|A few tired miles around the ‘hood|
Today’s run (street): 3.7 miles
Despite better weather, today’s run didn’t go all that well. I’m either run down or I pushed too hard on yesterday’s run. I’m not a fan of running uphill and my legs reminded me of that today. I was hoping that (sort of) keeping up with SIOR and TPP at the NJL park might have activated my fast twitch leg fibers. I actually think they were deactivated.
My goal every weekend is to do at least one run outside of my neighborhood. Since I did that yesterday, I figured a run around my local roads would be just fine. I started out well, although I did experience sinus pain when the wind hit me head on. Thankfully that went away once I’d warmed up. I began to feel lethargic the more I went on and I noticed that my heart rate was showing less than 75% max. Despite the fatigue, I picked up the pace until I was in the low 80% range. That was all I could manage today.
Yesterday’s run was understandably challenging because I ran about 10% faster than I normal do. Plus there were some hills. Today’s difficulties are a little harder to explain. I never struggled, but I did get tired. Perhaps it was getting up at 4:30 AM this morning that did me in. I’ll get some rest tomorrow and try this again on Tuesday.