A recap of my weekly workouts from the previous week.
Marathon training has officially begun. My friend Danielle has goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon in her lifetime. Somehow I let her talk me into training with her and running a marathon in December. I have only done 2 half marathons and a 25k trail run, so a marathon is a huge step. I really can’t image running for over 3 hours so it should be interesting. I’m excited to push my body in a new way though and see what happens!
This week was filled with only 1 CrossFit WOD! With running and my rest days, it turned out I couldn’t get into the gym as much a normal, but I will still be doing workouts throughout training. The plan we are on has us running 3x a week and then you do cross training the other days. Those days will definitely be filled with some WODing!
Sunday – 4 mile run
Monday – CrossFit WOD
30 air squats
19 power cleans (115/75)
7 chest 2 bar pull-ups
My friend and I did this together. We used 85# and did 15 cleans each (30 total), while the other movements stayed the same and we did those on our own. We switched every 3 cleans, which helped push us moving faster but at a consistent pace. I think we got almost 4 rounds?
Tuesday – Blackout class at Pure Austin
Tried out a new class my friends have been raving about for a few months. It is a combination of HIIT, running, and body weight movements all led by an ex Marine. It was a lot of fun and was pretty tough at times. I still love my CrossFit though!
Wednesday – Track workout
5 x 1000m with a 200m jog and 1:00 rest in-between
Thursday – rest day
Friday – training run
1 mile warm-up, 4 miles mid tempo (we averaged between 7:20-7:40), .5 miles cool down
We did this at 1:30 in the afternoon. Not a good idea considering it is still 90+ in Austin, but now we know.
Saturday – training run
12.5 miles at about a +:35 seconds over marathon pace
This time at 6:30am when it is a lot cooler. A much better plan on our part.