c25k - week 5 - day 2
Week 5 Day 2
(5 minute warm-up walk)
8 minute run
5 minute walk
8 minute run
(5 minute cool down walk)
It is a nice day here, although the potential for thunderstorms. 78 degrees. From a running perspective, I hop... Read more
c25k - week 5 - rain cant stop me
Week 5 is interesting because it ramps up at each day.
So today, the first day, it was 3 5 minute runs, interspersed with 3 minute walks. So that one was pretty easy, and it proved to be so. Wednesday will be 2 8 minute runs, with a 5 m... Read more
Recall, that these are my summer goals:
1.) Ride a metric century (62 miles) in a day.
2.) Ride 100 miles in a weekend.
3.) Ride 1000 miles in the season.
The weather has been on and off so far, but we have managed to get in 3 rid... Read more
Easter weekend was wonderful. Saturday we rode our bikes for 31 miles. Then dyed eggs with my friend and her son.
It was a bit disappointing without my parents here (they usually are), but hubby and I had a quiet Easter day and dinner j... Read more
C25K - Week 4
First day completed! This one included 3 and 5 minute runs. I ran in my neighborhood.
5 minutes felt like a long time at a time. But I didn't stop, I pushed through, and completed each segment. I also walked about 4 minutes ... Read more
C25K - Week 3
Apparently Mother Nature has it in for me on Mondays. But I'll not be deterred. Today we had lots of snow. I really considered running outside, but with the sidewalks covered by about 2 inches, and the sides of the road full of s... Read more
C25K - Week 2
Well, it is week 2 day 1, and of course, it is raining again. At least I have Plan B figured out, so I went to the rec center again and did the workout on the indoor track.
Is it possible that week 2 is easier than week 1 was? Or did week... Read more
C25K - W1D1
They say that the first step is the hardest. That is my thought right now, as I have just completed Day 1 of the Couch to 5K program.
Mother Nature tried to derail me. I was thinking I wanted to do all my running outside. It is pouring r... Read more
When you play a video game, after a while, most give you a happy sound and a 'Level Up' kind of graphic. ... Read more
Summer goals -- biking
Yes, it is almost spring. The snow has turned to rain; the crocuses are trying to push through; sometimes the sun even shines. I can't wait to get outside and do stuff.
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Vacations, and back again
Yep, I'm still here, or I'm back, whichever way you want to look at it.
I was on vacation for a we... Read more
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year everyone!
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Since we were out of town this weekend, we had many restaurant meals and my eating was quite out of control. It was really good and I enjoyed it, but way over my calories.
Last night, I got in a time bind for dinner, and ended up going thr... Read more
or foolish ...
As I mentioned, I downloaded one of the Spark People workout songs. Now it was supposed to be for this weekend, but I couldn't wait. After all, I had to see if it transferred correctly, right?
I went to the mall at lun... Read more
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Craving / A Reward
I have been wanting Chick-Fil-A for a week or so. I really wanted their breakfast hash browns, and I like their breakfast entrees (Chicken Biscuit or Chicken Burrito).
I gave in this morning, and stopped. Not really a good idea, I know I ... Read more