5 hours ago
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Running Day 1
I went this morning with Charlotte and Matt's ipod in tow. I'm starting off slow; I don't want to burn myself out.
I did 10 minutes of warm up walking. Then I did 1 minute of running, 1 minute of walking, and rotated this circuit for 10 minutes. Followed by 5 minutes of cool down.
Afterward I had pretty bad wheezing and shortness of breath. I've currently completely cooled down and I'm still wheezing with a bad chesty cough. I googled this and found something called "athlete asthma", which is brought on by any sort of exercise.
I'm hoping it's just a side effect of being out of shape. It's not going to stop me; but I may consider going to the Dr. to get an inhaler to use right before running... I've read it works wonders.
Charlotte experienced no wheezing. She's in great shape :)
Any thoughts/comments from you runners/exercisers??