Today I decided to just run. See what I can do now at my 144 heart rate. It was perfect run weather.
I’ve been wanting to write a report on the latest improvements, but the data is quite stupid to sort as I don’t name my runs and therefore it’s hard to say with all the hills I’ve been doing. I might still do it, but not now.
However I remembered that I did a 2 hour run on the same route in January and so this was perfect for comparison. The funny thing is, I ran pretty much as far back then!
So what is the difference? 6 beats. I now ran at 144 for 2 hours and back then I ran at 151 average. I’m also getting faster as I can see on my Strava segments.
I ran a segment on May 14th this year and again today. I ran at 143 heart rate on both occasions. In May I ran at a pace of 9:40/km and today 8:27/km.
Small improvements, but I am still injury free and increasing my pace while running at the same low heart rate.