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From fat to fit Week 17 (14.04.14)

 

My life is a bit like this at the moment but I am beginning to tip the balance (I think).
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Tuesday
Zumba Class
TVA session afterwards

Wednesday
I was very tired and really not in the mood at all but I did manage
10 min side stepper warm up
Bosu balance squats with 3kg weight X10 2 sets
Bosu weights hammer curl 3kg weight X10 2 sets
Bosu chest flys 3kg weight X10 2 sets
TVA Exercises

Saturday
I finally managed to make a *triumphant*!#! return  to parkrun.
For those not in the know, parkrun is a free timed 5km run that started off in the UK and now takes place in many destinations Australia wide as well as other destinations worldwide.

You can find local parkruns in your area by clicking

here for parkrun UK

here for parkrun Australia

here to find out if parkrun operates in your country

It’s been a while so I took husb along with me for moral support as I wasn’t sure how long it would take me to do it and didn’t want everyone to have gone home before I finished.
I thought that this would be a good start to my half marathon training giving me a base to start from.

Now it may *look* like I am standing still but I can assure you I WAS running! Honest.

Now it may *look* like I am standing still but I can assure you I WAS running! Honest.

I found it ok and managed to get round in 35 minutes so certainly not very fast and waaaay off my fastest time BUT I ran it all and that was my aim. At least I have a starting point now and I can work my way onwards and upwards from this point.

We also took the kids swimming in the afternoon (first time for baby Bear) and I managed to fit a sneaky 10 lengths in.

Sunday
TVA Exercises

All in all a pretty great week as far as achievements go I think.

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2 thoughts on “From fat to fit Week 17 (14.04.14)

  1. how are you going? have you all settled into a routine or has it all gone to shaite? Because either is perfectly ok, and it looks like you’re doing a fantastic job of getting out of the house and exercising etc. I’ve been thinking of you and wondering how you’re coping. Hope things are going well. xo

  2. Great achievements especially with two young children – I admire your commitment Rhi!

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