Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Speedwork Eek!

My idea of speedwork has always been, well HIIT. I'm a gym girl so HIIT is what comes to mind. Today I decided to try some repeats on the track.

Yep, I'm new(er) to this game.

800m warm up
brief stretch sesh
5x800 @ 4:00, 4:08, 4:07, 4:06, 4:08 with 400m recoveries
800m cool down
stretch sesh

Does that make sense to anyone?!

Anyway, I run around a 10min/mile for my long runs and was aiming at breaking down a 9min/mile for my speedwork. Turns out it was closer to an 8min/mile. I'm happy. I'm also tired.

Going home to frost Goose's sugar free applesauce cake for his birthday!!

3 comments:

  1. hey stranger! I miss you! I just finally logged into my google reader and there you were!!

    How are you... I see you seem well! Are you doing a marathon of some sort? You are looking great!

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  2. nice pace on the interval training!

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  3. Makes perfect sense. Also pretty consistent which easy to do on long runs but takes practice fore speed-work. Big-Up sugar free applesauce (with extra sugar).

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