Diet & Fitness Mondays….

Been a long couple of months I have got out of running and all other exercise that I usual do.

All this through being ill for a month with a tooth infection that lead me to have 2 lots of antibiotic and a swollen face and lost half a stone in weight.

After that I spent the next month feeling sorry for myself not doing much exercise and eating lots of cake leading to putting that half a stone back.

This is the first week I have manage to do 2 full club sessions at the running club and finally feel I’m coming back….

So now I want to forget about the last 2 months and start a fresh.

My goals are to get as fit as I could possible can be and lose 2 stone of weight as coming back I can really feel my weight.


This Week Fitness:


Monday:

  • 7 miles 01h:09mins 09:50 pace. Felt hard work on my own but needed a nice long run to get me back into it.

Tuesday:

  • 2.45 miles 00:24mins 09:57 pace with long warm up.
  • 3.79 miles 00:37mins 09:52 pace club session hill reps with running club. Was tough doing first full session but this was turning point and glad I did not give up.
  • 0.67 mile 00:06mins:22sec 09:33 pace. Cool down stopped after a while because it was all too much.

Wednesday:

  • 3.98 miles 00:40mins 09:57 pace. Nice run on my own,with my i-pod and great songs.

Thursday:

  • 1.9 mi 00:19 mins 09:53 pace.
  • warm up..
  • 3.04 miles 00:24mins 07:59 pace club session.
  • pyramid reps with jog recovery 1*200 mtr 1*300 mtr 1*400 mtr 4 *500 mtrs and 1 min rest on 500mtr 1*400 mtr 1*300 mtr 1*200 mtr *10 reps altogether, getting back into running first 2 sessions this week at club competed for a long time.
  • 1.37 miles 00:12mins:52sec 09:25 pace, cool down….

Friday:

  • Day off.

Saturday:

  • 5.05 miles 00:48mins 09:34 pace. Nice run with a friend.. Felt great could have gone a little faster and longer but didn’t need to really.

Sunday:

  • 7.5 miles 01hr:14mins 09:54 pace. Nice Sunday morning run with friends. Glad to be back enjoying running again.


Week total 37 miles not done this much for 8 week….good to be back……

Diet starts tomorrow as it’s hard to be healthy with Easter eggs around and kids off school helping buying biscuits etc at the shops ….

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7 Comments

  1. Hannah
    2nd May 2011 / 7:44 pm

    Wow that's an awful lots of running! Over the past couple of weeks I've taken up running, I was doing 3 days a week but geared it up to 5 times a week. However my legs were so tights yesterday from running 3 days in a row I didn't go today so they could recover a bit. I've got a 5K race on Sunday, a 10K in July and then a half marathon at the end of September so I'm training hard. It's good fun if not a lot of hard work =)Bow Dream Nation xx

  2. Jeanine Byers Hoag
    2nd May 2011 / 8:29 pm

    Good for you, for starting fresh! Perhaps I'll eat the cake you won't be having this month :).Jeaninehttp://dressmytruth.blogspot.com

  3. Please may I?
    2nd May 2011 / 8:55 pm

    Well done you. I find it so hard to get motivated. We have a treadmill and I hate it. I look like a demented elephant when I run but I keep trying! Hubby keep threatening to film it and out it on you tube!X x

  4. Dianne x
    2nd May 2011 / 9:21 pm

    Oh I wish I could run but I would have two black eyes and the council might ask me to pay to repair the pavements! My colleague runs 13 mile on a morning before work and I admire her so much. This time next year I have told her I will be joining her "watch this space"

  5. Ofelia
    3rd May 2011 / 12:48 am

    I love walking at a fast paste instead of running. I use to run but I would get back and knees pain so for me is walking, some weights and some yoga.I'm so impressed with your commitment and organization skills!

  6. Clairejustine
    3rd May 2011 / 12:43 pm

    Thanks for the comments,you know my downfall Jeanine,haPlease may I,i joined a gym for treadmill runs in winter and i hate it too,think ive only used it twice…Dianne all the best,i say go for it,but watch out gets additive:)Thanks Ofelia,i love yoga too but never seem to find the time 🙂

  7. Emily
    3rd May 2011 / 4:54 pm

    All that running is so impressive!! I've just started running but gave up after 5 miles last week, trying to do it regularly though as I really want to build it into my routine and tone my legs/bum!xx

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