Sunday, January 15, 2012

The Run that Wasn't.

This past week was exhausting.  I had solid workouts Monday-Thursday rest day on Friday with a hard run on Saturday.  I was hoping to have a second hard run today in order to have a rest day on Monday and go back to my preferred Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday training schedule.  After being lazy most of the morning,  I finally forced myself up onto the treadmill to run 6 miles @long tempo pace (10:30) while watching the Giant's game.  I struggled through the first mile and half before stopping for a quick wardrobe change (the perk of having an in-house treadmill) and some water before getting back on for another .72 before calling it quits.  My legs are dead and there was no sense in punishing myself.

I am a bit discouraged that I am only in week 2 of RLRF and I feel utterly exhausted, but I'm hoping it's just because of the intense other 5  days worth of workouts I had this week.   Next week will not be as busy and I will hopefully be able to dominate the workouts then.

Also,

I don't quite know how DailyMile works, other than I use it so I can have the tracker on my blog, but apparently it's cool to have friends on there.  So comments and friends are always welcomed.  My user name is Xjcar.

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