Skip to main content

Training Plans for 2020

Find Your Influence I purchased the Lifetime Membership of the Transform App a few months ago in September. I have been following it on and off since it came out a few years ago, but never really stuck with it long term. First, I paid for a 3 month subscription, and followed it on and off for a month or two. Then gave up. I was SO CONFUSED by the meal plan it that was suggested that it just seemed impossible.

I am a proud Lifetime Member!
 I then attempted a year subscription, and participated in a local gym event where they wanted to have everyone go low carb for 3 months. There was an App 2.0 update and it made the food plan so much easier to understand. I tracked my food and attempted the workouts in the app, along with this boutique gyms' workouts during the week. The food plan the gym was recommending was good as it helped me hit my Transform App macros other then the fat and calories on a daily basis. It emphasized green veggies and lean protein at every meal. It was extreme low carb and it was not sustainable with a heavy workout load I was putting myself through. After that was over, I kind of gave up and did not do anything all of 2019. But I did keep tabs on the Transform App. I knew that this is something that works and in September 2019 gave in and bought the Lifetime membership. Since my stress and toxicity was high, I could not mentally dedicate myself to the program long term. I also could not food prep as I was not allowed to have kitchen access in the MIL home. And if a clean diet is 80% of weight loss, I just gave up again.

But the app was still on my phone and I have a lifetime membership. I know there is more to physical life then just running. I like the carb cycling aspect of the app as I know I need a few low carb days in my life after an extreme level of high carb days while drinking alcohol heavily.

Yes, Daniel Craig is naked on my walpaper
I purchased a gym membership and set aside the yearly fee in my checking account for this year. I love lifting weights and having other options for cardio other then just running outside. I have played with almost every weight loss and fitness option on the Transform App. I don't like working out at home as I feel weird sweating all over my carpet. I chose the Iron Gym program. I think this was one of my favorites when I was playing with it. I want to build up muscle so I have that muscle shape and strength I enjoy looking at. Plus when I lost all my weight in 2015, I needed the muscle growth in a few areas that I was lacking. I feel this will be my best fit as I need to lift weights and I need to run so I can add running as my daily accelerators per the app recommendations.

I also purchased a Believe Journal to track my running and to journal my feelings. I already wrote down my goals and goal races of the year. Really, the only one I care about is one to keep up consecutive yearly running streak with it is this one.  2020 will be my 9th year in a row! Plus my journal, even though it is an older version, it was unused and only $2.00 on eBay!

Using this to be mindful in my daily life.
I have also joined in a Run Bet. Run Bets are so much fun and I tried one late last summer and it really helped me get my butt outside. You buy in to the bet, run your scheduled days and split the pot with those who run all their scheduled days. Plus the game I joined in on, they are giving away 5 Garmins at the end of the program.

Well, that is my plan at this start of this year. I have to figure out my running schedule for the half marathon I will be completing in April. I am so excited for what I want to accomplish and how much I can improve my health and running this year.

What is your favorite workout? How do you decided your training and fitness schedule? What plan should I choose for my half marathon training? Hal Higdon? Cool Running? Runners World? Nike? Jenny Hadfield? I don't recall what I have used in the past, but looking for recommendations.


Popular posts from this blog

Lovidia Product Review

This includes exchanging money for links, or posts that contain links; exchanging goods or  services for links; or sending someone a “free” product in exchange for them writing about  it and including a link I got to try this new to me product and now I get to tell you about it. :-)

This product, Lovidia is an appetite suppressant. There is also a Facebook Group, one on one coaching for support and an app to help keep you on track with your goals.

Lovidia Puts You in Control - Eat Less Without Feeling Hungry! Lovidia is a patented formula that uses Gut Sensory Modulation™ (GSM) to reduce hunger.  In the simplest terms, Lovidia helps you feel satisfied with fewer calories, making you feel  as though you’ve eaten more than you have. This allows you to reduce the amount of food  you eat without feeling hungry. And when you can cut calories without feeling hungry, it’s easier  to lose weight. The Lovidia Difference! Lovidia is not a drug, and it doesn’t come with a long list of unpleasant  and poss…

Anavita Moisturizing Anti-Wrinkle Cream Review & Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Anavita and no other compensation was given.

About the Product Say Goodbye To Wrinkled, Sagging, Dry Skin In Just A Few Short Weeks!

You can have more beautiful, smoother skin in just 2 to 4 weeks and see continuing improvement for 12 weeks (sometimes even sooner).

You will quickly reduce the look of fine lines and deep wrinkles, firming and replenishing your skin to look noticeably younger, without needing expensive procedures like Botox or dermal fillers.

Simply massage on Anavita Moisturizing Anti-Wrinkle Cream after cleansing your skin in the morning and again at night. Will It Work On My Skin Type?

Anavita's non-irritating cream is well-suited for all skin types with a tested history of safe and gentle action by a long list of satisfied users. It is recommended for normal, dry, oily, and sensitive skin.

Your Single-Bottle Solution To Combat The Signs Of Aging

You no longer have to buy a collection of products to fight the signs of aging since Ana…

Quarantines and Earthquakes

Hi. How are you and your loved ones doing? Everyone safe and healthy? I hope everyone is illness free and has plenty of TP. :-)

The Stay at Home order isn't really affecting me too much. We work from home anyways, so its actually making us work more. I enjoy my house and my bed and I even signed up for Amazon Prime so I can watch more then what is on Netflix. We can't go out to eat in restaurants and we can't thrift store shop. I know, I know #FirstWorldProblems But I am thankful that I am in a relationship where I enjoy being around the person I am in a relationship with.

I have been ordering a Doordash or 2 a week. Doordash is a good thing and yet a bad thing. I can scroll and scroll and think about food, and even order it. It caters to this Taurus a little too well. I enjoy being at home, I like to eat, and I can make sure I tip the driver and make sure the restaurants can keep the lights on. I like to think of it as good karma.

Plus I can order DoorDash instead of suff…