We are actively training for the upcoming Spartan Race in June. This past week at the Bilderz Beach Fitness proving grounds, we began to move toward what we may encounter during the race, this included rope climbs. Needless to say, the change in direction has left me pretty sore.
Since running is not my thing, we have been doing longer runs on the weekend, apart from the usual training to build some longer distance endurance. Today was a burden run with a 30# slam ball in the dunes. It was not a long run and there were only three of us. My initial intent was to just do 9 minutes, but that actually stretched into around 12.
On another note I am into day 15 of the Advocare 24 Day Challenge "test". If you have no idea what I am talking about, read some of my other posts or find me on google.com/+Bilderz. Long story short is that I am wondering what results I am getting that I could not get from regular food at this point. I just did a quick weigh in and the loss was marginal two weeks in, only -3lbs. This may be due to water retention, but I don't know at this point.
Cost vs. rewards at this point is not looking that great for Advocare, but we'll see. My energy levels are up (read previous post on google.com/+Bilderz regarding my thoughts why), but I have yet to notice any visual confirmation that what I am doing is working (gut is still flabby).
I'll have alot more to say when the Challenge is complete, but until then I am keeping my mind open.
See you one the beach.