I now know when those two words are combined things are about to get real;)
We did a 6 mile w/u and then 1 mile speed change, 1 mile easy, 1 mile speed change, 1 mile easy, 1 mile speed change, 4 mile c/d
Speed changes = 100m FAST, 100m Float (a bit faster than recovery pace) on repeat for a mile!
The speed changes are tough because you are constantly going back to accelerating just as the floating period starts to feel comfortable. I’m happy that with each speed change mile we went faster and I’m noticing a big change in my leg turnover lately—> they are moving faster!
PS I remembered to have UCAN before this run and my stomach was so happy for the 15 miles! Experiment around on things so you can find what makes your stomach happiest during your runs… it makes such a difference for me.
PPS try these speed changes out if you want, they are challenging in a very different way than most workouts.
During our cool down we ran around the chalk the block area to see all of the artists out working on their awesome picture. By tonight all of the parking stalls will have art in them!
Dove head first into this when I got home. It was a lot cooler than normal but I was still dreaming about cold fruit during the final miles.
Knoxster and I went out on a little date together during Skye’s nap. He found his Mickey shirt to wear for Skye because of her current obsession with Minnie.
They were both thrilled to do a little back to school shopping.
Still doing that thing where we eat somewhere as much as possible until we get sick of it;). I can’t stop thinking about Thai food so for our second Saturday date night week in a row we went to Spicy Thai.
But this week we had a few extras for our date night;)
And then Skye showed off her headstand skills… she is much closer than I am at getting one.
Here’s how last week’s training went! In the beginning of the week I was going for 75-80 miles and then we readjusted down a bit after Wednesday felt so terrible:)
Monday: 12 miles @ 8:16 in the morning and 4 miles @ 8:33 in the afternoon
Tuesday: 10.6 miles @ 8:19 average
Wednesday: 16.42 miles w/ 7 x 1 mile @ 5:36 average (partly flat, mostly down for these mile repeats) w/ .7 mile recoveries
Thursday: 8 miles @ 8:21 average
Friday: 4 miles @ 8:44 average pace
Saturday: 15 miles @ 7:41 average w/ 3 miles of speed changes
70 miles for the week and ready for a race on Saturday… going to really freshen up my legs before the race!
What was your best run last week?
What is your Sunday filled with?
Do you eat out at the same places consecutively or do you switch it around a lot?