October 13, 2007

10/12 & 10/13 - Slowing down and trying target HR workout

I decided to try to get back onto the Runner's World program by slowing down my running pace from 5.5 to 5.3 and my walking pace from 3.5 to 3.0. I was able to get through the 30 minutes...

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October 11, 2007

10/10 & 10/11 - The better part of valor?

I wasn't able to get my full 30 minute running program in yesterday, stopping after 20 minutes. I had had a bad day at work the previous day and had a few drinks, and I hadn't slept well. I...

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October 08, 2007

10/8 - Back to where I left off

Today I ran two eleven minute miles and another 6 minutes to make it 30 including two one-minute walk breaks. The is just about where I left off in the Runner's World 8-week program, so that's an accomplishment. I...

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October 04, 2007

10/4 - Still finding my stroke

Did one more lap in 2/3 the time compared to last time, mostly because I didn't rest as much between 50s. I can't imagine doing three lengths without stopping yet, but I did have a few laps where I...

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October 03, 2007

10/3 - Proceed with Caution

Ran a mile at 5.5 today, and did more stretching from the Wharton's Stretch Book. I did the glute and ham stretches from zone 1 and the soleus, achilles, and gastrocnemius stretches from zone 5, 2 reps of each...

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October 02, 2007

10/1 & 10/2 - Re-start

It seems like it's been a long time. The last two weeks I've spent several days on the road each week and my workout habits are just not well enough established yet to overcome my weakness for the temptations...

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September 12, 2007

9/11 - Swimming rehab ends

Well I had a great weekend with Brian and Jamie in Baltimore. We stayed at my usual hotel for that part of the world and had a great time Saturday night. Maybe greater than would have been wise, but...

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