Re: Re: Consistency !!!!!!!

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Zeke
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Ed 1 wrote:
…just take two months or so to get out there at least 55 days per week and build from there it will be so worth it.

55 days per week might be difficult. 😉

Ryan wrote:
Of course, the next thing to learn is that the benefits of consistency go beyond day to day or week to week consistency. If you consistently build your training from month to month and year to year, your times will relatively consistently improve.

I totally agree with Ryan. While I considered myself a pretty consistent runner in the past, I’d still take 3-5 days off a month. These were mostly for no reason other than “I’m tired” or “I don’t feel like running today.” Through the first 3 months of this year I’ve taken 2 days off and I’m feeling stronger than ever.

Glad to hear you’re pleased with your speed and endurance. Can’t wait to hear how your next race goes. It’ll be interesting to compare it to the Jingle Bell 10k.

Ed, your consistency has improved a lot over the last 3 months, but you still have LOTS of room for improvement. I think you’ve averaged nearly 3 days off per week over the last 2 months. Get that down to 2 days off per week, then 1 day off per week and you’ll see even more improvements.