Did you have a good Halloween?
Although most of our kiddos ditched us to go Trick-or-Treating (as they should), the staff had a BLAST modeling our costumes, especially this awesome 80’s getup : )
So I don’t typically join on to exercise challenges (mostly because my follow through is poor), but I did participate in a successful push up challenge last fall. So, I was highly motivated when I heard that Tina was arranging a PLANK challenge. For all of the details, check out her post on Carrots N Cake. The main goal is to double your current plank time in 4 weeks. The set up is simple…
Monday-Plank to Fatigue
Wednesday-Follow Tina’s Ab Workout (My Mom and I did the first one last week)
Friday-Plank to Fatigue (try to beat Monday’s time)
Last week, my Mom and I each did a 2 minute plank (mine on my elbows), making our goal to complete a 4 minute plank by Thanksgiving! About half way through Tina’s first workout, my mom asked me why we were doing this? The answer…sexy, strong abs! Is there any other reason???
Anyone else want to join in??? Looks like a simple way to improve the core muscles that you use every day! I’ll keep you posted!
Now, onto the month wrap up…
October has been a foodie month!
I ate TONS of quinoa…
Man, it was a busy one!
Keep up the Healthy Habits with focus on drinking water, chewing, following hunger cues, and limiting processed foods
Let’s call this a draw! I have been drinking lots of water and working on slowing down during meals. I have been eating more real foods, but I think WAY too much food. Moving forward, I will be focusing on portions!
Create half marathon training plan for November race
My plan is set, but after being sick last weekend, my runs have not been up to par.
Find the Zen!
Yikes! It has been a super stressful month, but I did have some quality down time with my Mom up in Door County.
-Healthy Habits Continued…this month’s focus is on real foods and portion control
-Half Marathon PR…seems like a reach, especially with my recent illness, but I’m going for it
-A 4 minute plank
-Feeling thankful for a happy, healthy, and family-filled Thanksgiving
How are you doing? What are your new goals?