Marathon Monday: Week 9

Guys, not to toot my own horn but I am killing lately. Three weeks in a row I’ve hit all of my training runs!

I was a little nervous I wasn’t going to fit in my long run, though. I like to leave it for Saturday mornings, but when I woke up on Saturday I was exhausted and my calf had a strange twinge in it so I went to the gym for some light strength training to loosen up, and then went I scheduled it for Sunday morning I woke up at 4AM with a blinding migraine and night-sweats. I took a Naproxen (the only thing that will cure my migraines) and went back to bed until my body naturally wanted to wake up. I drank lots of water all day and after dinner I was able to pound out that run.

Last week:

Monday: Strength Training (arms) + 5.55K Recovery Run
Tuesday: Nike Training Club workout + 30 min cycle
Wednesday: Strength Training (legs + core)
Thursday: Strength Training (arms) + 8K Recovery Run
Friday: Rest
Saturday: Strength Training (full body) + 30 min cycle
Sunday: 16.5K Long Run

Total Mileage: 30.08K

This week:

Monday: Strength Training (arms) + 12x200m Speed Training
Tuesday: Strength Training (legs) + 30 min Cycle
Wednesday: 8K Recovery Run
Thursday: Strength Training (arms + core) + 8x200m Speed Training
Friday: Rest
Saturday: 18K Long Run
Sunday: TBD.

Approx. Mileage: 30K
Strength Training days:  3
Rest days: 1

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