kls_eloise (kls_eloise) wrote,
kls_eloise
kls_eloise

Treadmill... Monday?

The last few weeks have been screwed up.  First, as part of the "Earth Week" stuff, they decided to showcase the fitness classes and move them outside, etc., etc. - and more to the point, they moved them to main campus.  I can't do that on a lunch hour.  So I missed practically everything that week.  Then last week I missed strength class on Monday because of a doctor's appointment, kick on Tuesday because boot camp man was running it and I felt obliged to step out, and treadmill on Wednesday because... I don't even remember.

This morning strength was cancelled - I don't know why, but I suspect the instructor is out sick.  Luckily, I found out early enough to trot down and grab a treadmill at my usual time.  After two weeks off, that kinda sucked.  But I got to a mile in under fifteen minutes, and frankly I think I'm doing that consistently enough that I'm only going to mention it again if I don't for some reason.  I got to two miles in thirty minutes and twenty seconds.  So it wasn't clean, but it was within thirty seconds.  I'll take it.  I decided to keep going to two and a quarter miles on cool down, and did it in thirty six minutes - the last six minutes were a fairly leisurely stroll as I gasped for air and my heart tried to pound out of my chest.

So I'm back on the wagon.  I have a plan for tomorrow - I'm taking my bagpipe music to class with me, and if torture man is running it again I'm just going to go straight to the back and get on a treadmill.  No muss, no fuss, and while it's disappointing at least I'll still get my workout.

I like that I'm seeing progress on the treadmill even if I don't see any on the scale.
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