20 Minute Treadmill Run

This week is off to a decent start thanks to a pretty stellar morning workout.

My time at the gym began with a 20 run on the treadmill that looked like this:

20 Minute Treadmill Run Workout

I blasted by half marathon playlist and really got into it. Thank goodness the treadmills at my gym don’t face people because I was lip synching my heart out like a fool. Sometimes the music just moves ya.

Once I was done on the treadmill, I walked into the weight room to complete an upper body workout that left my arms feeling quite fatigued. I lifted heaver weights than usual and really felt the burn. It was a good one!

Breakfast

Breakfast today was delicious!

peanut butter overnight oats

While this may look like a typical bowl of overnight oats, it tasted like oatmeal peanut butter cookie dough! I need to measure the ingredients out to share this with you guys because I have a feeling my fellow peanut butter fanatics would enjoy it a lot.

I omitted the Greek yogurt in my typical overnight oats and added peanut butter and a bit of brown sugar to the mix before letting it sit overnight. So good!

overnight oats

I hope you’re having a great Monday!

Comments

  1. says

    That looks great! Since going mostly paleo I don’t get to do the over night oats thing any more but I have found some great recipes with just chia seeds!

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  2. Jackie P says

    Have you tried the new Chobani flips? I have a feeling they would be awesome as an overnight oat recipe, especially the Almond Coco Loco flavor!

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  3. says

    Was the first 8 minutes of your run a warm up or do you do anything else to warm up? I’m looking for advise or tips on how others warm up before a run.

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  4. says

    I lipsynch when I’m running on the treadmill constantly. I don’t realize I’m doing it until I catch a glance of myself in the mirrors in front of me and I look like a total idiot. I can’t help it that my playlists are so flippin’ catchy! 😛

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  5. says

    I’m definitely gonna jot down this workout for tonight at the gym. It’s time for me to start running consistently a bit faster. I usually just cruise around a 5.5-6.0 on the treadmill, but would like to bump that up. I think this would be a great way to start hitting those higher speeds comfortably :)

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  6. says

    Would love the recipe for your overnight oats! Your 20 minute treadmill workout looks like a perfect fit for me! I’ll have to print it out! Sometimes I worry that people will notice me lip singing in the mirror…awkward haha

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  7. Jen B. says

    Hahaha I’m laughing about the lip synching comment because I did your 20 minute incline workout as a warm-up today and definitely lip synched to some Bell Biv Divoe ‘Poison’ and Montell Jordan’s ‘This is How We Do It.’ Who doesn’t want to jam out to that?!

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  8. says

    Great idea to put in the peanut butter and brown sugar instead of yogurt! I wonder if almond butter would make it taste just as good?!? Ill definitely give this recipe a try though!

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  9. says

    haha I know whatcha mean with the lip syncing …one time “Take Me Home Tonight” came on my 80s pop pandora and I narrowly avoided jumping off the elliptical and starting a dance party in the weight room. Cant wait to hear the recipe for those oats!!

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  10. Leah says

    I can’t wait to see the recipe AND try this treadmill workout! I did your 50 minute include walking/running one on Friday and it felt GREAT!

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    • says

      Agree with you as well Jenny. I like to exercise, or run accompanied with music and end up lip syncing! It helps me be in the mood for an additional lap.

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  11. says

    My sister was running on the treadmill behind mine and caught me choreographing new Zumba routines (I’m a licensed instructor!) while running! Oh the silly things we do while we run! (Jenny^^ I’m totally guilty of the air drums!)

    Thanks for sharing!

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  12. says

    After reading about your peanut butter oatmeal cookie inspired overnight oats, I knew I had to try them right away. So I decided I would just play around with the amounts myself (patience isn’t really in my nature). I used honey instead of brown sugar because I have a jar of raw honey that I am completely obsessed with at the moment and try to use it in as many things as possible. It was absolutely delicious and a great way to start the morning. Thanks so much for the suggestion.

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  13. says

    I ran this morning at the gym and was so into the music, I was practically fist pumping in the middle of the gym! Those are the best times to run though because I think about the music and not the run mostly. Soooo fun!

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