Tag Archives: recovery

Better Sleep! Better Sleep?

  When the body is tired enough, will the mind follow?  I am curious to find out. Ran 21 miles again today. Took us 3 hours and 42 minutes to complete. Before we started, the temperature was around freezing.  Even … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Erie

  Almost a month, twenty-five days to be exact, has passed since my incredulous race of  2019, the Erie Marathon.  Most of physical demands from the race have faded.  A slight twinge in my right ankle lingers.  Time to say … Continue reading

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Zombie State

  I feel like a zombie.  Not sure if it’s seasonal change, post marathon recovery, jet lag or a combination of the above that is having an effect on me. Fall has officially arrived this past Monday.  With it, cooler … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 19 – Recovering Mind & Body

  Marathon Training 12 mi incl 6 @ goal pace; Sunny & 75 degree Recovering Mind & Body My body is drained from all the running of the past weeks (accumulated fatigues from my marathon training). Since body is one … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – Peaking

  Marathon Training 10 x 1 min at 10K pace w/1 min easy jogging breaks + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; cloudy & 63 degree Peaking During this last phase of my marathon training, peaking as … Continue reading

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New Month, A New Beginning

  Today is the first day of October and Monday.  Something about starting the month on a Monday makes it feel like a fresh start.  A new beginning.  And I love that feeling. It is a feeling of hope, opportunity, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Sep 2018

It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading

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Recover Better

It has been ten days since I ran the Erie Marathon, and I am still recovering.  The 6 miles I tried today feels tiresome.  Not just the legs, but my lungs and heart are also laden. Looking back to my … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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Erie Marathon Afterthought 2

Almost a week since I ran the Erie marathon, my body is still recovering slowly.  Besides the two 3 mile recovery runs during the week, today’s 7.5 miles is the longest distance I have attempted post marathon. I say “attempted” … Continue reading

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