Run Nelly Run

Run Nelly Run

Running through life as self-proclaimed house wife, mother, homeschooler, and wanna-be chef

Sunday, Fun Day

Have I mentioned how much I love weekends? well, I do!  

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I think it’s safe to say that this guy loves them too! especially after watching the finals of our local rodeo.  

Can I go out on a limb here and say I am a freak about rodeos! I love everything about them…it’s always entertaining, (enough to hold our 2 toddlers’ attention for over 3 hours!!!) you get to gawk at some amazingly beautiful horses, and it reminds me of living in Wyoming.

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Okay, so Bodhi doesn’t have you sold on the thrill factor…but I’m pretty sure they were introducing all the sponsors at this point, and it went on a little too long…once the rodeo actually started, this boy was all smiles.

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Bucking broncos…I was too excited watching to take any good photos of the actual riders (it was funny to look around and see how many were “watching” through their iPhones)…

I hate sitting through an hour long movie…but I’ll gladly sit for a 3 hour rodeo…I love them.

Speaking of loves….my lovely husband rocked it on our stair run this morning!  Not only did he suggest that we go, (even though I was prepared to  go for a nice, easy jog after yesterdays long run) he ROCKED the workout.

Our workout was a ladder drill, 2 x’s up and down hill/stairs w/ 

  • 10 burpees
  • 10 mountain climbers
  • 10 russian twists
  • 30 second planks

Every time we did 2 hills we did one less of our weight bearing drills (10-9-8-on down to 1…does that make sense?)

Rye got tired and the boys were bored so I finished up the work out at home, (because I’m a nut like that and I wanted to see it all the way through)

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See =)

After, I drank my daily greens/probiotic/collagen peptide/maca mixture, (I know sounds like a lot, but I prefer it to a ton of pills).  I also take proteolytic enzymes.

 I want to talk more about proteolytic enzymes later, because I feel like they are such a great recovery tool for me and have really helped me ward off muscle soreness.

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my daily “sludge”….looks not so great, but is an important part of my training and overall well-being

I also went online to order Cocogo.  

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I have been following this amazing woman and her blog over at Jen Chooses Joy.  She is an ambassador for this product and uses it for all of her longer runs.  I am always looking for a natural electrolyte replacement. I will let you know what I think when I try it out.  

Hope you all had a great weekend as well!

What do you use for an electrolyte replacement?

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