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Weekend Over… Work Begins

by Meghann on May 11, 2009

It’s another Monday! But this Monday is special because its the start of another very exciting week. I have a full day of work in the office today and tomorrow, but then I fly out to San Antonio on Wednesday for another fun conference event.

To start out this week on a good foot, I decided to flip through the on demand options for ExerciseTV before going with the 20 minute Calorie Burn segment.

There was a lot of squatting and up and downs in this video, it did make me break a sweat, but I was honestly tired of slinging the damn weight around by the end. After the 20 minutes I did the strengthening exercise in the new Self this month and some other random arm and ab exercises that came to my head. In the end I had a decent 40 minute work out.

I am really trying to incorporate more strength training into my routine, I just need to find inspiration from somewhere on what moves to do and how long to do them. After my marathon training is over, I am going to review some strength training plans further and try to follow them as best as my pitiful at home gym will allow it.

I broke out the new cute bowl I bought over the weekend for my morning cereal mix.


Today’s mix included ½ cup Kashi Go Lean Crunch, ½ cup Peanut Butter Pows, ½ cup GraduateMeghann’s Cereal Mix, Strawberries, Blueberries, & Vanilla Non-Fat Yogurt.


Nothing says Happy Monday like a nice refreshing bowl of cereal. 🙂

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1 modhealth May 11, 2009 at 7:39 am

You are a busy gal! Happy Monday!

2 weight and meditate May 11, 2009 at 8:03 am

Another faraway conference! I hope this one doesn’t give you too much jetlag…only an hour’s difference. I love the River Walk in San Antonio, you should go if you’ve never seen it!

3 Victoria May 11, 2009 at 8:19 am

Cute bowl. I love Crate & Barrel. Good luck with your hectic week and upcoming conference!

4 Matt May 11, 2009 at 8:52 am

San Antonio is awesome. Are you staying on the River Walk? There are some good running routes down there.

5 Justy2003 May 11, 2009 at 9:05 am

Sharon Mann has some good weightlifting workouts…and she’s on ExerciseTV if you have that station. I used to just use up to 12.5 pound dumbbells at home for her workouts and I was pretty sore after a lot of them!
Happy Monday!

6 Danielle May 11, 2009 at 9:07 am

Good luck with the hectic week! Hope everything goes smoothly for you!

7 Run Sarah May 11, 2009 at 9:16 am

Love your AM mix, have a great Monday!

8 Tanya May 11, 2009 at 9:21 am

What a yummy looking breakfast! With this beautiful weather (finally) where I am, I’m actually looking forward to the week too.

9 Melissa @ For the Love of Health May 11, 2009 at 9:25 am

Like you, I need to really increase my strength training. It is such an amazing idea- especially for runners like us because stronger muscles aid in the prevention of injury.

Your breakfast (and bowl!) looks great!

Have a wonderful day! That’s exciting you get to go to San Antonio.
What is your official title at work?

10 Jennifer @ His N' Her Health May 11, 2009 at 9:34 am

Good luck with your crazy week ahead!

11 Hangry Pants May 11, 2009 at 9:48 am

Pretty bowl!

12 biz319 May 11, 2009 at 10:08 am

I am sure today and tomorrow will go by quick! Love the bowl – happy Monday! 😀

13 Jordan May 11, 2009 at 10:15 am

Meghann, that breakfast is beautiful. I might just have to try it.

14 Megs May 11, 2009 at 11:29 am

Hey Meg

I really recommend the Body for Life program. It has a great, easy strength program! Most of the info is online too!

15 Jenn May 11, 2009 at 11:30 am

Love the new bowl!

16 runnerskitchen May 11, 2009 at 11:36 am

San Antonio – I’m jealous! I’ve been having the itch to travel lately. I’m heading to Montauk (East end of Long Island) in June, but somewhere a little farther would be nice too. Are you, Kath, Jenna, and Caitlin still planning the blogger extravanganza for this summer?

17 Caitlin May 11, 2009 at 11:41 am

I love the Exercise TV options on OnDemand!

18 Marissa May 11, 2009 at 11:55 am

San Antonio should be fun!

19 Sarah May 11, 2009 at 12:17 pm

you’ve been on a conference roll. so fun. i’ve never been to texas, so i can’t wait for your recap.

great job mixing and matching your workout to get some good strength time in!

20 ksgoodeats May 11, 2009 at 12:35 pm

That is a cute bowl!!

21 stephanie p May 11, 2009 at 1:30 pm

i lived in san an for four yrs so if you’re looking for good mexican restaurants let me know!! 🙂

22 Susan May 11, 2009 at 5:48 pm

Have you ever looked at New Rules of Lifting for Women? It’s a pretty intense program, but I bet you could use the guidelines and moves and just make them your own. I finished the whole program and have nothing but good things to say about it. I still do some of their workouts 1-2 times a week.

23 broccolihut May 12, 2009 at 12:13 am

Ooh! Love that bowl! Is it from Crate & Barrel, by any chance?

24 Pearl May 12, 2009 at 2:04 am

i love the new bowl – SO cute!

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