Decided to really slow down for today's run, as I've been feeling pressured for some reason.
After all, I should be enjoying this shouldn't I?? Somewhere it's got a little lost, so today was an effort to try and relax. The first 10 minute run was surprisingly hard, but by the time around 9 minutes had gone by I was well into the swing of it and was a trifle annoyed when told to slow down and walk.
I noticed recovery was very quick, a sign of improved fitness I guess. The second 10 minutes was fab. As I run in the hills, (foggy as heck today), there are lots of little ups and downs, and today the second 10 finished with a lovely gentle downwards incline. This meant that when I was told there were only 60 seconds left, I was off! Running!! And an extra minute or so as well!
So by taking the pressure off myself, it all slotted into place, and I can honestly say the sparkle is back! Roll on run 3!
PS Have laughed so much at the recent blogs, thank you all, and happy running!