Training Log: Snow Squalls and Treadmills
Last week, was mentally challenging but I got everything I wanted too (as far as training goes). There were a few days that weather made it challenging, but I got it done.
|Monday:||Easy 60 minutes|
|Tuesday:||Easy 60 minutes/Upper Body strength|
|Wednesday:||5X1000 averaging 6:40 pace, 90 seconds rest (total miles 10)|
|Friday:||60 minutes easy|
|Saturday:||60 minutes easy|
|Sunday:||14 miles progressive with 4 under 7 mins/core|
Easy runs were just that, easy. Both Friday and Saturday were done on the treadmill due to safety. Friday was cold, and I could have run outside but did I want to run outside? No. Saturday, I didn’t trust the black ice situation on the road and ran inside as well. I wanted to race on Saturday but the race was postponed because of slick roads.
This was the workout that almost didn’t happen. Most people know I am a morning workout person and if it doesn’t happen before 10 am, it doesn’t happen at all. That wouldn’t work for me, so I started the workout at 1 pm. It was around 22 degrees. It was extremely windy, and somewhere in there, we got a “snow squall” which I wasn’t expecting. Nothing stuck, and it was over as quick as it started. I feel proud I got the workout done, but do I think it was the most productive workout ever? No.
Sunday Long Run: 14 miles progressive with 4 under 7 mins:
Sunday’s long run was one of the best I’ve had in a long time. I felt like I was able to get a good rhythm in my run. Plus, the weather was finally decent which helped. I’m hoping I can build upon that and get back
I’ve wanted to get back into strength and core for a while, so I’m trying to start adding it back into my routine. I wrote about strength workouts I did a very long time ago, but nothing much has changed for me. I prefer quick and easy.
Thoughts, I’m proud of this week and adding core and strength into my routine. It’s one tiny step in the right direction.
Posts from the Week:
Questions for you:
What is your favorite core or strength move?
How cold has it been where you live?