2Old I could probably gain 2KG in a week if I set my mind to it... 5 X 1K still a great session.
Good to see you're back into the mileage so soon DD. Yes that was a bit of a bonkers run from you!
Yes Barry the Northern Veggies will be running VLM. That point of toenail loss where it's just hanging on by a thread is always fun! Good running from you this week.
A short break in training won't do you any harm O4S. Hope it gets sorted.
That's a fast TM session Nell, even the recoveries are quick! I used to always do my recovery jogs around 9kph, certainly no faster than 10kph. Just have 200m instead of 400m so it's around about the same time recovering.
Is that the sort of thing you'll be doing for London Freemers? I've been wondering lately if the relentless weekly interval sessions take too much out of my legs. Tempo stuff is still tough but I enjoy it so much more.
Second tri club sounds like a good match for you Minni. It'll have been worthwhile trying both of the, you might have been a bit put off after the first session was so daunting! I didn't follow any plan for the half as such - I only got a number a fortnight ago as I hadn't entered. Over the last 8 weeks I've done a lot of tempo stuff including parkruns, I've been getting some consistent mileage in (including two 20M runs) Similar to what Freemers has mentioned! One of the best sessions I did was on NEW when there was chance of a double parkrun. Warmed up, ran the first at HM pb pace, ran another 5 or 6 miles, ran the second at target HM pace, warmed down! Ended up as 15M.
Northern XC Championships tomorrow. Have had an easy week apart from 10M at marathon pace last night. Not expecting much tomorrow, I just go to make up the numbers and get a decent training run in!
Pink it's great that your swimming is paying off, it's a tough sport to master. Glad to hear you're feeling confident about Wokingham - a bit of confidence goes a long way
Great session today AA, if there's anything worse than mile reps it 3 x 2M.
Crumbs Barry that's a fast 20M from you!
Getting back into the distance nicely DD. Onwards indeed!
Happy with a new PB at Brass Monkey this morning. Weather was spot on for racing - cold and no wind. The only thing was some of the country lanes were very icy so there were a few swear words uttered in places! Time was 1:28:12, just over a minute off my PB from 2013. Nice start to the year! Saw Angela I and Sarah O at the end too
Hope you enjoyed your long run today O4S. Best off leaving BA in bed by the sounds of him! 365 day challenge sounds good... even better if walking counts! Your latest challenge sounds fabulous!
Lovely morning for a long run AA, how nice of the driver to escort you across the flood!
Nell the gyms are always pandemonium during the January rush! Maybe the squats after a layoff are the reason everyone disappears during February - it's been too long since they last did them and they can't actually get back to the gym, or indeed out of a seat? Nice run today, nothing like a time deadline to make you get a decent run in.
Any logic behind the 620m reps DD? Sounds like a tough tempo sandwich session. I like the sound of that one...
Well done on the YKW 2Old, they're cracking training runs.
Hope you find a good tri club Minni. You'll be glad to be rid of those crutches. Bring on the comeback!
Chick / O4S / Minni it's Brass Monkey tomorrow, and yes AA sub-90 to start the year is the plan
I was 30 minute pacer at parkrun this morning, got home slightly quick in 29:19.
That's a good strong run Barry! All those tempo runs are paying off.
Is BA feeling any better O4S? Yes, I think you are the only one who thinks the Spine race sounds fun
Hope you've survived your first week back at work Chick. Lanzarote sounds lovely! That's great news from the cardiologist. You'll get that speed back in your legs!
Can you walk properly again yet after that speedwork and squats session Nell?!
Don't despair with your training paces Oompa! You're back running (pain free I hope?) - which is great. The couple of times I followed P&D I found those tempo runs really tough. And I wasn't trying to hit 6:30s...
That event your son took part in sounds brutal 2Old. Or maybe just the usual race that O4S would do.... Make sure you're fully recovered before you get back into churning the miles out.
Sorry AA I never use a HRM. Great pace on those 800s.
The wind seems to have died down a bit which is good as I'm racing on Sunday. I've had an easier week this week with the race in mind (half marathon) - hope it pays off. I hate tapering!
Trendy 5 planned for tonight. I'm pleased to see they're still trendy