Wednesday, May 3, 2017

05/03/2017 How to beat that stale feeling? Do it with a 10X400 meter interval session

I have been in the middle of a funky stale feeling in my running, even with the nice weather.  I am guessing it's because of the house selling/buying stress, but I don't know.

I was actually dreading my run today, but I knew it was important.  I did however change my decision about what to do as I was beginning to run.  I had planned on getting some miles in and working the speed stuff next week.  However, I decided to kick my own ass today and do some repeats.  I warmed up for a mile and then got into it.

I ran a set of 10X400 meter repeats.  I did all of them in between 82-86 seconds and I jogged a 400 meter recovery between each.  My total workout for the day from start to finish was 6 miles.  This gives me 15 miles for the week and I am planning on another 10-12 to give me a strong week.  

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

05/02/2017 Today's 5 miler, fitting it all in

Smoke and mirrors...That's how I fit in as much as I do.  Besides work, juggling the sports schedules of 3 kids, a 15 month old, trying to sell a house, trying to find a house to buy, I am running too. :)

I am a step ahead of it all!  Barely, though.  Today, I got out for a nice 5 miler in about 70 degree temps.  Yesterday evening, I ran a 4 miler around the soccer complex as my 7 year old was at tryouts for soccer for 2017-2018.  Sure, people must think I'm a dork, but you gotta get it in when you can.  I have some mileage to get in as well as some speed work.

This week, I am try to get in around 30 miles.  Next week, I am going to get a couple speed sessions in and I want to do that for the next few weeks.