ArchiveSeptember 2005

Eigth Week – 34th day trainingProgressive RunDrink: 550 ml waterDistance: 15.5 km()Intensity: 1/3 light 1/3 medium 1/3 hardCalories Burned: 1100Time started: 6:30 pmDuration: 1 hr 25 min (85 min)Weather: Hot and light wind (25 degrees) This is the best run yet. My last 1/3, my HR was going higher than I have ever measured. At the end, it was at 180 BPM. I don’t feel i was going much...

Just a thought – the need for gelling Just posted on RR’s forum. I was just thinking this on the way home from work yesterday. Why do we need gel for those long runs (yes this just been discuss on the general forum)? I was reading an article on Runner’s World where when you are doing aerobic activities, u are burning mainly fat. U will never get to burn 100% fat. There will be...

Eighth Week – 33rd Day TrainingShort run (fun run)Drink: 200 ml waterDistance: 6.59 km ()Intensity: LightCalories Burned: about 500Avg HR = 155Duration: 35 min?Weather: Humid and hot (28 degrees) What a day to go running. My car thermometer was screaming at 35 degrees. It was hot. I just did a fun run. My HR was going quite high. My pace was dependent on how I felt. I walked the last km...

Terry Fox, Kick Butt Attitude, and Hunger Heating up my lunch right now. Might as well add a few things that have happened recently. I watched the Terry Fox movie last night. I only watched half of it. I thought it was 8 pm but it started at 7 pm. One amazing guy. There is a part where he has to run up a steep hill. His buddy told him to kick butt. It makes me think about the challenge I have...

Seventh Week – 32nd Day TrainingLong distance trainingDrink : 650 ml water + 650 ml Gatorade + 1200 ml water + 1200 ml waterDistance: 28.9 km )Intensity: LightCalories Burned: 2426 Calories (based on HRM)Average HR = 146Duration: 3 hr 41 min (221 min)Weather: Sunny and cool (22 degrees) I can’t believe I woke up so early to commute to Mel Lastman square. I figure since I am going to...

Seventh Week – 31st day trainingRecovery runDrink: NoneDistance: 7.88 km ()Intensity: MediumCalories Burned: 529.85Duration: 45 minWeather Mild (23 degrees)
Just a run around the block.

Seventh Week – 30th day trainingProgressive RunDrink: 600 ml Gatorade + 550 ml waterDistance: 15.5 km(: 1/3 light 1/3 medium 1/3 hardCalories Burned: 1100Time started: 6:45 pmTime ended: 8:17 pmDuration: 1 hr 32 min (92 min)Weather: Hot and light wind (25 degrees) I really don’t feel like jogging today :). The first 15 min felt like a torture. I started off slow but my HR was going up...

60 km Bike O’ FunSeventh Week – 29th Day TrainingCross Train (Bike)Drink: 650 ml water + 391 iced tea + 600 ml waterCalories Burned (base purely on weight and HR) = 2000Intensity: Light to mediumTime started: 3 pmTime ended: 7 pmDuration: 4 hr (240 min)Weather: Light wind and sunny (23 degrees) Today I got a used CCM bike from Wayne. He had an old bike that he don’t need. I...

Breaking the 30 km barrier Sixth Week – 28th Day TrainingLong Steady Run (more like long slow run)Drink: 650 ml water + 650 ml Gatorade + 1200 ml waterGel: 1 after 60 min, then 1 for every 40 min (Total 4 Gel)Weight Before: 149 lbWeight After: 148 lbDistance: 30.49 km ()Calories Burned (base purely on weight and distance) = 2052.92Intensity: Light to mediumTime started: 6:50 amTime Ended:...

Sixth Week – 27th Day TrainingSlow JogDrink: 750 ml waterDistance: 12.18 km ()Calories burned (base purely on weight and distance) = 820Intensity: LightTime Started: 6:15 pmTime Ended: 7:45 pmDuration: 1 hr 30 min (90 min)Weather: Cool and light wind (24 degrees) I changed the route a bit b/c I am suppose to go to Btea with some Emmanuel ppl at 8 pm. I thought I took a shorter route. Ha, in...

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