Last week I didn’t post any updates after Monday because I took the rest of the week off running. My right hip started getting really tight and I could feel it in my butt as well, so I decided to give my hip some rest. Miami marathon training starts one week from today and I want to feel 100% on Day 1!
Of course I kept up with lifting during my run rest break :). I wore my Mio Link heart rate monitor during my lifting session on Saturday.
The workout I did included a little bit of everything because I really just wanted to see the ways different lifts impact my heart rate.
- Chest press
- Assisted pull ups
- Lat pull down
- Shoulder press
- Bent over rows
- Bicep curls
- Leg press
I’m excited to look through the data at some point. My Mio pairs with my Garmin and right now my Garmin doesn’t want to sync with my phone. It must be mad that we’re not running. (Me too, Garmin, me too!)
Detailed post on that workout as soon as my Garmin syncs (I think I know what’s wrong… long story…).
Since I was resting from running last week I spent more time than usual on the couch. I don’t know if I’ve ever told you this before, but I HATE MY COUCH. When we move next month and our new couch is delivered I am going to cry tears of happiness.
I hate the couch because it’s a sectional that’s made of two separate pieces that move around way too much. I was laying on the couch last week, the pieces split apart, I fell and I did something to my back. This may or may not have had something to do with me showing Adam a new hip stretch I could do on the couch…. but anyway! My lower back has been tight/sore ever since then :(.
My back feels best when I’m laying flat in bed, which Cecil is pretty happy about. He’s always looking for someone to snuggle with!
Adam and I clipped Cecil’s toenails on Saturday and it went really well! We only had to bribe him with 10 treats to get him to cooperate. We’re counting that as a win! Anyone else with a cat will know the struggle :).
BTW you may have noticed a made a couple of color and font changes here on the blog over the weekend. What do you think? Is the font too big or just right?
Hope you have a great Monday!
Do you monitor your heart rate during non-running workouts?
What do you think about the new font size?