Jogging into oblivion

May 2016

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Location:

Rochester,IL,USA

Member Since:

Aug 10, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon PR - 3:05 (3:06 at Boston)

Completed a dozen marathons and a handful of 50 mile ultras.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Make a come back from setbacks and build aerobic base. Pacemaker implant for Symptomatic Bradycardia in 2016.  Cardiac ablation for SVT in 2019.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lose about 50-60 lbs. and maybe complete another marathon.

Personal:

Enjoy doing stuff I wasn't built to do.  Married with children, and two fluffy dogs. 

Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?  1 Cor. 1:20

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:29

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 26.90 Year: 876.74
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102.400.003.253.25108.90
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8 + 2 mi - Morning and lunch combo.  A lot of interruptions in my running schedule these days.  Forced to do most activity in the early morning.  If it don't get done before 8am then it more than likely won't happen.

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10 mi - Tried to push the pace more during last two miles.  My right arch continues to complain during these trips.

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2 mi - Giving right foot/arch a break to catch up.  Did some cross training of sorts alternating steep walking and easy jogging on the TM.  Followed by strength training.

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Resting right foot/arch.

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5 mi - Short speed surges with walking intervals.  Right foot/arch held up well.

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9.7 mi - Before work and all done really easy.

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10.4 mi - Before work, included 8 x speed surges with 30-60 sec rest intervals during the last half.

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3.200.000.000.003.20

3.2 mi - Rode the indoor bike (9.6 mi) and then went to strength training.  Since I averaged around 20 mph on the bike, I used 3 as my divisor to estimate running miles. 

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9 mi - Before work all done easy, but not "really" easy.  These days I have about 5 levels of easy.  Super, very, moderately, really and then just plain easy.

4 mi - Spinned 12.5 mi during the lunch hour followed by some stretching.

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11.300.000.000.0011.30

7.8 mi - Willed myself out of bed and went wandering around outside. Up a bit late last night after helping coach my daughter's softball game. 

3.5 mi - Bike 10.5 mi during lunch followed by stretching.

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6 mi - Run during lunch hour including some short intervals with equally short recoveries. 

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10 mi - Easy run before work.  Trying a reboot after being sick last week.

3.2 mi - Run equivalent for biking 30 minutes.  Strength training afterward.

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5 mi - Lunch hour run, 15 x short speed intervals with short recoveries.

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5 mi - Lunch run including 15 minutes at current tempo pace :(

 

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5 mi - Mixed in some fartleks throughout, followed by strength training.

Heading back to cardiologist tomorrow for a check-up.  Feels like I'm creeping towards getting a pacemaker.  My bradycardia is becoming more symptomatic as the years pass.

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Rest day.  Had a follow-up appt. with Cardiologist today.  Resting heart rate has continued to fall over the past year even though my activity level has declined.  Discussed all of my other symptoms (constant fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, shortness of breath, etc.).  I was hoping it would get better but seems to be getting worse (not sure what normal feels like anymore).  I suppose I could just take the next 10 years off from vigorous exercise and see what happens, but as we age our heart rates continue to fall.  So decided it was time I go to an EP specialist to discuss implanting a pacemaker.  Owe it to the family to not mess around with it anymore. 

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