Goals, goals and more goals!
This month will be the first full month that I haven’t been training for a race in about 5 years. Eeeek! So I’ve been thinking a lot about how to maintain my current fitness levels and have decided to set some goals to help me. So far in October I’ve run 100 km, so setting a goal to do that again in November seems pretty logical. I run about 8k on Tuesdays and Thursday mornings with my running buddies, so if I run 10k (or a little more) every weekend then I should be able to hit the 100k goal (26km/week).
So goal #1 = Run 100 km this month
You didn’t think I would stop running did you?
I also want to get stronger. In the past I’ve done my strength workouts on days that I didn’t run but found that on my running days my run would totally suck. My legs would feel heavy and had zero power – it was like running through mud every.single. run. This month I’m going to try going to the GoodLife Fitness beside my work on my lunch breaks on the same days that I run and will try a home strength workout on Sundays.
So goal #2 = Strength train 3 times a week
In all of this I also want to find some balance, to rest and recover more. The “plan” I loosely outlined above has Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays off. Instead of scheduling workouts on those days I’m going to do something entirely rare for me, I’m going to listen to my body. If my body feels like doing some Yoga, then I’ll do some Yoga, but if it doesn’t then I’m going to rest 🙂
So goal #3 = Listen to my body
I want to stay active in this “off-season” so I hope that setting these goals will help!
Question: What are your goals for November?
This post is being written as part of the GoodLife Fitness Blogger Ambassador Program.