The nausea is slightly fading and I am thoroughly enjoying all things starchy, potatoey, creamy, and chocolate. I am NOT allowed to exercise so I'm a little nervous about my next "weigh-in" at the doctor in a week and a half.
For those that know me well (all 15 of you), you know that my favorite exercise is swimming. Since I no longer have a coach and live 25 minutes away from the closest indoor pool and master's team (and have no money to pay for gas now that we are paying for a baby), I have to come up with workouts on my own. While that works most of the time, I have a great website that I enjoy when I'm not feeling particularly inspired. HERE IT IS. There are 50 different workouts with all different drills, distances, and strokes.
I LOVE IT!
Some of my go-to swim workouts include:
the infamous 5-4-3-2-1 workout. It takes me about 30-ish minutes and was given to me regularly by my high school swim coach as a warm up.
200 IM (50 fly, 50 back, 50 breast, 50 free)
100 fly (or you can do fly drills)
And this is a classic for me:
200 free warm up, 100 kick
8x50's on the :50 (or whatever gives you 10-ish seconds rest)
8x100's on the 1:30 (or whatever gives you 10-ish seconds rest)
buns of steel.
-25 kick sprint (rest 20 seconds)
-50 kick sprint (rest 30 seconds)
-75 kick sprint (rest 40 seconds)
-100 kick sprint (rest 50 seconds)
and then back down
and your legs and buns will be SCREAMING.
4X50 cool down free
=2200 yards of awesomeness.
Hope that helps you be inspired to hit the pool and do a workout for me! I'll be at the Do Life 5K tomorrow night (don't worry, I'm just taking pictures and eating after, no walking the 5K - dr.'s orders!) so I'm gonna have LOTS of pics later.
See you on the flip side.