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December 18, 2018

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Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Certified road course PR's:

Mile: 4:38.0 (Florida, May 2015)

5K: 15:51 (Florida, April 2017)

10K: 34:31 (Florida, Sept. 2015)

15K: 50:07 (Florida, Feb. 2017)

1/2 Marathon: 1:12:33 (Florida, Feb. 2017)

Marathon: 2:47:56 (FL, Nov. 2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Upcoming Races

None

Personal:

I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

Miles:This week: 50.50 Month: 265.50 Year: 2887.86
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.255.5018.75

AM: 10 miles, 1.5 fast with two 1200s and finished with one 200.  Felt easy.

Midday thoughts...   

Grading myself:

Mileage (80%)- I think my mileage is decent and its time for some consistency from week to week.

Speed (60%)- I need to run more honest intervals and work up to 4-5 miles of effort per session.  Similarly, my speed across this week should account for 12% of my total mileage.

Nutrition (20%)- Has been absolutely terrible.  Meat every meal, useless sugar when I am not hungry, over-eating, and lack of vegetables have been the biggest offenders... This week I will focus on transitions in food choices.  

Racing weight (20%)- This week I will focus a reduction in overall calories.  Goal weight loss is 3 pounds healthily.  Weight is about 16 pounds higher than ideal race weight but 4 pounds better than it was.  I am a fatty magoo.

PM: Workout- 4x1600 with 800 recoveries, 9+  total miles.  The recoveries were entirely too long, but the group wanted to have them longer so I conceded.  I was happy with my final two miles, but again started too conservatively.

Splits- 5:29, 5:20, 5:13, 4:59

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