Given the current state of the roads and the trails here in VT, it's looking like treadmill season for a while.
The trails don't have quite enough snow for snowshoeing yet. And, the roads are icy on the edges. We are forecast to have a storm with mixed precip tomorrow and another early next week. These snow/sleet/freezing rain/rain events make the prospects of road running even dimmer in the near future. But, sometimes, the treadmill really isn't so bad. I can dial into a pace, turn on some tunes, and just "relax" for a while.
Last night, I did six miles on the treadmill. I started with 3 very easy miles, and then alternated faster quarters with slower quarters for the last 3 miles. I didn't go fast enough to call it an interval workout. It was more like tempo pace - just pushing the pace a little bit to see how I'd feel.
After Monday's squat workout and last night's run, I'm a bit sore this morning, but nothing like the soreness I had two weeks ago after the first time I did Monday night's weight workout.
Tonight is an upper body night at the gym. Until the first of the year, I will stick with a max of one workout per day, not lifting and running in the same day. Each workout will be an hour or less, unless it's a skiing day. But even on those days, the total amount of time at a high intensity isn't that much.