Treadmill Tuesday: running roulette

Workout

Monday- 4 miles on treadmill

Treadmill Tuesday: Running Roulette

This week I downloaded a couple of new songs and decided to run according to the song. When it was a slow song I ran at a comfortable pace and when it was a fast or upbeat song I would run at a faster or challenging pace for the entire song.

**If you’re new to running and don’t think you can run at a much faster pace for an entire 2 or 3 minutes(full song) you can run faster during just the chorus of the song.

Here’s a couple of songs that came on while I was running if you need a place to start. There’s a couple of slow songs and fast. Really, I just put my playlist on shuffle.

20131125-213221.jpgI enjoyed my run, but I was so annoyed with my shorts pocket. It always comes out of my waistband! I mean does anyone really use this tiny pocket?

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After running, I spent the day grocery shopping, running to the bank, and cleaning the house. J usually likes to ‘help’ with the chores and then I let him watch a couple of shows while I run. Yesterday he found a crayon in the toy box. . .

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My arm workout was cut short and spent trying to scrub it out. I wasn’t successful.

For family night we all watched Avatar(or as much as J was interested) and ate some treats.

20131125-205610.jpgI’m hoping today J and I can get outside.

what do you hope for today?

Anyone have any secrets on how to get crayon out of fabric Ikea boxes?

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About Sugar Plum Runner

Welcome to the Sugar Plum Runner! I grew up in WA state, but currently reside in UT with my husband Josh, son Jackson, and 2 daughters Lily and Claire. I love running, but I have never been so inspired to run, race, and blog about it since 4 years ago after I had Jackson. I grew up playing soccer and cheered in high school. My favorite part of both sports(and yes I consider cheer leading a sport) was the conditioning. I found myself running after practice was over on my own. That's when I realized that running may be the sport I really loved.
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11 Responses to Treadmill Tuesday: running roulette

  1. I hope today is a great day with my high schoolers. It’s the last day I’m with them for the semester!!

    At least you got an arm workout from scrubbing?

  2. I do the same thing with songs, I swear it is the best way to get an interval workout in because you can change your pace based on the song

  3. I hope I can get a run in after work and then get to bed no later than 10:30!

    Does Goo Gone work for stuff like that? I know it works for paint but I’m not sure about fabric..

  4. Chocolate cinnamon bears? Those sound tasty! The chocolate/cinnamon combo sounds like a fantastic one.

  5. Runner Girl Eats says:

    I’m hoping my dentist appt isn’t completely awful:/ great playlist! I may have to steal a few of those songs!

  6. Love chocolate covered cinna bears!
    Good luck with that! If you find anything let me know.. I have dry marker on my ottoman… kids.

  7. Ashlee says:

    I would try Melaleuca Prespot. My husband spill a blueberry syrup all over our white rug and this stuff took it right out.

  8. jumpeatrun says:

    I always use my tiny shorts pocket! haha- at the gym I put my locker key in it and when I run outside I put my house key and/or chapstick in it. Some seem to be smaller or looser than others though, so you gotta watch out for that!

  9. I hate those tiny pockets too!! If I’m on vacation it fits a room key/credit card but that’s about the only thing that won’t fall out!

  10. Running roulette!! I love that!

  11. Thank you for sharing your playlist. I love new song ideas to run to and after I have this baby, I am getting back on that treadmill!!

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