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Day 2 of Walk to Health

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Second day (Tues, Jan 31, 2012) You only train 3 days a week running. I choose Mon-Wed-Fri to do my running/walking training. On Tues and Thur I will do cross training of my choice. This morning I did 2 miles with my walking tape at home. I will do some strength training tonight after work with the dumbbells (for biceps & triceps). Im still excited and doing well.
Bad thing happened when I got to work.I stepped on my foot wrong getting out of my car and hurt my ankle. I can hardly put any weight on it. I am very upset as I do not want to interrupt my training. My second day of working out and Im already injured?? Please pray for me by tomorrow morning I will not have any pain. I will keep my foot elevated today and stay off of it tonight.


My Walk to Health

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

OK I'm going to keep a journal on my 8 weeks training to running a 5 K. There are days I can hardly walk and here I signed up for a 5k! LOL What the heck was I thinking?
First day (Mon, Jan 30, 2012) I was up at 3:30am. Washed up, made my bed, got my lunch and things ready for work, made coffee, worked on the pc and checked e-mail until 5:45 am. Yes it takes me a few hours to wake up and be able to function. Got dressed and was out the door at 6 am. It was still pitch dark out (sunrise is at 7:05 am this morning ..wth?) First day ...stretch for 5 min, then run for 1 min and walk for 2 mins...repeat this 10 times total, then walk and cool down for 5 mins. A 40 min work out. I had on my florescent shirt and was glowing. I tried to stay on the sidewalk so not to get run over and was praying no snakes were out. Only animal I saw was a rabbit that ran out infront of me and I made the neighborhood dogs all bark which I'm sure the neighbors loved at 6 am. Got home, panting out of breath, needed a drink of water and wanted to fall out on the bed. Lol Got washed, changed clothes, had breakfast, and left for work. Well I made it through my first day.

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