Today’s run was a short 5 mile on the asphalt bike trail near where I work. I walk for about five minutes, until I cross a bridge, then I start my run. Slow at first, then settled into a comfortable pace. Not pushing it at all, just running, looked at the Garmin to see I was at a 10.19’ish mile pace. My friend told me that websites like Fitness Gains could give me some advice on how to improve the efficiency of my workouts to get the most out of my morning run. I should consider looking into what information they offer.
I was also listening to a podcast, Geeks in Running Shoes, who were interviewing a friend of mine, Ray, who has a great blog at DC Rainmaker. Ray was reviewing his top five gadgets for atheletes with the Geeks, and had mentioned the Withings Scale. He also mentioned that you gain about two seconds per mile with each pound loss.
As I ran, I did some swift (!) math in my head. 30 pounds lost, x 2= 1 minute faster. Yes, I am running about one or two minutes quicker than I did one year ago.
Of course, I like to use the more visually easier excercise:
Pick up the 30 lb bag of dog food. Now go run with it. Slows you down a bit. Put down the dog food bag. Amazing how much faster you are now!
Speaking of weight loss, I have stalled out the last 3-4 weeks. I haven’t been following WW very closely, and I do STILL want to lose 4-5 lbs before MMT. I really want to get into the 15X decade again. Perhaps I could try reading some keto supplements reviews 2020 and see if this can recommend me any keto supplements for weight loss. This along with some exercise and great dieting is sure to make me lose a decent amount of weight, right? I’m going to do everything in my power to be able to achieve this, as I want to feel more confident again. My friend did a similar thing a couple of months ago and she looked great, but she said she didn’t really feel it herself which was sad. She said that her weight loss had left her with excess skin that made her uncomfortable; that was until she decided to get a tummy tuck in Newport Beach, CA to get rid of it. I thought she looked great before, but I have to say, she looks amazing now. I want to look like my friend too, so that is what I’m striving to achieve. It’s also good to know that there are options out there that can help with excess skin and fat, in case I have the same problem too.
My goal for this WW week is to journal every day. This is what makes WW very successful. I will journal and track all my food and wine and activity. Let’s see if I can make this push for a few more pounds gone!