Wednesday, August 17, 2011

What I _______(blank) Wednesdays, Vol. 2

This is my second edition of What I blank Wednesday. This week, I decided on....*drumrolll*

What I Worked Out Wednesday

So here is my past week of workouts in review:

Wednesday - I missed bleacher club! My dad came over to help me hang up closet poles and, like all projects with my dad, it took FOR-EV-ER. So no workout on the books for last Wednesday.  Excuses, Excuses!  :(

Thursday - CrossFit. It was August's Painstorm.  Brutal.  There was a 40 minute cutoff and I finished 3 rounds plus another round of rowing, lunges, and running.  This is the most I've ever rowed in one workout. (over 1 mile!)

Friday - Bleacher Club bonus day. 30 in 30 (30 times up the bleachers in 30 minutes).  I only made it up the bleachers 25 times in 30 minutes.  The heat at 4:30 was merciless, even in the shade.

Saturday - Does moving and unpacking count? No? What about dancing in heels at a wedding? Well, then no workout on Saturday.

Sunday - Late evening run with Seth.  Pretty much a mile and a half sprint for me, since his daddy long legs out stride mine at about a 2:1 ratio.

Monday - Bleacher Club.  Tae-bo kick squats, leg raises, flat rows, prison get up squats, single leg lunges, half burpee arm raises, jump lunges, single leg lunges, scorpion push ups, dead man burpess.  Repeat x 2 1/2. 

If you have no idea what half of these exercise are, it is because I made up names for these insane moves Mike invented. Sometimes I think he YouTube's crazy exercises to make us do. At least it never gets boring!

Tuesday - CrossFit. The warm up was our baseline evaluation. (Row 500 m, 40 squats, 30 situps, 20 pushups, 10 pull ups).  The first time I did the evaluation almost a year ago, I finished in 6:15 doing pushups on my knees and using green + blue bands for pullups.  Yesterday, I finished in 5:49 doing "real" pushups and using only the green pullup band.  Yay for progress!

The workout was a 20 min AMRAP. I used the women's prescribed 55 pounds for the SDLHP and I modified L-pullups to pull ups with bands. Using the prescribed weight always makes me feel accomplished, even if I had to use 2 bands for my pullups.  I finished 5 rounds plus 6 more SDLHP.

Funny Confession Ecard: My hardest workout is trying not to look bored while you tell me about your workout.
I hope this isn't how y'all feel on What I Worked Out Wednesday!

Yesterday, I finally made it to the Cash & Carry Farmers Market. It was nice.  A band was playing as I browsed a variety of items, including canned veggies, baked goods, homemade salsa, homemade soaps, grass fed beef, fresh veggies, and probiotic organic sodas.

I was really in the market for some tomatoes and fresh fruit, but there was none.  The vegetables looked great; they had peppers, okra, eggplant, and purple hull peas, all things I currently have in my fridge from my grandma's garden.  The only purchase I made was gluten free, orgainc, home baked doggie treats for my Lola. Hope she likes them!