Teaching the basics of running via the experiences of an 82-year old man who has been running for over 44 years, including the completion of four marathons and training for a fifth marathon.
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
My body spoke to me, and it said, "I need rest"
My wakeup HR was 47 again, but my body was tired, and I ran my two-hour run as a slow, rest run. My last four or five runs have been very good and faster than my usual pace, and it was time to give my body a rest. I didn't sweat much, and the 16 oz of water that I carried was about right.