The early bird gets the worm and I am now the early bird! I forgot to mention in my blog post yesterday that the reason I am getting up at 5AM now is because my team at work decided to try out a new schedule (7am-4pm). Yesterday I was first in the office at 6:48am!
Traffic getting into and out of Miami between 8am-10am and 5pm-7pm is unbearable. With this new schedule those of us who commute get to miss most of the heavy congestion which is AMAZING! Now when I arrive to work I may be a little bit tired, but I’m not frustrated/angry because I’ve had to sit in bumper to bumper traffic for 1.5 hours! I’ve noticed this simple change has made me a much happier and more positive person throughout the day!
I also love that I’m home around 5-ish which means even in the winter I get to run with a little bit of sunlight! It honestly gives me such a mental boost to come out of work and see the sun!
Last night it was tough getting in my run though. Not only am I still getting over this sinus infection, but I must have eaten something bad because my stomach was in knots (tmi.. sorry).
When I got home I didn’t feel like eating anything besides brussels sprouts. I went 29 years of my life avoiding sprouts and now I live for them!
I like baking them sometimes, but the best is when you brown them up a little bit in EVOO and then drizzle them with a mixture of balsamic vinegar and low sodium soy sauce. Literally tastes like HEAVEN.
So, I mentioned in my weekly training recap that I’ve been slacking on strength training since we moved into the new house. I’ve been spoiled for the last few years always have a free, nice gym to go to in the apartment complexes I lived in. Adam is building us a gym at the house, but it won’t be ready for a few more weeks.
Until then I decided just this week that I better find some good at home strength workouts to do. I’ve been casually watching Carly Rowena on YouTube for about a year and have always used her vids for workout ideas. The other morning I started watching her At Home Workout videos and thought maybe you would be interested in them too!
Here’s a good one for working your legs and backside:
This shoulder and arm workout is filmed in the gym, but if you have free weights at home you can easily do this routine at home:
Here are three good HIIT routines that can be done at home:
You can find a lot of other Carly workout videos HERE. She also posts daily on Instagram and Snapchat!
Obviously I like her a lot! If you watch any of her videos let me know what you think!
Do you follow any fitness YouTubers?
Where do you get your at home workout ideas/routines from?