Search This Blog

Sunday, March 16, 2014

5 mile Thursday Intervals

Whoops!  I forgot to update you guys on my run.   
What is this, a running blog or something?

Well, Monday and Wednesday were Body Pump days so Thursday was my 5 mile run.  It was 20 degrees out with 30 mph winds so I opted for the treadmill.  I could handle the 20 degrees, but I could not handle the wind. 

I get bored just running on the hampster wheel with no structured "plan" so I decided to do some interval training/speed work.  I started off with 1 mile at 7.0.  Then I went up and down (something like this..) 7.5, 8.0, 7.5, 7, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 7.5, 7, 6.5, 7, and then 1 mile at 7.0 for an average of a 8:28 Pace.  That 8.0 was rough! 

It felt hard, but treadmill running always does, especially when its a speed workout. 

Not used to running inside, such a sweaty run! 
I think I have forgotten what shorts feel like.....

Not only did I use my parents treadmill but I stuck around for dinner.  Baked salmon, sweet potatoes, and a side salad.  Delicious and healthy meal that I did not have to buy, or make. 
Win Win  

After my run I took some advil and iced my ankle.  
It has been feeling off lately and it's my tendonitis ankle so I try to ice it and stretch it a lot. 
Really trying to pre proactive this go around.  

I wanted a dessert but options were limited at the parents house, so I decided on a baked apple.  I cored out the inside, and stuffed the inside with granola, pecans, cinnamon, and sugar.  Baked it at 325 for 45 minutes and it is delicious.  

Finally I was home, showered, and in bed with the critters.  Another run done and ready for my long run weekend.
16 mile run this weekend.... Gulp! 

No comments :

Post a Comment

Let's Chat!