Tag Archives: recovery

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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Week In Review – 26 Aug 2018

In memory of Senator John McCain. Week Eighteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 40.  weight is 143.5 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. No question the Personal Record at the Annapolis 10 miler was … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 18 – Run Less, So To Run Fast

Cross training – yoga Finally decided to listen to my body and took today off from running.  For the past few days, I have been a living zombie with my body feels like in a coma and can’t seems to stay … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 18 – Recovering From A-10

  6 mile easy pace, cloudy & 72 degree. With the 2018 Annapolis 10 miler in the record book, my body is still recovering from the Sunday’s race. I must have pushed myself harder than I realized. During this morning’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 18 – A-10 Recap

4 miles recovery run, cool & 72 degree. Yes as mentioned, I hit a PR in the Annapolis 10 miler this past Sunday. And what a feeling that was. Prior to the race,  my fastest time was 1:18:15, in 2001 … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 17 – Getting Ready For Racing

8 mile easy pace + 6 strides, cool & 71 degree Entering the last week of my Marathon Specific Phase, I feel recovered from the Saturday’s 21 miles run.  My body shows no sign of fatigue as if my empty”tank” … Continue reading

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