A week may be a long time in politics but it is a tiring time in athletics. No niggles, strains or pulls in the past week though - result! I feel I am getting some sharpness back. Since last Tuesday I have slotted in the following sessions:-
4th July - 6 miles steady run
5th July - 15 min warm up; drills; 6 x 150m with pick up at 80m; 10
min cool down.
6th July - 20 min on rowing machine @ 2.30 per 500m; 8 x (10 x
7th July - 20 mins warm up; 15 x min on/min off ; 10 mins warm
8th July - 20 mins warm up/easy; 12 x min on/off; 15 min warm
9th July - 7.2 miles. First half at 7.45 pace; second half 6:50 pace
10th July - 12 mins warm up; drills; 8 x 300m (52s) - 90 s static
recovery; 10 min warm down
11th July - 6.5 miles steady
12th July - 20 mins warm up; core exercises; drills; shuttle runs; 10
min warm down.
Today is a rest day in preparation for a hard track session on Saturday.