Couch to 5K: Week 2, Day 3

By Skip

Despite yesterday…..

Here is what is on the official agenda for today:

  • 5 minute warmup
  • Alternate 90 seconds of jogging with 2 minutes of walking for 20 minutes
  • 5 minute cooldown

Despite all of my blabbering from yesterday, here I am out running again.  I did buy some new inserts for my shoes… ended up going to CVS and finding some off the shelf ones… will see if that makes a difference but quite honestly, my feet feel better already.

I was not 100% pain free.  It was also on 34 degrees out (what?  I live in South Florida!)  At least I did not sweat while I was out there!

I added onto my regular routine and extended it a little bit.  Just for your info, based upon the workouts this program has me going through, my routine should be about 30 minutes with a distance of 2.5-3.0 miles… roughly.  I realize this is going to change over time as I get proficient in my running but that will give you some type of guideline when you see these screen shots and see the distance and time I end up running.  On the positive side, I DID burn 606 calories today!

If you liked that post, then try these...

RSR 19 - The dangers of overtraining and burnout on March 9th, 2011

RSR 17 – A day off after my time off.. hmmmm... on March 7th, 2011

First bike ride of the year and technology mishaps on February 2nd, 2011

The first day back in the pool on February 1st, 2011

Picking up speed on January 14th, 2011

Filed in: C25K Training • Monday, January 11th, 2010
 

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