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The Home Gym & 3 weeks to Half Marathon Cross Training Workout


It is 3 weeks to my 2nd Half Marathon of 2012. I am focusing on nutrition and sticking to a solid strength and flexibility routine. We have been working on the garage gym and it is really shaping up- equipment is slowly being added and it is getting organized and more functional. We are gearing up to make a push with cross training this summer. When it gets too hot to run I typically lean towards plyometric, strength & cycling routines. 

30:00 PM late last night set.

Get it in!

Warm Up Head to toe + 2 sun salutations L/R
Stationary Bike 4:00

Pike Jump Overs 30:10 x 6 = 4:00 
(I averaged 20/interval, peaking at 30 2x, low 18)

Lebert Knee Raises x 20

Curtsey Lunge Jumps (inspired by Audrey!) 30:10 x 6 L/R 
(I averaged 10/interval, peaking at 13, low 9)

Chest Flys on Universal 15 x 20 lbs 5-1-5-1 tempo (slow) perfect form



Stationary Bike 4:00
Cool Down Head-To-Toe

This home gym used to be just a mat, stability ball and mounted cycle in my garage, so I am extremely excited at how it has developed and also to see how different the training (and results) are this summer. I offer access to my home gym to any of my "Golden Clients"- those who train regularly with me year-round. It rivals any full gym in the variety of exercises/equipment, has the added bonus of being in a friendly, germ-free no-ego place, and is often followed with some kind of post-workout snack from my kitchen :) You can't beat that!


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