Friday, May 23, 2008

BBC, and the rest of the week

Tuesday:
We had a substitute instructor at boot camp on Tuesday. Sheena had told her to push us hard in our upper body workout and she did just that. We ran through a lot of upper body exercises (biceps, shoulders, triceps, push ups), hill sprints and a few other running drills. We also did some pretty extensive plank and push up work. It was an awesome class!
Wednesday:
I was hoping the rain would hold off long enough so that I could bike to work, but alas, it was not meant to be. Instead I went to hot yoga (the really intense class with the great instructor). I'm starting to notice improvements in my ability to hold poses for long periods of time.
Thursday:
I had to head out to the field (a 3 hour drive out of town) but didn't have to leave until 6:30 am. I got up early and fit in a nice 3 miler around the neighborhood in the drizzle. I made it back from the field in time for boot camp in what was now a downpour in 5 deg C (41 deg F) weather. Amazingly most of our class showed up - we must all be pretty hardcore! We alternated running drills with lunges and squats, tricep dips and push ups, back work and some hill sprints.
Friday:
Believe it or not, today is a full on rest day! The only exercises I'm planning on are bicep curls with a martini or a glass of wine tonight. This is my last day in my 20s, so tonight I'm giving those 20s a proper sendoff with a night out with the girls. Drinks, dinner, dancing and all around revelry are on the schedule for tonight.
Saturday:
I'm turning 30!!! And I'm running 10 miles....

11 comments:

Bill said...

Happy Birthday! Make sure this milestone is a good one!

Leah said...

Happy birthday!

RoadBunner said...

Happy, happy birthday! A 10 mile birthday run sounds divine. Hopefully it'll be enjoyable, too, after your big night out!

Downhillnut said...

Happy birthday tomorrow, Leana! Welcome to a new age group.

Angry Runner said...

Wish i was there!!!

Happy Birthday sweetie!

Run For Life said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Speed Racer said...

*HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!* I've dated 2 30-year-olds and it seemed like a pretty great age. I hope it's a happy, happy day.

One question about boot camps, do they yell insults at you? Do Canadians even insult each other? I have always wanted to try a bootcamp type thing, but I don't think I could get into it if no one was yelling abuse at me. Still, it sounds hard core.

Danielle said...

Happy birthday...another May one...May is the best month isn't it?? 10 miles is about perfect for a birthday run.

Scott said...

Happy Birthday Leana!

Greg On the Run said...

Happy Birthday

Debra said...

Happy Birthday!!