Soulnoid's Journal, 11 March 2013

Day 412- So maybe I am getting to geeky into my training. I bought a heart rate monitor and have been tracking myself all day.... I have a HR of 55-60 while at rest and just above that as I type. What got me started on this was a few podcasts I listened to about building you aerobic strength compared to you anaerobic strength. From what I can tell there is a ton you can build yourself up in this area to perform in running and other duration sports. What got me started was I could not get my heart rate up when I was riding a stationary bike. I had to get my resistance way up to get my HR up and would wear out my legs before my heart. I have been reading everything I can about this lately and trying to find my sweet spot. I got a chest strap with my HR watch, but can't get it to work yet, it must need a new battery (eBay special, LOL). I have heard that each of us have a magic spot we should train at and I would need to do a few tests to find mine.

I did run a 5K yesterday and set a new PR by a few seconds, but after looking back, I had to much left in my tank when I put it in gear about 1/2 mi from the finish. I finished way to strong and need to figure out where that line is. I was tired the rest of the day, but knew I could of done better, also upping my training distance so I can get to that 10K soon. I will do a half by the end of summer. Also, looking into a Tri if I can find somewhere to swim.

Besides all this diet has been OK. Was away at corp all last week and had plenty of temptations. I ate my fare share of dark chocolate..... came home to losing a lb. I have also come to the conclusion my body won't shed much more. I will have to do a full fitness program to tone the rest of my body.

Diet Calendar Entry for 11 March 2013:
562 kcal Fat: 14.67g | Prot: 24.68g | Carb: 86.66g.   Breakfast: Hard-Boiled Egg, Bananas. Lunch: Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, Baby Spinach, Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette, Cucumber (Peeled), Grape Tomatoes, Organic Red Quinoa. Snacks/Other: Banana Chips, coffee. more...
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Being at the point thaty it's about fitness rather than loss is amazing! Nice job being away and still maintaining. 
11 Mar 13 by member: thynes
I'm doing HR Training right now. If you want to follow a blog of someone who has done it check out Kat at stubbysticks-dot-wordpress-dot... She had a personal trainer while she was doing it and made some really good progress. I'm following what she did and am in week 6 of 12. I can already notice a difference. Good luck! 
11 Mar 13 by member: tglenna
that was supposed to end in dot com. ;) 
11 Mar 13 by member: tglenna
Hope it helps you train but way too geeky for me - LOL.  
11 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
I was going to say... Tglenna is the new expert on HR training :) I would like to try it someday when I can invest in a HR monitor.  
12 Mar 13 by member: Bkeller1023
Not too geeky, wish I had a hr monitor. Hey, My heartrate does just the oposite, I need advice on that.. hmm 
12 Mar 13 by member: Lizzygracemusic
Great job on the fitness! 
13 Mar 13 by member: Helewis

     
 

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