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Old Wed, Mar-04-20, 08:21
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Plan: My own - < 30 net carbs
Stats: 440/219/210 Male 5' 11"
BF:Energy Unleashed
Progress: 96%
Location: Central Virginia - USA
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So this was my lazy February...

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[Feb 01 - 13,148
Feb 02 - 16,088 - 5K indoor jog at the Y - HR 145 - Time 42:41
Feb 03 - 11,084
Feb 04 - 14,447
Feb 05 - 12,045
Feb 06 - 17,692 - 5K indoor jog at the Y - HR 139 - Time 43:57
Feb 07 - 14,565
Feb 08 -- 9,656
Feb 09 - 20,226
Feb 10 - 10,460
Feb 11 - 12,594
Feb 12 - 14,323
Feb 13 - 10,300
Feb 14 - 11,404
Feb 15 - 13,174
Feb 16 - 15,320
Feb 17 - 12,409
Feb 18 - 12,737
Feb 19 - 10,901
Feb 20 - 13,892
Feb 21 - 10,712
Feb 22 - 11,014
Feb 23 - 12,199
Feb 24 - 13,662
Feb 25 - 12,910
Feb 26 - 11,227
Feb 27 - 13,673
Feb 28 - 10,792
Feb 29 - 10,590

February Summary

Total Steps: 373,244
Total Miles: 178
Average daily: 12,871
Miles Bicycling: 0
Miles Jogging: 6.2


This was my worst showing in terms of average steps in a long time. At least I'm still moving everyday. I can't be too upset about that.

I've been laying off the jogging for the past few weeks. I've been working long hours and fighting off a minor bug of some kind, but I did this mainly to let my knee injury fully recover. I also saw this as an aid to getting my eating (portion size) under control. When I lost all my weight several years ago I was not jogging as part of my routine. In fact, whenever I've been training hard for a 10K race I always manage to be gaining weight. This past year I put on several pounds. I'm working on my eating to reverse this trend.

I have a 10K coming up at the end of the month. The plan is to ease back into jogging over the next few weeks and run my 2020 Richmond 10K at a comfortably slow pace. Kelsey shall wear the crown this year.
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Old Mon, Mar-16-20, 12:14
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Plan: My own - < 30 net carbs
Stats: 440/219/210 Male 5' 11"
BF:Energy Unleashed
Progress: 96%
Location: Central Virginia - USA
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... I have a 10K coming up at the end of the month. The plan is to ease back into jogging over the next few weeks and run my 2020 Richmond 10K at a comfortably slow pace. Kelsey shall wear the crown this year.

Well, not so fast on the Kelsey wearing the crown this year business. They've postponed the March 28th Richmond 10K as a result of the virus pandemic. It will now be run in late September 2020. That gives me 6 months to shed some weight, fully heal my knee and get back into 10K form with my jogging. It was going to be a cake walk for Kel this year. She has really taken up jogging as her way to stay fit while I've been slacking off. Looks like I now have a chance to make it a real race again. Motivation is where you find it. I need to take advantage of this.
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Old Sat, Mar-28-20, 11:30
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Plan: My own - < 30 net carbs
Stats: 440/219/210 Male 5' 11"
BF:Energy Unleashed
Progress: 96%
Location: Central Virginia - USA
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Today would have been my 5th annual Richmond Monument Avenue 10K. The pandemic nixed that. It has been postponed until September 26th. There is no doubt that I would have run a slow race today. Kelsey would have had her first victory against her dear old dad.

I'm a few pounds up on the scale from last year's race (when I ran my fastest time), but I don't think that it would have been much of a factor. I simply did not train for this race like I did last year. The minor, yet nagging knee injury I suffered in a tough hike last November knocked me off of my game. I cut way back on the jogging to let it heal. The knee is good to go now; I'm just not in jogging shape. I'm taking a break from jogging and ramping up on my walking for now. At some point I need to get back to training for the upcoming 10K. I want to lose some of my excess weight first, though.

Kel has made jogging her thing now. She has kept it up through the winter months running on campus outdoors. Even if I do adequate training for September's race I will be hard pressed to beat her. She will have won fair and square an I will have no excuses. That's how it should be.
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