Monday, February 7, 2011

Completed: Week 2 of Marathon Training

Last weeks training went really well. I felt like I had better quality work outs versus week one. I hope to maintain this through out the next 16 weeks!

Sunday scheduled: cross train
Sunday actual: 45 minutes stationary bike/11.15 miles, strength training: biceps, triceps, back and core

Monday scheduled: 3 mile run
Monday actual: 3.1 miles on the treadmill at 1% incline 24:49, 8:00 pace

Tuesday scheduled: 5 mile run
Tuesday actual: 8.1 mile run - first two-a-day: A.M.- 5 miles on the treadmill @ 1.5% incline w/ easy/hard alternating speeds 44:00, P.M.- 3.1 miles on the treadmill at 1% incline 26:23 8:31 pace

Wednesday scheduled: 3 mile run
Wednesday actual: 3 mile run on the indoor track 22:30 7:30 pace, strength training; legs, 45 minutes snow shoveling

Thursday scheduled: Rest
Thursday actual: strength training; biceps, shoulders, push ups 3 x 15, core

Friday scheduled: 5 mile run
Friday actual: 5 miles on the treadmill at 1% incline w/ negative splits 41:39 (mile 1 8:49, mile 2 8:34, mile 3 8:20, mile 4 8:06, mile 5 7:54)

Saturday scheduled: 9 mile run
Saturday actual: 9.1 mile run 1:15:29 8:17 pace, strength training; back

Schedule Total Mileage: 25 miles
Actual Total Mileage: 28.3 miles
Weight: 123lbs

8 comments:

  1. Glad you had a good week.
    I wonder, though, do you ever worry about overtraining? I've noticed that you often run further than scheduled mileage + strength training. And this week you didn't have a rest day. What do you think?

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  2. Branny- it has crossed my mind more than once. Sometimes I feel like I need to add more. Maybe I should reevaluate my training while it's still early on. I'd hate to over train and not reach my goal.

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  3. Great job!!! Sounds like you are on track.

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  4. Where is the race your running this weekend?? If your ever looking for an RB- get in touch with me! I love meeting up with new runners!!

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  5. great job girl keep it up!! you're doing awesome! fabulous blog!!

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