At 6:45 AM two alarms went off in our house. Mine and Jake's !
I rolled over and asked if we were still on and just like that, before we could even answer each other
Can I just tell you this has never happened before in the history of EVER???
My husband was AWAKE and running with me at an hour I am not even sure he has seen before. I don't even know what is happening ??? I think my husband is starting to like running ???
Anyways we knocked out three miles together and then I did three more. I haven't gotten a run in outside BEFORE work since sometime last fall. I honestly cannot tell you how great I feel today at work.
I did a lot of thinking on my run about how I have got to get over this yo-yo-ing of my schedule. Morning workouts are what work for me. They make my whole day better...and yet, I talk myself out of them WAYYY too often. I have to make a new commitment to myself starting ASAP. I am even thinking about seeing if I can try out changing my schedule at work. I know staying an extra hour after everyone else will be hard but I don't know if it is harder to sit all day at work thinking about having to get in my run or workout class. We shall see. Nailing down a good schedule is just so important once marathon training is in full swing. Sorry this is so boring...I am just blabbing all this because I have no where else to!
If you have any ideas or things that work for you I would love to hear em!
OK! Link up time!!!
This month's Topic: My Favorite Running Gear
or in other words "My Staples"
I love the Pure Connect line from Brooks. I wear these guys for my races and for shorter distances. I don't think I will be changing that habit any time soon. They feel so light but yet so supportive.
I tried a few different types of shoes and brands to support me during longer distances over the last year & I don't know why I am saying it this way but I am seriously shocked that Asics is where I found my match. GEL EXALTS. Awesome. They are just wonderful.
They are also super affordable in comparison to other shoes.
A Garmin is totally a must have. I really wanted this one so I had the opportunity to link with a heart rate monitor, however it has been a year and I haven't. I also love being a nerd and linking my runs to my online account. It is really fun to look back and track where you have run and your best times. Garmin has a great site by the way too.
Nike Tempo Shorts. These are by far my favorite thing to wear while running. I don't need to buy many shirts because of the small collection I have started from races but hitting up Nike outlet for a few pairs of these was probably the smartest thing I have done. They wash so well and hold up like gold. Plus the printed ones are so cute. I love seeing what Nike comes out with every year.
Chocolate Outrage GU= Brownie batter. Need I say more?
(good tip: buy in bulk on Amazon)
Short but sweet.
I can't wait to see what y'all like too!