I was super pscyhed to get out run yesterday. I didnt really run since last Wednesday and the itch was unbearable, but I stayed the course and rested to let my ankle heal up. When I got home from work yesterday, my legs just felt tired and a bit sore. Regardless I needed to get out and run, grabbed my water, laced up the shoes and headed out with Buster. As soon as the first quarter mile beeped on my Garmin, I knew this was going to be one of THOSE runs.
The bad ones! I alternated walking and running for a total of 3 miles. Final stats were 3 miles, 32 min 16 seconds, and a 10:44 min/mile pace. I took the time off for my ankle but I also took the time off for my ITB issues and at this point I cant really tell if its still an issue or if its normal running aches and pains. Need to continue to monitor this.
So.....what are the positives here?? My ankle felt great during the running portions, this is huge since I thought I did some real damage when I went down last week. I did get out and run, so I can look at this as easing back into my training lol. Just have to take it for what it is, get psyched for tonights run, and get over it.
How was your most recent running/exercise session? How do you bounce back from a bad run/exercise session?
Hello, thank you for joining me along my journey of becoming a Runner! I've always been an active guy, played sports in high school and continued into adult recreation sports after high school. As I started my family and found a career, the activity level slowly decreased. Well my Fiance had enough of our lazy ways and started on the Weight Watchers program and completely overhauled our daily meals. Step 2 was getting more active, so we decided to JOG our annual Juvenile Diabetes charity walk and actually enjoyed the activity. The month following the charity walk, we signed up for our first official 5K and had an absolute blast. From that point forward I have officially been BIT by the running bug and this is my journey to becoming a RUNNER!