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Hills, hills, hills - treadmill advice?

Posted: Yesterday at 20:56

My advice is to run the marathon the other way round and run 15km down hill.... probably not a practical solution though.

Heart rate monitor

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 22:42

I am 45 and my max heart rate i understand should be around 190.

At 54 I would suggest that 198 maybe too high for.

I am certainly not sure of my facts, but hopefully someone who is more knowledgeable will pop along soon enough.

Heart rate monitor

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 19:27

The first question has to be how old are you as this has an impact on what your heart rates should be.


Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 15:57
Shame about the legs that sounds bad and only back for 3 weeks ouch. At least your back now though and good luck with Hamburg.

Looking forward to the thread again, but not the long runs hehe. This time though I will have more confidence.

Speak soon and thanks for popping in to say hello.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 15:24

Thanks Pete, i will be doing the Marathon again next year, what about you?

Definately feel the benefit of marathon training.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 12:58

Enjoyed my 18km today, it was a good confidence booster, as i felt as though i had lost all momentum during the holiday.

Felt very good today, could have pushed on but obviously didnt and at the end i was getting a little tired.

If i can build up my LSR at that pace i will be a good place for the marathon in April 2016.

It is amazing how 2 days of water and good food make such a difference and maybe running on familiar ground also helps.

Ready for this weeks runs now.

I feel a PB for the GNR is possible as 6.03 is the pace i need to beat to get it, to get sub 2:09:38. I reckon i can get 2 mins off this time this time around, which will be some 30 mins faster than last year !!!


Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 12:52

Data uploaded from the hols. Nothing to write home about to be honest. It was pretty poor in fact. Nothing really structured, and i kept stopping looking at the sea. Also i have not drank proper liquids for a week now (only cider and red wine). So today is hydrate for tomorrows long run. I just hope I can complete it ok, but should be ok with plenty of water today.

The positive is that at least I got some runs in and kept going rather than doing nothing. The downside i have put 6lbs on in weight. The diet is in full flow.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 21:17
Managed a hill run today, unfortunately the hill was not that long but it was steep. Did 1.5km warm up and then 12 hill repeats with no stopping, plus a 1km cool down approx.

Not the best hills session but at least it was a session. I should be able to get 10km in on Friday and my LSR at home on Sunday.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 13:07
Managed 11km today didn't get time for more but at least it is something.
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