Link up with Weekly Workouts + a Giveaway! (closed)

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This weekend I had to keep in mind I was semi-preparing to race next weekend… Ok, so I AM racing next weekend. I need redemption, badly…on this race, as many of you already know that day is one I don’t forget easily.

As part of my half marathon training I signed up for the HCSO Youth Ranch Run 15k that’s next Saturday; fingers crossed that I kick butt and set a new PR so I can put Gasparilla this year behind me…forever! 😉

Looking at this week’s workouts, I did pretty well for my first 5 run week (after a few naps)

Monday: 3 mi moderate run + crosstraining WOD
Tuesday: 5 mi tempo-moderate run
Wednesday: crosstraining WOD
Thursday: 5 mi speed workout w/ 4 x 800s + 400 repeats
Friday: REST (including a massage!)
Saturday: 10 mi long run at easy pace
Sunday: 4 mi recovery trail run

It was great this weekend running with some faces I hadn’t seen in a while and trying to not focus on how fast I was going, but how I felt with the tight hammy and with be making sure to keep the right form too. I really dug running the trails this morning, too, as it was a great chance of pace and softer on my lil legs. I’ve done the trails before, but it’s been almost a year or so – is this a fun new Sunday routine?
 I was able to also try out this beauty:

I tested out my new Handana on the run today. It’s a very neat concept of a sweatband, on your hand, that makes it easy when headbands just aren’t cutting it or arm bands just don’t cooperate…or end up doubling as Garmin arm cushions like mine usually do. It really came in handy with our humidity still being a factor without being too much of a distraction!
trail run. done.

Want to get in on the tallying of all of your hard work each week? Welp, this week starts the Weekly Workouts Roundup (each Sunday-Sunday-Sunday 😉 so, by all means, LINK UP (see end of post) & add this button to your post!

 

AND in honor of this swell-link-up-of-workouts-and-such, you also can win the chance to be my twinsie and with your very own Handana!
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Visit Handana’s store HERE to check out all of the options they offer!
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This giveaway will be for one week! (See rafflecopter details for Disclaimer & restrictions)

Happy Sunday Funday – make good decisions! 😉

HI! I'M KAT - I am a pug-mom, wife, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, & Fitness Coach focusing on living the fit life while tackling work, coaching others - doing it all! My blog is to hold me accountable for all the goals I plan on accomplishing and also a way for me to try to inspire others through my own experiences - if I can do it ANYONE can! Fitness is a huge part of my life as well as travel and seeing all that life has to be lived! PAY IT FORWARD!

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25 Comments
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    September 30, 2012, 3:44 pm

    What a cool accessory! Love it!

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    September 30, 2012, 3:53 pm

    running! I love it!

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    September 30, 2012, 4:34 pm

    I love, love love to run! Now though, I’m doing KAIA Yoga (it’s muscle workin’ good yoga..totally sweaty & tough) every Friday..love it!

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    September 30, 2012, 4:47 pm

    As much as I love running I would have to say my favorite it circuit training. My instructor makes it fun, he often calls it circus training! Good luck on your race next weekend-fingers crossed for a PR!

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      September 30, 2012, 9:28 pm

      Thanks a bunch and for linking up!

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    September 30, 2012, 4:48 pm

    What a great idea! I could definitely see that coming in handy!

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    September 30, 2012, 4:50 pm

    My workout routine usually consists of Martial arts for cardio and stength and ballet on Sundays to stretch it all back out!

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      October 3, 2012, 12:02 am

      a handana would look great on ya!

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    September 30, 2012, 6:03 pm

    I love running, but I also love BodyPump!

    And I’m definitely going to do the Ranch Run this weekend, so we can meetup before it. Ah! A race! So thrilling but nerve-wracking at the same time. And what trail did you do? I found a very small trail in the area that was fun to do a few laps on (it was just around a little neighborhood lake). It is definitely noticeable how easy it is on the legs.

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      September 30, 2012, 9:29 pm

      Awesome! Did Dover trails this morning…nice and easy, some challenging dips and holes but kept me focused

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    October 1, 2012, 9:12 pm

    Running and mountain biking are my favorites. I have never seen that little accessory of yours–i can see how it would come in super handy though. (clever branding on their part)

    Happy new week!!

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      October 2, 2012, 1:32 am

      Hope u have a kick butt week too! 🙂

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    October 2, 2012, 12:05 am

    I love running, and it’s definitely my exercise of choice!

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      October 2, 2012, 1:34 am

      And barely any equipment required! 😉

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    October 2, 2012, 1:42 am

    Great job getting all your workouts in. I hope this week goes great for you and that FL cools down a bit.

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      October 2, 2012, 1:33 pm

      Thanks Abby you too! Hang in there.,

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    October 2, 2012, 12:34 pm

    That handana is awesome! totally brilliant. But for some reason it’s not letting me enter the giveaway 🙁

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      October 2, 2012, 1:34 pm

      Was the raffle widget not working? If not I have you down!

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      October 5, 2012, 8:46 pm

      It wasn’t but I think it’s working now! Thanks!

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    October 2, 2012, 3:23 pm

    Love the handana!

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      October 3, 2012, 12:06 am

      I ended up liking it more than I expected!

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    October 2, 2012, 4:28 pm

    these look so cool!

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    October 2, 2012, 5:54 pm

    Looks like I will see your face on Saturday. I will be volunteering. 🙂

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    October 2, 2012, 11:43 pm

    New running gear is always a bonus! 🙂

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    October 3, 2012, 11:20 am

    I love new running gear! Cool product!

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