Already done the speed and stamina podcasts this week and I struggle with the slow start to stepping by stones so I googled 160bpm running tracks and downloaded an hour long mix.
You gotta love dance/house/ techno or you’ll hate this, but I find I can ignore almost anything to concentrate on getting my feet in time with the beat.
Lovely sunny morning, unusual for me as I’m never usually awake at 08:30, never mind leaving the house in my trainers. Lots of joggers out round the lake today, even an old guy doing ti-chi on the path in the sunshine.
Run wasn’t too bad, had bits that were a struggle and bits where I felt like I was floating on air when the music hit that sweet spot.
Just as My watch said the 5.5k was 96% complete it launched into a rousing mix of Carmina Burana which I thought was a nice way to cross the finish line 🙂
I don’t seem to be getting any quicker, in fact the stats say my km pace fell from 7:11 to 8:28 throughout the Run although my bpm stayed pretty much on the music. I do really shorten my stride when the going gets tough 🙂