Almost every time I have looked at the load focus on my watch I am told that my training has a low aerobic shortage. This basically means I never do enough easy, recovery or slow runs. Going for slow runs was something I never considered doing, despite learning of their benefits. Articles would be shared by the coaches on my running clubs Facebook page and … Continue reading The Slow Run
View this post on Instagram My exercise source at the moment, or "Isolation Station" as I hilariously call it. I have been lucky to have been able to go out running regularly during the lockdown and have even seen an improvement in my times. I have been hit with a 14 day quarantine but @_mzza_ has kindly lent me her turbo trainer and I was … Continue reading Isolation Station
View this post on Instagram Marathon Training Blog. Week 2. Part 1. Total distance (incl. warm up and cool downs) 65k. Mon – 30 Minutes Hills Tue – 8k Recovery Wed – 2x10mins@tempo,8mins@MP. (2min recs). Thu – 5k Recovery Fri – Rest Sat – 29k@easy pace Sun – Rest I found this week quite tough going. There wasn't a massive increase in the amount of … Continue reading Marathon Training Blog. Week 2.
First week with a couple of speed sessions. View this post on Instagram Marathon Training Week 1 Total distance (incl. warm up and cool downs) 60k. Mon – 5k Virtual Presidents Cup Tue – 8k Recovery Wed – 6x1k@5k pace (75s recovery) Thurs – Rest Fri – Rest Sat – 26k@easy pace Sun – Rest The week started with a virtual 5k race. It was … Continue reading Marathon Training Blog. Week 1.
I have started a wee blog on Instagram documenting the training I will do for my first marathon (which has about a 1% chance of going ahead). Check it out below. View this post on Instagram Marathon Training week 0. Tomorrow I start a 16 week training schedule for my first marathon, the @lochnessmarathon . I'm well aware the race might not even go ahead … Continue reading Marathon Training Blog