User Tag List

Results 1 to 7 of 7

  1. #1
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default Beorn's couch to 5(0?!?!)k thread

    First day today.
    Pushed myself to get the gym even though it was past 10PM as I've been meaning to start this for several weeks. Glad I did. Everything went great and I feel great. Looking forward to future training.

    Here's my plan:
    http://cnycap.org/wp-content/uploads...ouch-to-5k.pdf

    Goals:
    5k in 9 weeks
    10 miles in early fall
    50k in mid-winter

    I'll be doing other cross-training with yoga and lifting and fill you in on all of that later when I start to work out a consistent routine.

  2. #2
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default

    Right now I'm thinking:

    M run/lift
    T yoga
    W run/lift
    TH yoga
    F run/lift
    S long hike/yoga
    Su rest

    I'm inclined to do just a simple push/pull/legs routine with just 3 or maybe 4 exercises each day when I lift since I'm just getting back into things after letting myself get way out of shape.

  3. #3
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default

    Ok second day of working out went great. Some random pains in knees, feet, and calves at the beginning of my workout, but by the end I felt great. Definately looking forward to working in yoga next week as I'm hoping it will help me deal with the stiffness from lifting.

    Diet-wise I'm not going to worry much for a few weeks just drinking more water and trying to be slightly more conscientious. Steadily I'll probably just focus on eating more veggies and less sugar. I'll only start calorie counting if my weight-loss plateaus which shouldn't happen for a while if I keep to my routine.

  4. #4
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default

    Week one done. Didn't quite get the long run/hike I wanted in due to crazy flooding in my area, but happy to get my workouts in and complete the 5k training for the week.

  5. #5
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default

    Finished week two of couch to 5k.
    Didn't get my long run/hike in but I'm not really worried about it at this point.
    I can definately feel that I'm improving during my workouts which is pretty encouraging.

  6. #6
    LL P. Stewie Beorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,806

    Default

    Started week 4 today. This was my first day off the treadmill and on the road. Definately not nearly as easy as the treadmill, but I got it done.

  7. #7
    Senior Member Survive & Stay Free's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    MBTI
    ESTJ
    Enneagram
    9 so/sx
    Posts
    21,661

    Default

    Where did @Beorn go?

Similar Threads

  1. Talk to your dual hookup thread!
    By BlackCat in forum The Bonfire
    Replies: 118
    Last Post: 01-30-2010, 11:38 AM
  2. Last person to post in this thread gets a diamond ring!
    By Samvega in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 1051
    Last Post: 08-28-2009, 05:30 PM
  3. Replies: 36
    Last Post: 06-25-2009, 02:53 PM
  4. Funny enough Barack'Roll to deserve its own thread
    By Clownmaster in forum Politics, History, and Current Events
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-20-2008, 12:10 AM
  5. Last person to post on this thread wins
    By tenINsFJ in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 347
    Last Post: 10-25-2008, 05:56 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO