Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday 5: Things I'm Loving!

Happy Friday!  I'm linking up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for my usual Friday Five post!  Make sure to check out their favorite indoor workout theme!  Since I have been focusing mainly on running lately (Cross training?  What's that?), I decided to just go over some things I've been loving right now, but I will say that Nike Training Club workouts rock!

1. These boots.  I ordered them before we were supposed to get our first snow of the year up here because I thought they were cute as far as snow boots go.  Now that I've had a chance to try them out, I love them even more!  They are warm, keep my feet dry, and I have yet to bust my butt. (Knock on wood.)



2. Sudoku.  This is silly, but I love the feeling I get when I solve them.  Sometimes you just need a win in your day.

3. Maddux's treat ball.  A couple of evenings ago it hailed.  Maddux and I were not walking in the hail (ouch), plus the sidewalks were super slippery.  Pup was cranky that he didn't get his normal walk, but this treat ball kept him entertained for a nice long while and wore him out.




4. Homemade cookies as running fuel.  I have an easy time saying no to most packaged cookies, but I am a sucker for homemade cookies.  I baked cookies before my run (because what better time is there to bake cookies?) and believe it or not, I had an amazing workout.  One of my fastest and best feeling runs of the training plan!  Woohoo!




5. Free classes!  Courtney posts all the time about her love of Pure Barre and I've been wanting to try it for a while now.  As I was looking for studios near me I found a Valentine's day special!  Check out your local studio to see if they are running a similar deal!  I figured the best time to try it was when I literally had nothing to lose.  I'm really looking forward to it!

What is something you are loving lately?  Do you use cookies as fuel, too?  Pure Barre lovers--what is it about it that makes everyone hooked?!  I want to go in prepared :-)

Have a wonderful weekend!

14 comments:

  1. Loooove those boots!! I've tried Barre and didn't love it but Courtney has convinced me to try it again with her sometime :)

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    1. Do the free class on Valentine's!!! :-) I'm sure it will be more fun with a friend! Here's the link to the boots: http://www.amazon.com/Columbia-Womens-Minx-Pull-On-Omni-Heat/dp/B00H7WWOF8/ref=pd_ybh_13 Who knew that Amazon sometimes had coupon codes? (I'm such a newbie).

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  2. Those boots are adorable! Oh, and cookies as fuel sounds great to me!

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    1. Thank you! And they were fabulous! :-)

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  3. Barre is just a great workout! You'll have to post about your first class after you take it. :)
    I never thought to use homemade cookies as fuel, but that idea is simply delicious!

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    1. I will (if I survive!)! All of you barre lovers have me intrigued!

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  4. Cute boots!! Hope you enjoy your PB class! Look forward to hearing what you think about it.

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  5. I can't have homemade cookies in my house. I can't control myself around them! Cute boots!

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    1. Thank you! And yeah, I can't make them too often, but when you use them as fuel.... ;-)

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  6. Oh man. I'm loving my boots more and more every day, too. Even though they've been with me for over a year. They're like the magic ballet slippers books--I believe in them so hard, so they never let me fall ;)

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