Monday, March 18, 2013

LP Marathon Week 6

Week 6?  Wowsa,  Next time I blink it'll be April.  I've started to slack a little bit with my cross training this week.   That would be fine, if I added a day of running, but I didn't. I can't survive off of a running less program unless I up the cross training.  Next week will be a bit dodgy because of family obligations and traveling for grad school.  But hopefully I'll be able to make it work.

Monday
Planned: Kickboxing
Actual: Kickboxing

Highlight from class:  My bad ass instructor- shes legit tough (makes Jillian Michaels look like a phoney) told me I was awesome.  Huge Win!

Tuesday
Planned: 4 Mile run
Actual: Rest

It was raining buckets.  I felt worn down, so I swapped my rest day.

Wednesday
Planned: Rest
Actual: 4 mile run.  Returned to corning preserve for a 4 mile run. I was still feeling pretty worn down (there are some continuing complications with my ulcertative colitis) I got it done, but I didn't put a whole lot of effort into it.

Thursday
Planned: 5 Mile run
Actual: 5 Mile Run

This was the first time I've run back to back days, so I was a little nervous.  My ankle felt fine. But it was cold.  I've already complained about that once, so feel free to read it again here.

Friday
Planned: 5 Mile walk/Yoga
Actual: 2.5 walk

I can't remember why I didn't find somewhere to walk outdoors, but I was so bored on the treadmill that I couldn't stand it for another 2.5.  I left the gym well before the yoga class.

Saturday
Planned:  10 Miles
Actual: 10 Miles

First double digit runs of my training plan. I felt pretty good, I could have sped up my average pace a bit, but I'm comfortable I'm on the right track. A full recap is here.

Sunday
Planned: Spin
Actual: Rest

Spin, hahahaha.  I spent the rest of Saturday at a parade usually with an adult beverage in hand.  I didn't do a damn thing on Sunday.


Honestly I was just skating by this week.  I completed my runs but without really pushing myself.  I have another busy week this week, but then will be able to do more than just going through the motions. But overall, another solid week.




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    1. thanks! Making progress! Just have to keep it up until June !

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  2. I love that you laughed at Spin after being at the parade all day Saturday. Great training week!

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    1. My initial plan was way too ambitious for the amount of fun I had that day! Have you decided if you'll sign up for the half or not?

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