I designed my plan with flexibility. I know I like to be able to move my days around depending on how work goes or if my stomach is being a complete asshat.
That said, I didn’t plan on basically chucking the plan out the window in week 4. I am so behind on miles. Don’t freak out, don’t freak out.
I mentioned last week that I ended week 3 feeling broken thanks to a crappy treadmill and some shoe issues. People, getting out bed on Monday hurt. Walking around work hurt. What the hell????? Don’t freak out, don’t freak out.
Monday- Rest Haha, I worked and I rested. I tried not to make any sudden movements and just get through the day. I had to put the thought of my pretty new shoes out my head.
Tuesday- PT Otherwise, more of the same.
Wednesday- 4 miles on the bike My lump on a log- ness was getting to me so I went for a very short ride on the bike just to test the legs out. I followed up with half of my PT exercises.
Thursday- 2 miles I’m feeling very anti treadmill right now but wanted to test the leg considering I had a race on Saturday. Oh crap. While I wish I hadn’t been running on super uneven sidewalks, the miles were ok. I always think I run differently at night due to the limited light. I love my Knuckle Lights but I still feel like I run a little off. That could also be that I don’t run enough in the dark to get used to it though.
Friday- Rest For doing next to nothing all week, I was super tired. That stupid cold/flu better not have caught up to me. I worked the early shift at work and headed home to try and get some sleep before the early morning of race day errr, well supported long run. 😋
Saturday- Mission 10 miler– race recap to come.
Sunday- 3.1 miles I finally put some miles in the Altra’s. I took it super easy as it was my first time in zero drop shoes but I surprisingly it took over 2 miles for me to feel any calf/achilles tightness. Mini spoiler- that happened within 1/4 mile the day before during the race. I also took it easy because I still wasn’t feeling well- another mini spoiler? All in all this was decent recovery run.
15.4 miles for the week. So basically, I ran a long run and skipped everything else. Only 9 miles short. Don’t freak out.
How was your week?<