Friday Session - 8 November

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Psi
08/11/2002 at 00:33
.. and terrible things come out at this time of night...

HORRIBLE things...

so horrible, they hide behind the national flag ;)

What: 6-7 miles fast bike.
Why: Recovering from foot injury.

Last hard: Yesterday - cycling in gale force winds, ow!
Last rest: Wednesday.
08/11/2002 at 01:52
bu**er it! felt sure my insomnia tonight would at least allow me to get in before psi.

What: nothing, no I mean really, not a thing, I'm literally going to shut down my PC as soon as I finish typing this and head straight to bed.
Why: friday = day off
Last hard run: Thursday
Last rest day: today
08/11/2002 at 08:35
Terrible things also venture forth in the morning.. red eyed, unshaven monsters dragged from their lair at 05.30 by parental duty.

What: 6 miles easy.
Why: More hill reps yesterday.
Last hard: Thursday.
Last rest: Wednesday.
WildWill    pirate
08/11/2002 at 09:11
Morning all – Pi@@ing down up here in the Northeast

Felt good last night being out in the wind – Changed my steady run to an Hours Fartlark – including ‘lamppost intervals’ hard efforts with recovers jogging back to the slower club runners etc – all in all an enjoyable session

What : (AM) Spinning session (PM) circuit training
Why : Recovery and Strength

Last Hard Day : Yesterday
Last Rest Day : Sunday


Over the week end I intend doing:
SATURDAY: long MTB ride
SUNDAY : Long easy run


Will
08/11/2002 at 09:46
Morning all.

What : Squash (AM) already done, what a work out that was MHR 189 big time rally.
Followed by weights 2 sets on each body part very heavy reps 8.

(PM) 8km run steady on road
(PM LATER) 10K spinning, trying to get under 17 mins today.

Why: Coz im nuts!!!!

Last hard day: yesterdays spinning
Last rest day: mon, tues, wed due to slight ankle niggle.

Bed time. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
08/11/2002 at 09:49
Morning all. Dull, dreary and cold today - the Helly Hanson may make its first outing of the winter!

What : 6m steady
Why : Club night last night and kept up with one of the faster runners

Last Hard Day : Tuesday
Last Rest Day : Wednesday

and Saturday and Sunday are

Sat: Rest
Sun: 10 mile race
08/11/2002 at 09:52
"Give me sunshine, give me laughter..."

what: Planned Purposeful Pain-inducing Periodic Purgatory (aka treadmill intervals)
Why: I asked the question and therefore must suffer the consequences by putting into practice
last hard day: Tues
last rest day: Monday

weekend - sat = rest, sun = not sure, possibly read these websites that Drew, Achilles,MM refer to. How else will I get close to 40 min 10k by the end of next year. I think I'll try typing "muscular skeletal breakdown" into Google - alternatively I'll just look in the mirror.

enjoy folks
08/11/2002 at 09:57
Morning all. Grey and warm today, no wind, it might be raining but I dunno - been working since 7 a.m. and haven't put my contact lenses in yet!

What: 10 miles steady
Why: Cos training programme sez so
Last hard day: Yesterday 'Out and back' with the 'back' into a north wind. Still faster on the back tho', hurrah!
LAst rest day: Saturday

Speedie - I feel strangely tired reading what you have plnned today ...
KR
08/11/2002 at 10:06
What: swim
Why: easy day today
Last hard day: Wed - although quite stiff today from yesterdays weights
Last rest day: Mon
08/11/2002 at 10:10
Bogging horrible wet day here in Brum. Good day for curling up with a pile of back-copies of RW (not that I keep them, of course) and a mug of cocoa.

So...
What: Swim after work. If I'm really efficient, make the students work through their lunch break, and miss the traffic jams I may get to the gym in time for a Pilates class first. Fifteen minutes late and it will be power yoga (don't tell Benz, please) and if the timetable overruns I'll suffer the indignity of aqua-aerobics. I KNOW aqua-aerobics is great exercise and all that, but the word association that comes my to mind is "hydrotherapy".
Why: I like to have a swim on Friday evenings. It's an enforced rest day otherwise.
Last hard day: Yesterday. If 30 minutes of stepper intervals and a 1km swim is hard. Also RAN a bit - almost a mile (in instalments) of the walk to the gym. Ankle a bit sore and stiff at the time but no worse for it today. Dammit - maybe I could have done Cheddar after all.
Last rest day: Tuesday.
08/11/2002 at 10:13
Think I'll try coming back for a bit. Getting running again in spite of persistent gut trouble.

What: 4+M in lovely, lowering driving rain. No really, I'm developing a taste for it. Moderate to what passes as fast for me. Followed by 500m at what definitely passes for fast for me in the pool. Very happy with that. Particularly after a fast 7M in even wetter rain on Wednesday.
08/11/2002 at 11:08
Glad you're back, Stickless. Sounds as if you're progressing at a fair old rate!
08/11/2002 at 11:32
Was going to do a track session today but heart rate is a bit too high for my liking so will take a rest instead.

Hopefully my HR will be back to normal tomorrow for my 20 miler.
08/11/2002 at 11:34
Missed out on club run last night, went on night out with flatmate who leaves today, went to watch pole dancing competition in local bar, can this be classed as cross training if I get some practise in, they were very energetic.
Ratbag    pirate
08/11/2002 at 11:48
What: 5 - 6 miles including one mother of a hill.

Why: Missed Wednesday and feeling guilty

Long-ish run tomorrow, shortened due to visit of my son....

Recovery run Sunday 4.5 miles then back to the old routine next week.

Snicks,

After the total embarrassment of Windsor, I'm trying to get back into some reasonable kind of shape again...

08/11/2002 at 11:53
Morning all.
P*ss*ng down here as well - and the Beeb rainfall radar suggests it's going to carry on doing so.

What: 7+ miles steady - or a bit faster than that if I feel good.
Why: In short, if I'm going to manage my Helsby target time (84 mins), I need to get used to running faster for longer.

last hard day: Tue
last rest day: Thu
08/11/2002 at 11:58
Through the wind and through the rain,

What: 10 miles steady
Why: because I could not face anything else in the deluge, bit of speed work though when I tried to run really fast past big puddles before sadistic motorists splashed me, failed needless to say.

Last hard: wednesday
Last rest: yesterday
08/11/2002 at 12:20
What:4 mile recovery followed by weights

When:Just

Why:Did speedwork yesterday and fancied something gentle.

Having not weight trained for a good while,it has taken me until today to recover from monday's session.The last four days have not been a bunch of laughs.
Walking like an extra from the 'Thriller' video.
I managed to loosen up with good pre-run warm ups.Funny that,running is fine but can't walk properly in between!
08/11/2002 at 12:41
What: Probably nothing, unless it stops raining.
Why: I never do anything on Friday - however, didn't run last night because I was too tired from lack of sleep this week (due to lying awake coughing half the night). Slept really well last night (probably due to exhaustion!) so MAY run tonight - but I'm not promising anything!
Last hard: Goodness knows.
Last rest: Yesterday.
08/11/2002 at 12:53
What: eating and drinking
Why: carbo loading and hydrating for Cheddar tomorrow
Last hard: Saturday (15 miles, snorkel required
Last rest: Yesterday
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