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Workouts - Last Week Today - July 3

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Feeling good about being back in my running routine.  My mileage is low, and I'm slowly increasing it.

I don't start my training cycle for my next half marathon until the the middle of this month.  I have a few shorter distance races on the horizon, and I will start incorporating a little speed work here and there, but frankly... I'm running to have fun!

I am trying to remember to wear my Jawbone Up24 to help motivate me to get 10k steps. That requires a lot more moving! My dogs are loving the extra attention that brings since they get to go with me for evening walks.

Here is how my week shook out:

Sunday - Easy 5 miles (average pace 11:24).  As per usual, I got a late start... it is really heating up, but I think I am becoming acclimated to the heat.  I took walking water breaks at each mile.  Total steps 18,453.

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Monday - 3.25 miles easy (average pace 10:32) with the Gooses Acre Running Club... they run earlier in the evening than I usually do, it was steamy. Total steps 12,850.

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Tuesday - Rest. My evening dog walk got rained out. Total steps 5,491.

Wednesday - 4 miles easy (average pace 10:37).  Total steps 59 - I left my tracker at home, never put it back on after my shower in the morning - ha.

Thursday - Easy 3 miles with Anam.  (average pace 11:19)

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Friday - Rest. 5,491 total steps.

Saturday - Rest... sort of, 6 hours driving time logged - dropped the hubs out at the hunting lease. Forgot the Up at home, I would have to say steps were less than 200.

Total miles = 15




I'm linking up with HoHo Runs and MissSippi Piddlin’ for the Weekly Wrap, plus Nicole, Annmarie, Jen, and Michelle for Wild Workout Wednesday.

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Comments

  1. Sounds like a great week! Hours in the car will kill your step count for sure!

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  2. I hate when i'm tracking my steps and then I forget to put it on for part of the day. You did well though!

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  3. I hope I follow your lead and get used to the heat! My paces have been slower than I am used to because of the weather.

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  4. My Fitbit stopped working about a week ago. I don't think I'll replace it although I will miss the sleep info. My Garmin tracks steps too, but it's so bulky. It's great to hear you are enjoying your running routine. This heat requires a lot of walking stops, doesn't it? My mileage has been low too but I'll start the increase this week. Thanks for linking with us Vicki!

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  5. Well done! I just started wearing a Fitbit a few weeks ago, and it's been really motivating me to move more throughout the day.

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  6. It is the worst! Thanks.

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  7. Oh... my paces are suffering because of the heat. I have noticed that running in the heat doesn't feel as horrible as it had been.

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  8. Yes, lots of walking stops. On good days, I'm noticing the walking stops get further apart.

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  9. I really like the inactivity alert... very helpful especially at work.

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  10. Great job!! Getting back into routine always feels good! My schedule as been crazy and I am craving routine right now.

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  11. Sounds like your Up24 is helping with motivation! 10,000 is hard to get if your not running don't you think? My fitbit died but I'm trying to decide if I want to get the new Blaze in place of it!

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  12. It does help with motivation, especially when I remember to put it back on! I love that it has the inactivity timer, that really helps when I am at work... I feel that little buzz and I know it is time to get up and stretch my legs! The Blaze looks pretty cool.

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