National Cookie Day Celebrating and Welcome Back Strength Training!

Good Morning/Afternoon for my East Coast/European/Overseas friends!

I apologize for being so late — this morning kind of got away from me after an amazingly relaxing evening :).

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How many people celebrated National Cookie Day yesterday?  I enjoyed that Pumpkin Cookie like it was my job, without any shame!  Although I have to admit, I celebrate National Cookie Day almost everyday without shame…

This Morning

Thanks to my late start Thursdays, I got to sleep in until 745 this morning :).  I woke up slowly, and got myself to the gym by 8 for a quick short run/strength work out

Workout of the Day:  3 miles treadmill, full body strength

The 3 miles were just a warm up, and to keep up the consistency with the running :).  For the strength portion, I did 3 short routines, one for abs, legs and arms.  Overall it looked like this:

  • 20 reverse crunches
  • 20 cross crunches
  • 20 leg raises
  • 20 bicycles
  • 30 flutter kicks
  • 20 heel touches
  • 60 second plank
  • 20 supermen
  • 20 squats
  • 30 forward lunges
  • 40 calf raises
  • 50 second wall sit
  • 100 jumping jacks
  • 50 second wall sit
  • 40 sumo squats
  • 30 standing leg raises
  • 20 squats
  • 20 push ups
  • 20 triangle push ups
  • 40 air punches
  • 20 simultaneous arm lifts
  • 20 push ups
  • 20 triangle push ups

By the end of the work out, my body was nice and warmed up, pushed well, and not OVERLY pushed.  I loved it.  Quick, full body, and sweaty. Just like I like it 🙂

And now it’s time to get back to work 🙂 Happy Thursday all!

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Question of the Day:  Did you celebrate national cookie day?  When was the last time you “celebrated” national cookie day? 😉

22 thoughts on “National Cookie Day Celebrating and Welcome Back Strength Training!

  1. No. I was lame and clearly don’t care enough about cookies because I didn’t know that it was their national day yesterday (until I read your post last night). I even had the opportunity to buy a cookie at Whole Foods. SHAME.

  2. I honestly can’t remember the last time I had a cookie. Although the lady at the store the other day giving away free tastes of fancy chocolate wine did convince me to buy a bottle – tastes like chocolate milk with a kick, and was only $2.99!

  3. Your hitting up some awesome workouts! awesome job!

    I didn’t know it was national cookie day….might have to go bake some now 🙂 It’s been a while since I’ve had a cookie…mainly because we’ve been eating cake and cupcake for almost a week! I had to freeze some just to get a break! 🙂

  4. One of my friends and I heard it was national cookie day and I thought it would be great to make cookies! However, I got held up late at work so that didn’t pan out. I made cookies for our board game night on Friday though, so we eventually had our cookies. 🙂

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