Monday, 1 September 2008

I ran.

Okay, it was on a treadmill. And it was for a total of 20 minutes. Not a lot, but when you haven't really done any for six months, it's a lot. In the interests of common sense, it wasn't 20 minutes of continuous running; I did one minute walking, then a one-minute warm-up, then 10 minutes continuous, then did some sprints of up to 90 seconds (minimum one minute).

I was shagged out afterwards, but jubilant. Genuinely jubilant. New running shoes seem to be excellent, too.

I'll go to the gym again tonight and do a reasonable workout, then go out for a run on the road in the morning, and see how that goes. Then I'm away on business for a couple of days, so I'll take my running shoes with me and enjoy some running in Exeter, down on the canal path, all being well.

Oh, and I weighed myself, and I'm just under another kilo lighter.

Oh, and did I also mention… When I went to the Czech Republic last week, I accidentally took – and wore – jeans that were, theoretically, a size too small for me?


Paul said...

Light weight and comfortable shoes are best for running. I always wear Avia running shoes.

Z said...

Splendid! For the running and the slinky jeans.

badgerdaddy said...

I don't know who this Paul fella is... Apart from a bleedin' comment bot. Grrrrr.

Dandelion said...

I never wear Avia running shoes. What's wrong with the 'das anyway?

Although, usually, if there is a reason to run, there isn't time to change your shoes. If there is time to change your shoes, then there can't be that good of a reason to run, can there? Silly old Paul.

badgerdaddy said...

I've never even heard of Avia... But there's plenty wrong with the 'das in my limited experience. Mind you, they might have changed quite a lot in the last couple of years.

I was in Mizuno this occasion, Paul, you big shite.