I’m supposed to be training for a half marathon, but life has been so busy this month!! We have Launch at work (4 times a year, we launch new music in all of our group exercise classes), so I’ve been busy learning new routines for Cardio30 and Group Centergy (PS it’s way more time consuming to learn 2 group ex formats than it is to learn 1 – go figure!).
Yesterday, I had an hour between when I got off work and when I had to leave for Girls on the Run practice, so I spent that hour practicing my Centergy routine. I just found out that I get my own class in May!!! Well, sort of my own. It’ll be 2 days a week and I’ll teach one day and another instructor will teach the other day. I’m super excited because 1) I LOVE Centergy and this means I get to do it more and 2) doing it consistently will help me learn it better and become a better instructor.
Since I was busy with work and group ex practice all week, I was planning to run this morning for my half marathon training. Instead, I got called in to work because one of my coworkers is sick. I don’t mind working, really, but now I’m all showered with my hair and make up done and I don’t want to run after work because I’ll mess it up. Anyone else have that problem??? If I don’t work out in the AM, it’s really hard to make myself workout at all because I don’t want to have to redo my make up and hair. I know, I know #firstworldproblems. Maybe I’ll run this evening, and then it won’t matter if I’m all gross. C’mon, guys, help me out! I need some motivation! I suppose I could just think back to my last half marathon and that’d be motivation enough. Life got busy and training slacked (sound familiar??) and it was a horrible experience! The whole reason I want to do this half marathon is to redeem myself from the last one! So, I’m determined to train for this one! …Right after Launch is over. :p
Any good tips for balancing life and race training? Pass them on! I could sure use them!