LouiseG


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Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: Today at 10:39

Yep, that's right, fast as you can.  So try to pick a flat section to do it.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: Yesterday at 16:41

I think it's time for a time trial

On your next run after the Monday LSR - start with 1.5k warm up, strides, then wait until heart drops to normal, then 1.5k as fast  as you can please. Then go for a gentle 5k easy after  you've recovered.

We'll use that for your new paces.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 08:05

JJ, I'm not surprised about the legs being a bit heavy, you will still be on the last phase of marathon recovery and you have maintained quite a lot of training.  It should ease up this week / next week.

Pain in Pelvis/Lower abdomen

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 15:34

CotswoldRunner - I had pain / discomfort in lower back and pubic area when doing a lot (for me) of distance work which culminated in a sacral stress fracture.  The pelvic / lower back soreness was the warning signs. When it actually fractured the pain switched to a sharp pain when I walked or ran.  Hope it's not that in your case but mentioning it because it took months to diagnose, and I had to stop completely for while so ended up taking a year to recover.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 14:56

Good JJ - I presume you did your long run today.  This week's 3 runs -

8k easy

Tempo - warm up 1.5k, 5k at  6:00 per k, then cool off 1.5.

LSR of 16k again.

Plus the other  sessions - swim / gym etc.

 

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 20:52

JJ, noted on the events.  So we are going for a 10k pb July.

The hills session - after warming up, run uphill for 2 minutes at about 80% effort, then jog back down again.  Repeat 7 times - ie a total of 8 times.  Then cool off.  See how the legs feel afterwards, also monitoring the groin strain.  And please wear the HRM.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 07:14

JJ, that's fine.  Next couple of weeks we'll keep the LSR 'short' (ish) at a mere 16k.

So this week -

1 x 8k easy

1 x hills (hooray!  they are back!) warm up 1 - 1.5k.  Then 8 x 2 mins up a reasonable hill and jog down again.  Rest in between if you need to.  Cool off 1 - 1.5 again.

1 x LSR 16k

...and throw in a swim and at least one core session that I know you are not really doing

In 2 weeks time we'll do a time trial and set new paces.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 17:46

 10k in about 3 months time would be good for a pb I reckon.  Alternatively, we can stick with building strength for a couple more months and go pb hunting in Autumn when it'll cool off again.  Up to you.

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 17:15

JJ, not bad at all.  Let me know what your next events are and we can work out what next!

Jenga's Training Plan

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 07:49

...or both...

Best of luck JJ, but I'd say just enjoy the day.

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