1st attempt at increasing speed

Well up at 4:15 for my 4:45 run had a drink of water and played on the IPad before going out set off with the intention of increasing my speed started with the 5 minute warm up and then we are ready decided to run for 2km then walk for 1km and run for 1km didn't quite work out like that as ended up walking for 1/2 a km during the walking bits so need a bit of practice didn't help having to keep looking at the Garmin as my Casio stopwatch needs a new strap which my wife needs to pick up for me. On a positive note got 2 PB's this morning fastest 1Km in 6:06.5 minutes and fastest mile in 11:02 unfortunately cannot sustain that at the moment but I am sure with practice and time it will come but having said that still did 5km so more than happy not sure when doing next run but do intend to have a lazy fathers day on Sunday so a definitely no running.

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  • Stronger to get faster 🙂

    You need strong calves, upper body, core etc 🏃💪✔️🏋️

  • That is my next task on non running days

  • Oh it's all good fun. I take my neighbour's dog for long walks. Just off to fetch him now. Cycling, swimming, dancing, strength stuff. I do exercise dvd's at home 🙂

  • Back to your usual get up times I see 🙂 Well done on the PB's.

  • Yep thought you'd be impressed with that time

  • Who wouldn't be. I'll be thinking of you when I have ot get up at 5.30 on Monday and Tuesday after 14 years of not working shifts!

  • It is a shock to the system without a doubt.

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