Never the less, there are times when the stars align, the heavens part,
Last week I had my highest mileage week in my life. 66 miles. I think my previous peak was around 60 or 61. I ran 6 days last week which essentially means that I
Getting to 60+ miles per week is a lot like getting to 10 miles a week, 30 miles a week and so on. It takes time, a little bit of listening to your body
As well as the run went, when I finished, I still felt like I ran 21 miles. I created a homemade recovery drink that consisted of a scoop of protein powder, water, chocolate syrup, salt, and coffee – because I read somewhere a while ago that caffeine helps to aid in muscle absorption. Once I drank that, I took a 25 minute shower (and my wife says my showers take forever) and tried my best not to be completely useless for the rest of the day. I’d like to think that I was rather successful – but that would probably be a lie. I was in bed by 9:00pm on the dot.
What tricks to you pull on yourself to not let you quit on a run? Anyone else run completely out and back routes?