Day in the life of sub 30 minute 10k runner Paul Whittaker during lockdown.
7.30am - Wake up and have small breakfast which involves porridge with honey and a cup of tea
8.30am - Morning workout - 2 miles w.up jog, 10 x 1200m at specific HR with 1min jog recovery between each - 2 miles w.down jog
i wore Hoka Rincon for the workout which i find are light and responsive.
9.45am - Breakfast - Protein porridge (made by my girlfriend Lucy) with granola, raisins, banana and courgette.. yes courgette! followed by plenty of water
and a few cups of tea
11am - Website work and training plans (PW Performance Coaching is the business i have set up to coach athletes)
1pm- Lunch - Smoked salmon on 2 pieces of toast with 2 poached eggs, salad and tomatoes
3pm - Tea and cake.. with the amount of calories i am burning off during the day i always treat myself to some cake
5pm - Afternoon workout - Easy 7-8 mile run after the morning workout, this is also controlled by HR to make sure i am recovering fully from the morning workout.
On this run i wore a pair of New Balance 1080 V10 which i find to be super cushioned and bouncy
7pm - Dinner - Polenta Pizza with chicken, pesto, cheese, broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms and rocket
8.30pm - Chocolate while watching a film..
10.30pm - Bed time