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4x7 Review

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I stumble over quite a lot of interesting articles and some are worth sharing on this site. I plan to do this every 4 weeks (thus “4x7 Review”) and I will include my own posts, some training highlights and some of my nutrition. Enjoy!

As seen on runbikeco.de

Notable past training

Looking back at the month of January I have to say I’m pretty proud of my training. I was able to complete four weeks of solid running:

  • (overlapping with the last review): 40km in Week 1, longest 15km.
  • Week 2: 41.95km, longest 15.3km.
  • Week 3: 40.86km, longest 15.0km.
  • Week 4: 40.91km, longest 15.1km.

This is all with four runs per week, completing the month of January with 167.36km in 17 runs (compared to December: 159.95 km in 21 runs).

Additionally, I did two spinning sessions in the gym for crosstraining as well as a couple of strength training sessions (need to be more consistent in doing those).

This current week is a rest week for me, resulting in only 25km of running.

Upcoming training

The next four weeks will focus on aerobic tempo work and increasing the distance for the long run (15/16/18/19km). The overall mileage will be similar to January, maybe slightly more per week (42+km) and if it all works out I should complete the month of February with 174km!

Food consumed

I won’t bore you with everything I ate during the past four weeks, but there is always a meal or two that was special.

Well. With the holidays being over, there was certainly less big cooking going on in our house. But fear not, Super Bowl is coming up on Sunday and I’m sure I’ll fire up the grill. Hopefully I’ll remember to take pictures for the blog!

Found elsewhere

Lastly, a more or less uncommented link-dump of the past 28 days.

With that, have a great four weeks ahead. And remember, you can subscribe to this blog via Atom as well as Feedburner. And if you prefer email over RSS, subscribe to my newsletter, where you can get all new articles (and certainly no spam) delivered right to your inbox. Thanks for reading!

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