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Friday, 2 July 2010

First Day Back and Roxie

Today was my first day back training after the half! It was tough! I thought I felt fine before I started but I had a hard time back, I was puffing, panting and cursing all over the show! Here's the workout I did;

GPP
30s burpees
30s screw shots
30s star jumps
30s burpee variations (tuck jumps, 180 degree, sprawl and punchouts)
30s star jumps
30s chinnies

x 5 rounds with 30s rest between rounds

10 minutes of core

I can't wait to get back out running, I've planned my first run back for Sunday, I bought some new trainers today as my old ones have seen a lot of miles and are looking decidedly worn out. I'm looking forward to trying them out and hoping they suit my feet. I wore Reeboks before and my new ones are Aasics, they look like a similar style of shoe so fingers crossed they will feel good running. I got quite a bargain actually because I got them from the junior section! The same shoes in the adult section were over a tenner more expensive!

After I've had a month of fun running I've got some serious work! I'm doing a 10k on the 24th of October, training starts 1st August. I'm using the run less run faster plan and I'm really hoping to some good speed.

Just before I go, meet Roxie our new puppy, she's a German Shepherd Springer Spaniel cross and she's lovely!

Ignore Mike's slippers on my feet haha

11 comments:

  1. Oh hello Roxie. She is adorable!! Did you get her from a rescue in the end?? xx

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  2. omg, roxie is tooo cute. and so is the name;-)

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  3. awwwwwwwwwwww adorable!! and woot for new sneakers. i think i'm going to have to break down and buy new ones. even though spending the money hurts my feet LOVE slipping into a new pair

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  4. Oh, so cute. Congrats on your new baby :)

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  5. Roxie is so cute! Congratulations, and keep the photos coming please!
    Good luck with the new trainers!

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  6. Awww adorable!
    I love my Asics...hope they work out for you.

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  7. Hi Laura,
    You are right, Roxie is adorable:)

    Yesterday one of my college boy's friends came over to show us her new puppy. My four year old went crazy! He has been asking for a puppy non-stop:)

    OMG, I remember how I felt those few days after my first half marathon...not good! Way to get back into your workouts, the first ones back are always the hardest!

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  8. Roxie is gorgeous! I have a pair of asics and they've been really good and lasted me ages

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  9. Roxie is adorable! My kids want one super duper bad!

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  10. Aww she's adorable! Good luck with the new shoes!

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