I have been wondering about my race results last Saturday morning. The pace was a little slower than I had hoped even though I nailed the middle of where my goal pace was set.
That 6:45/mile pace got me thinking about my speed and if I might have slowed down due to taking a number of weeks (months) off consistent training. So, I decided to put a nice little run together that involved a pretty good incline that would last almost a mile.
It is at times like these that challenging yourself can help your psyche. I figured, if I can run strong through this training run, then things probably aren't as bad as I think. Thankfully I powered through the hill in the 90 degree weather. It was a good idea and helped to reset my mindset on my current fitness level.
Time to start training. Seriously.
"Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed."
"Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed." Charles Schulz
Monday, June 22, 2009
When in Doubt... Run Hills
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Sunday run in the rain.
Got off work early today and went out on an easy 4 miler. Took my time knowing this would be the last time I ran for about 1 week. Run fel...
So, back on the road and trying to keep up with my runs. The 4 mile loop felt great. I started running through the woods and hit the concr...
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