Good, warm weather and cold gatoraide.. good running combination. My very fast 5 mile this week was achieved by picturing a mirage of my brother Dave about 20 feet infront of me running backwards to show me how slow I am. He ran with me last week, so the image is pretty fresh. He also did this thing where he'd run next to me and move his arms like he was using an invisable walker. Needless to say, it made me run faster. And picturing him there today was almost equally beneficial. The Ogden Marathon is this Saturday, and my sister and I are running the 5K. I didn't want any distance pressure while I'm trying to loose weight, so 3 miles seemed perfect. We still get a shirt and I believe a medal, so why not? Medals are cool. My average minutes per mile is 11:27 this week, I'm hoping to do 10:45 or under for that race. I'll post my results next Saturday.
Starting ~ 163.5 lbs, 42% body fat
Week 1 ~ 161.0 lbs, 41% body fat, 2.5 lbs lost, 6.37 miles, ave minutes per mile 13:33, best minutes per mile 11:43
Weeks 2 & 3 ~ 159.5 lbs, 41% body fat, 1.5 lbs lost, 4.12 miles, ave mpm 13:31, best mpm 11:14 Also kayaked and swam.. not as effective.
Week 4 ~ 157 lbs, 40% body fat, 2.5 lbs lost, 9.98 miles, ave mpm 13:02, best mpm 11:21
Week 5 ~ 155 lbs, 40% body fat, 2 lbs lost, 18.31 miles, ave mpm 12:50, best mpm 10:32
Week 6 ~ 154 lbs, 39% body fat, 1 lb lost, 13.5 miles, ave mpm 12:31, best mpm 10:27
Week 7 ~ 151 lbs, 39% body fat, 3 lbs lost, 17.91 miles, ave mpm 12:07, best mpm 10:20
Week 8 ~ 151 lbs, 39% body fat, 0 lbs lost, 18.20 miles, ave mpm 11:36, best mpm 9:30
Week 9 ~ 149 lbs, 38% body fat, 2 lbs lost, 18.26 miles, ave mpm 11:27, best mpm 9:29
Overall Totals ~ 14.5 lbs lost, 4% body fat lost, 106.65 miles run