I really like the running programs off About.com. I've been using this website the last two or three years since I discovered it. This is my plan for the Lady Tutu 5k on March 29th at Easton.
|1||CT or Rest||3 x 400 IW||2 m run||30 min tempo||Rest||5 m run||30 min EZ|
|2||CT or Rest||4 x 400 IW||2 m run||30 min tempo||Rest||5 m run||35 min EZ|
|3||CT or Rest||4 x 400 IW||3 m run||30 min tempo||Rest||6 m run||35 min EZ|
|4||CT or Rest||5 x 400 IW||3 m run||35 min tempo||Rest||6 m run||40 min EZ|
|5||CT or Rest||5 x 400 IW||3 m run||35 min tempo||Rest||7 m run||35 min EZ|
|6||CT or Rest||6 x 400 IW||3 m run||40 min tempo||Rest||6 m run||40 min EZ|
|7||CT or Rest||6 x 400 IW||3 m run||40 min tempo||Rest||7 m run||45 min EZ|
|8||CT or Rest||3 m run||30 min tempo run||2 m run||Rest||Rest||5K Race!|
I have the luxury of having a husband that loves feeding James with a bottle so he doesn't mind watching him so that I can go workout! Thank you so much, Boo...one of the many reasons I love you so much. I've been able to do my weekly Hip Hop along with trips to the gym to run on the treadmill or indoor track (which I'm not a fan of but I'd rather not run in this crap weather!). The days that I know we have something at night, I find time to do it at home during the day. This can be challenging because my workout is typically broken up into various time increments because James may wake up and need me or the pups think I'm trying to play with them (what about a plank screams "I want to play tug-of-war?!).
Even though I worked out during my entire pregnancy, it amazes me how creating, growing, and giving birth to a human messes up your body! I feel so weak...especially in my core. Almost every workout I do makes my core sore. I did P90X chest/back workout yesterday (which consists of various push ups, pull ups, and row exercises), and it kicked my butt! I am so sore today! I look forward to keeping you all posted on my training. I'm looking at the program above and thinking "I haven't done that many miles since the first trimester of my pregnancy!" Wish me luck!