Hot and humid workouts

I got this for free at a Jays game. It comes in handy because all I do these days is sweat and sweat and sweat some more -- often without effort.

I got this for free at a Jays game. It comes in handy because all I do these days is sweat and sweat and sweat some more — often without effort.

There has been one good thing — and one good thing only — about this extreme heat.

It’s turned me into a morning fitness person.

With temps “feeling like” 40+, the last thing I want to do when I get home is think about running. Or yoga. Or anything beyond lying down in a cool, dark place. So, last week, I opted to run on Tuesday morning. And Wednesday morning. Neither run was very long (6k and 5k, respectively), but they got the job done. I felt accomplished and relieved that my workouts for the day were done.

On Thursday morning, I hit up Yoga for Runners at EnergyXchange. On Friday and Saturday, I did a whole lot of nothing. Sunday was more yoga in the park, although it was slightly less magical than my first time. Isn’t that how it always goes?

Oh, and on Tuesday, I played softball. We lost, as per usual. But I played catcher for the first time and spent all the next day wondering why my quads were so sore.

Right, it was because I spent two hours in a squat. Good times.

Even though Toronto has cooled off, I’m hoping to keep this trend up. Although, if I ever want to run more than 5-ish kilometres, I’m going to have to wake up even earlier. Yikes.

 

 

 

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3 thoughts on “Hot and humid workouts

  1. Jewel of Toronto says:

    I was at Yoga in the Park too- on your recco! I loved it. Please blog if you are going again this weekend.

    • Jill says:

      Jewel! I’m going to Yoga in the Park on the 4th of August. The Octopus Garden has free classes on Sundays at 10:30am at Dufferin Grove Park. Come! If you can. Sadly I can’t make Lulu’s free class this week, but Erin might be there!

    • Erin says:

      I’m planning to go on sunday. I’m having weird back pain this week, but if it’s better, I will be there!!!

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