27 Mar '15, 9am

A Running Break and the Timex Ironman One GPS+ #onegps #runchat #fitfluential

A Running Break and the Timex Ironman One GPS+ #onegps #runchat #fitfluential

Ironically, the week that I’ve been trying to check out all the functions of the new Ironman One GPS+ watch, my body has asked me to stop running. I don’t think I’ve ever had such a clear message before that wasn’t injury-related. I felt sluggish and tired in the ten mile race two weeks ago, and pushed through anyway with 19 miles that day, two ten milers the week after and a 20 mile weekend. So this week, I thought my sluggish legs would bounce back, but on Tuesday’s run I only made it 3 miles before calling it a day. I’m noticing the signs of overtraining - signs I know from my running coach training but have never actually personally experienced before. I think it’s a mix of emotional and physical exhaustion from juggling too many things lately. Instead, I’ve been resting and taking a few walks. I’ll try again soon but I’m trying to do the smart (but very hard thing) an...

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