Goals for the week!
Total Mileage 50 - 55.
Tuesday: "Speed" 1.5 mile @ 6:50 with 90 sec recovery, 1 mile @ 6:45
with 2 min recovery, 1.5 miles @ 6:50.
Wednesday and Friday: Easy miles @ 7:50 or slower, 6 x 30 sec strides on Friday.
Thursday: "Tempo" 8 miles @ 7:10
10 miles @ 8:00
14 miles @ 8:20
How it played out:
6 runs- 53 miles (took Wednesday off because I didn't want to go over miles)
I swam once, trainer ride once, full physical therapy routine 2 or 3 times, lots of house work!
All the workouts went great and for the most part I feel fabulous though that left heel is ever so slightly tender still. I had a massage on Thursday with K. Swope and she said this is the most even my body has ever felt so I think the PT routine is really helping! Granted my glutes and core are sore, but the good kind of sore, the kind of sore that means I am getting stronger and more balanced!
I just heard form my fabulous ART guy and x-rays show no bone spur! So we need to figure out why that little spot in the heel keeps getting irritated. It might be time for heel cushions or orthotics! We'll be doing some more sleuthing at our appointment this week!
I am feeling very grateful to be in such a better mental place right now with my running than I was way back in September and I am genuinely excited to let coach Glenn take the reins and be in charge of my running plans and racing right now. I am very excited to see what can happen now that I am no longer insecure about my goals and completely trusting in the program I am working with.