Endurance, cardio and other momlife fitness chatter

I went to my second-last boot camp session in a local church basement this morning. A group of local moms come here every Wednesday at 9:15 am, after the school morning routine, and we spend an hour working out, focusing mostly on core exercises, weight and strength training, and a little bit of cardio.

Back when I started eight weeks ago I did some jump rope. I could do something like 11 seconds before I had to stop from all the huffing and puffing.

Today, I did three sets of 80 seconds. That’s almost a minute and a half! 🙂

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Hump day drivel

This morning I really didn’t feel like going to boot camp.

Then I looked outside.

Car covered in snow.

Now I really, really didn’t feel like getting myself all packed up into layers to go to boot camp.

So when 9:05 came around …

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Carby excuses

I have been good with the low carb thing since Monday.

That’s a lie. Monday was a holiday and we were at the Autoshow and I had to eat greasy pizza for lunch.

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High points, low points

The high point today was knowing boot camp was on. Today is my third time going to the church basement and exercising with other moms.

The low point was that I woke up at 4:30 am with a headache coming from my neck and shoulder area.

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About jump rope and laundry

So. About boot camp… 😶

After Tuesday’s chocolate gorging, I went to check out the local exercise class in the church basement on Wednesday morning.

Well, the good news is, I’m still alive. 😂

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How to talk yourself into going for a couch25k run

Step1: Post this picture to instagram.

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