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sprints suck

Friday, April 29, 2005

Oh yeah they do. My workout last night was supposed to be a 10 minute warm-up, followed by 6 x 1 sprints...sprint 1 minute, walk one minute alternately, followed by a 10 minute cool down. I made the first 1 minute sprint, but not the next one. So, instead I did 10 30-second sprints, with a one minute walk in between each. At the end, my legs felt like lead, and I came very close to that ever-elusive "I ran so hard I puked". What's so important about that you ask? I mean, who would want to actually make themselves sick? I'm not quite sure really. But, these 'serious runner' people seem to push themselves to the limits and that's the result. I don't know how 'serious' I'll end up being. At the moment I'm 'committed'. So, I will continue to torture myself in search of improvement.

4/29/2005 08:55:00 AM :: ::
4 Comments:
  • I haven’t puked yet – guess I’ve got the potential for improvement too. LOL!! Cool that you’re diggin’ it now. Supposedly what doesn’t kill you makes you run faster or PUKE -:)

    Have a good running weekend!
    -donutman

    By Anonymous donutman, at 4/29/2005 12:41:00 PM

     


  • Hey Girl! I've ran 13 marathons. Not once have I ever done "sprint intervals" in training. Perhaps you should look into Jeff Calloways training program. Interval work is usually only done to increase speed after you have a very good base. So perhaps your coach has another reason for you to be doing these. Be very careful, you can hurt yourself.

    Just lookin' out for ya, Beaver

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4/30/2005 03:26:00 PM

     


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