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Week off...will it set me back ..

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Thetallestsunflower Sat 23-May-15 22:42:42

I had a really good 10k run today and it was the first time I felt like I was improving and getting somewhere.
However I'm away for a week now with my kids and it will be a week on Monday til I can get out running again (other than a few gentle jogs with the kids)
Do you think a week off will set me right back? I will hope fully be able to swim and do some bits of strength stuff cxx

Urbanvoltaire Sun 24-May-15 09:27:54

Are you able to do some high intensity sessions in your week off? Eg squats, burpees, 50 secs on, 10 secs off (or 45/15) times 6 or as many as you can manage. Run up & down stairs if you can.

Sit-ups, plank will help stomache & core muscles, plus some stretching every day.

I think the key is to keep as active as possible, and walk everywhere !

pootlebug Sun 24-May-15 19:26:41

How old are your kids? Can you do anything at all….I have run around the perimeter of a playground with the kids playing in the middle before now! Or you could do sprint races - just start x distance behind them so that it's competitive.

But in the end a week won't be the end of the world - just pick it up as soon as you're back before you fall out of the habit.

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