Tuesday, November 27, 2012

You missed me


Well according to dailymile you did! :) Thanks dailymile for reminding me that my last workout was a week ago. I needed to take some time off to recovery and regroup overall after the 3 day walk.

Last night I had a hot date with my treadmill. Its been a while and I missed it. I started week 1 day 1 of the couch to 5K program. My goal is to get back to running after months of walk training and maybe get a little faster. My stats last night don't reflect speed, but they give me a start. I used the app on my phone so I would watch TV without having to calculate time in my head. I completed each run at 5mph on the treadmill. Not fast, but it felt good. It felt comfortable and I think with each week I will increase the speed slowly. If I train smart over the next couple of months I think I can have a PR with little trouble in February.

I have a rough plan worked out for the rest of the week:
Tue/Thur - Hot Yoga
Wed/Sat - Run
Fri/Sun - Spin

Any fun races coming up for you?

5 comments:

  1. Aren't those gadgets great?! They really help you and motivate you. Good for you for starting to run again.

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  2. Nope...after our Turkey Trot we don't have any thing until the Get Lucky around St. Patrick's Day! Time to get stronger ...eat better...and hopefully the speed will come.

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  3. I love my little running apps since they are always there to keep me on track... but I definitely have those weeks where I miss more workouts than others! Your workout plan for the week looks awesome though - I have been considering adding a spin class to my routine for a little while now!

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  4. I'm sure the speed will come back in no time! I've still got a few races left before the year is over: a 5K, marathon, and a surprise race.

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  5. Good to hear you're up and running! No worries on pace. No races for me although I'm entertaining the rotary Santa 5k which is done in full Santa suit.

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