Eggos and Ambition

I started off this lovely Monday with a big breakfast of fuel:

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2 multigrain Eggos and a sliced up granny smith apple.. YUM.

I needed a good amount of fuel before heading to class because I am feeling ambitious today. I never got around to completing my long run, after a busy busy weekend, so todays the day, and then some.

I’m planning on cranking out 10 treadmill miles after class this morning, which is something  haven’t done in a while. I always seem to get really bored after running anything over 5 miles on a treadmill…

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..so this should be a challenge.

Off to class… wish me luck!

Tell Me: What are your tips/tricks for getting through a long treadmill run?

The Best Email Ever, Skinny Banana Choc. Chip Muffins & Wednesday’s Circuit Workout

First of all, I have extended my giveaway until tomorrow morning, so today is your last chance to enter MY ENERGYbits GIVEAWAY TO WIN YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER ENERGYbits OR SKINNYbits!! Read the directions and comment on this post for a chance to win!! I will be picking a winner TOMORROW!! So don’t forget to sign up for a chance to win!!

Yesterday I opened up my email to see this:

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Uhm.. yes please!

I might have been a little too excited about this.

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Crockpot Turkey Chili and a Tuesday Cardio Circuit

I just wanted to take the chance to thank all of you again for you kind words and prayers about yesterdays post. While I’m still sad and searching for answers, it’s comforting to know that the world is full of good, caring people like all of you 🙂 Your words mean the world to me, so thank you again for that.

It’s Tuesday, so you know what that means!

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Or maybe you don’t, and in that case, it means another “Week of Workouts” circuit is here!

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Today is all about the cardio, getting that heart rate up and blasting calories! So here you have it!

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An Uncomfortable Workout & Big Weekend Plans

My morning workout started out the the most uncomfortable way possible, when I brought one old Newton shoe and one new Newton shoe to the gym for my run this morning.

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This only further proves my point that that my brain can not accurately function at 6:30 in the morning unless I’m getting up to go shopping or on a biking wine tour or something.

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Getting Out of a Running Rut Treadmill Workout & How I Finally Wore Lily Out

This morning started in the most annoying way possible… I had to give a speech. I know that I might be the whiniest person on earth right now, but I HATE giving speeches. I get up there behind the podium, my knees start to buckle, my cheeks get red and I start twirling my hair and talking like an auctioneer.

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Most people who know me find this hard to believe, because when I’m around people that I know well, it’s hard to get me to shut up.

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Favorite “Pinterest-found” Treadmill Workouts

I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes all I need to get out of a “running rut” is a new workout to get the legs movin’ and the sweat flowin’.

Sticking to yesterday’s Pinterest theme, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite Pinterest-found treadmill workouts that are sure to do the trick! Here they are!

Sweaty Mess WALKING Incline Intervals Workout

via Sweet Tooth Sweet Life

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The “Lazy Runner” Treadmill Workout

This morning called for a quick breakfast and an early wake-up call before taking Lily to the vet for her surgery.

As soon as I woke up, I darted to the kitchen and made a quick Fitmixer shake and sliced up a few strawberries to enjoy on the side.

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Before I knew it, we were out the door and on the way to the veterinarians office.

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