Today started off with weights at 7 a.m. We did a full body workout so we got to work our arms and legs. Next we did conditioning on the sideboards. We had to slide across the boards with slippery boots on our feet and touch the sides at least 20 times in 30 seconds. We did this for five sets of 30 seconds with a 30 second break in between each set.
When we went to the gym to start practice we got a nice surprise from Chris. We had the morning session off and went up to the locker room to present our timelines instead. It was great learning about one another and we were all laughing at some of our crazy life experiences. We can use this information to play to each other's strengths and weaknesses and grow closer together as a stronger team.
We all got lunch at 11:30, it was sandwiches and wraps from Bull & Bones. After eating we all got primped and ready for our photo shoot. At 1:30 the video crew came into our locker room to film our intro video. We all got to wear our new jerseys for the first time and they were a big hit!
During filming, Jen kept messing up the shots because she couldn't keep a serious face. But we all had a lot of fun being models. They also filmed our pregame ritual in the tunnel before we run out and it got us so pumped for our upcoming season. Although the video shoot cut into our practice time, we used this as motivation to have a really great evening practice.
Can’t wait to update you all about our day off tomorrow, it’s our team bonding day! Lots of fun in store. Goodnight!
Jen & Cara
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