Workout Diary - 2/27/12 - 3/4/12 (JDV Pilates)

10:18 AM, Mar 9, 2012   |    comments
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Working out at JDV Pilates

My super long runs kicked in this week and I finally went back to the High Line Canal to see how clear (or not) it was. I still had to dodge numerous patches of ice/slush/mud, but I'd say 85% was dry dirt. It was great to be back on that trail.

My new experience of the week came at JDV Pilates in Denver. I had never done a Pilates class before and it was very enjoyable. Owner Ansley Watson took me through all kinds of burning, stretching and strengthening exercises that were good for running. I don't know how she keeps all those pulleys and springs straight, but she's a pro. She had me hold poses and exercises for a minute at a time - I could definitely feel many of the exercises both during and after. I'll be back to visit. To find out more about Ansley's place (very convenient off I-25 & Speer) visit

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Monday, 2/27/12: Run: 6 miles
Tuesday, 2/28/12: JDV Pilates - my first Pilates experience!
Wednesday, 2/29/12: Run: 6 miles
Thursday, 3/1/12: Spin Class at 24 Hour Fitness
Friday, 3/2/12: Swim: 2000 yards ("Squeeze In" workout)
Saturday, 3/3/12: Yoga: Home DVD
Sunday, 3/4/12: Run: 16 miles on the High Line Canal

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