This week has been all about recovering and resting. I have continued my daily 44s though!!!
Sunday 5/11 – 44 standing leg swings.
I actually did this move in my normal clothes since it is just a nice easy stretch!!! And, of course, if I do something with my right leg then my left leg has to follow along!
This was a great way to stretch out my achy hip flexors!
Monday 5/12 – 44 hip circles.
This move might look sort of goofy but it really was a nice hamstring/low back stretch and release!! And, I did 44 each direction.
Since I had to get up at 4:00 am on Monday to go clean and set-up our venue for a day (actually week) of meetings, I did this move early and then did a few more on Tuesday morning when Hunter could record me.
Tuesday 5/13 – 44 leg abduction with butt on foam roller.
Another great stretch for hips!!!
Wednesday 5/14 – 44 windmills – I went old school with this move!!!
I think that sometimes we forget how great these stretching moves really are – at least I do. I don’t always take the time to do them but this week they have been awesome!!!
I thought about doing a little easy run today but decided to give it another day or two – between my hips and my mouth (root canal on Tuesday) it was easy to continue the week of relaxing.
Still resting but it was another day full of cleaning the venue – mopping and everything!!!
Friday 5/16 – 44 tuck and roll to work the abs.
About halfway through all 44 I was really feeling this – in my core and my hip flexors!!!
Saturday 5/17 – 44 side plank with leg raise.
Not gonna lie – after a week off this move was a challenge!!! And, you know I couldn’t stop after the first set of 44!
I’ve found that it helps if you look like a bright candy cane when you work out – strips are always good!!!
Actually, Hunter and I are fixing to get in his long run for the week. I hope it goes OK. This will be my first run (or any type of workout) in a week – record number of days off because I knew it was necessary. I think we are running for about an hour and 40 minutes so it should be fun!!!
And, I have to thank Carly @ Fine Fit Day and so many of my bloggy friends for the overwhelming words of kindness that I woke up to this morning. The tweets, FB shares….all of it completely humbled me and left me without many words other than,
THANK YOU!! I feel honored to call each of you FRIEND!!