Train to Inspire: May Recap

I’m back! …We know April was a struggle…erm, May was a struggle too! I’m still enjoying working towards my goals for 2013, but I have decided to put together some short term (monthly goals) to help keep / get me back on track. First up, let me tell you how May went…

Goal 1: Completed March 2013

Goal 2:

I’ve continued to get as much stretching in as possible meeting my goal of stretching at least 3 times per week (after running, classes etc.). I attended Body Balance twice over the month, as well as stretching in the five pole sessions I attended.

Goal 3:

I can report that I have gone from zero to hero. 3 actually…3 unassisted pull ups. That’s what I can do now and I’m proud. I’ve had my pole classes over the last month, along with pushing myself hard using the Nike Training Club (NTC) app. My core has been worked hard during my NTC app gym sessions and we also did core work at every pole session over the 3 weeks.

I ventured back to Body Pump last week. I had given it a rest whilst I was poling as I needed to save my energy. I now have DOMS in my chest especially and can confirm that I definitely did work hard in class. I’m ready for the new program to start to allow me to see how much I can improve over the 3 months.

Goal 4:

I clocked up a mere 8.45km in May. But I’m ready to get back on track; I stopped hiding from Coach G, and we are about to go in. I was tasked with completing a 5km run as fast as I could on Sunday gone; I’ll send the info over to Coach G, who will take a look at my splits and decide how to progress to get me race ready for July. Mind over matter, remember?! 

Goal 5: 

This has to be the best goal; the one where anything goes! In my bid to try new things, I gave climbing a go! It was blooming hard work but a great upper body workout!

I also got going with golf which you can read all about soon!

I shared with you some fitspiration to help keep us on track for the rest of the year! You have to keep your eye on the goal!

Part of my fitspiration was to try out smoothies as a way to increase my daily fruit and vegetable intake. I found a great guide on Pinterest which you can use to build your own perfect green smoothie! I also started my first link party here on keep it simpElle where you can share your recipes and / or your blog! Head on over and add your links! It’s open until the end of June!

May did have some highlights though…

One of them being that I hit the 1.5 million NikeFuel milestone!

Finally here are my goals for June:

1. Meet my NikeFuel goal 5 out of each 7 days

2. Attend a minimum of 3 yoga style classes

3. Practice splits once per week (minimum)

4. Progress to 4 unassisted pull ups

5. Complete weekly programs given to me by Coach G

6. Try a new class

How are your goals going?! Did you find some Fitspiration in May?! Leave a comment below and let me know!

Elle 😉


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