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Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Hammie » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:39 am

No tuesday thread yet?!

30 min spin done - 1 hour core class tonight
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby ROW » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:45 am

90 minute ride with threshold and a 60 minute swim then weights.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby kevvyd » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:50 am

5K fartlek on the ticket for tonight.

Why yes, I'm still juvenile enough to snicker every time I type or say that. Have a great day all!

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby a-slow-5 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:53 am

Gym workout early this morning. 2 miles on the elliptical plus 5K on the skate machine. Followed that up with some good old fashioned stretching, taking my time to get it done properly, then did a few light arm/chest weights.

It's snowing lightly here and although it's very pretty, it seems to be causing havoc in our city for what is the first real day back to work from the holidays. Drive safe, peeps!
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Strider » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:14 am

Nice Ez 45min run in light snow with Pup, followed by a Stoopid Drive to work. Chiro at lunch, 30min run after work in my Universes. Enjoy your day. Save some $$ for the Expo Andy ;)
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Marg » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:34 am

Hammie wrote:No tuesday thread yet?!

'bout time you western folk started picking up the slack! :P

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby purdy65 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:41 am

Tempo Tuesday!

Went much better than anticipated.

13K in total with 8K@ 4.54m/k (7.6mph). I did take a couple of 1 minute recoveries in there @ 6mph.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby RayMan » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:48 am

Hill Workout for me tonight - 4 x hills but I am also going to practice running down the hills, to prepare for Boston. Total distance should be 8-9 kms.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby La » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:03 am

Due to lack of advanced planning on my part (and snow-covered streets), I bailed on my planned run to/from work today. Instead, I will do a short run on the TM before my spin class this evening.
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby KBO » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:05 am

Back to work for me as well. I'm trying to wake up.

Vacation in a warmer climate brought me slowly back to the world of running again. How could I resist no snow and a lovely 1 mile path around the resort? I managed a walk/run 7 times in the last two weeks. I'll be sticking with super low mileage (max 3 miles) for quite some time as the foot is barely agreeing with it, but it isn't protesting horribly either. This morning was 2 miles on the treadmill...better than nothing. Last night was a hot yoga class that didn't feel shockingly awful after two weeks off.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Terrific Whatzit » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:27 am

Did a few minutes of cross-training with a shovel on the driveway with JB, then off to the gym where I did 5.5 miles of speed work on the TM.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Robinandamelia » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:30 am

Back to work today. Managed to get outside yesterday (daughter at school) so ran 5 Miles. Today is a rest day for me.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby BJH » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:32 am

5k easy this morning, speedwork tonight.

That sounds suspiciously like a double, which it is, but only because I'm trying to squeeze 50k in before taking the weekend off running to ski.
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Darth Tater » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:43 am

I got up a little early and got out the door for a quick 4.94 km. Outside, in the -16C chill of the morning. Done in 27:10 for 5:30/km.

I'll probably run again at lunch today.
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Back to Work Tuesday

Postby SteveF » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:46 am

5x800s tonight or this afternoon if I can bugger off early. Likely a TM workout with the snow coming down.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:48 am

Back to the pool today! 1600m in 45 minutes done.
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby CinC » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:52 am

yesterday turned out to be a rest day since I spent the entire day at the office and then went to the Flames game last night.

Today - i plan to head to the Y after work to ideally do a run and then a swim - somewhere in the range of a 20-30min run/20-30min swin - unless I hear back from the trainer I'm hoping to set up some sessions with (well, use up sessions I had with her that I haven't used yet)

and totally ticking me off. My adidas running shorts. I remember wearing them at the Y last Thurs. Do you think I can find them now? I have gone through the laundry hamper twice (if not 3 times), gone through my run stuff drawers a couple of times, even gone through dave's stuff. FFS. it's driving me nuts. I found the shirt I wore on that run. I'm sure I found the sports bra too. where the hell are my shorts??!?
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby PinkLady » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:55 am

Really great treadmill tempo run done! :dance:

4.91miles in 50 min as follows (included random small inclines around 2-3% to change muscles worked in the non tempo portions) -
-5 min walking warmup @ 3.5mph
-8 min slow easy run @ 5.8mph
-7 min run gradual increase to 6.5mph
-20 min race pace tempo run @ 7.1mph
-5 min easy run @ 5.8mph
-5 min walking cooldown @ 3.5mph
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby RA. » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:00 am

5k done outside in the sunshine.
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby IronGoddess » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:00 am

Kids are back to school today!!!! :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: 70 min run planned before the snow/rain starts. 20 min warm up 5@ 10km race pace ( I think it will be 5:30km) 20 min cool down. I might have to drop the cool down and warm up to 10 min due to time but we will see. Then errands and new Uggs to be bought
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby toobusy » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:06 pm

4 k done again, 3:1. liked the snow!

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby scottch » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:19 pm

Hockey at lunch. Hoping to get a 3-5km run in tonight.

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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby ultraslacker » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:25 pm

tonight, group trail run in the dark. easy and short tonight, but I am excited because my little group is growing... the first time we had 4 people, the second time 6, and tonight should be twice that (if everyone shows... given the snowfall warnings in effect! lol). should be fun. :)
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby Tikey » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:40 pm

Back to work ( BIG SIGH!!!!) Run tonight...after work. If it snows...which is in the forcast then.... Stationary bike for me!
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Re: Back to Work Tuesday

Postby ian » Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:50 pm

Easy 15K, legs feel jumpy enough to be hoping for some speedwork tomorrow.

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