Monday, October 19, 2009
Did my last 5k training on Saturday. Definitely felt a difference on this last one and while running I couldn't help but recall the Ding Dongs and friends I had over the last few days before this walk/run. I've always wondered what Federer or Nadal eat before a US Open and during. Andre Agassi used to brag about eating Big Macs back in his twenties! You can pull that kind of crap in your youth but when he got into his thirties he definitely got serious about his nutrition and training and it showed with him achieving a few more majors, including the Australian Open.
Distance: 3.1 miles
Pace: 12:22 min/mile
Love this album! "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" Great music to work out to (Still Take You Home, Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured). Keeps me pumped and willing to push even harder. Even like the slower tunes (Mardy Bum, Riot Van).
With winter right around the corner have you considered an emergency survival kit for your car? Me neither, but after listening to this podcast (iTunes search: "High Speed Stuff") definitely got me thinking about setting one up. Would NOT want to end up like the guy who drifted off a snow covered road, down an embankment and survived several days in his car eating nothing but... No spoilers here. Check it out...good stuff!