Distance: 5.66km Time: 0:40 Pace: 7’10” kCal: 590 Heart: N/A RPE: 5 Type: recovery 5k
Yahoo! I finally got my shoes today.
After running 5k this morning in the hot sun, I decided that it was time to make my feet happy!
After putting over 600 miles on my Nike Zoom Structure Triax+ 13s it was time to say goodbye. It’s like seeing an old friend off at the airport, switching to a new pillow, or loosing that favorite worn-out-full-off holes sweater or jeans that’s been through so much with you.
My Nikes knew me well. They took me from a non-runner to running 20 miles a week. They’ve been through a lot and have traveled from coast to coast. Adios Amigos!
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I’ve started reading the book called Chi Running by Danny Dreyer.
I have two bad knees and one requires surgery (ACL totally ripped apart from sliding on grass a few years ago). So I’ve been looking for a way to avoid any serious running injuries once I get my milage up – and this is one approach I’m looking into.
After reading the intro I tried to apply some of the logic in what I learned for my last run. Wow! What a difference! I did some visualization techniques while running and it made the run go by so much easier and faster. I didn’t want to stop and actually enjoyed it.
If you get a chance, go down to the local book store and skim though it.
After today’s test, it’s definitely one of the books that I’m going to incorporate into my training.