RAD Reads & Weekly Review: August 11, 2013

Earlier this week I announced that I will be having a meet up during Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. If you’re going to be out for any of the races that weekend I hope you’ll be able to stop by.  You can RSVP here.

RAD-Meetup-Disneyland

My planning for this trip is coming along.  Hotel is booked, dining reservations are made and I’m beginning to get a plan together for touring the parks. I really can’t believe the races are only 3 weeks away!

08 Runners at Start Line

In other runDisney news this week, the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon sold out! The only event still available for that weekend is Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, but that’s already 92% full.  So if you’ve been thinking about participating, don’t hesitate!

In case you missed it, here’s what’s new on Running at Disney this week:

And here’s what’s been happening over on RAD Living:

Now on to some RAD Reads!

Running & Fitness Posts
A Dish of Daily Life has some great tips for staying safe when you run after a spooky experience while out on her running trail.

Runner’s Tales had a clarifying run which helped her understand that excuses are not productive.

Running Towards the Prize finds ways to deal with runner burnout.

Fit2Flex explains why you might actually gain weight during marathon training.

Disney Posts
Disney Every Day enjoyed a martini tasting at Meridian on the Disney Dream…FUN!

Disney Parks Blog features the real-life Griswold’s taking a road trip to Walt Disney World…custom car and all!

A Pinch of Pixie Dust finds some charming corners at the Yacht Club Resort.

DIStherapy takes a look at Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.  I can’t wait to experience this again in a few weeks!

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free in WDW takes an in-depth look at the food allergy kiosk at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  This is pretty cool!

Weekly Review
This week I tried Nuun as a substitute for Gatorade, but sadly that didn’t workout so well.  It wrecked havoc on my digestive system and killed my workout on Tuesday.  I guess I’ll be crossing that one off the list.  Seems like a combo of Gatorade, coconut water and plain ole water is what works for me and I’ll be sticking to it.  Here are the rest of my workouts from this week and to view a complete list of WODs, visit my dailymile page.

Sunday: Rest
Monday: CrossFit: K2E, Squats & Run
Tuesday: CrossFit: Power Cleans, RDL, Burpee Box Jumps
Wednesday: Rest
Thursday: CrossFit: K2E, Manmakers & AD
Friday: Rest
Saturday: Rest

I think we’re coming up on a testing week at the gym which is something I also look forward to.  Bring on the heavy squats!

Have a great week and remember to Be RAD!

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