The daily log of Frank Livolsi for Friday, August 02, 2019

3-Mile Thresh

Run

: 10.00 Mile(s) : 00:00:00 : : : 0.0

Daily Note

3.5-mile warmup (3.5 miles)
3-mile thresh in 16:01.3 (6.5 miles)
5:28.3, 5:20.8, 5:12.3 (5:20.4 avg)
3.5-mile cooldown (10 miles)
Ran TTC
Hot outside
Hydrated well
Core & Shoulders
Stretched out for just over 9 mins and then rolled out for just under 3.5 mins after the run.
After reflecting on this, I definitely messed this up. The plan was to keep it at the same pace that I was doing my mile repeats, which is how the first mile went. I'm not sure what it was, but the second mile ended up being a good bit faster. The effort felt the same, but the pace was different. This is a problem that I have, doing too much too soon. I went into the third mile with the intent to make it a fast one. I felt calm and relaxed through the first half-mile of it, but towards the end I found myself thinking "stay on pace" and rationalizing my decision with "it's only a half-mile, and I'm done after". I don't think this was a total loss, in fact, it is only a total loss if I don't take anything away from it. So I'll take away this: at this point of the season, it could have gone way better if it was slower. It is only August, I don't need to be fast until November, and I should be thinking that during all of my workouts.

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