Running on Keto – 18th to 24th March 2017.

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This week was what is becoming a standard week. Don’t take that as it was boring, or uninspiring. In fact I very much enjoyed the week. It’s just that it fit into a template I have chosen, nay lets call it a plan… a fitness plan perhaps!!!
This included a weekend long run, which was actually shorter than it should have been. However I just couldn’t get out of bed, and I had to be back for a certain time. The shorter mid week runs, also passed without incident. By passing without incident, I basically mean I didn’t suffer a calf injury. So good news there.
I managed to do my own calisthenics circuit, 3 times this week. Which is one time better than last week, but one short on my original plan of doing it 4 times a week. I think its a nice little circuit, which I can increase the difficulty of when needed. I have a couple of kettlebells I can add to it eventually also.
Yoga went well too, and experimented with some chilled moon Salutations. Which I enjoyed. However I still prefer the more static Hatha yoga.
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Workouts: 18th Mar – 24th Mar 2017 (exported from my Final Surge account) – www.finalsurge.com

 

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Completed Run: 8.13 mi ~ 1:36:33 (11:52 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Warm Up – lunge matrix, leg swings, calf stretches. Run – road. Warm Down – 10 minutes of yoga. Then a 2.5 mile walk around Hamsterley Forest in the afternoon.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Completed Walk: 2.01 mi ~ 34:26 (17:08 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Walk. Then 10 minutes of Yoga.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Morning Post Workout Notes: 30 lunges. 30 Squats. 30 Press ups. 120 calf raises. 1 min plank. 6 pull ups.

Evening Completed Run: 3.51 mi ~ 38:34 (10:59 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Warm Up – lunge matrix, leg swings and calf stretches. Warm Down – 10 minutes of Yoga.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Post Workout Notes: 30 lunges. 30 press ups. 30 squats. 120 calf raises. 9 pull ups. 10 minutes of Yoga.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Completed Run: 3.51 mi ~ 38:01 (10:50 min/mi)

Post Workout Notes: Warm Up – lunge matrix, leg swings and calf stretches.

Totals: Completed Run: 15.14 mi ~ 2:53:08 Completed Walk: 2.01 mi ~ 34:26

 

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  1. Thanks for your thoughtful blog on this topic. I’m a longtime distance runner, but just coming back to Keto after a decade. I’ve been eating strictly keto only since January. I’m also a heart rate runner, that’s how I’ve trained for years, but I use the Hanson method. This means while I’m putting in 60+ mile weeks, I’m never doing training runs longer than 16 miles. I haven’t felt the need to fuel on any of my runs so far, but I don’t know how well this will go with 26.2. Are you fueling at all on long runs? Thanks.

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    1. Hi. All my long run are fasted, but only up to 14 miles. No problems so far. However i will need to experiment with food and carbs as the distances get longer.

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  2. I’m finding the endurance exercise ok while Ketogenic. But when it comes to explosive ecercise I shut down like an overheating Lithium battery….

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    1. Yer it does take a bit extra thought training on keto

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