Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Weekly Cardio Summary 3/10-3/16

It is recommended to do at least 30 minutes of cardio a day when you are pregnant. I know a few of my fellow friends keep track of their weekly workouts and I think it is a great thing for me to start doing too! I think it will help me when that pregnancy brain kicks in and I can't remember what I did earlier today, let along last week.

Everyday: Walk to and from the train. 8 miles total.
0.8 miles each way. 2x per day, 5 days a week. I love my brisk walk from the train station to work every day. I used to hate it, but now I'm really starting to enjoy it.


Sunday: Rowing machine for 15 minutes
I haven't used the machine in awhile and it totally showed. I really enjoy the rowing machine because it works your arms and legs with very low impact. I watched the preview for the new season of Game of Thrones and I couldn't be more exited! New episodes start March 31!


She was so happy to be on that walk!
Until I got ice cream and she couldn't have any.
Sunday: 3 mile walk with Pepper
As I mentioned before, our pup needs to loose a few pounds so I've been taking her on a nice long walk every weekend. So far we're 2/2 and I hope to make it out this weekend too!


Wednesday: Running 1.5 miles on the treadmill
I am not going to post the pace of my workouts because to me, that is not important. I don't want to compare myself to other pregnant people or have other pregnant ladies compare themselves to me. I was just happy to run a few miles to get those endorphins going! Is my outfit obnoxious enough? I didn't think so either ;)


13 comments:

  1. I always say, the brigghter, the better!

    Now that I have seen Pepper's new cut, she looks so different in that photo!!!!



    Did your Disqus settings change? I can't seem to figure out how to use my name and url anymore (I liked that your blog had that).

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  2. Looks like Pepper is enjoying her walk! Luckily you are a runner so 30 minutes of cardio/day for you is probably not too big of a deal. Women who were inactive before they got pregnant would probably have a more difficult time getting into some kind of cardio routine. That said, I've never been pregnant, so maybe 30 minutes of cardio is difficult regardless. :-)

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  3. Love the bright clothes! It's a "feel good" outfit. :)

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  4. OMG your last pic, pointing out the baby bump ... SO CUTE :)

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  5. Amy B @ Second City RandomnessMarch 19, 2013 at 11:58 AM

    I know what you mean about the commute walk... like when they had the wells street construction a couple of weeks ago? I thought it would be horrendous. But really, it was only an extra .6 mile walk in the morning. I actually have chosen to do it anyway since then. Not in the current cold, of course...

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  6. Haha, yeah. They had to shave her down!


    Yes, my disqus changed. I don't know what the issue is. Are you opposed to creating an account with them? I know if you do so, you can get emails when responses are sent to you. In the meantime, I'll look for the FAQ on how to change the settings. Thanks!

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  7. Thanks Maggie! Get ready to see more of those in the weeks/months to come!! :)

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  8. Yeah, these current temps are RIDICULOUS!!! Why is it this cold in March?? :(

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  9. You know, I never thought of tracking my commute. That makes me feel much better about my days off! :)

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  10. I never really think about my commute because I make it every day! But when I drove to work yesterday, I realized that I didn't get in any exercise for the day. Oops! Every and any little bit helps!

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  11. I have an account, I just liked it before when I could link back to my blog and not the stupid disqus page. But I will use it like I am supposed to and quit bitching :) Maybe now it won't spam all my stuff?!

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