Teaching the basics of running via the experiences of an 82 year old man who has been running and walking for over 44 years, including the completion of four marathons and training for a fifth marathon.
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.