Today was my interval training run up those hills I thought were impossible when I started this running lark. Today as I ran I was thinking about my breathing . I remember so clearly week 1 run 1. Absolutely gasping and couldn't make 60 secs. I am now 6 months post graduation - still running, but still feeling like a novice.
My eureka moments was on 5 th interval running up that dam hill, breathing heavily but not gasping. Could there be two types of breathing? . It's still hard work but nowhere near week one. Also at the beginning it was run for 60 secs and an hour to recover. Now it's run for an hour - 60 secs to recover.
I promise there has been no lung transplant, just effort.
So why write this. - well its just an observation. I just remember not posting in the beginning because I though I couldn't do this, today it dawned on me - yeah. I can run. I am not good, but not so bad for an old un .