5 days in a row

No breaks means I am constantly sore/stiff from running.  2.5 miles, 2 miles, and a run of 1.5 miles at 12:30 pace walking to 2.25 miles total for the day.  Really just trying to get 2 miles per day one way or another.  There is no wrong way that I see to do this.  It is better running most of the way and walking if I have to.  One day I’ll be able to run 5 miles, but not today.  I was wondering if I should take a day off, but a lot of runners that I speak with say that you don’t need a break unless you do something crazy.  Like if you have a race, you should take it easy the next day.  So I just run every day I feel like I can.  It is always the worst part for like the first 5 minutes or so. After that, I just run until I can’t breathe and then take a break. Ha ha.  Take that couch!

By | 2015-03-24T21:00:52+00:00 May 5th, 2014|running|0 Comments

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I have gone up and down in weight over my life. I ran cross-country in high school, but that was 25 years ago. I was up to 245lbs at 5'6" tall, not good. I have tried all different styles of eating, from vegan to low-carb. After really seeing how out of shape I was, I decided to get in shape. A year later, I have been running at least 3 days a week and am getting ready for my first marathon. As a fat runner, I'm not fast, I'm not going to win, but I will finish.

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