January 18, 2016
Weekly Workout Roundup: Jan 18th
This has been quite a week starting with my injury at the WDW Marathon last Sunday as the low to to my physical therapy visit on Friday being my high point. Returning a day early from Florida was necessary due to my injury and a cancellation at the orthopedic doctor's office Monday morning gave me a quick diagnosis for my knee/left leg injury. A troubling IT band was not what I expected, but after seeing my PT on Friday, I knew I was well on the road to recovery following a prescription from the doctor. My next visit will be today and hopefully doing my homework diligently will be duly noted! Saturday night we had a blast playing "wacky bowling" with a large group of friends. Bowling between your partners legs, skipping, and twirling were all part of the fun. Tom carried our team and we both came home with silver medals to show for our efforts. And yes, we were made to wear them the whole evening!
Our weekly workouts are listed below and best of all, we are both improving with our physical therapy.
Currently training for: Getting my knee healthy again, no races on the horizon
Training plan: None
Fitness goals/focus areas: Strengthening my quads, glutes, and hips to alleviate knee pain and focus on building my cardiovascular endurance for when I do start running again!
Mon, Jan 11th: PT exercises; 40 min spin bike; stretching
Tues, Jan 12th: Physical Therapy; 25 min elliptical trainer; upper body circuit with walk-out planks, renegade rows, tricep extensions, and bicep curls
Wed, Jan 13th: PT exercises, 30 min stationary bike, abs, stretching
Thurs, Jan 14th: Physical Therapy, 30 min yoga focusing on hips and hamstrings
Fri, Jan 15th: PT exercises
Sat, Jan 16th: 20 min dog walk, 30 min bike ride
Sun, Jan 17th: 30 min elliptical, push-ups, PT exercises
Currently training for: London Marathon
Training plan: Coach Sami
Fitness goals/focus areas: strengthen glutes and recover from injury to my IT band
Mon, Jan 11th: Visit to Orthopedic doctor to evaluate my knee
Tues, Jan 12th: Rest day
Wed, Jan 13th: Rest day but had a sports massage to work on my IT band
Thurs, Jan 14th: Rest day
Fri, Jan 15th: Physical Therapy - great visit but have to work on several things to improve strength
Sat, Jan 16th: Rest day, but played "wacky bowling" with friends
Sun, Jan 17th: Rest day
Did anyone race the Star Wars Challenge this weekend in California?
What was your best workout of the week? (bowling would be my answer)
We are joining Hoho runs and MissSippiPiddlin for the weekly wrap. Be sure to check out some of the other links.