I thought the bike workout yesterday was tough. Today I had to run and man it was a challenge. This was not easy at all anywhere at any given time. This was a mental and physical challenge for me. It made me realize that my lack of run training is catching up. It made me realize that I cannot afford to miss any more workouts. PERIOD.
I woke up sore and tired from the last few days. Getting back to coaching and training wears this body out. I am on my feet and very active as a coach. Lots of lateral movements that I don't normally do.
Today I had to muster up some mojo to get going. I really wanted to find an excuse to not run, but I knew that I would be mad later today.
I jumped on the treadmill to watch Netflix instead of trying to gauge pace outside in the darkness at 5 am.
I did a nice easy warm up as my legs were sore and motivation was pretty low
WU: 10 minutes easy at 9:39 pace, 5 minutes at 8:16 pace, I then picked it up just a tad for a .25 mile at 8:02 before getting into the main set that called for
MS: 4 x 200, 2 x 800, 4 x 200, 2 x 400 all @ IP/6:39/Very Hard with full recoveries between each.
I can only wonder how tough tomorrow will be on the bike. I have not even looked at the workout yet as I know Thursdays are always the toughest.