is what has happened.
we over-30s need to take it a bit easier , you know!
That's nothing new though; sessions on Mondays are always performed against a backdrop of races
Perhaps that's why you often don't run well in Monday sessions? Your body is trying to recover from the w.e The last thing it needs is more stress.
rest days are the best training. No, really - it's where the body repairs & mends stronger. Ask Steve Ovett (pb of 3:30.77 for 1500m)