3 miles in 29:25, plus .5 mile of increasing speeds every 10th of a mile (6.0-6.4 mph)
I really wanted to go to the studio cycle class this morning from 5:30-6:30, and I thought that I could do my scheduled 3-mile run after school...but I know myself, and I know that though I'd LIKE to go back to the gym this afternoon, there's a chance I won't. And I really didn't want to miss my run!
So, I ran my 3 miles in under 30 minute (woo hoo!), did some walking, ran a speedy (for me!) .5 mile, did a few more minutes of walking, and hopped off to stretch and start my work day.
There is a studio cycle class at 5:45 tonight, and since it's Friday, I don't have tutor...so I might go! I really enjoyed Tuesday's class.
I am working hard to learn how to fuel my body appropriately for my runs.
Wednesday night I ate 5 donut holes, then ran a decent but not great 3 miles on Thursday night.
Last night I ate a bag of Turtle Chex Mix and a
Um. It doesn't take a genius to realize that crappy food = crappy feeling body, which = crappy energy, which = crappy run.
I know I need to be eating more VEGGIES, more whole grains, and drinking more water!!!
My post-run fuel is:
Plus I'll probably have this in a few hours:
I'm not sure what's on the menu for lunch...I have a packet of oatmeal and a nectarine in my lunch bag, but on Friday's some of the staff at my school order from a local deli, and they have AMAZING salads...so that might happen.
Speaking of fuel, gas is up in the $3.50s in central NC. What the what?? Ugh.