Another fun weekend has past and another week has begun.
I hit the gym this morning for a 30 minute HIIT workout on the treadmill. I want to incorporate more HIIT workouts again (like I did during the months leading up to the wedding). It really helped me tone up.
I love doing HIIT workouts because I am super sweaty at the end and know that I kicked my own butt at the gym…BUT I hate that 30-60 seconds on each cycle when I reach 95%-99% and my chest feels so tight and on the verge of throwing up. I never do, but that’s how it feels like.
I did the following HIIT workout this morning (it’s one of my favorite HIIT routine).
I set the alarm an hour earlier last night because I had planned on running outside this morning, but decided to head to the gym instead for a quick workout.
We’ve had a heat wave this past week. Check out the temperature reading!!!
That reading was from a couple of days ago. It’s really hot during the day, but cools down significantly in the evenings.
Green monster protein smoothie was the perfect breakfast on this hot morning.
In the smoothie –> 1 frozen chopped banana, 2 cups spinach, almond milk, half scoop rice protein powder and Vega Whole Food Health Optimizer (chocolate flavor). The chocolate flavor was not that strong or sweet, which is great because the taste of the banana stood out.
Wicked Fun For Everyone
Since it’s cooler in the evenings, all we want to do is go out and do fun things.
As you can probably tell already, we love doing festive activities with our friends during Halloween time and go to all haunted and scary mazes available in the L.A. and Orange County area.
Lets see….we have gone to:
- Universal Studios Horror Nights in L.A. (2010 pictures). – We haven’t gone this year yet.
- Queen Mary Dark Harbor in Long Beach – My first time this year and it was soooo scary!!
- Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park – (2010 pictures)
This year, we checked out Knott’s Berry Farm early in the season to avoid the crowds. It was a great night to go because the lines for the mazes were short (or no lines at all) and we were able to go to all 14 mazes.
This is my 4th? year going to Knott’s Scary Farm so the monsters and the mazes are less scary each year, though it’s always fun to see the newbies get scared.
But there were a few new mazes that still scared me. One of my favorite maze is the outdoor corn fields maze and I usually get scared on that one every year but this year, it just felt like there were less monsters and I wasn’t scared at all. Or maybe the scary factor has worn off?!?
The log ride maze was fun too. It’s a water ride with monster hidden all throughout the ride.
It was a wicked night and wicked fun!!!!