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     Just a quick 'un this! I'm kinda relieved, knackered but happy....I've just done a 15 Mile run in 91 Mins....

     Happy Days!

     Sammy Jo xx
    






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Tummie
Posted on 07:32AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaang. That's an average of about 6.5 min/mile!!!!
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 07:51AM on Feb 5th, 2011
I know! Cool eh? LOL! Mind you, my legs felt like jelly!

Thanks babe...

"Speedy" Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:00AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Still pretty awesome though! Soon you'll be running that marathon, especially at that speed lol.
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 09:05AM on Feb 5th, 2011
I hope so! Got, what, 11 more miles to do....Phew!

Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:08AM on Feb 5th, 2011
I think you got this. What is your training like? Do you have a day or two where you focus on power only, like sprinting and such?
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 09:11AM on Feb 5th, 2011
What I do is to run 5 miles one day, 10 miles the next, then 5 again ,then 15 miles....then repeat. Intersped with Swimming and Yoga alternate days....

I seem to be getting a bit faster, that's for sure!

That ok?

Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:19AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Sounds pretty good to me. And with swimming and yoga, you must be really fit. You're now my new motivator ;)
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 09:22AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Well, when you work at night your days are free, right? Tummie, I'm 40 so I NEED to keep myself fit. I got to about 27 and I thought..."Oh ****! I'll soon be 30! Gotta keep myself in shape!" and so I have tried to....hard sometimes...but I'm quite addicted to it all. Thanks hun... Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:27AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Oh wow lol. I'll be 27 this June and I'm definitely thinking along those same lines hahahaha. But still, 15 miles @ an average of a mile every 6 min @ 40 yrs!?!?! That's really awesome!
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 09:34AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Well...gotta practice running away from the police, in my business! LOL!

I just love it....it keeps me sane! They say that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind....

Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:44AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Hahahaha the po-po. And yeah that's true. A healthy body does lead to a healthy mind. You know, ever since last Dec, I've been slacking, just doing enough to maintain I guess. But from chatting here, I'm really intent on picking up the slack soon. Like really soon.

I will give myself this: My lats seem to have gotten stronger through practicing pull-ups, even though my max is not at 30 at once like I want it to be (it's at 15 at once now)
Tummie
Posted on 09:45AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Correction: Overhand pull ups
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 09:51AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Well...life does get in the way at times...especially at xmas. It's hard to keep yourself going....but, you gotta do what you gotta do....

Sammy Jo xx
Tummie
Posted on 09:55AM on Feb 5th, 2011
Oh yeah. I've actually gotten sick this time around and I haven't been sick in a loooooong time. Wasn't too bad but definitely got in the way.
SamanthaTheStreetwalker
Posted on 10:00AM on Feb 5th, 2011
So...there you are. These things happen. When I get ill, of course, I have the same issues....just gotta get yourself well and then push a bit more each time/week etc.... BUT don't be hard on yourself.... Sammy Jo xx
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