This was my last week before I "officially" start training for the Boston Marathon. Or rather, this is 18 weeks out from the Boston Marathon and I should start training. Hmmm. I am nowhere near ready to jump into a marathon training plan. But we'll see where this goes over the next few weeks.
Sunday - Yoga podcast for an hour. Same one as I have been doing on
and off for the last few weeks. It is still kicking my butt with one
sequence of poses.
Monday - Upper body strength training, clamshells, planks, and core work.
Tuesday - About 3 miles total, including 1.7 miles running. Outside.
In a running skirt and tank top. In December. Note to self: lunchtime
workouts where you need to take a shower afterwards are no bueno. Oh,
but it was worth it to run outside in beautiful weather.
Wednesday - Rest.
Thursday - 2.8 miles on the treadmill, including 2 miles running.
It's been taking about a mile for things to loosen up, but after that
it's been pretty good.
Friday - Upper body strength training, pushups, clamshells, and squats.
Saturday - 4.5 miles in Rock Creek Park. Half running, half walking.
Pace was on the high end of my pre-injury normal pace (although it still
felt hard ... waaaay out of running shape) but faster than what I have
been doing. Progress. Patience, self. Slow progress is good. I have
missed long runs in Rock Creek Park so very very much. I never get over
how quiet and peaceful it is along the creek. I love the sound of
Total miles: 5.95