So, remember when I wrote a post about how I was going to work out every day in February and not go to McDonalds until Valentine's Day when I would have a Shamrock Shake?
Yeah, big fail. Fail, fail fail...
But, last Thursday, I made a new plan and I got back on the treadmill.
Thursday - 1.5 miles run/walk on the treadmill, 10 sit ups and 4 pushups
I did a 2 minute walk warm-up and then went 2 minutes at 5.5, 1 minute walk at 3.5 and then did 2 minutes a 5.3, 1 minute walk.. and did that going down to 4.5 and then back up until I finished. I didn't always do 2 minutes of running, sometimes it was a 1 minute, sometimes it was a minute and a half. But I did it. In 21:58.
Friday - 15 minute walk on treadmill, 15 sit ups and 5 pushups
I took it nice and easy and just did a nice walk with no inclines and read while I walked.
Saturday - Rest
Sunday - Rest
Monday - 30 minute walk on treadmill, 20 sit ups and 6 pushups
I did mix this one up with different inclines but I mainly took it easy and read my book!
Tuesday - Rest
Wednesday - 1.75 miles run/walk on the treadmill, 25 sit ups and 7 pushups
I was soooooo tired and didn't want to do it, but made myself. I bought a bathing suit on Saturday that I am wearing in Florida in a month and by golly I want to feel comfortable in it! So, I started out at a slow walk warm up (3.2) and read my book and then moved up to 3.5 for a 5 minute warm up. Then I ran a 4.5 for 2 minutes, walk 1 minute at 3.5, run a 4.7 for 2 minutes, walk a 3.5 for 1 minute, run 4.9 for 2 minutes, walk one minute at 3.5, run 1 minute 45 seconds at 5.1, walk 1 minute a 3.5, run 1 minute 45 seconds at 5.3, walk 1 minute at 3.5, run 1 minute and 45 seconds at 5.5 and 1 minute walk at 3.5. Then I ran at 5.5 o finish out my 1.75 miles! I did it in 25:10.
I want to work on more running and less walking but I always underjudge or overjudge my stamina and usually end up with side pains.
But, I AM DOING IT.
And I will keep doing it. I have to do it.
Oh, and I lost one pound in the last week. Woot woot.
How do you do your run/walk intervals?