until June. The other race is still within the next few weeks though so no taking it easy with training just yet.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Gym training day 4

Once again it's raining but we trained outside anyway. We did a massive warmup with a long jog and lots of individual exercises. The main workout was 6 flights of stairs, then pushups along bike racks, then some agility training. We made it through that circuit twice. Great workout, and my breathing has improved as I was able to run farther than previous training days. I also did Jillian Michaels workout (Killer Abs) yesterday so I think I'm finally getting into the habit of working out every day. Now to keep it up :)

Update: I am so sore. Between the workout yesterday and today, my muscles are not too happy. I may take tomorrow as a rest day or do a more gentle workout.