Yesterday, reality kicked in. I'm still sick (although getting better!). I still need to buy several Christmas presents. Holiday baking hasn't happened yet. And my apartment? It's a disaster. With all of these other obligations, the time has come to ease up a bit on training. I'm still trying to get over feeling like a slacker, but am telling myself that this time of year, it's a win to just maintain fitness.
So, here's this week's training plan:
Monday: Rest Day - aka Shopping for Christmas Presents//Writing Cards/All the Holiday Stuff
Tuesday: 6 mile run; 60 minutes strength training
Wednesday: 6 mile run (Runch?)
Thursday: 4 mile run
Friday: 4 mile run; 30 minutes core work
Saturday: 10 mile run
Sunday: Rest Day - aka Holiday Brunch/Humane Society Donation
Total: 30 miles
Given this week's frigid temps, snow and ice, I just may have to try runching for the first time ever. Things must be at least a few degrees warmer mid-day, right? :)
As for diet. I'm going to eat healthy for the most part but will not freak out about Christmas cookies, holiday treats, etc. I saw this Tweet from Oiselle teammate Lauren Fleshman the other day and totally laughed at my desk. It's so true!
My questions for you:
- How do you train during the holidays? Is it business as usual or do you cut back?
- What are your best tips to make time for fitness?
- And, just for fun, what is your all-time favorite holiday treat? Both sweet and savory :)
I think the classic treats will always be my favorite!