Sunday, October 30, 2011

Katie's cupcakes

No seriously, it was warm out, almost hot even. The weather web page said 16 C (61 F), and I think it was warmer than that. Shorts and T shirt weather! Love it. We had lots of days in July and August that weren't this nice. Maybe I should have rearranged my day and gone for a bike ride outside.

But then Katie would be bereft or something, thinking I didn't love her, or her cupcakes anymore. We can't have that. Spin actually went really well, lots of interesting stuff. I was on the bike 2 hours, and I think the time has come to replace the shorts I did IMC. Let's just say there was some rubbing, and a slight bit of chafe in a couple of places perilously close to taint.

But the spin was smooth, which made me happy. For a long time at spin sessions it was all about survival and not puking. Then I got to where I could get through them mostly in one piece. Then I had a bad stretch where I struggled. Now the spin is going good and I'm enjoying it.

In the end I didn't run off the bike. I did the 2 hours, then spent some extra time stretching, then moving into Katie's Killer Core session. Many many pushups. I got the first 5 done regulation, and the other 50 or so were from my knees. What else was there? I don't remember. There is a hazy recollection of side plank, but it's all a sweaty blur after that.

Well, there was yummy cupcakes, with chocolate chips in them. That's important.

6 comments:

  1. Cupcakes make everything better. Especially the ones w/chocolate chips in them.

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  2. Not only does she make killer cupcakes, she can plank for 16 minutes, isn't that right? REALLY plank too -- not like those dumb people that lie around on top of things and say they are planking.

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  3. Sounds like you deserve cupcakes after all of that!

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  4. Cupcakes make everything better!

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  5. Cupcakes after a crazy core session sounds like the perfect incentive to make it through!

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