The weather around here has been amazing. While it’s super cold and I hate that part, it makes for gorgeous views. Look at the cover of Saturday’s LA Times. Get enough wind to blow away the smog, add in some rain to drop snow in the mountains and it equals a beautiful picture. Snow and surf – love it.
It was still cold yesterday, there was frost on my grass in the morning.
I spent some time on Friday doing some shoe shopping. I brought home these pretty guys.
I used to run in the Saucony Pro Grid Rides and then went to the Brooks Glycerins. The Saucony’s felt awesome and I couldn’t really remember why I switched. I think it was when I was getting into longer distances and I wanted more toe box room. But, since I’m not running those distances these days, I think the Sauconys will be great. I got the Reeboks for cross training. I really like the feel of them. And I love the gray and purple.
I was totally looking forward to breaking in the Sauconys with a run yesterday. But then sometime in the morning, my hip started to hurt a lot. I didn’t do anything to trigger it. I was just walking along. Grrrr. So, no workout yesterday. Unless you count following my daughter around at the mall for 3 hours while we shopped. I’m sure I looked like a fool massaging my left hip/but/adducter (not really sure what’s hurting). But, it was starting to feel a bit better by the end of the day.
I’m not sure what I did. The only thing I can think of is that I struggled a little bit with a move I was doing as part of my Bootcamp workout on Friday. It was a slow stationary lunge. I didn’t think I was doing them with great form, so I tried to not go too deep into the move. But maybe that was it.
So, I didn’t get to try out my new shoes. My hip/adductor/whatever is a bit sore this morning, but not painful. So that’s good. I’ll get in my bootcamp workout today, but modify a few moves to be safe.
Anyone bought new shoes lately? What’d cha get? Do shoe colors matter?
I'm Carrie, a married mom of two in Southern CA. I made my health a priority a few years ago and am passionate about nutrition and fitness. I blog about running, food and my life and all of the ups and downs that all brings. Thanks for following my journey. Contact me: carrie [at] familyfitnessfood [dot] com