Today was the first day of real soreness since I began training. My calves and feet are sore to the point that my walking is slowed and I can feel it while standing up and putting my weight on them.
I ran for 90 minutes yesterday and then biked for 30. I ran for 45 minutes the day before. I was tired and a little worn out afterwards but I still felt pretty good. However, I worry that I didn't take care of myself sufficiently yesterday and I am paying for it today. I did not eat soon enough after finishing, nor did I drink enough water throughout the rest of the day. Lastly, I didn't ice. Maybe it was two days of running in a row or maybe it was not being careful enough about my post-workout routine but either way, I can feel it.
[[During the run I ate a chocolate bar, some gummy bears, and drank gatorade]]
I am supposed to swim today but swinging my arms for an hour and half yesterday has left my back sore. I am going to take today off, maybe swim a little Saturday and get a long workout in on Sunday. Sunday is supposed to be a short run, long bike, short run. I should be fine for that.