So I haven’t posted in over a week (I think) and that’s purely because I haven’t done any exercise as such in that time. It is almost the end of the school year and I have avoided nearly all of the nasty bugs, viruses, colds etc that have done the rounds up until now that is. This nasty bug that I’ve had has left me totally exhausted after work and going to the gym or running was out of the question. But I felt much better today so made myself go to the gym to see what I could do. And to test out my new baby – the Garmin Forerunner 15 (and foot pod)
I wore it at work today and everyone kept wanting to know how many steps/miles I had covered. During the school day I walked 2 miles and half of the day I was sat down, so I can’t wait to see how much I cover on a ‘normal’ day.
I spent roughly 40 minutes at the gym and ran/walked 2.22 miles which isn’t much. I was trying to push myself to run for as long as I could and then for half a mile or a quarter of a mile. It was tough and I’m quite disappointed that I didn’t run as much as I wanted. Running made me cough, which then made my mouth dry and it also made my nose run. So all in all that wasn’t pleasant.
Then comes the running shoe issue. I have 2 blisters again. In the same place as before. This is after I relaced my shoes and wore running socks too. I think these running shoes may be heading for the bin. After I had done about a mile I felt that horrible burning type of sensation and knew I would have blisters. Just maybe not quite that big.
Today I covered 4.75 miles and took 11054 steps. I wonder what I will manage tomorrow?
So I got myself back to the gym which is a plus and I used my forerunner 15 and footpod which are positives.
I’m starting to wonder if I’m being too ambitious in thinking I can run a half marathon in March.
Do do you use a running/gps watch? I think I’ve fallen in love with mine at the minute!
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