Tag Archives: endurance

When The Time Stood Still

When was the last time that you felt the time stood still? Was it when you fell in love with your sweetheart? When you held your first new born in your arms? Or, when you gave your daughter away to … Continue reading

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On Life’s Minimum

Society promotes maximum.  Be all you can be.  Go big or go home. . . They say.  I am here for the opposite, the minimum. Minimum, not to be confused with minimalism, is the least indication from one’s effort.  It … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 20 – Taper Transition

3 mile easy, cloudy, 51 degree Fahrenheit It was one of those Seattle-like days here in Washington, D.C.  Gray and cloudy sky.  Drizzling all day.  Not a day for sunbathing that’s for sure. I did manage to catch a break … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 33.  I skipped both Friday & Saturday’s runs due to travel. Last week of the marathon specific training. So glad that’s over.  My weight has been dropping from the intense workouts between the tempo and … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 15 – More Than Ever

5 mile recovery run, 64 degree Fahrenheit. Taking the path of least resistance is only human.  Very understandable.  But if we want to excel, we need  the “right” stress that pushes us toward our stretched goal, something that is reachable … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Oct 2017

Week 14 and counting.  Total miles ran this week: 38 A transition week between the Lactate Threshold and Marathon Specific phases of my marathon training.  Did another Park Run 5k this week to verify my fitness level and found out … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 8 – Is it working? How could you tell?

6 mile easy with 7 fartleks Going on 8 weeks, I have been building my base running.  How do I know if I am progressing in the right direction?  Or for that matter, the right pace I need to support … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 7 – A Running Life Style?

2 mile easy. Well, normally 2 miles would be my warm up run, but today it is all I could barely handle. I am not over-trained but am traveling.  And being on the road is taking a lot out of … Continue reading

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