Barefoot and Butter: Running on Keto – 18th to 24th February 2017.

The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.- Rodney Yee.

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I was really pleased with last weekend’s long run. I was happy, with my distance, form and energy. I controlled my pace by only breathing in and out through my nose. This keeps me fairly close to my MAF heart rate.

I had a slight issue with my feet. The Vibrams, hurt the webbing of my feet a bit. I am putting this down to the socks I was using, which probably made the fit too tight. I have some thinner socks I can use, for next time.

Apart from that I did one short run, and did yoga every day. I have a 10k race this weekend, and I was a bit paranoid about getting injured in training. So I talked myself out of doing anything more strenuous. So it was a nice and chilled exercise week.

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Workouts: 18th – 24th February 2017 (exported from my Final Surge account) – www.finalsurge.com

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Run.

Completed: 13.8 mi ~ 2:44:51 (11:41 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Warm Up – lunge matrix, leg swings, and calf stretches. Run – trail. 13.8 miles. Warm Down – 10 minutes of yoga.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Walk.

Completed: 3.16 mi ~ 47:25 (14:59 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Road walk. 10 minutes of yoga.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Run.

Completed: 3.53 mi ~ 38:46 (10:58 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Warm Up – lunge matrix, leg swings, calf stretches. Run – road. Warm Down – 10 minutes of yoga.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Walk.

Completed: 1.93 mi ~ 31:54 (16:29 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: 2 mile walk. 10 minutes of yoga.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Post Workout Notes: 10 minutes of yoga.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Post Workout Notes: 10 minutes of yoga.

Totals

Completed Run: 17.33 mi ~ 3:23:37

Completed Walk: 5.10 mi ~ 1:19:19

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  1. Good luck with the 10K – are you running for a time or just keeping things nice and steady?

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    1. More of a getting used to being at races deal. It was a fun race but tough, probably 70% of it was running on beaches.

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      1. Running on sand is never easy but great for conditioning. Your legs might not thank you the day after but it’s all good training in the long run. 🙂

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