Monday, August 18, 2014

Week 7 & Tax Free

Tax Free weekend definitely took a toll on my training this week.

I had worked 6 of the 7 days this week. My day off was actually the Bobby Doyle Summer Classic last Sunday. My body was feeling tired for sure. I didn't do anything outside of running this week except my normal duties at work. (That counts still right!?!)  I went to the track after work on Thursday for some "speed work". I played around with different intervals to get me through so I guess it was more of a fartlek training than anything else. It took about 2.5-3 miles to really get into it properly. I did a 10 mile run after work yesterday and it took a toll. Both of my knees were giving me attitude during the run at some point which made me more frustrated than anything else. I pushed through it though. Much better than the run I did on Tuesday for sure. I just could not get into that run to save my life.  Like I said last week was kind of rough.

Monday: Rest
Tuesday: 2 miles
Wednesday: Rest
Thursday: 5 miles at the track for speed work
Friday: Rest
Saturday: Rest
Sunday: 10 miles

This week will be another hard one with the work schedule, but it should be better than last week.

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