We are going to keep it light and fun today with an awesome survey! I see these floating around the blogosphere every once in a while and love to read them! One of my favorites is by Laura at Fit Running Mama. She always has a great blog and if you want to check her out…I say definitely DO! Go here to read about her running style! Trust me…you will love it…plus she posts some awesome recipes!!!
Before you go though…check my survey out! I promise…it’s not the MOST boring thing you will read…and if it is…well then I’m truly sorry 😉 Here goes nothing…
- Would you rather run in a thunderstorm or a snowstorm?
Thunderstorm all the way….I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again..i despise the cold!!
2. Would you rather breathe through your nose or breathe through your mouth?
Well since I’m allergic to everything that grows in this lovely State of Missouri…and I mean literally everything…I’ve been tested! 🙂 Wait…where was I…oh yeah…I haven’t been able to breathe thru my nose since those first few seconds after I escaped my mother’s womb so really the answer to this question is BOTH!!
3. Would you rather do 100 squats or 100 crunches? [Now take a break and go do them 😉 ]
Am I a sadist if I say both? There is just something about the burn you get from a good exercise and you will for sure be feeling the burn after a 100 reps of either of these bad boys!!
4. Would you rather have a baked good for dessert or an extra serving of your favorite entrée?
Baked goods…hands done…final answer…ALL IN!!! I’m one of those awesome people who needs a little something sweet to round it all out!
5. Would you rather run on a treadmill for an hour or run around the same street block for an hour?
A few months ago I would have said the same street block because I’ve done that…I’m used to that…and it’s not so bad if you have a great playlist and a wondering mind (which I have both of)! However, in the last few months, I have had to get on BFF level with the old “dreadmill” and have actually completed a 13.1 training run on it…let’s just say I got a few weird looks at the gym after I had been running for over an hour and a half 🙂 It’s really not nearly as bad as I used to think…especially if you have a great playlist and a wondering mind (see a theme here?)!
6. Would you rather have a headache during a run or a side stitch?
Jeez…neither choice is good but if I have to choose….I’d say a side stitch. At least with that, you have a chance that it will go away. A headache (at least for me) always feels worse with each pounding footstep…shoot…it’s making my head hurt just thinking about it! Let’s just say that a headache makes for a LONG run and not in a good way…
7. Would you rather have a rest day on a work day or a day off?
For sure a work day. I’m so mentally exhausted after work, that it’s always hard to go do that run when I get home. I have to immediately change and head out or it just does not happen. I’m NOT an early riser AT ALL (I blame this on years of bartending and working until 2AM) so evenings are where the magic has to happen.
8. Would you rather be a race director or a race volunteer?
As a MO’Bassador, I’ve seen bits and pieces of the crazy world that our race directors for the MO’Cowbell Run live in! With that said, my final answer is VOLUNTEER!! I give mad props to Kerin & Kelly! Those two women do a HELL of a GREAT JOB!
9. Would you rather spend your money on running gadgets (HRM, GPS watch, headphones, etc.) or running shoes?
Shoes, Shoes, and…wait…I really do love those gadgets also!! What’s a girl to do with a choice like this? A new pair of shoes are pretty awesome but because of my weird feet (flat-footed with a large toe box), I’m limited on what shoes I can get. So you know all those awesome bright-colored shoes in neon yellow and hot pink and cheetah print…yeah…well I can not wear those..which totally isn’t fair. I usually have one or two colors to pick from since I use the same brand and style of shoe each year. Not that I don’t love my Brooks Adrenaline GTS15’s but I have to get them in Wides…and that my friend is what limits me. So with all that said, I’m going to say gadgets because I love me some awesome new headphones or that bright new fancy running watch (Thanks! Nike+)…and don’t even get me started on all those fun Bondi Bands and HippieRunner Bands!!
10. Would you rather run in a relay or do the run portion of a distance triathlon?
I’d do either to be honest. I’m not a distance snob and am open to trying new types/distances of races…except those obstacle races that involve barbed-wire and fire…those scare the bejeezes out of me!
So there you have it in a nutshell! Now it’s your turn! Answer any of all of the questions in the comments!!!