weekly summary: Jan 06 – Jan 12

low miles but a couple of reasonable runs combined with a good gym session – real work to follow
low miles but a couple of reasonable runs combined with a good gym session – real work to follow

Not a great week for mileage but it didn’t have to be at the height of ‘off-season’. Health-wise things were a little below par and with my treadmill being out of action at the moment, the opportunity to hop on without any thought and squeeze in 10km was not an option.

Still, despite the lack of cumulative miles there were a couple of reasonable runs. Not pushing things and not being too slack either. Got to the gym also for the second time in a week which was good. Increased the squat load slightly and maintained control on the split squats, dropping back the weight a little in favour of avoiding the strained legs acquired by their reintroduction from the previous gym session. The real work steps up next week with the beginning of the ‘road to Tralee’.

BS = Back Squat; RDL = Romanian Dead-lift; SS = Split Squats

Warm-up: BS 5x70kg, 5x80kg, 3x90kg
BS: 2x(5-rep) @ 95kg, 1x(5-rep) @ 100kg
RDL: 3x(5-rep) @70kg
SS: 2x(5-rep each side) @30kg

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