I know you all are tired of my Debbie Downer, Negative Nelly, Eeyore persona as of late...soooo, drum-roll, please...
it's time for a little sunshine now...
Guess what I did?! - put my chunk in a swim suit and started my water therapy :)
Yellow is a new color on my Garmin calendar! I still haven't removed my training runs from my calendar (the purple), but I guess I should.
|Going home with a bag of wet stuff is something new for me.|
oh, and I only have one swim suit, so I may need to remedy that.
I discovered this will take a little more coordinating and packing, which is a challenge for me, but I want to keep weight training with my sweetie, so I have to go from the gym to the pool.
I didn't have clean socks to wear home (duh), but that's life.
I loved ♥ aquatic class, having an instructor to make me stay on it for an hour, is exactly what I need. I could feel the fatigue in my shoulders using the water weights...woop! I did some aquatic running and swam a few laps after class. I am not sure how long I could run in the pool on my own without music, I missed it!
I wore my very basic Polar heart rate monitor - I got in a pretty good workout 75 minutes total.
134 was my average heart rate for my time in the pool
not to shabby ~ that's usually the max I hit running :)
It's a long ride to and from the pool and it means very little time at home a few nights a week, but I do believe after trying it, this is the fastest way to heal. I felt great in the water.
On the way home I stopped and purchased a bag big enough to hold some necessities, so I can make this easier.
Look at the deal ")
In an effort not to completely overwhelm myself, I am setting my water goal for twice a week.
I would really like three sessions if I can swing it.
Have you ever tried a water in motion class, or pool running? or done water therapy?