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Life: Cardio Day (ugggh)

I think I hate cardio.

That’s a horrible thing to say! And it’s not 100% true. I’m a former dancer and (while my technique is non-existent) I still love to dance.

I also run. I enjoy that 1/4 of the time, lol. The other 3/4 of the time I just tell myself I’m enjoying it.

I love swimming and things like that. I’ve done some pretty hard core aerobic-based DVD workouts. I’ve done (a lot! of) Jillian Micheal’s HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) programs. I even like yoga.

But something about being forced into cardio activities makes me very….bullishly stubborn and irritated.

But I need to do cardio. Cardio is one of the only effective ways to lose weight (vs gaining muscle or getting in shape) and I want to lose some weight!

Yes. I can (and do) lift heavy weights. Currently my squat is stalled at 135 but I expect to hit some other PRs (personal records) in the coming weeks.

But. Cardio.
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Life: LivingSocial Nighttime 5K Fun Run + Dance Party

I’m SO EXCITED!! Hubby and I are signed up to do a 5k nighttime fun run!

I’ve never done any official races or anything – so I’m a marathon virgin. ­čśÇ

My husband is a former track star so he’s super nonchalant about the whole thing. Me? I’ve been trying to talk him into letting me buy some cool workout gear in time for the run! I would LOVE to get a T-Shirt and some new running shoes. (which will probably not happen, lol)

The run is a Fun Run so there are no prizes, etc to be given out. The (extra) fun part about the run is that there will be lots of glow in the dark gear being given out – so all the runners will “glow.”

glow run
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