Road to Columbia Tower Climb & Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon

Day 1 of my 16 week training for the Rock n Roll 1/2 marathon on June 27th.  On the way there a group of us will be Climbing for Leukemia at the Columbia Tower this month on the 21st.  69 floors, 1,311 steps, & 788 ft. elevation.

Training:

Day 1:  30 minutes of Step Up to one leg balance onto 1.5 foot platform.  50 bicep curls & 50 shoulder press.  Stretch

Tomorrow, Day 2:  30 mins. hill/incline running.  50 triceps dips & 50 push ups.  Stretch.

Wednesday, Day 3:  Rest Day

Thursday, Day 4:  30 mins. speed walking uphill/incline.  50 squats and 50 lunges.  Stretch. 

Friday, Day 5:  25 mins. Stadium Bleachers.  50 tricep Dips & 50 pushups.

Saturday, Day 6:  Rest

Sunday, Day 7:  West Fenwick 186 steps Stair Climb 4 sets.  744 steps

 

Day 1 Nutrition:

Breakfast/pre-work out meal an hour before:  Whole Wheat cereal with soy milk and banana.  16 oz Water.

Post work out meal:  2 Scrambled eggs with salsa & 2 corn tortilla.  2 cups Green tea.

Snack:  String Cheese.  2 cups Green tea.

Dinner:  Crock-Pot Mixed Bean Soup  (recipe below).  16 oz Water

Dessert:  1 Girl Scout Samoa cookie.  2 cups Green tea.