Sunday, 20 September 2015

On the Road + Meal Planning

I have decided to start linking up with Laura from Mommy Run Fast to share my Weekly Workouts and my Meal Planning on Sundays. I have been a little all over the place lately, and in order to restore some balance to my life I am trying to focus on the little things and get back into healthy habits.

I mentioned last week that I had been struggling with my diet and stress eating. And this week it would have been easy to stay in rut. I worked all 7 days this week and I was on the road for 5 of them. This is typically when my healthy habits fall by the way side. Its difficult to prep meals that travel well, so I end up eating out. I drink way too much coffee. And to help keep my energy up I often reach for extra sugar. But this week I wanted to stay on track and really focus on taking care of body. It was but no means a perfect week - Pumpkin Spice Lattes were had - but I did my best to focus on whole foods, track my Eats daily with MyFitnessPal, and to make time to Sweat.

I also decided to Register for Run Ajax 5km Next Weekend. I was not originally planning on racing, because I don't exactly feel in Race Shape at this point. There is little to no speed in these legs. But after talking to my friend Heather, I decided that much like the Zoo Run, it might feel good to get back into my normal routine.

If you are interested in Running too, I have a discount code for you. Use Krysten10 to get 10% off your entry. It should be a great event, so come on out and run with us.

Workouts:

There were no long runs or lengthy workouts this week. This week was all about being efficient and squeezing in my workouts while also managing my travel schedule. HIIT workouts have fast been becoming a regular part of my routine - mostly because it is easy to get it done anywhere and it doesn't require a ton of time or equipment.

Sunday: Rest (Post Zoo Run)
Monday: 80min Hot Moksha Flow Class
Tuesday:  5km Run
Wednesday: At-Home HIIT Workout
Thursday: Rest
Friday: 5km Run
Saturday: 40 min. Hotel HIIT Workout via Tone It Up Girls YouTube Channel

Meal Prep:

Admittedly there wasn't a lot of prep happening this week, as a lot of my dinners were eaten on the road. But I was happy I was able to stay on track as much as did.

Sunday: Chicken, Salad, and Roasted Potatoes
Monday: Sushi
Tuesday: Smoked Salmon on Half a Bagel with Cream Cheese and Coleslaw with Apple Cider Dressing
Wednesday: White Fish Tacos on Gluten-Free Spinach Wraps
Thursday: Quest Bar, Vega-One Smoothie, and Veggies with Hummus
Friday: Fettuccini Bolognese
Saturday: Kale Caesar Salad and Crab Cakes

I am finally heading home later today. I definitely looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow, seeing my husband, and having a chance to prep some regular meals again.

Hope you all have a great week.

Love Your Favourite Darwinian Fail,
Krysten