I hope that everyone had a wonderful weekend!!
Mother Nature thwarted my long run Saturday morning. We were expecting freezing drizzle Friday night. I got up Saturday morning and checked the weather. It was clear at my house. I headed to Tulsa to run with my group. I arrived at Fleet Feet Sports as the marathon and half marathon groups were heading out on their run. I grabbed a map and started to familiarize myself with the route. We headed outside to do our active warm up when 2 people slipped in the parking lot, so they cancelled our run. Yep, that's right.....we never got out of the parking lot!! And this week doesn't look much better! We're expecting 2 more winter storms with snow, ice, and bitter cold. It looks like I'll be getting my miles done on the dreadmill this week....UGH!!
Yesterday, I was busy meal prepping like a boss!! I prepared: turkey meatloaf muffins, Southwest chicken breast, ground turkey tacos, ground turkey w/ diced tomatoes and spaghetti squash, roasted sweet potatoes, brown rice, green beans, and mixed vegetables. I also prepared homemade guacamole and corn & black bean salsa for our super bowl snacking. We're set for all week. Bring on the snow storm!!
Today is the first day of the Move Nourish Believe Challenge . Here's how it works:
Here's how it works:...
1. Each day throughout the month there is a new challenge. Conquer the daily challenges and post a picture of yourself doing so on Twitter or Instagram. Tag @LornaJaneActive & @FitApproach along with #mnbchallenge #sweatpink #lornajane
2. At the end of each week, recap your successes on your blog and/or Facebook page. Each blog post equals five bonus entries! Share the blog post on Twitter and tag @LornaJaneActive & @FitApproach.
**In order to win the $1000 shopping spree, you MUST participate in all 21 of the daily photo challenges.
Here's the schedule for the week:
Week One: Move
2/3: Sweat-it-out! -Show us your favorite way to sweat!
2/4: Change it up! - Sweat a new way! Select a workout from movenourishbelieve.com/
2/5: Let's get planking! - Plank for at least five minutes today! You can split the planks up.
2/6: Buddy up! - Workout with a friend today!
2/7: Fave Friday! - Show us your five fitness favorites! Exercises, people, whatever gets you moving and motivated!
*Recap your week in a blog post!
My weekly goals are:
Monday: Run 3-4 miles; Core Commit Challenge
Tuesday: Upper Body Strength Training; Core Commit Challenge
Wednesday: Spin; Core Commit Challenge
Thursday: Run 3-4 miles: Core Commit Challenge
Friday: Core Commit Challenge
Saturday: Run 8-10 miles; Core Commit Challenge
Today is also Motivation Monday and we're talking about Healthy Treats
I try to eat clean at least 80% of the time. But I've got a sweet tooth and am easily tempted by candy, cookies, etc. . I often refer to cookies as my "gateway drug". While there is nothing wrong with an occasional treat, I find that if I allow myself to indulge in an occasional treat, that it's way too easy to allow myself to do it on a daily basis. I can easily derail all my hard work and efforts. It really is better for me to avoid these tempting treats. What works best for me for afternoon snacks, is fruit. I usually eat an apple with Justin's Maple Almond butter or a handful of nuts. Other healthy treats that I enjoy are:
Carrots/Celery and string cheese
String cheese and grapes
Dried Fruit and nuts
I'm looking forward to linking up and seeing what the rest of the team has to offer today! Feel free to join us!
What are your favorite healthy treats?
What is your favorite way to get your sweat on??