Wednesday, July 01, 2009


One of the bloggers I read regularly had blogged about breathing while running.  Cinemarie - was it you??  I commented that I hadn't ever noticed my breath while running and that I was going to have to take note next time I was out for a run.

Well, I've been out running a couple of times now with the puppy, and in the middle of my run I think about my breathing.  And my report is that when I'm running, I do not think about my breathing at all.  What I mean is that it is so natural and effortless that I would argue that I hadn't even been breathing.  Kinda like (and yet the opposite of) the feeling you get sometimes when you're swimming under water a lot and you're so comfortable under there that it doesn't feel like you're holding your breath?  Anyhow - there you go.  My breathing is the one thing when I'm running that does not cause me any discomfort (or thought apparently) at all, ever.  

I just got a new iPod nano (purplefrom Air miles yesterday and took it out for it's first run today.  I have to get a proper holder for it, but I made do with my old one, which is from a different generation of nano.  My puppy & I ran almost 4.5k and my pace down a bit - or is it up?  I ran a bit faster anyhow, whichever it is, and my pace was 7'39/km.  Not bad considering I had to stop twice for dog business.  I hate running with poop - but what are you going to do??

I did the Workout Wednesday routine for the challenge.  I liked it so much I'm going to add it to my regular rotation.  Awesome job making it up Amy!!

So, yesterday I did my run with Indiana (almost 3.5k) but husband wanted to go up to the Club, so I went with him and did 30 minutes on the spin bike & 23 minutes of hill programs on the treadmill.  I'd say I only put in a moderate effort, since I honestly didn't feel like going up at all!

Today I did my Fitness magazine program and the routine for the challenge.  That took a total of 45 minutes.  Then I ran with pup.  I'd list the particulars, but I have to run - we are off to watch the Stampeders play the Alouettes.  Thank goodness we have box seats - cause it looks like rain!!

Have a healthy day bloggers!!

1 comment:

  1. What sport are you watching?

    I thought the Challenge workout was BRUTAL, which probably means I should do it regularly!