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Training Log Archive: shotgunmcos

In the 7 days ending Sep 25:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Strength6 6:06:00
  Running2 1:26:34 10.15(8:32) 16.34(5:18) 115
  Total8 7:32:34 10.15 16.34 115
  [1-5]8 7:32:08
averages - sleep:6

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Sunday Sep 25 #

10 PM

Strength 1:02:00 [3]

Shoulder rehab while watching Daredevil box set.

Saturday Sep 24 #

Strength (Rebuild ) 1:03:00 [3]

3 rounds of shoulder band exercises
Getting better.

Friday Sep 23 #


Has my foot grown?

I've always worn size 10UK or 11US. I have 2 pairs of New Balance 1080s. A white size 10 and blue size 11 (12 US). I've noticed the white tearing at the sides more than the blue and a blister on my big toe from the last 2 runs confirming the white (10) is too tight. I hadn't used the white since last year. To verify this I wore 2 other size 10 pairs and both are a tight fit. All my trail run shoes are 11-12 UK

Next shoe purchase will be after xmas and will be in the shop for a fit!

Thursday Sep 22 #

Strength (Rebuild ) 1:05:00 [3]

3 rounds of shoulder band exercises
12 PM

Running 47:34 9.09 km (5:14 / km) +74m 5:02 / km
ahr:150 max:176 slept:5.0 shoes: New Balance 1080 White

Lovely sunny autumn day with a cool northerly wind. Unfortunately my hamstrings and groins were very tight so I had to stop continuously to stretch them. Very labored effort. Ran into a cloud of ducks, pigeons, seagulls and swans in a feeding frenzy along the river walk. Probably in excess of 300 birds. Very noisy.

Had a think on the way around. I'll give it until the end of October to get sort of run fit enough to start a program. Then enter something. Baby due in the next 2 weeks so that could throw a spanner in the works yet

Wednesday Sep 21 #

(rest day)

Shoulder is sore today. I think it's simply from sleeping on my preferred side (injured side) last night. I've rolled over onto it a few times in the last few weeks but it was always uncomfortable enough to roll straight back.

Postural Hypotension is just a blood pressure thing I have that I deal with. Basically short dizzy spells when I get up too quickly. It's been bad today but I know why. Cramping feet and toes too must mean dehydration.

Motivation was also just crap today. I need to enter some event to have a goal.

Tuesday Sep 20 #

12 PM

Running 39:00 [2] 7.25 km (5:23 / km) +41m 5:14 / km
slept:7.0 shoes: New Balance 1080 White

Easy lunchtime run. Nice day. Legs felt suprisingly ok
7 PM

Strength (Rebuild ) 1:35:00 [4]

3 rounds of shoulder band exercises
Bit sore today. From playing with Zoe at the weekend
Good stretching afterwards. Legs looser after run today

Monday Sep 19 #

7 AM

Strength (Rebuild) 40:00 [3]

Shoulder band exercises are down to a 3 effort this morning which is good. I think the routine is missing an overhead pull sort of exercise though as I can't yet pull any weight above my head.

Legs were still very tender but DOMS reduced enough to allow me stretch them
10 PM

Strength (Rebuild ) 41:00 [4]

2 more rounds of shoulder band exercises

Tomorrow a run or bust

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