Back into running
Monday, July 15, 2013
A few years ago I was really into running. I ran so much I gave myself two really nice injuries:) Too many miles too soon will do that to ya. After being sidelined for a month. No gym, I could barely walk, I was miserable...I got into strength training. I loved lifting weights;) I wanted to see how much more I could lift. My tens easily became 15s and are now the lowest weight I own. I discovered kettlebells and the TRX.
After SWEAT was added to our gym I started cycling to warm up prior to class. It was a great workout but quickly became boring. So my fitness partner and I decided we would start running in the AM before SWEAT since it is getting lighter earlier. Friday was our first day and we did great! a 5k in 27.50:) I was proud of us. Today we ran again (after deciding to run M,W,F) another 5k in 27.44. Getting faster:) We are both trying to keep things fun when we workout so we don't get bored or used to what we are doing. That's when we stop seeing results. Can't see what progress I can make with running. I have never run a 5k in under 27 minutes. I don't want to push too much and end up injured again.
Any advice from three time a week runners out there would be appreciated:)
1445.5 miles for the year!