Allison’s Training: 75 Days to Go
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It was a cold, gray day, making pool time a welcome workout. Today was water running! Jessie calls it aqua jogging. Even though she is my editor, I don’t. I was skeptical at first, but have come to enjoy it. However, my swimming daughter ignores me if I’m finishing a water running running workout when she shows up for swim practice — even when I wave enthusiastically, hmm.
I wear a flotation belt for my runs.
Water run for a total of 60 minutes, including:
8 x 30 seconds fast/30 seconds easy
4 x (1 minute right arm up, 1 minute left arm up, 1 minute rest)
4 x (30 seconds both arms up/30 seconds easy)
12 minutes, increasing tempo every 2 minutes
For the remaining time, I included 15 minutes of running/staying upright against the current in the lazy river. Try it, you’ll be surprised at how hard it is!