Happy Sunday everyone. How was your day today?
My day was awesome, thank you very much. I watched my uncle run his first half marathon today. He did a great job! He beat his expected time, which was awesome. He inspired me to run my first half marathon back in October. He’s a runner and he got me to run in a race!
Another thing I want to mention is that I registered for a 10 mile run, which is April 27th of this month. I’m so excited! The thing is that my knees and calves have been feeling it. My calves have been really tight to the point that it’s hurting and my knees and my quads are getting tight as well. I’ve been stretching and foam rolling. I also drink water on my runs. Maybe I’ll have to apply heat and pressure to it and incorporate more potassium in my diet and less sodium. I’ll see how that turns out!
Anyway, since I am posting this late, I’ll make this quick. I won’t use the template to show you guys but I will still tell you guys the plan. Here is a template for you guys to use. I’ll update it eventually!
Sunday-6 mile run
Monday- 4 mile run + strength
Tuesday- 5 mile run or 6 miles
Thursday- 4 or 5 mile run + strength
Friday- 5 or 6 mile run
Breakfast: oatmeal+pb+chia seeds OR egg and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread (with fruit!)
Lunch: brown rice+ tofu or eggs or another protein source+ veggies
Snack: kind granola bar + fruit OR trail mix
Dinner: brown rice, veggies, egg or another protein source such as tofu or black beans
What do you have planned for this week?
Do you have any tips on how to help relieve the tightness in the calves?