So, you Want to Run and be Strong
I'm going to give the log thing a try. I've re-introduced running back to my programming since we will be having a PT Test twice a year at work, so I can't let my running slack off. I came from a running background, so my running is coming back pretty fast, but disappointed that I can't run the mile in 6 minutes anymore (currently at 06:30), so that is my goal. So far, I haven't lost any strength since I started running again, so I'm happy.
My programming is a hybrid Westside Conjugate combined with running 4 times per week. I learned the Westside from Rick Scarpulla at Ultimate Advantage and I learned how to add the running wih the help of Alex Viada. So far, I actually put on weight, which is something I wanted go do. My diet is basically Paleoish all day and post workout, I slam the carbs and protein. I try to keep the post workout carbs pretty clean with rice, bananas, or sweet potatoes, but I go a little dirty on e in a while.
Here is my schedule:
1. ME Upper.
4. 1 Mile Recovery Run.
1. ME Lower.
4. Speed Intervals (8x100, 6x200,4x400, or 2x800 meter runs).
1. Core Circuit.
1. DE Upper.
4. 1-3 Mile Pace Run (I started with 1 mile and once I get it under 6 minutes, I'll add another lap and maintain that pace and keep adding laps while keeping that 6 minute pace.).
1. DE Lower.
1. 30-60 minute Long Slow Run.
Have my second PL meet in January and run a 5K sometime next year.