I’ve been riffing my workouts all week and that continues today. I know, it’s not the best way to get better, but I’m just returning from a three month long course, and leaving again next week for another six week course. It’s hard to follow a program when you can’t plan your own training sessions. So something is better than nothing. And that leads me to today’s session.
- Jumping Jacks
- Bend & Reach
- General stretching
- 2.5 mile Run
I moved at a nice, easy pace where I was not struggling to breath, and then sprinted out the last quarter-mile, finishing in about 20 minutes.
As a larger runner, currently 219lbs, running in general can be challenging. 219lbs is a lot of mass to move around, so it takes practice. To avoid knee pain I focus on shorter strides and landing on the balls of my feet instead of the heels. This also helps avoid internal rotation of my knees.