Tag Archives: endurance

Week In Review – 12 Aug 2018

Week Sixteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 52. My weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute. What a week this one has been.  Lots of stresses, some planed, others not.  My long … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 16 – What Does “Spent” Feel Like?

21 miles long run (230 minutes), cloudy & 78 degree. Running consumes energy.  For average person, that is about 100 calories per mile.  And our body is capable of storing up to 2000 calories.  So for endurance running, 20-21 miles is where … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Good Habits

2 mile warm up, 5 mile tempo, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 78 degree Feels good to be back on the marathon training after a day of unexpected “off.”  By now my body is more conditioned to go out, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 16 – The Waiting Game, Part 2

Part 1, here. The second time my life got put in a suspended animation is when my mom went into the hospital. My mother is in her mid 80’s and has an history of heart condition.  So when she complained … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 13 – Body Intelligence Meditation

20 miles (220 minutes) long run, cloudy & 67 degree Long run today ended up 20 miles and 3 hours 40 minutes.  A bit longer than I originally planned but why not.  Had good company of fellow SRCers (Brandon, PJ, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 12 – Long Run Day Double

19 solo miles (207 minutes), sunny & 78 degree The concept of long run day double is to give the already fatigued legs an active recovery. Does it work?  Well, I ran 19 miles this morning and my legs are … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Jul 2018

Week Ten of my Erie Marathon training.  Half way there. Hoohoo.  Total miles ran this week: 26 (down-week).  My weight is 148.2 pounds and resting heart rate 53 beats per minute. On top of being a down-week, the highlight of the week … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Homestretch

7 miles easy pace + 4 strides, sunny & 73 degree Not going to deny it, I am super tired as in barely able to keep my eyes open. No, no.  I am not tired from this morning’s run, nor … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Jun 2018

Week Nine of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 45.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute. In the past nine weeks of Base Phase, I have been working mostly on my endurance.  … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 9 – Running Companion

  17 miles long run (185 minutes), light drizzle & 72 degree Running is a lonely sport.  I accept that (have been for a long time) in that nobody can run the distance for me.  But I am glad to … Continue reading

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