In an effort to complicate my workouts some, I tried running the first 4 at base HR, then progress for the next 3 miles to just about LT. Then cool off a mile for an even 8. I like the workout, I felt like I exercised my aerobic machine for a while, and then did the same for my anaerobic twitchy musculature systems. On a suckiness scale of 1-10, I'll give it an high 7. That's straight from the Bigun PS workout system - Perceived Suckiness.
Should I even mention the insanely hot, humid conditions at 3pm in Tampa? It had just rained - I thought that would cool it down some - it did; only 85 degrees, but one MILLION percent humidity. Fun.
Afterward, sucking down copious fluids, and not the beer variety, my Dad calls me. He's just arrived with his moving truck, and needs help. Who am I to refuse my dad in need? If I wasn't smoked before hand, unloading the never-ending furniture, followed by the infinite number of boxes totally bonked me.
Now if I can time a bike ride right, in between all this rain, I can really beat myself into a good night's sleep. Fun stuff!