Friday, November 15, 2013

WOD - November 13, 14 & 15, 2013

Happy Friday everyone!!  The weekend is upon us - have any good plans??

This is a combined WOD post - here we go...

Wednesday, November 13

Orange Theory!  I signed up for an early evening class, and to be honest I was tired before I even began....it's such a full day it's hard to muster up the energy for such an intense workout when it's dark out!  But I did, and come 7:30, I was happy it was over and done with!

They are calling this week Peak Performance Challenge week.  Every day is a new challenge (ie - how fast can you run a mile?) that the class performs before the actual workout begins.  Today's challenge was a 500 meter row as fast as possible.  (You know how much I love the rowing machine - it's such a great workout!)


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After a 5 minute warm-up jog on the treadmill I did my 500 meters - in 1:46.  I think I was one of the first women in my class to finish!  The fastest woman all day did it in 1:43....I saw the stats on their Facebook page and for I CAME IN 2nd PLACE OVERALL (for women)!!!!!!!!!! woo hoo! :)

Class was fast paced and exhausting.  We did a ton of rowing - probably 2000 meters!  A decent amount of running - probably over 2.5 miles. And a very varied workout in the weight room - including the bosu, free weights and the SBT straps.

There are certain trainers that I like better than others, there are some exercises that I prefer to do over others, but one thing's always consistent....it is an amazing workout every.single.time!!!


This is a perfect picture of a typical class!  There is SO much energy in the room :)

Thursday, November 14

In the morning I usually have a plan for my WOD.  Even if I'm not going to do it until much later in the day - I have an idea of which video I'll do, or what I'll do at the gym.  Today it was all up in the air.....until I read Heather's post about Tabata!  Thanks Heather!!

I love Tabata workouts!!  They're quick and powerful!  And most of the time I do body weight exercises so the only thing I need is my Gymboss timer! Love!



It was a great workout - and the planks finished it off nicely!  You know for my at-home workouts I have no patience for anything longer than 20 minutes so this was perfect! :)

PS - Can I just say that I love PicMonkey!  ((I know there are an array of fonts and colors on this one but I was playing around!))  You will be seeing A LOT of fun graphics from now on!! 

Friday, November 15

A quick walk with a toddler that didn't want to sit and a sky that was about to open up....


#wycwyc, right?
+ 50 burpees (5 sets of 10!).  

TGIF everyone!! :)