However, here is a nice little recap of everything that is non-Jorge related!
I know, I know…these things are the DEVIL. Believe me, I know this. I took Metabolife back in the day when it was still legal to take Ephedra. Sure, it squelched my appetite. But it also squelched my personality and I would watch and feel myself go from feeling normal to feeling depressed, aggressive, jittery, nauseous and downright psychotic—all in the name of dropping a few pounds.
I am not a believer in these awful things. I’m also a believer in not looking like this again
I won’t say the name of the pills, but they were featured in a recent issue of Triathlete Magazine so I thought, “They can’t be that bad for me.” Wrong…Almost instantly, I felt that old familiar twinge of anxiety when I took them.
In general, if you have to buy two bottles because all of the WARNINGS don’t fit on one label, don’t take the crap! Three days later and the consumption is history. I’m back into my “normal” state of reality and establishing a routine once again.
YAY FOR FITNESS!
Monday: Gazelle Morning Circuit Workout and J&A PM Core Class
Tuesday: T3 PM Indoor Cycling followed by Jorge Massage Experience
Wednesday: Gazelle Tempo Workout –this was a 2 mile warmup followed by a 3 mile progressive tempo. I’m actually quite happy with my efforts on a 77 degree morning
2 mile warmup
Mile 1 of tempo: 7:12 pace
Mile 2 of tempo: 7:02 pace
Mile 3 of tempo: 6:56 pace
1 mile cooldown
Thursday: AM T3 Swim class
Several months ago, I put a post-it note in my car that simply said, “2×100.”
That meant that SOMEDAY I wanted to get to a point where I could do 2:00x100m repeats with some relative consistency. At the time I wrote it, I was probably somewhere between 2:10-2:15 per 100m…Well yesterday, I managed to start our workout with 6 x 100 meters all between 1:53-1:58. Later in the workout, I did 6 x 50m between :54-:59…Fabulous??? For me—YES! It illustrates that I have made progress and have managed to hang onto some of the strength even post-IM. I’ve also been able to watch some of my former lane mates get faster and faster, so it’s definitely awe-inspiring to watch their continued progress. (Yeah-I’m talking about you Colleen, Michelle and Ralph!!)
Friday: Rest Day because I CAN damn it!
Sat and Sun: I’ll manage a long bike, run and swim workout throughout the weekend!
T3 Indoor Cycling Class (as taken on my bike from the back of the room)
That tunnel of light may have been heaven.
Jack and Adams Core taught by Pro-Triathlete Pat Evoe. His feet are the ones in the air as he demonstrates the next move. It’s hard to imagine that so many people would show up in 98 degree weather to work their cores OUTSIDE in a parking lot.
Iron-Carrie is Back!