Another Monday? Another weekly recap of training with Jen!
Last week is one that I’d rather not talk about for a while…Two 14-hour work days followed by awesome & horrible news on Wednesday led to a week of pretty poor mileage.
But, on a positive note, I tried something a little different on my three runs… Rhythmic Breathing. After reading the newest issue of Runner’s World, I knew that I was definitely going to try breathing in a 3:2 ratio. Inhale for three steps, exhale for two. This way, you alternate which side you land on and decrease the possibility of injury. Huh. Totally worth a try.
My verdict? I really like it. It’s weird to think about your breathing, but I am taking in more oxygen on my runs which is good. I’m not feeling any significant differences in my joints, but I’ve made it 12 weeks without any injury (*knocks on wood*). So, Preppy Runner Approved!
Also, my alma mater (Marquette University!) is a three seed in the East for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament! This is a HUGE deal. I also am in love with Marquette Basketball, so…there’s that.
This week is our spring break, so here’s to a better week ahead!
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