Run Journal #12 - A New Week, A New Program

4년 전


Latest Run (Week 4, Day 1)

Loved today's run. Weather was nice (if not a bit hot). I went back to my original training plan. And I enjoyed it!

First, here's the new program that I'll be following this week: 3 sets of 6 minute runs, followed by 4 minute walks. It's a minor tweak from last week, which is to run longer by 1 minute on each set.

Second, a self analysis: in what is becoming a usual trend that I'm observing, I started out feeling lethargic so I ran at a slower clip on the first interval. I'm not sure where it turned around, but I started enjoying the run gradually. By the time the final interval came about, I was confident I can run at a faster clip. The result: I had my fastest interval yet in these past 4 weeks!

Here are my running times (*** Denotes Personal Best):

Interval6-Minute Jog (min/mi)4-Minute Walk (min/mi)

One other thing I did, I tried running at a wider stride on the last interval. Perhaps it helped improve the time. I will try this again on my next run and see how it goes.

Thanks for reading. I hope this inspires you to make your own fitness journal.

(Disclaimer: The program I'm working on is not based on any expert recommended training plan.)

Week 4

Training Program - 3 sets of 6-minute runs and 4 minute walks (30 mins)

WeekDayDateDistance (mi)Duration (min)Pace (min/mi)Calories (cal)

Week 3

Training Program

  • Day 5: 1 mile run, 0.25 mile walk, 1 mile run
  • Day 1 - 3: 4 sets of 5-minute jogs and 3 sets of 4-minute walks (32 mins)

(Disclaimer: This is not based on any expert recommended training plan.)

WeekDayDateDistance (mi)Duration (min)Pace (min/mi)Calories (cal)
375/6No run
65/5No run
45/3No run

* Did Not Complete. Run was aborted

Week 2

Training Program

  • Day 3 onwards: 4 sets of 5 minute runs and 3 sets of 4-minute walks (32 mins)
  • Up till Day 2: 3 sets of 5-minute runs and 3 sets of 5-minute walks (30 mins)
WeekDayDateDistance (mi)Duration (min)Pace (min/mi)Calories (cal)
274/29No run
14/23No run

* Incomplete stats. Ran out of battery

Week 1

Training Program: 3 sets of 5-minute walks and 5-minute runs.

WeekDayDateDistance (mi)Duration (min)Pace (min/mi)Calories (cal)
174/22No run
64/21No run
34/18No run

Running Journal Overview: This is a run series journal that I aim to update regularly. My objective for posting is to give myself a check and hopefully implant the discipline of being consistent with my fitness plan into my system. I invite everyone who comes across this journal to also adopt a healthier lifestyle and be more active and fit. Your fitness goals may not be the same as mine, but let's try to achieve our goals together.

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it's great to know that you enjoyed it.


Thanks for reading @ashikstd. It's well appreciated.

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Hi @steemitalhaq. I'm hoping to lead by example and inspire others to also aim to be healthier. With much encouragement, I believe we can all do it.

Did you miss your run? It's not too late... go and run!

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