Its about 4 weeks into the first phase of my Tough Mudder training plan so far and it seems to be working. As I posted a few weeks ago, I had to be forced to simplify my training plan to running three days a week with strength work on the other two day. After two weeks of pain and suffering, running 3 miles has become “easy”. Not easy in the way that sitting on the couch is easy, but my aerobic capacity seems to have finally woken up and started working for me. My calves are still shocked that they are being forced to work in this manner on a regular basis, but aside from some mild soreness, they’ve fallen in line as well. The strength work has stabilized as well and I’ve been able to increase load and/or volume on my strength workouts.
|Joe Caron sets a national masters
record with a jerk of 125.5kg
|Training for the Highland Games required that
I not do a lot of other stupid stuff guaranteed
to derail my progress.