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Runamile21's Log

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:48 pm
by runamile21
I'm JC, from Mississippi, USA. I am 16 years old, about 5'11", weigh 130 lbs. I run track and cross country for my school, and I have been for about 3 or 4 years. I usually run twice a day. I've run a 4:38 1600 meters and a 17:45 5k. I'm starting this simplefit training because I want to get a stronger upper body, because it really helps you get up those hills in Cross Country, and when your legs get tired, those arms and chest really can keep you going! I have 3 goals for my upcoming cross country season: 1. I want to break 16:30 in my 5k. 2. I want to win the state cross country meet. 3. I want to make sure that I'm always running for God and not myself. My dad told me about this website, so I am very excited about trying this all out!

7/20/07 - a.m. level 1 day 3 - 1:39, p.m. 4 miles? don't remember.

7/23/07 - a.m.1 mile warm up, level 2 day 1 - 45 rounds, p.m. 4 miles 8x100m strides

7/24/07 - a.m. off, p.m. 6 miles, drills

7/25/07 - a.m. 1 mile warm up, level 2 day 2 - 3:06, p.m. off

7/26/07 - a.m. 2 miles + plyometrics, p.m. fartlek 1,2,3,5,2,1 + weightlifting and jumproping

7/27/07 - a.m. 1 mile warmup, level 2 day 3 - 1:26.54, p.m. 3 miles 22:14

7/28/07 - a.m. 9.2 miles 1:20:0 (bad day), p.m. off

7/29/07 - a.m. 25 minute run easy, p.m. off

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:59 pm
by ucffool
Oh yeah, you're definitely set for level 3 next week, I can tell already. Welcome!

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:59 pm
by Hosedragger
Very impressive, runamile! Welcome aboard!


Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:54 am
by runamile21
Level 3 Day 1

-42 rounds. I actually went through and read about pullups today... I cannot completely go full arm extension but I grab it, pull myself up, then lower myself to about 90 degree angle or maybe a little further down then go back up.. Is this ok? I can do about 10 like this in a row, should I start doing all full out or keep doing as is? Or maybe stay on level 3 until I can do them all better form? I'm not sure, I think my push ups and squats are fine tho. Thanks for these programs tho - the workouts are always fun and encouraging and I really enjoy the positive atmosphere of the website!


Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:03 pm
by volleyball_man

Go for the full range of motion. What's the hurry?

Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:04 pm
by runamile21
true true... being the runner i am i want everything to happen too fast i think haha alright thanks

level 3 day 3

Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:22 pm
by runamile21
I did all 16 pull ups full today! no cheap ones. haha then 33 push ups and 33 squats 3:01.05.

Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:37 pm
by ucffool
Great! congrats!