Last Week’s Workouts and Weekend Update (3/16-3/22)

neon (11)This was recovery week after the NYC Half Marathon. I was a little sore after the race and wanted some time for my legs to recover. The My Asics App also had the whole week as a rest week but I couldn’t rest the whole week. Here’s what my workouts looked like this week as well as my weekend update:

Monday – Rest Day

Tuesday – Rest Day

Wednesday – I tried 21 Day Fix Extreme’s Pilates Fix for the first time. You use a resistance band throughout the workout and the handles were missing on mine so it was much tougher. But I had a great ab workout!
  Thursday – First run after the NYC Half. It felt good. Nice and easy.Friday – Ran a mile with this little cutie. He wanted to go for a run and I think he did awesome running his first mile.Saturday – I decided to do Focus T25’s Total Body Circuit workout. It’s been a while since I’ve done this one. I’m happy I can do more of it like some oblique push-ups now. I had a great sweat session!

On Saturday, I also decided to check out Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve. It’s a 635-acre wildlife preserve with 4 miles of walking trails. This was my first time going there and it was a great place to walk and enjoy nature. My kiddos enjoyed it too. I think I’ll do another post on it since I took a bunch of pics.

That night I also drove to Seattle, about 3 hours away.

Sunday – I got in a 6 mile run before heading to my nephew’s birthday party.
  This was waiting for me after my run….good thing I went for a run lol. This was a great idea that my sister in law came up with for lunch. It was a sandwich making spread. Everything was there to make a grilled sandwich or panini. We just picked what we wanted and then grilled it on the stove or in a panini maker. It was great!
We celebrated my nephew’s 7th birthday. I can’t believe he’s seven already. Time is flying and it means my eldest son’s birthday is just next month, since they are about a month apart in age.

It was a great day and nice to see my family again. How’d your week go? Hope you have a great week ahead!

I’m linking up with Tara from Running ‘n’ Reading for the Weekend Update.

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20 thoughts on “Last Week’s Workouts and Weekend Update (3/16-3/22)

  1. Such a productive and fit week. Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve and where you did your Sunday six-mile run (before the donuts) look like such beautiful and scenic spots! Happy Monday!


  2. the your little guy’s first mile! way to go 🙂 that birthday spread is making me hungry – good thing it’s almost time for lunch. But now I suddenly want a panini!


  3. Wow! This preserve looks amazing and so beautiful; I’m so glad you were able to spend some time there over the weekend. Sounds like you had some great workouts and fun family time; this sandwich spread is SUCH a great idea! Thanks so much for linking up with the blog today; hope your week is off to a great start!


  4. Looks like a great week! The Preserve looks like a cool place! So cool that Josh wanted to run with you. I’m jealous of the Frost donuts and yummy spread that Amabelle made for Tyler’s birthday! 🙂


  5. Certainly looks like you had a well planned out recovery week. Nice work! That sandwich making station is such a wonderful idea! I wonder if I can do that on Easter?! I was trying to think of a way to change things up from our usual turkey dinner! Anyhow, looks like you had a great week and weekend! Enjoy the week ahead!


  6. You always have good pics! I’d love to run in those woods.. And the preserve looks great too. The sandwich spread is a great idea. I’m going to steal that one. Have a great week!


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