Little Hill Sprints and log rustling 31/1/10

At a secret location somewhere in Shropshire at the AlJ training camp........

video (slide show has sound)

Started on the west side of Little Hill again and jogged to the top . M had a real spring in his step and again bounded off ahead from the start . Once at the top we walked down the eastern side and readied ourselves for 5 hill sprints . Each one was about 15 seconds worth (although probably slightly slower on the last one). Although usually demoralised by M's ability to leave me standing on prolonged up hill running I , for some reason , manage to get my own back on the sprints (something about "fast twitch fibres").
Sprints complete we walked back down towards the truck and passed a pile of logs . We couldn't resist some Geoff Capes/strong man type exercise with the logs . Needless to say , the logs ended up in the back of the truck for usage in the wood burner next year . Usually I only take logs that I know are too small to be of any use to the foresters . I think this time I/we might have got carried away .
Two days later and I'm still feeling the pain in my legs

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6 comments:

  1. Very cool slideshow! Next time it has to be the theme from Rocky...

    Interstingly, my legs are not stiff at all even though I have not been sprinting lately. It's almost as if you are better able to get the most out of yours.

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  2. I'm pleased with the slide show (thanks MattR)and the "superstars" theme seemed to fit well .

    When I did hill sprints on my own last time my legs didn't hurt . I think I try harder when you're on my tail .

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  3. Okay, next time let's bring someone even slower than me so he/she can be on my tail!

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  4. There has to be a realistic chance of me being caught :-)

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  5. Classic mate! Put that wood back...

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