Everything in Moderation

Nutrition, Running 1 Comment »

My official Nike+ running mileage has decreased this month as my soccer season is now in full swing. This gives me two less days per week to run. On top of that, I allow myself rest days after each game as part of my recovery process to avoid injury. So that leaves me a maximum of three days a week to run. In reality, I am currently running only a maximum of two times a week. Here’s how my schedule typically flows:

  • Game on Sunday
  • Recovery/rest on Monday
  • Run on Tuesday
  • Another game on Wednesday
  • Recovery/rest on Thursday
  • Another rest on Friday
  • Run on Saturday

Although this does not sound like a lot of dedicated running, I actually believe my exercise schedule is helping rather than hindering my overall fitness level and I am already seeing benefits.

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