Going to give this flu thing at least another day of rest, got the snotty nose thing going now which is very unpleasant for all involved. At this point I need to be realistic about the half marathon next weekend, probably not going to be the PR I was hoping for. But it will still be a good time! There are 6 of us flying down to Florida and shacking up at Karen's tiny house in Tarpon Springs.

Today's agenda - get better!!!!
I did go to work on Thursday after fever broke, but left early. Couldn't stand the thought of another day on the couch. This morning still have stomach ache and runny nose. We are supposed to go to a bike club social after work but I may have to rethink that depending on how the day goes.
Home sick with the stomach crud today. I think I set a record for lying immobile on a couch. Yuck.
  • 35m

Week 4, Phase 1 Functional Movement
Turkish Getup Windmill - 3 each side
KB snatch - 15 lb, 8 l/r
Wall headstand - 15 seconds (yeah)
Inverted row - 1 x 15
Stagger stance squat - 10 l/r
Goblet squat - 2 sets of 8 with 15 lb KB
Kneeling alt press - 15 lb DB

Lactic Capacity - 3 x 1:45min on bike as hard as possible

So, another polar vortex threatens the Midwest. I am very much looking forward to my half marathon in Florida next weekend, even if my training is a little underwhelming.

  • 1h 01m
  • 4.95 miles
  • 12m 19s /Mi

Got a late start on my run. Nice winter night even with a couple of slick spots that had to be walked.

  • 50m
  • 13.00 miles
  • 15.60 Mi/hr

Easy spin on the trainer while watching The Walking Dead reruns

  • 30m

30" jumping jacks
10 pushups
20 squat jumps
10 assisted pullups
20 split squats
30 " plank
20 one-legged jumps
25 squats with 25#
30" jump rope
10 pushups
5 burpees
10 wall ball w/med ball

Busy weekend, Steve DD and her family were here and spent the night. Weather was pretty nasty yesterday, sleet and winds in the evening, but family came over and had dinner and spent some time with the new baby. The two year old has a nasty croupy cold and got up several times in the night. Katie is so patient and consistent with her, she is a good mom.

They left this morning and then my daughter was out to do laundry. We hit the Goodwill up the street and scored big on some spring clothes. Realized this evening that I should have worked a couple of hours this weekend, tomorrow is going to be a busy day. Oh well..

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