Welp, I made it back to Philadelphia in one piece. I slept on my flight to Chicago (a whopping 45 min flight) and I was lucky enough to have an entire row to myself on my way to Philly. I stretched my legs out and snoozed for the entire 1.5 hour flight. Despite those two naps, I was dragging by the time I got home. Needless to say, 3:30 A.M wake up calls are rough on the body.
I didn’t take a nap when I got home so I can get to bed at a decent time tonight, but opted to go food shopping instead. With all the travel at the end of the season and my near week-long trip home left my fridge pretty bare. I restocked and will have some delicious new recipes for you later in the week.
Despite my short night of sleep I still wanted to get in a workout. I did a long run yesterday, and although I am not too sore, I still wanted to give my joints a day off from pounding on the treadmill. I decided to do a stationary bike workout. I made it up right before I walked into the gym and ended up tweaking it as I went. Here’s what I came up with:
45 Minute Cycling Workout
|20-30||Alternate 1 min @ 5 and 1 min@ 15||85|
|32-42||10||:30 sec sprint (<115); :30 recovery|
As I said, I made this one up on the spot and tweaked it as I went. You should feel free to do the same. Crank up or turn down the resistance as you need. I was breathing heavy and dripping with sweat by the time 42 min rolled around. I ended up going almost 13 miles.
After I was done I did some abs and an accomplishment that I am quite proud of that I will tell you about in a post tomorrow!