On the Run….

So, I have adopted the 5K/Day Method this year, so far so good. Today is Day 7, as I started December 29th, 2013 a few days before the start of 2014. I feel great, despite minor injuries that I still manage to function on. Sore knees or the possibility of hairline fractures or simply just sprains in my metatarsals in my right foot, still I get myself up and run.  All in all the running is good for my mental psyche these days. Sometimes I wake up feeling like this:

feel like screaming

I don’t always run at the same time of day either. Sometimes I wait until my mood improves, then I realize a good run is what I need to boost my mood, other times it may just depend on my work schedule that day when I get my run in, and here lately, when the sun’s out and what the thermometer says the weather and windchill is outside! Not a fan of 20 degree runs, been there done that at my last half marathon on Thanksgiving 2013, don’t care to train in it though! However, gotta do what you gotta do!

1236183_158242237705316_1303922637_n

So, likewise we are at day 7 of 5K a day for 2014. I got about a 3 day head start, so it’s technically only day 4, but whose keeping up anyway, except me and my Nike+ run tracker….lol!

MyNike+ Activity

My run tracker has also told me I’ve burned over 1800 Calories this week, which to be exact I’ve burned 2,100 Calories this week with running alone. I still weight train, and those calories don’t get counted or tracked anywhere, so I’m probably burning anywhere from 2,500 to 2,700 Calories per week by doing this, not to mention the EPOC affect that increases my metabolic rate for a period of time post work out, burning a few extra calories in the process. So despite how much I hate running in the cold, I do it, and plus most road races are during the fall/winter season anyway, so I gotta get over it!

bundle up and werk

 

Until Next Time….I’m On The RUN…..

577433_10151374383357745_925793200_n

~ Candice Maria ~

pic39

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s