This weekend was spent mostly on my own! I used it as a weekend of recovery, plenty of sleep, and delicious foods!
My weekend started with a pretty relaxing Friday. My day consisted of driving around the city so of course I couldn’t resist a stop for coffee! I stopped at a coffee shop called Tout Suite. It had such a cute vibe and I definitely want to go back soon! Continue reading The Weekend With The Goats!
My week had a whole bunch of ups and down but I did know one thing. I was so SORE this weekend. I was very thankful for some couch time and some foam rolling.
This weekend was so pretty here in Houston! It definitely did not feel like winter with sunny skies and 80 degrees but I’m honestly not mad! I was able to do yoga outside and have some nice morning walks with the hubby.
When I started marathon training, my body started to tell me “NO!”. I began to feel aches, pains, and soreness I had never experience before. This was due to more frequent and longer exercises. I was pushing my body farther but I wasn’t caring for it as I should have. When I was forced to slow down, I opted for yoga as a mental release. Little did I know that there are some benefits of yoga for runners!
So getting started on your fitness journey is definitely a challenge but sometimes once you get going, you can get in a slump. Not only does your body get accustomed to your workouts but you aren’t mentally engaged and aren’t making progress.
At the beginning of this year, I started incorporating different types of workouts. I will forever enjoy running but I was starting to get burned out. I began following the Tone It Up community and began to fit in High Intensity Interval Training into my workout schedule. The fast paced full body workouts were a major shock to my body. Yes I was sore and some days were HARD but I began to notice muscle definition. Continue reading How To Get Fit Without Getting Bored