Happy Monday! So excited that this week will be in the high 45′s…which means I can run outside! Last week’s training was pretty decent. I know I need to keep ramping up my miles but towards the end of the week my shins started acting up again, so I need to take it slow. Here’s what last week’s training looked like:
Monday: 4 miles. I did this treadmill workout and really liked it. Not easy but not too challenging, and I always like a few sprints thrown in.
Tuesday: My usual treadmill “track” workout – 1:50 at 8.2 speed, with 2 minute walk rest, repeat 6 times (after 1 mile warmup).
Thursday: Off…snowed in.
Friday: 5 mile treadmill workout, which I posted about last week! And posted this video to get some feedback on running form. Do you think pronation really plays a role in injury prevention? I read a few articles stating that it’s natural and other biomechanics issues and weaknesses are much more important to focus on…and that you should get sneakers based on feel, not necessarily your pronation.
For example, I’ve been told to wear stability shoes but those are not comfortable at all for me. What do you think? Here’s a slow-mo video of me running from behind…what I do know is I need to strengthen my hips and fix how my legs kick back at an angle and not in a straight line.
Saturday: 3 mile treadmill run. Was supposed to do 6 but my calves were really tight and I was just so bored. I CAN’T TAKE THE TREADMILL ANYMORE. So I got off and did a battle ropes workout and some box jumps for an added 15 minutes of cardio. Also working on my crow pose and my sister captured my fall on film
Oh also check out my new YouTube video! I’ll be doing more videos and getting back into that…hopefully once a week. This one is just a quick 1 minute video showing different bodyweight cardio exercises you can throw in your routine.
Which of those exercises do you do regularly?
What do you think of the pronation/running shoe thing?? Advice and info welcomed!!
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