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(DAY 373) Running 100 Kms - My February 2024 Achievement

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Gaurav Parashar

In February 2024, I accomplished a significant milestone in my fitness journey: running 100 kilometers. This achievement marks the second consecutive month of reaching this goal, following January 2024. As I reflect on this accomplishment, I am filled with gratitude for the opportunity to push myself and strive for greater fitness levels.

Setting the Goal

Running 100 kilometers in a month is no easy feat, but I was determined to challenge myself and maintain consistency in my fitness routine. After successfully completing this goal in January, I was motivated to continue pushing my limits and set the same target for February.

Running 100 kms in February 2024, 01 March 2024

The Journey

To achieve this milestone, I broke down my runs into manageable sessions. Over the course of February, I completed 18 - 5-kilometer runs and one 10-kilometer run, totaling 19 sessions. Each session brought its own set of challenges, but I remained committed to my goal and pushed through.

Embracing Variety

While running on the treadmill has been a reliable option for me, I also made an effort to vary my workouts and explore different environments. Incorporating outdoor runs allowed me to connect with nature and experience the thrill of exploring new routes.

Pre and Post-Run Routine

Prioritizing pre and post-run stretches played a crucial role in keeping me injury-free throughout my journey. These routines helped prepare my body for the physical demands of running and aided in recovery afterward.

Transition to Swimming

As swimming facilities become available again, I am excited to shift my focus to incorporating swimming into my cardio routine. This change will provide a refreshing break from running while still allowing me to maintain my fitness levels.

Completing 100 kilometers of running in February 2024 has been a rewarding experience. I am grateful for the opportunity to challenge myself, push my limits, and prioritize my health and well-being. As I look ahead, I am excited to continue this journey of fitness and set new goals for the months to come. In conclusion, running 100 kilometers in February 2024 has been a testament to dedication, perseverance, and the joy of pushing oneself beyond limits. I am grateful for the support and encouragement along the way, and I look forward to embracing new challenges and achievements in the future.