Fitness Fridays…

Well it has been a while since I wrote my Fitness Friday post .

3 weeks now 🙁 …..

I have still been exercising but not as much as I would have liked to.

Running is feeling hard again but I think it maybe because –

  1.  I went all out last month and ran over 200 .
  2. Maybe I pushed myself to hard in the first cross country and ran my fastest ever mile @7-33 pace and had to stop half way with really painful stitch and then quit because the pain was unbearable to run with.
  3. Not been out and done much running this month as it seams to be really hard effort.Only on 73 miles for the month is a big drop from last month.
  4. Or it could be I’m really feeling sorry for myself….

Either way I’m starting a fresh tomorrow,why does everything start tomorrow and not today with me!!!!

This weeks plans are:

  1. Starting to get my mileage back up.
  2. X-training on my bike.
  3. Core exercises.
  4. Get some races booked.

Here are my plans but with the kids of will I manage to get them done?

The last weeks training was:

  • Saturday 7 miles with hill reps included.
  • Sunday day off.
  • Monday 4 mile run.
  • Tuesday 13 mile bike.
  • Tuesday 7 miles running club with hill reps.
  • Wednesday day off.
  • Thursday 8 miles with 12*400 meter sprints included.
  • Friday day off.


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14 Comments

  1. Jennifer
    21st October 2011 / 12:46 pm

    wow…you are doing great! Keep it up! 🙂

  2. Carrie
    21st October 2011 / 1:33 pm

    You'll get back into the groove. Sounds like last month was really challenging and your body was telling you to scale back. Nice goals for the week – good luck. I'm visiting from Fitness Friday. Have a great week!

  3. Amy
    21st October 2011 / 1:59 pm

    Sometimes you just need to take it easy for a week or two to give yourself time to recover. And even if you are feeling sorry for yourself that's OK once in a while too! 🙂 Besides, you now have a plan and are good to go – right?

  4. Kyria @ Travel Spot
    21st October 2011 / 3:54 pm

    You really worked yourself last month, you are probably just needing a break! Don't worry too much about it. 67 miles is not bad at all! Really! I think we get used to doing so much that to do any less seems like not enough, but it is more than enough!

  5. Vicki
    22nd October 2011 / 2:51 am

    You're doing a great job! Now that it's not as humid, I plan to start riding my bike more. Here's my post

  6. Ryzmomplus2
    22nd October 2011 / 11:37 am

    wow, sounds like your doing great! Sometimes we need that time off to remember why we love to run again!

  7. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:23 pm

    @Jennifer Thank you 🙂

  8. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:26 pm

    @Carrie thanks,yes I think it did take it out of me 🙂

  9. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:27 pm

    @AmyThanks yes I hope I stick to my plans so far so good 🙂

  10. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:35 pm

    @Kyria @ Travel Spot Thanks this is so true,sometimes I put to much pressure on myself….

  11. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:36 pm

    @Vicki Thanks 🙂

  12. Clairejustine
    22nd October 2011 / 2:36 pm

    @Ryzmomplus2 Thanks I can't wait till running feels great again 🙂

  13. XLMIC
    23rd October 2011 / 4:10 am

    I'd say a 'step back' period from 200 miles in a month is not unwarranted 🙂 LOL… your easy week kicks my schedule's butt 😛

  14. Clairejustine
    24th October 2011 / 7:17 am

    @XLMICThanks 🙂

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