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Thursday, 5 May 2011

April Recap

April goals
Continue doing the push-up program Fail - don't know what is stopping me here?
Run 3 x weekly Half done, did it when leg was ok, but had to stop 'cause of my shin
At least maintain March mileage, would love to increase it a bit.. lets say 65! Fail
Beat last years time in the Good Friday Hill Race, the very first race I ever ran. Done :-) Recap here I knocked 6 minutes off last years time and didn't come last (like last year!)

April totals
Push-ups 205
Miles - 43.2

Well overall not too shabby... I really need to get back into those push-ups.. I seem to have some kind of wierd mental block stopping me and I'm not sure why! I'm not worried about the decreased running, I would rather be careful than injure myself in a way which would stop running for a longer time... Last night I signed up for a half marathon on June 5th so May will include a taper.. I also signed up for race for life with a few people from work, I'm excited to run it, they're both new to running I'm so pleased they signed up when I suggested we did it! I would love to break 23 minutes in this race, I think that's just about do-able! My legs feel fine now but my eating has taken a turn for the worse again so I signed up to try and motivate myself to eat enough to run! It would be sad to miss a PR 'cause I hadn't been eating enough to train properly... Anyway... May Goals

May goals
Maintain April Mileage
Stick to this bl**dy push-up program!!
Eat enough to train
Run three times a week

8 comments:

  1. Have you done those push ups yet today? Well?

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  2. Race for life is such a blast, although I did have to readjust my mindset that it was for fun and not to try get a good time .... just way too many walkers starting up front :-)

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  3. I love that you've kicked butt with speed but have a block with pushups! ;-)

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  4. i couldn't stick to a push up routine either!!! i feel like if i did cardio i never wanted to do pushups before or after. and then on other days i just didn't make time or a place to get into a routine. if find a good way around this i am dying to hear it!!! :) go may!

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  5. Lacey that's exactly how I am I just didn't manage to put it into words... yeah solutions please everyone!

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  6. I cannot believe it's a whole year since you did that first Hill Race...seems like yesterday. Gosh time flies!

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  7. You know, if you're really not feeling the pushup challenge then why not shelve it for a while. You're training so hard with the running, I don't think you need to add extra pressure..

    Also, how did I miss that you've got a shin problem? Did I miss a post? I hope you're doing ok..

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