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...
on diet Soulnoid's own diet  


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-com. 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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