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Training Log Archive: possum

In the 7 days ending Aug 3:

activity # timemileskm+m
  9Round5 2:40:00
  Yoga2 2:00:00
  Dog Walking3 1:41:12 4.67(21:40) 7.51(13:28) 72
  Slogging2 1:24:21 5.25(16:04) 8.45(9:59) 47
  Workout1 1:00:00
  Total10 8:45:33 9.92 15.96 119

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Saturday Aug 3 #

8 AM

9Round 32:00 [4]
ahr:108 max:126 shoes: INOV-8 Alltrain 215

A busy Saturday. Hadn't seen Brian in quite a while.
9 AM

Slogging 1:01:44 [4] 6.24 km (9:53 / km) +42m 9:34 / km
ahr:119 max:152 shoes: INOV-8 Roclite 270

Watkins Mill, all the way around counter-clockwise. I managed to beat 10 min/km overall. I walked the first km, then tried to do 2 minute runs, alternating with 2 minute walks, the next three km. And I did, except for one that was all uphill, when I had to catch my breath after about 1.5 minutes. The last two I did one to 1. 5 runs with longer walks. During these last two laps, I realized that, although posture stayed good, I was landing on my entire foot while running. So I focused on a mid-foot strike to lessen the friction. Really tired when I finished, but my VO2 max has increased from 29 to 30. It has been 29 like forever.

Friday Aug 2 #

8 AM

9Round 32:00 [3]
ahr:114 max:140 shoes: INOV-8 Alltrain 215

A hard workout day. A bit sore this morning in the midsection from yoga yesterday. On round 5, we were to get at least 200 donkey kicks on the wrecking ball, and I did 240.

Dog Walking 28:23 [2] 2.11 km (13:28 / km) +18m 12:55 / km
ahr:98 max:117 shoes: INOV-8 Roclite 270

Riverfront trail to the road and back. Great weather--partly cloudy, good breeze.

Thursday Aug 1 #

8 AM

9Round 32:00 [3]
ahr:114 max:130 shoes: INOV-8 Alltrain 215

Lots of jumping. I was good.

Dog Walking 40:50 [2] 2.98 km (13:43 / km) +31m 13:02 / km
ahr:98 max:123 shoes: INOV-8 Roclite 270

Parked at Mack Porter, then over the bridge and the main trail clockwise around Jesse James, so we got to walk up the long hill.
4 PM

Yoga 1:00:00 [3]

Stretch and strengthen. I really worked up a sweat tonight. I need to set my fenix 5 so I have an idea how this is impacting my heart rate.

Wednesday Jul 31 #

8 AM

Workout 1:00:00 [3]
ahr:110 max:142 shoes: INOV-8 Roclite 270

Lots and lots of balance while lifting weights. Used band and straps. Finished with pulling the sled.

Tuesday Jul 30 #

9 AM

9Round 32:00 [4]
ahr:108 max:157 shoes: INOV-8 Alltrain 215

My chest strap stopped working several times during this workout, so I will be charging it up later. The heart rate data is from my fenix 5.
3 PM

Yoga 1:00:00 [2]

Stretch & Strengthen. Two different intervals for core, then legs. After that, more traditional yoga stretching. No one-legged stuff tonight, so I did well.

Monday Jul 29 #

9 AM

Slogging 22:37 [4] 2.2 km (10:15 / km) +5m 10:09 / km
ahr:96 max:126 shoes: INOV-8 Roclite 270

I went to Mack Porter and planned on one time around warmup, then 4 sets of 2minute run, 1 minute walk. During the first run segment, I realized this wasn't going to happen, so I repeated last Thursday's, with 4 sets of 1.5 minute run, then 1.5 minute walk, then the cool down.

9Round 32:00 [4]
ahr:112 max:134 shoes: INOV-8 Alltrain 215

Today's CHOW was challenging. Alternate rear leg lunges while passing a 1-lb kettlebell under the forward leg, followed by two shin kicks on the bag. I did 27. There was a balance component there. My fenix claimed my MHR was 142.

Sunday Jul 28 #

Note

I went out to pick blueberries, then to the garden for what's there--beans, cucumbers, shishito peppers, raspberries, and tomatoes. While picking the beans, I came across the neighbor's turkey. We hadn't seen it in about a week, and had been hoping a coyote got it. Anyway, it was stuck in the northwest corner, and couldn't figure out how to get out of there. So, I went to the other side and picked tomatoes. When I got back, the turkey was trying to get out of the southwest corner, and not being successful. Finally, I picked up one of my movable stakes and after about ten minutes got it headed towards the open gate. That raised my pulse rate.
10 AM

Dog Walking 31:59 [2] 2.43 km (13:10 / km) +23m 12:34 / km
ahr:94 max:134

Elray and I walked all of the main loop at Jesse James. We only saw three other people and no dogs. I let meander and sniff a lot, since it is a semi-rest day for me.

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