This morning I awoke to find that last night’s rain continued on through the night was still at it. I had an interval run to tackle on the workout front, so I took my speed work adventures to the treadmill with this fun and speedy interval treadmill workout.
This workout is an intense interval workout, but not quite HIIT. My “jogging pace” is 6.0, but feel free to start our lower or higher to customize to your jogging pace. After a 400 m warm up jog, increase by 10 points, then decrease by 10 points, then increase by 11, decrease by 10, and so on. If done on the treadmill, you’ll need to change the distance from miles to kilometers.
Doh! A reader just let me know that the 200’s should be 400’s! It’s one time around the (in my case, digital) track – which is 400 meters, not 200. I’ll put up a new chart when I get to my computer!!
Treadmill by Ten’s Interval Workout
It took me about 35 minutes to finish, and I was dripping with sweat by the time I finished! In and out of the gym in less than 45 minutes? A-OK by me!
I really wasn’t sure what I wanted for breakfast today! I’ve been on kind of an eggs, smoothie, raw cereal kick and I don’t see that stopping anytime soon. For some reason, I desire to have oatmeal or Greek yogurt for breakfast (my old faves) has been no where to be seen!
Today I ended up going with a smoothie completely out of convenience.
Plus, it’s a reason to use my cute new straws!
Pumpkin pie smoothie: 3/4 c. milk, 1/2 c. pumpkin, dash of cinnamon, dash of salt 1/2 c. cottage cheese, packet of stevia, the gums (optional) – blend that together – and then add 1/2 frozen banana + ~15 ice cubes. Yum! I would have added vanilla protein powder instead of the stevia, but I just had a protein (powder) shake before bed last night.
Time for an update!
Pets on a Bed Update
One pet down, one to go!
Last night, I got the idea to bring up Niko’s crate, fill it with blankets, and place it as close to me as possible without being ON the bed.
Niko’s a good dog and really doesn’t bark or wine except for when someone knocks on the door. So for the most part, I had a great night’s sleep! However, even though I slept all the way over to the side of the bed, I found this one somehow wrangled her way by my head. Hmph.
Have a fabulous Thursday, everyone!!