I wanted to post my goals for February because I thought if I posted them it would make me a little more accountable. So far, I’ve kept the goals, so I’m feeling good about that.
My goals for February are:
- Keep increasing my running mileage and long run distance to train for the Illinois Marathon in April, which I’m planning on running but haven’t signed up for. (I’ve mostly been waiting to see how my hip flexor tolerates the increased mileage.)
- Foam roll at least once every day.
- Practice yoga every day (class or video).
- Attend yoga class at least 4 times a week.
So, here’s what I did today:
—One hour vinyasa yoga class heated to 90°F at my favorite studio in the area
—Two mile recovery run on the treadmill
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I had hoped to wake up early and get in the run before heading to yoga class but since I stayed up to watch the end of the Super Bowl, I slept in a little bit and didn’t think I’d have time to run before class. We got a few inches of snow overnight, and when I went to go clear my car off this morning so I could drive to yoga I was very surprised to find that Scott had cleared off my car for me.
Best. Fiancé. Ever.
Class was amazing, and because it was a heated class I was sweating like crazy. I’ve been attending heated classes several times a week for almost a month now and I think my body is getting used to the heat. If we’re moving between poses relatively quickly I still get a little winded, but I still feel much better than I did at my very first heated class that I took back in August of 2011.
After class, I headed home and jumped on the treadmill for a slow two miles to hopefully help me recover from my long run yesterday. My legs weren’t sore at all after the 10 miler I did on January 27th, but they were pretty sore yesterday evening, sore enough to get me to foam roll two separate times. My legs didn’t feel too bad and I kept it slow, so I think it worked.