I'm not usually big on link-ups and catchphrases, but it's been a long week--and I'm ready to rock and roll through this Friday!
1-Eric Church's new album, The Outsiders comes out this Tuesday, February 11th. I am excited to have some new music to add to my playlist--My three power hitters (where music is concerned) are Luke Bryan, Eric Church, and Jason Aldean. You can't go wrong with those!!!
2-We actually got up this morning and got our work-outs in before work! It is usually so hard for me to roll out of bed at 5:00 and hit the road or my bike, but today it was easy-- A. because I didn't want to have to run AND go to the grocery store this afternoon...--and--B. I was right in the middle of an episode of Breaking Bad, and I really wanted to watch it why I took part in a sweaty spin session. I have to admit that it did feel kind of funny watching a show like that at 5:00 in the morning, but whatever gets me up is a good thing!
3-Tomorrow morning we are heading up to Knoxville for the Strawberry Plains Half Marathon (Geno) and 10K (me). We haven't raced since New Year's Day, so I am ready! I have really been working hard on both my diet and training, so I am interested to see how it all works out.
4-The spin bike that I purchased on Craigslist a few months ago has been the answer to my training woes. Before I started crosstraining, I was always injured...my knees, my ankles, the bottom of my foot--you name it! Ever since I started alternating days of running and spinning, I have felt 100 times better!
Running guru, Jeff Galloway says that anyone over the age of 45 should alternate days of running with days of another form of exercise. I took those words to heart (even though I'm only 41)--and so far, it really is working. (fingers crossed and knocking on wood)
5-Yesterday I took over 400 people off of my Twitter feed. I was following so many people and companies from various giveaway entries, that I didn't even want to read my feed anymore. I LOVE winning giveaways, no doubt, but it had actually become a burden to me. I was spending too much time entering the giveaways and not enough time being productive in other areas. Definitely time to simplify and prioritize.