Final Countdown Workout

It is the final countdown to my first half marathon!! T-minus 5 days and counting. I am running with Mugsy later tonight (4 miles) so I opted to sleep in this morning. I was in and out of sleep all night thanks to weird wedding dreams so the extra couple of hours of sleep this morning was much needed.

I was planning on doing this strength and conditioning workout this morning and despite sleeping instead, I figured I would still share it.

final countdown workout

This workout goes by quickly because you are constantly moving from one set to the next. All you need for this workout is your body, a mat (yoga or otherwise) and either a weighted bar or two heavier dumbbells (I would use 8 lbs. or 10 lbs. but you do you).

Start with 10 burpees followed by 10 jumping jacks, 10 squats, etc. After 10 pikes, rest for 10 seconds then move on completing 9 reps of each exercise. Note: Keep a bottle of water close because you will need it! This may look easy but it’s super sweaty!

Here are a couple videos of some of the exercises:

Hopefully I will squeeze this in tomorrow morning to get a little strength workout in before the big race. Enjoy your Tuesday!


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