Thursday Session - 14th November

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14/11/2002 at 00:01
What: 5 miler
why: gotta it's thursday

last drunk: yetsredaysh
last easy: Monday
Psi
14/11/2002 at 00:08
Pasted over from my own erroneous thread.

What: NO RUNNING. ARGH.
Why: Suspected stress fracture to heel bone. Will have to give it at LEAST two more weeks rest before I try any more running, on top of the rest I have already had.

Last hard: Ages ago now.
Last rest: Yesterday - just a 6 mile cycle.
14/11/2002 at 00:10
nothing
Shall be drunk, whatever outcome of job interview
14/11/2002 at 07:23
Yesterday was one of those oh-so-typical running days.

6:00 am get up
6:30 am get in car - drive 220 km to Düsseldorf
9:00 am meeting for four and a half hours
13:30 back in car - drive 220 km at break-neck speed back home (in order to arrive home before it goes dark)
16:10 Squeeze out for 40 minute run
17:00 Bath - beans on toast (Not at the same time)
18:00 Into car - drive into Frankfurt to see Bryan Adams
23:00 Into car - drive home
23:30 Into car - drive baby sitter home
00:05 Finally get into bed - Cream Crackered

I love driving

Today: Rest or cross train
Why: Feeling tired
Last hard day: Long long ago far far away
Last rest day: Friday
14/11/2002 at 08:18
Today - Might try a "tempo" run if I can figure out what one is
Why - Just for a change from the normal 4 mile slog
Last hard - Sat 7 mile
Last rest - Wednesday

Any pointers on tempo runs any one ?
14/11/2002 at 08:50
Good luck Benz

Wot: 40 min hilly run. Maybe swim as well
Why: Too much cheap champagne and too many canapes last night
Last hard day: Tuesday
Last rest day: Saturday
14/11/2002 at 09:07
Club night 5/6 mile run, quite suprised at how quickly recovered from long run on Tuesday, knees ok this morning.

Martin never mind your training what was Bryan Adams like.
14/11/2002 at 09:18
Tim and Martin, well impressed with your dedication. Basically I would not get up that early, and would not run after driving all that way, so much respect due. Good luck in the interview Benz.

What : 7 miler fast (if I can shake off me hangover...urgh)
Why : Club night

Last Hard : Sunday
Last Rest : Yesterday

Thats it for me for this week folks as off to Somerset for the weekend tomorrow, and no running whatsoever. Its been a very easy week and so to paraphrase Alan Titchmarsh ...whatever the weather this weekend enjoy your running!
14/11/2002 at 09:24
Martin H, I'm impressed, but Bryan Adams! Oh well, each to their own. PB, well done, 520am - my alarm went off at six and off again at 605, and I woke up at 745.
What: Will try and squeeze one in - 40 mins of speed
Why: I like it - that's why
Last hard: last night was hardish good tempo run with club
Last rest: Tuesday
14/11/2002 at 09:41
Morning all - its wet, windy and miserable her in the north east. Passed 5 car crashes on my way to this morning - how depressing.

What: 2 miles on treadmill @ lunch time and intervals of some description tonight
Why: Coz its thursday

Last hard: Tuesday
Last rest: Yesterday but did cross train for an hour

14/11/2002 at 09:46
Best of luck Benz.

What : Lunch - swim drills.
PM - Club run, speedwork.
Why : Club night.
Last hard : Tuesday.
Last rest : Monday.
14/11/2002 at 09:50
Morning all,

What: Maximum Heart Rate test today, on a treadmill.

Why: Got the HRM yesterday (recovery run day) and couldn't run at 60% of what my max HR should be (using the 220-age equation) as it was just too slow. Therefore i've decided to take the more scientific approach to heart rates.

Mercury - Tempo runs should be hard, but controlled and should be run at about 85% of HRmax. I tend to do about four-five miles on mine, but having only just got the HRM, I've probably been doing them too hard.(the books say it should be around 10mile pace).
14/11/2002 at 09:53
Sorry, I said I was going to be more scientific, didn't I?
It should be (Working heart rate/85% + Resting heart rate = target heart rate).

I think that's right.
14/11/2002 at 10:02
Last night's 10 miler turned into a 40 minute turbo trainer session followed immediately by 40 minutes running as I couldn't get out the house until quite late. Still quite a tough session.

Today: 45 minutes weights + 6 miles steady
Why: easy day
Last hard day: yesterday
Last rest day: Friday
14/11/2002 at 10:03
What: Compose resignation letter. Delete resignation letter. 5K treadmill. Try to beat 23:27 (that's roughly warp speed 3, mortals). Probably some weights/rowing/elliptical too. Then pub.
Why: Cos I hate my job, I'm still rationed on mileage (kilometrage?) and I like the pub.

Last hard: Sunday race
Last rest: Yesterday
WildWill    pirate
14/11/2002 at 10:17
Morning all – Wild Wet and Windy up here today (currently blowing a gale outside my office window)


What : (AM) Circuit Training
(LUNCH) Turbo Trainer Session
(PM) 8- mile Steady Run
Why : Training Plan says so

Last Hard Day : Tuesday
Last Rest Day : Sunday

Will
KR
14/11/2002 at 12:13
What: 800m swim
Why: trying to improve front crawl
Last hard day: Sun
Last rest day: Mon
14/11/2002 at 12:38
Wet, windy and definitely not warm here in Belfast!!

What (AM) : 5.5 miles
What (PM) : Some PlayStation2 action!!
Why : Plan says so
Last hard day : Saturday
Last rest day : Dunno...

Tim
14/11/2002 at 12:42
what: short acceleration run (<4 miles; intention: start at 7:00 pace, finish 6:00 pace or faster)
why: nothing else speedy on the schedule, but have a key long session tomorrow

last hard day: Tue
last rest day: Mon
14/11/2002 at 12:56
What: looking out of window thinking "I'm not running in that".
Why: clinging on to my sanity
(but I will go to the gym tonight).
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