Posted: 07/01/2015 at 13:05
ES - can't say I'm a fan of night time (in the dark) running. I never do any of it at pace. Nice MLR.
Padams, not pushing it too hard at 2:35s on the 800s?. Ha Ha! I might be able to produce a 1 x 2:35 at gut busting eye popping pace and I'd be on the floor after. Nice session!
I have to say I'm a little tired after yesterday's madness and ran in today at snail pace - actually 8:34 average for 7 miles recover run, the legs would not go any quicker. The HR was low 120s on the flat and downhills and higher on the uphills for a 130 average. It was a nice plod taking in Hampstead heath, and as I reached the office, the garmin beebed the 7th mile completed and I pressed stop straight away. My running time was 01:00:00
Last night's track session was good. 2 x 1600s with HR in the mid 170s and in 2 of the 8 of my 400 reps I managed to get it into the 180s, with the rest in mid/late 170s. On the last one, I just dug in hard and produced an 80 second 400 metres / HR hitting 183 on the home straight as I held off some of my pals for the final dash. What was good about this, was I was able to dig in and work harder despite my legs being so "unfresh" from all the day's training" - the second 1600 came after that effort and mainly involved complaining!