I honestly don’t know where the time goes, but I must be having fun because it’s flying by.
Me and Kobi have been up to our usual outdoor adventuring together. We haven’t cross-country skied much because we had some rain, yup rain, which turned everything to ice. It shouldn’t rain when it’s -7C outside.
The ski trails were ice and I’m afraid of falling and breaking a hip so I didn’t ski. Then it snowed. A lot. But then the temperature really dropped. That deterred me from skiing some more as I can’t keep my hands warm when I have to hold ski poles and it’s -25C (or colder) and I even have electric mittens!
It got so cold on the weekend I had to use the treadmill. It was -32C with a -40C windchill outside. I won’t subject Kobi to those temperatures so she slept on her princess bed while I ran on the treadmill and watched TV.
Here’s some photos showcasing our adventures (in case you don’t follow us on Instagram – you really should though – @outdoorrunning).
Oh, I did start something new a few weeks ago, Crossfit.
Before Crossfit I thought I was in moderately decent shape, I have realized I am not in moderately decent shape. Holy beat-the-poop-out-of-you work-outs. Crossfit is hard. DOMS has an entirely new meaning to me now. Exactly 22 hours after a work-out I am in full on Crossfit induced pain. Sometimes lasting up to 3 days!
How’s your winter been going? Are you getting tons of snow? Ever tried Crossfit? What’s your temperature cut-off for running outside? Have you missed me?