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How many miles did you run today?

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20.6 miles on the cyclocross bike, mostly on gravel. I got my first flat in ages (a front flat, thanks to a goathead thorn) at around 10.5 miles, otherwise I would’ve ridden another five miles.

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9mi, 8:09/mi, 138bpm

I had LASIK done on both eyes yesterday at 1pm, so I missed my usual evening workout. By the time my eyes stopped burning/watering it was about 7pm and I generally head to bed around 8:30. I’ll have to make it up tonight. The strength training has changed my whole game.
 

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9mi, 8:09/mi, 138bpm

I had LASIK done on both eyes yesterday at 1pm, so I missed my usual evening workout. By the time my eyes stopped burning/watering it was about 7pm and I generally head to bed around 8:30. I’ll have to make it up tonight. The strength training has changed my whole game.
While I felt great on Monday/Wednesday with my strength training, it really drains the legs for running. It is usually the day after when I can feel it most during a run. For instance, today I could not get my legs to run the bigger hills which are usually not a problem. I could blame lack of coffee and food in the system but my legs were not wanting to cooperate.
 

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While I felt great on Monday/Wednesday with my strength training, it really drains the legs for running. It is usually the day after when I can feel it most during a run. For instance, today I could not get my legs to run the bigger hills which are usually not a problem. I could blame lack of coffee and food in the system but my legs were not wanting to cooperate.
I think you lift more frequently/longer than I do and I’m sure you get more vert on a weekly basis. The amount of fatigue your carrying is likely higher than mine. My lifting is pretty basic, just 60 minutes after my harder runs (1 speed workout + long run). I’ll focus on a few major compound movements and then spend the rest of the time on a core circuit.

Lower Split
• 8x sets of barbell back squats
• 8x sets of conventional dead lift
• Core: half bosu-ball planks, butterfly kicks, Russian twists, uniwheel roll outs (x3)

Upper Split
• 5x standing barbell rows
• 5x standing overhead press
• 5x dumbbell bench press
• Same core routine
 

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I think you lift more frequently/longer than I do and I’m sure you get more vert on a weekly basis. The amount of fatigue your carrying is likely higher than mine. My lifting is pretty basic, just 60 minutes after my harder runs (1 speed workout + long run). I’ll focus on a few major compound movements and then spend the rest of the time on a core circuit.

Lower Split
• 8x sets of barbell back squats
• 8x sets of conventional dead lift
• Core: half bosu-ball planks, butterfly kicks, Russian twists, uniwheel roll outs (x3)

Upper Split
• 5x standing barbell rows
• 5x standing overhead press
• 5x dumbbell bench press
• Same core routine
Close to same routine here except for core and I only spend an hour at most each day. I alternate 5x5 or 4x6 depending on amount of time I have. I do Squat, Bench, Row on one day then Squat, OHP, DL on the other. Not putting close to your weight up though :)
 

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Close to same routine here except for core and I only spend an hour at most each day. I alternate 5x5 or 4x6 depending on amount of time I have. I do Squat, Bench, Row on one day then Squat, OHP, DL on the other. Not putting close to your weight up though :)
That’s a lot of work! More than I can handle. Way to cowboy up.

There’s always someone stronger/faster…but I think we can agree that no one jerks it quite like @Texasmade
 

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25 miles on the cyclocross bike. I rode the 3.6 miles to the top of the hill and back (mostly gravel), then rode the rest with a friend who is racing Boulder Ironman 70.3 this weekend. Her Zone 4 efforts left me in the dust, but generally it was good to catch up with a friend I hadn’t seen for six years.
 

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This has to be the most comical event in the Olympics
 

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10mi, 8:16/mi, 128bpm

Jogging with 2 friends. We were all pretty tired and sore, which was partly comedic and comforting.

@sugarbutch - I don’t understand race walking…but I do know a few people who are serious/passionate about it and they really get offended when their sport is mocked. I think people get into the sport because it’s easier on the body than running but requires a lot of technique? I dunno. Apparently it was THEE sport back in the 1800’s. Shrug. I saw the men’s 50k and it looked painful to me.
 

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I'm not suggesting it's easy or that they aren't athletes, just that it's 20k of haters gonna hate meme. :)

(As a spectator, I don't like the subjective element of judging when someone crosses the line from walking to running.)
 

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