So I had to “incentivize” myself into getting back on the fitness wagon. I made a deal with myself that if I would JUST. WORKOUT. EVERY DAY. for 5 days, I could have a glass of wine.
I had tried this before and it didn’t work. There was no guarantee that I would buy in to my own motivator.
But this time, something clicked.
I made it to three days and realized that with only two days left in my personal challenge, I’d be pretty lame to not finish.
I did my fifth day’s workout this morning. Break out the vino!
I got to thinking that I need to up the ante on these challenges and make them more meaningful, especially since I want to use this little incentive tool and lay a solid mileage foundation to take me to the first day of SARR half marathon training in August.
And maybe, just maybe … one or two people will want to join me along the way. Who knows? If no one does, no worries. More wine for me! 🙂
Sooo the challenge is this: complete the weekly task, earn my wine. Easy-peasy.
Wine Challenge week 1 – Just Do It … work out every day for 5 days
Wine Challenge week 2 – Run to live, live to run … run/walk a minimum of 15 miles
Wine Challenge week 3 – Tri’d & tru … swim 2 days, cycle 2 days, increase run/walk to minimum 18 miles
Wine Challenge week 4 – Core values … complete 3 days of Becky’s challenges in addition to Tri’d & tru. Run/walk mileage should be a minimum of 20 miles for the week
Wine Challenge week 5 – Contract, year 3 … increase run/walk mileage to minimum 23 miles for the week.
Wine Challenge week 6 – Remember the bike … increase run/walk mileage to minimum 26 miles for the week, minimum 15 miles cycling
Wine Challenge week 7 – Saturday SARR meetup … remember Tri’d & Tru? Get your swim on at least twice this week in addition to cycling & minimum 30 miles run/walk