Category Archives: training technique

Week In Review – 26 May 2019

I am a quarter way done with my 20 week marathon training. From a fitness point of view, I am less fit as compared to last year and have my work cut out to bring myself up to last year’s … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – My Peru Trip in Video

Marathon Training 38 min (approx 4 miles) plus strides, sunny & cool 59 degree One of the advantages in the early phase of a marathon training is that it has less pressure. Runs are easy paced and short. More time … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 19 May 2019

What a week this had been. I concluded my visit to Machu Picchu, and Peru in general. Took away with me, besides the pictures, many newfound knowledge. Even though my marathon training had to be modified due to the trip … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 May 2019

Know your pace for marathoners is equivalent to the maxim about know thyself – it is  easier said than done.  To realize the reward, paying attention and working diligently towards the end goal have no substitutes.  My marathon training is … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Run By Feel, Part 2

29 minutes (approx. 3 miles), cloudy & mid 60s This morning’s 3 mile easy pace run was not so easy.  The culprit?  A not-so-good night of sleep.  I woke up in the middle of the night and had a hard … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 1 – On Better Quality Training

38 minutes (approx. 4 miles) incl/ fartlek; cool breeze & 54 degree Fahrenheit. Coach Greg McMillan (of the McMillan Calculator fame) suggests that training by minutes instead of miles provides more quality and consistent training for runners.  The concept is … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking, Part 2

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.  ~Viktor Frankl Critical thinking means staying objective and thinking critically, … Continue reading

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Winter Sessions

The piles of snow this winter and the wind chills are keeping me off the road more than I like.  But upside of this confinement is the space it created in my days to practice more yoga and meditation.  Both … Continue reading

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H.I.I.T.

Stands for High Intensity Interval Training.  It is the secret to fitness training, and how a 101 year old set a world record for centenarian cyclist distance (in an hour).  According to the AARP, HIIT is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Heart Work Is Hard Work

Listening to or following your heart sounds deceptively easy.  All one needs to do is to listen deeply, find that voice from within, and follow it.  Simple, right?  What is my problem, you ask? My challenge is I can’t find … Continue reading

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