Tag Archives: endurance

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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Day 4 Week 4 – Cutdown The Vanity

6 miles cutdown with 1 mile warm up & 1 mile cool down. Just because I could does not mean I should.  Today’s cutdown workout was a good example of this saying.  It also reminded me the difference between being … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – Intention Of Marathoners

8 miles easy + 4 strides, 74 – 78 degrees Are marathoners gluts for punishment?  It may appear that way to the bystanders but if you ask the marathoners themselves, I bet you will get a different answer. In fact, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Jul 2017

You see, I have been running marathon since 1999.  Saying I have been putting my heart & sole into the race is not an exaggeration.  My relationship with running marathons is beyond casual.  It is commitment. The stimulus and response I put my … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 11 Jun 2017

Update on my blog status – shortly after my post The Power To Be, I lost power to my internet router.  Thus no blogging. With my fingers crossed, the electrician is coming on Monday,  Don’t know about the Power Company nor … Continue reading

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