This week was 43 miles of “real running” and 15.5 “miles” pool running, plus 2500 yards of swimming breathing drills. Training log is here.
much to say. Did a workout too hard on Tuesday. Raced on Sunday. Post
race, I was debating whether I’m getting sick. I have a mild sore throat
and cough (could be from strained breathing during race), a sore body
(could be race), and am quite fatigued (could be race). And a headache.
Which might just be a headache. And then I went to yoga, and felt much
better. Fingers crossed.
In the morning, 55 minutes of easy poolrunning for “5.5 miles” and then
1500 yards of swimming breathing drills. Foam-rolling and stretching at
Tuesday: In the morning, 12 miles including a
pyramid workout of 400, 800, 2x1200, 800, 400, followed by 2x200 -
splits were 1:24, 2:54, 4:17, 4:15, 2:50, 1:24, 36, 37. (ran the 1200s
too fast, and so struggled through the 800 and the 400. Followed with
injury prevention work and 15 minutes of shakeout pool-running. Floor
barre and foam rolling at night.
Wednesday: In the morning, 11 miles easy (7:46) plus a yoga class. Later, an additional 5.5 miles easy (7:36). Foam-rolling at night.
In the morning, upper body and core strengthwork plus injury prevention
exercises, followed by 60 minutes of easy poolrunning for “6 miles”.
Pilates plus foam-rolling and stretching at night.
In the morning, 7.5 miles. Most were at easy pace (7:45), but also
included a mile “pick-up” at 10K pace feel (ended up being 6:18). Also
did strides and drills, as well as injury prevention work. Injury
prevention work and foam rolling at night.
the morning, 25 minutes easy pool-running plus 1000 yards of swimming
breathing drills. Foam rolling/stretching in the afternoon; also
pre-race ice bath in the evening.
Sunday: In the morning, ~
1 mile warmup, and then 10K race in 39:16. Much later, did 20 minutes
easy pool-running. Yoga and foam-rolling at night.