Hey everyone, I know im not very good at this but its good to check in. I hope everyone is doing well!
Going through some big changes recently, I got a bit too busy to focus on running but was still doing 5k 3 times a week, had a week off with hip pain (due to body shape changes I think?). Things going well, had a parkrun PB streak of 8.. well 9 but one wasnt recorded , and approaching a time I never thought I would surpass for 5k, hoping to cross it later in the year
So as of 10 or so days ago I've upped my distance, trying to get around 20-25k per week, and increase slowly, just to get more volume in. Also will help if I sign up for a longer distance race. I'm also doing highly unstructured intervals, usually on the treadmill depending on what song comes on I will ramp up the speed for a short while, and getting some hill training in similarly. I still like the treadmill, feel like I am dancing on it sometimes rather than running, but do most running outside. The thing is I go to the gym on a rest day to use crosstrainer, and end up on the treadmill as I cant hold it back Its good for adding gradients also.
All my best to everyone hope you are doing great! Pic of the river Mersey, my fave running spot