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Day 2 Week 1 – 2019 Training Strategy Overview

28 minutes (approx. 3 miles), sunny & mid 50s. Today’s forecast has high temp in the 80s.  On days like this, I run early to avoid the heat and ultraviolet rays. And as a general rule, I prefer running early … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 10 Mar 2019

In the cold month of March, lots of political hot air circulate around Washington DC.  Not that I pay attention to these noises but am always ready for an education on how the politicians get schooled.  To me it is … Continue reading

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My 2018 Marathon Training Strategy Revisited

This year my marathon training will be based on last year’s with a few tweaks.  Two underlying principles worked well for me in 2018, and they were : 1) Make the training fun, keep it healthy, and stay motivated, and … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 20 – Making Big Data Meaningful?

Rest day, no running. Ever wondered about with all the data being generated and collected, what can we make out of the data and are they meaningful? From a marketing point of view, the big data has been utilized mostly … Continue reading

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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 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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Week In Review – 15 Jul 2018

Week Twelve of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 51 (high mileage week). My weight is 146.4 pounds and resting heart rate 55 beats per minute. The bread & butter of lactate threshold training is tempo runs (and intervals).  … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Jul 2018

Week Eleven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 48.  My weight is 147.4 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute.  Both are trending downward. Things are heating up this week, weather and training wise. 91 degree … 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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Week In Review – 10 Jun 2018

Week Seven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 38.  My weight is 150.4 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute.  Two more weeks remain in my Base phase of the 20 weeks marathon training. In a … Continue reading

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