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It’s already Week 9 and your progress is evident.
GRADUATION SHIRTS EARNED: Congratulations to the 14 striders who earned their Graduation shirt this week! There are now 27 of you who have reached that goal. 14 more are on deck to earn their shirt next Wednesday. Keep it up!!!
FOX: Kelli Finney, Roxanne Marshall and Maureen Pimpare
PANTHER: Donna Davis and Linda Roth
CHEETAH: Dana Corley
LYNX: Terry Haman, Mary Huffman and Denise Oliphant
GAZELLE: Kendyl Finney, Kelly Strider, Lori Van Horn, Patti Van Ornum and Maureen Zackowski
WEEK 9 HOMEWORK: (April 28th - May 4th)
--- Interval Minutes - (1 Easy; 5 Hard) x 6 Repetitions
--- Always start with a 5 min warmup. Always end with a 5 min cool down.
--- How often? 4 days again this week! This optional 30-minute "easy pace" workout should be done one of the 2-day rest break.
TOPIC: Mentor Leslie O'Neill spoke to us about nutrition and how nutrition needs change over time. Eating healthy while listening to the needs of our body is important. Leslie has an informative and practical handout to pass on, Shopping for Nutrition and Vegan Cookbook available on our website.
*** May 12th is our Graduation Celebration - Plan to stay a bit longer this evening to celebrate! (Shirts will be distributed the last 2 weeks.)
*** May 19th is our First Strides NMB 5K Stride Walk/Run - Completing a 5K (3.1 miles) is our 12-week goal. Plan to stay longer to celebrate!
Keep up the great work ... only 3 more workshops to go!
Jane and your mentors
PS Thanks to the volunteers that are helping with the Myrtle Beach 5K Water Stop on Saturday