I am still trying to recover from my last race. I ran Monday night for the first time since the race and didn’t know if I would be able to run 5 miles at 7:30 pace. I was dying, both Achilles were sore, my calf was cramping, my quads felt bruised and my hamstrings were tight. I finished the run and had to sit down in my driveway and wait for the pain to subside before I went inside. I ran today and felt a bit better so that is a plus. I am really not in good running shape!
My latest way to get some training in is biking to work. It saves gas $ and I get a workout, win/win. The only problem is my commute is only 8 miles one way and it is on a very busy road with lots of lights. I rode the other day an my AP was 210 and my NP was 270. Hammer, stop, Hammer stop. I am going to try and bike 3+ days a week. This is probably going to be the only biking I do during the week. I will do one “long” ride on the weekend for 2 hours or so. On a positive biking note I did my 1st bike interval workout in nearly 3 months. It actually wasn’t too bad 5x7min at 320-330 watts with 3minutes rest. I avg 267 NP.