Marathon Weekly: Following a week of stupidity with smart training

Week 12 started nice and cool but yikes the heat returned, it was also filled with way too much running! Yes, I am admitting it, I needed to take days off and I didn’t. What was planned as a walk would easily turn in to a run and I’m sure hurt my half, oh well, I learned the hard way again even though I knew it was stupid as it happened.

Monday: Race: 10K/5K combo 
Tuesday: Strength with trainer and Evening 4.5 mile hill run coaching
Wednesday: 1 hour elliptical and Appointment with sports chiro
Thursday: 7.75 mile speed intervals at 5:30am and core 1 mile walk in afternoon
Friday: 6 mile run/walk to/from store and core
Saturday: Half Marathon (report tomorrow)
Sunday: 5 mile recovery run and 1 mile walk at Nature Center with Matt and O and Strength
View on my Sunday run

Week 13 the heat is back, 100F in the forecast today, ugh! I will be smarter this week! Enough said! And what’s ahead…

Monday: Bike and core
Tuesday: Spin in am, strength with trainer and Evening run coaching
Wednesday: Spin?? and Dance (yes I think I’m doing it!)
Thursday: Run and core
Friday: Spin
Saturday: 20 mile run (Pacing 9 min mile group)

Sunday: Bike and Strength

How was your week? Do you ever make stupid workout choices even though you know better?



Comments

  1. Great week anyway girl! Yes I make stupid workout/run choices all the time. I just love to run and when given the opportunity I do it...even when I really need to rest sometimes.

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  2. We have 100 degree temps here too and it is no fun.

    I'm so glad you've decided to go back to dance!

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  3. Great job! No one is perfect, I have been doing too many fartlecks and as a result hurting my calf.

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  4. Excellent workout and like you the heat came back here to Kansas and it was between 99-103 this weekend. Ugh... brutal

    Maria
    Asphalt & Trails

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  5. I definitely do more than I should some weeks, but I'm pretty good about cutting waaay back on race weeks so I can run on fresh legs- I've learned that the hard way!

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  6. Rest days are rough. I have had a few too many of those lately. lol. Have a good week!

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  7. Awesome week! I've made a handlful of stupid workout choices. But I figure if we don't make a few dumb mistakes we can't grow and learn:)

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  8. Yea what is up with this heat??? It's September!
    emma @ a mom runs this town

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  9. Chiropractic care and massage can help with minimizing injuries.

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