I have totally failed in that this week.
Due to weather and socializing, I kept postponing my faster runs for later until I realized on Friday that I have only 3 days left and 3 key workouts left. Ok, key workouts at this point are 8miles+strides, 11miles, 6miles with 5x1min fast, but still.
So after 8+strides on Fri and 11 yesterday I was supposed to do 6 w/ 5x1min fast today. The running conditions were not great-everything melted and then froze, but there are only 7 days in a week so I had to get it in. I found a ~300m stretch that was somehow clear and safe for faster efforts and did my run. It was nice to run faster, although speed is relative:)
And my poor legs...not used to this.
I wonder whether it would have been better to run those runs on a road during a week and potentially hurt the ITB or pack them to 3 days and potentially hurt something else. The later is probably better for me.
And my poor training management did not end there because I also had to do a swim/bike brick today. But that was ok, it is like cross training, right?
I did some bands and paddles intervals and then few with bands only and they were horrible. My legs go straight to the bottom and then the swim (if I can call it that) looks very interesting. I had to start laughing which did not help neither. I am surprised that the guard did not jump in to save me from drowning. They are not doing very good job over there.
I need to plan this better for weeks to come. I still have not found the optimal way to spread the workouts throughout the week.
It started snowing again:( Almost all snow had been already gone and I was hoping the weather will stay like it has been for past couple days but no such luck:(
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