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30 oct 2013 – people like us

so this morning the body rebelled and insisted on a rest day 🙂

it’s actually a good thing. instead of a cross-training day i ended up sleeping until just before 4am. having gone to bed at 8:30 last night, that’s a long sleep for me, and i needed it.

overall i’m very pleased with the way my body has coped and is recovering from everything Tough Mudder threw at it on Saturday, and the fact that I have kept up my running is very pleasing.

obviously the push-ups have fallen by the wayside temporarily, and i’ve not been walking at lunchtime as i really want to give the blister as much chance to heal as possible – plus give my legs a rest!

energy levels have been a little flat, but that’s to be expected, and i’ve also been craving sugary snacks again. no surprise there either, and i’ve coped with it better this time around.

the rest of the week is shaping as follows: an intervals session tomorrow, recovery run friday, rest saturday and a long slow run of about 20km on Sunday. hopefully all that will blow the cobwebs away!

03:45 – 1 x Berocca, 3 x fish oil capsules, 1 x glucosamine tablet, 1 x men’s one-a-day multi-vitamin
04:00 – cereal, fruit toast. orange juice
04:50 – bus into perth. nap
05:45 – black coffee. yoghurt
08:00 – muesli bar
09;00 – corn chips and spicy salsa
12:15 – asian coleslaw & thai chicken cakes
12:45 – peaches in raspberry sauce
14:00 – orange
14:15 – bus, nap
15:30 – abs day 30 (see below)
16:30 – toast & vegemite
18:30 – tacos
20:30 – glass milk, 3 x fish oil capsules, 1 night-time multi. bed

abs day 30

125 sit-ups
200 crunches
65 leg raises
120s plank hold


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