Yesterday was supposed to be my rest day. In the morning, I did some stretching and foam rolling.
However, my run on Thursday night was shorter than what I was supposed to do on my training schedule - partly because I was low on time, and partly because my legs really weren't feeling it. So, after work on Friday, I did a 70-min run - on my new treadmill!
My new treadmill was delivered yesterday afternoon. It is a Spirit Fitness XT485. I have to admit that I also wanted to run on it as soon as possible. It thumps so much less when I run on it! And it doesn't creak like it's about to collapse! And it doesn't slip!
I ran for 1:10:00 at 5.7 mph, so the distance came to 6.64 mi. This run still felt hard - my legs just aren't very happy lately. Too much Hammer and Chisel, I think.
This afternoon, I was supposed to have a practice with my tennis team, but plans changed and I didn't get to do that. So I did another run on the treadmill instead. I ran for an hour at 5.7 mph. Because the treadmill is kind of slow getting up to speed, the distance only came to 5.65 mi. I suppose that's more accurate than the previous treadmill, because it certainly did that, too, but it's a bit annoying to record it that way. This run felt a little bit better than yesterday's, but I still took a lot of breaks.