I am not a runner.
Well, not naturally, it’s something I’m going to have to teach myself. To work my way up to. That’s why I have a jogging target as one of my goals – to be able to jog at 10.0kph for 20 minutes. Now when I do have little burst of jogging that’s not on a sporting field or court, I go at about 9.0kph… and I thought it was about 3 mins. So, a very long ways to go.
Yesterday morning I got up brought and early and was at the gym just after 6am. It was still very dark, and dark until close to 7am. But it was cool, it was quiet, and I’m going there tomorrow mornging for a weights session with Rish (I think) and again Friday morning for cardio… (not this morning – I have time to go tonight, and I was up too late watching India beat Australia. Ponting is such a sook.)
Ok. I had to start somewhere. So, since the treadmills were nice and free (no line-ups or people on them who I’m sure had been there for longer than the allowed 30 mins) I hoppped on and started at a walking pace, to get myself moving… Then upped to my usual 9.0… and lasted at that speech for 5mins, or two songs on my ipod. Small steps, but at least I’ve taken the first one.
I then spent another hour on other equipment – something, which is like an elliptical trainer, but you can adjust the height your legs have to step up, and then the stepper. Sweaty!
(Let’s just move on from the fact that i then went on to eat too many “Sometimes foods” as the kids would call them while reading the Very Hungry Caterpillar (oh I love that book) in the day)
Today is a new day. A Wednesday, so I know there will be a meeting which will probably have cake involved. I will have a small slice if it’s something I like, but won’t delve into some of the other things I had today. :p
Not long til wordpress 2.5!
(I will be a runner, it will just take time and hard work!)