Weekend Warrior!

6 am wakeup call this morning for our exciting 2 and a half hour bootcamp-style Weekend Warrior class…for a little more background on the class, check out one of our prior classes, Strong Women, Weekend Warriors!

Breakfast was a 5-seed almond bar with crunchy almond butter, a cup of coffee, and plenty of water.

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Here’s our before shot…doesn’t everyone look excited and strong?

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Part of the warm-up…isn’t the park beautiful? Gosh- it was humid though, I think you can see the moisture in the air…

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We started with a circuit with 4 stations….medicine balls, resistance bands, jump ropes, and steps…we did 5 exercises at each of the 4 stations…here’s a few excerpts…side abductor lifts on the steps…

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A  little jumping rope- looking strong ladies!

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Partner medicine ball drills….

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Relay races…

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Throw in some suicide runs, sprints up a (steep) hill, walking lunges up the same hill…and a bunch of other stuff….then we headed back to the gym.

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Snacks…I had one of each…

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Some Pilates…

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And stretching…and we were done! Happy faces in the after photo….

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Great job Tammye for planning such a fabulous class!!

And great job ladies – you are awesome!

Recovery lunch at home…lots of water, grilled cheese with garden tomatoes, some berries + cherries, and cheddar pop-chips – delicious!

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I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Saturday so far!! I have lots of cleaning and laundry to do while my sweet husband is sweltering outside in the 88 degree temps mowing the lawn.

See you later!

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10 responses to “Weekend Warrior!

  1. i’m sorry, did you say “throw in some scuicides??!?!”

  2. angiesappetite

    Suicide runs – they are awesome!!

  3. wow, you girls work yourselves hard!

    had to look up suicide runs – they sound killah! as in, literally, they would KILL me. haha.

    L. x

  4. I kept looking for you in the pictures, until I realized you took the pics! Duh Gina.

    Looks like a great workout, with perfect pre and post snacking to go along with it 🙂 You’ve got to get those glycogen stores back up, haha.

    Have a great weekend!

  5. Good Job! That looked like an awesome intense workout whoa! Don’t know how you ladies did that in all that humidity.

    Your recovery meal looked delish 😀

  6. awesome work out!!! I would so love to put together a boot camp for ladies… but i don’t know if *I* could make it through it… haha!

    Perfect recovery lunch… love grilled cheese sandwiches!!!

    Enjoy your weekend, Angie!

  7. Wow! Great job! Everyone looks so happy before AND after the workout… 😉 Your lunch sounds good…

    Enjoy the rest of your day!

  8. Your Weekend Warriors posts always make we want to go out and run. 😀 I’m inspired to sweat it out today, thank you!
    Love the message on your water bottle: Life is good indeed. If we think about that short reaffirmation daily, we’ll be happier everyday methinks. 😀

  9. Wow, this Weekend Warrior thing looks/sounds like a blast! It must be wonderful to work out with all those lovely ladies 🙂

    Grilled cheese with tomatoes = absolutely delicious!

  10. Yay!!! I love the pictures of the ladies doing the weekend warrior! I’m going to have to look into this more and see if my gym can do something similar. I know it would be a big hit!!! Thanks again for sharing!! 🙂
    -A

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