Johnny J


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Over 60s training.

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 20:27

Good evening.
Builders still working like mad.
A grandson is due in August. That will be 3 of each.
Started doing a bit of running when dog walking. The doodle is not impressed.

Mick
Hope the recovery continues apace.
JJ

'Mature' runners.

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 20:24

Good evening.
Builders still working like mad.
A grandson is due in August. That will be 3 of each.
Started doing a bit of running when dog walking. The doodle is not impressed.
JJ

Over 60s training.

Posted: 05/04/2015 at 19:18

Evening all.

So much happening that I haven't had chance to keep up. Any major events that I've missed other than Pammie;s return?

Building work is moving towards its last couple of weeks. The company is doing very well but they want constant confirmation that what they are doing is right. That's actually the way I like it.
 

Another comeback due soon.
JJ

'Mature' runners.

Posted: 05/04/2015 at 19:13

Evening all.
So much happening that I haven't had chance to keep up. Any major events that I've missed other than Columba's 8 minute miling?

Building work is moving towards its last couple of weeks. The company is doing very well but they want constant confirmation that what they are doing is right. That's actually the way I like it.
JJ

Over 60s training.

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 19:09

Masses of building work still going on and two weeks still to go. Doing odd bits of running with the doodle but no real training.

TS
Who is Prudence?

Columba
You can always use time rather than distance. Do one minute instead of 200s and two minutes instead of 400s. Track your improvement by using the same stretch of road and you will find the distance increases as you get fitter.

Impey
Don't worry about how things feel at the moment. Try some easy training and you will hopefully find things get better.
JJ

'Mature' runners.

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 19:02

Masses of building work still going on and two weeks still to go. Doing odd bits of running with the doodle but no real training.

Redhead
Hope the Dover marathon goes well. Not too flat thereabouts.

Exhausted
Use a thinner nail.

Columba
At least you've tried the track.
You could do the equivalent of 200s or 400s by using time rather than distance. One minute or two minutes would be OK. If you want to track your improvement you can use the same stretch of road and mark your current finishing point then watch you distance increase as you get fitter.
JJ

Over 60s training.

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 19:39

Norestday. Lots of discussions with builders about potential problems. All solved by applying some common sense.

aws
Amazing software problem. Not sure why Microsoft hasn't responded to it.

Ceal
|We are disappearing under a layer of dust.

john b
You should be very pleased with all aspects of that run. Well done.

NZC
I'm not surprised your recovery took a long time. It's something that prevents us training like we used to as we get older.
JJ

'Mature' runners.

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 18:34

Fiver builders in today plus a building inspector then daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter arrived for lunch at short notice. Busy times.

Re treadmills. All you have to remember is that if you stop running you are out through the back wall in no time flat.

Planks are the shortest route to core strength.

Exhausted
Just in time to offer birthday greetings. Hope it's a good one.

TE
Check out your age grading for your 3:12 and aim for the same age grading at your current age. I shall watch your training with interest.
JJ



Over 60s training.

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 18:22

'lo all.
Everything's so busy that I haven't had time to post or run. Five builders on duty today plus the Planning Office inspector then daughter, son in law and granddaughter turned up for lunch. Full house!

Tracey
Great news on the house front. Harwich will be a nice contrast.

Columba
Well done on conquering the hill. It's valuable training to keep running up hills regardless of the effect on pace.
JJ

Over 60s training.

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 19:32

I'm having trouble keeping up with all this.

Much going on with our builders. Downstairs is OK but upstairs we have use of one bedroom, a toilet and a shower. Only half a roof too. We will be without water and heating for two days this week while the boiler is replaced and new pipework is installed. I'm holding an option for a couple of days in a local hotel just in case things get out of hand.

No running.
JJ

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