Because we all need a break from the election and life is going to go on either way. Right? Right.
M - 6 relaxed miles, 9:57/mi average, HR 171, 81F because I ran in the afternoon due to half-day I took off for Halloween. I am confident my heart rate was up 100% because of the heat.
Also restarted pushups app, wk 1 day 1
T - Barre3 weekly workout
W - 3 x 1 mile at short tempo pace. Warmup mile 10:16, then mile 1 at 8:30, mile 2 at 8:16, and mile 3 at 8:29. 1 minute recovery intervals. Cooldown mile at 11:14. Total: 5.17 mi, 9:37/mi ave, HR ave 166, 75F.
R - Barre3 prior to leaving for Gainesville
Pushups week 1 day 2
F - nothing
S - nothing again (working out while traveling with the kids is a skill I have yet to master)
S - 6 mi with 4 at tempo pace. Mile 1 (warmup) 10:05, mile 2 9:02, mile 3 8:54, mile 4 9:13, mile 5 8:54, mile 6 12:04 (I was dead!). Ave HR 173, ave pace 9:42, 72F.
OMG. I don't even know. Pizza. Leftovers. Fast food. Wedding food (well, that part was good). It was not a healthy week from a nutrition perspective. And I feel like ($*#& probably as a result. Contemplating going back to my paleo roots though with more leeway/flexibility than the way I approached it the first time around. Will do a post on this later :)
Still Maria Semple's Today Will Be Different, but I'm almost done! What should I read next?
Another Note to Self win: Mindfulness On Demand, about Silicon Valley's spiritual advisor.
I also liked Planet Money's podcast about their No-Brainer Economic Platform, which was a group of economists of all different political leanings (from libertarian to super-left) and the policies that they all agreed on, and yet how their recommendations would be extremely unpopular (ie un-electable).
Insta of the Week: