Who am I? Seriously.
I am not a lazy blogger. I think about blogging a lot, but unfortunately the majority of my day is spent at work behind a bakery case or an espresso machine.
It’s either I am making a 400 calorie drink for someone or burning 400 calories by running.
I’m still in my running rut, but I feel better about it. I no longer feel like dying during my runs, but I prefer the treadmill over the outdoors. Who am I?
I’m also listening to music while running outside. Again, who am I? Before this rut, I would have never put music on while running or even step on a treadmill.
I’m cray cray.
Due to my craziness, I’m going to cover this week’s workouts.
I don’t even remember that day. I don’t know if I ran or what so let’s just skip that day. Oh wait, now I remember.
I did run. I ran 5.30 miles @ 7:07 pace.
I didn’t even look at my watch the whole time. Go me.
Tuesday: I rode my bike to the gym (7.21 miles) where I did a track workout with a girl at my gym who does Ironman’s and all that crazy stuff I want to do. Her fiance is sponsored by Newton (stay tuned for more Newton news). I just want to be her.
Anyway, we did two laps as a warmup followed by a mile that was supposed to get faster as we went along. I think I did the mile in 6:03. Next, we did two 400′s, which I did in 1:30. The last thing we did was 6 x 200. All of this totaled out to 4.25 miles.
I can’t tell you the last time I did a track workout. It was awesome.
After that, I went on the elliptical for 11 minutes and lifted some weights before I rode my bike home (9.80 miles).
Wednesday: Another run! I thought I was going so slow, but it turns out I did 8.83 miles @ 6:49 pace. I’m a little shocked.
Thursday: I ran for an hour on the treadmill, probably covering 8 ish miles between 7:03 – 7:13 pace.
Who am I running on a treadmill?
So much butt sweat.
Friday: I rode my bike to the gym (7.23 miles), ran on the treadmill for an hour covering 8 ish miles, lifting for 15 minutes, and then riding my bike back home (9.77 miles).
I did lift some weights on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, but otherwise I was lacking in the weight lifting department. It’s like, yeah, I’m still in this running rut, but if I can handle running on a treadmill, why not do it?
Running miles: 34+ miles
Biking miles: 34.1 miles
I definitely want to bring up those running miles to like… 200 miles. Seriously.
In other news, I bought some bike shoes.
I love it. I’m such a hardcore biker now. Man. Now I just need some stickers on my bike that say “Keep Portland Weird” or “Drink More Beer” and I will fit right in with the Portland crowd.
I got another pair of running shoes (more on that later).
I got acupuncture done again at this new place. My quad has been killing me so I’m hoping some needles will help. My mom came with. Awesome time.
Let’s see. I haven’t been up to much. I’m going to have a post tomorrow on Newton running shoes and a book review.
Well, let’s wrap this up with honorable eats. Boooyeah.
“Even if you fall flat on your face at least you are moving forward”