Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
SPIDERGIRL502
50,000-59,999 SparkPoints 58,618
SparkPoints
 

Lessons learned

Sunday, August 12, 2012

I have learned SO many things from running, and I think it'll continue for the rest of my life.

Today I hit the wall at just under 4 miles. I realized this happened once before on a "longer" run and both times I didn't fuel enough. Today I learned that fueling includes the previous day, too. This morning I had a banana and half a bagel with some cream cheese, which is my regular fuel for a run over 3 miles. But I still hit the wall. It was because I had a super light dinner last night! Fueling starts long before a run!

There's something that feels really good about running until you can't anymore, though. I felt like I gave it all I had and I didn't force myself to keep going when didn't have any more to give.

Next time I'll make sure to fuel better!
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v CHANGINGHORSES
    I need to learn that lesson myself. I know it, but I still sometimes fail to live it. Thanks for the reminder.
    1476 days ago
  • v UMBILICAL
    Learning is the key
    1477 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.
 

More Blogs by SPIDERGIRL502