I’ve been out of commission the last few days thanks to an old back injury. I’m not sure exactly what it is – I haven’t seen a doctor simply because by the time I’d get an appointment, the pain would be gone. But the last few days have been spent on the couch in hopes that it go away once again, without too much impact on my training plan.
How do you deal with an injury during your training plan?
Monday 6/12: Swim Lesson #2 (40:00)
Freestyle and Breaststroke drills
Tuesday 6/13: 0.78 mi (16:46) 21:30 min/mi
What a giant failure of a track workout! It was like 93 degrees outside. I tried, but hadn’t been feeling great the whole day and I just couldn’t run. I tried, but my body was not having it.
Wednesday 6/14: Swim Lesson #3 (40:00)
Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke drills
Thursday 6/15: 2.01 mi (28:17) 14:02 min/mi
Friday 6/16: 2.48 miles (40:00) 16:07 min/mi
Since I didn’t get any speed work done on Tuesday, I tried to some during my treadmill workout on Friday. I grabbed this workout from Pinterest:
Saturday 6/17: Thankfully planned rest day – woke up with a painful back. Roswell and I went to the Maryland Lavender Festival and, then while he went on a bike ride, I rested my back in the afternoon.
Sunday 6/18: I had six miles on my plan, but thanks to my back, I decided to take the day off. I’m hoping this doesn’t get me too far behind on training as there are only 90 days until the race!
Total mileage for the week: 5.28 miles
Total mileage for NAFHALF training cycle: 43.57 miles
Current Plan for next week:
Swim cancelled due to weather, thank goodness for rest
Tuesday: Walk PM?
Wednesday: Swim PM
Thursday: Run AM
Friday: Gym AM
Sunday: Long Run (6 miles)