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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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Week In Review – 6 Aug 2017

Ran 12.5 miles today and 40+ miles this week. This has been week number 6 of my marathon training. A lot of the nuts and bolts from my training I blogged about.  From active recovery to training plan, mental strategy … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – Happy Feet

Rest/ Off Day, yoga Today is a rest day, no running for me.  So I practice yoga for the feet. Yes, the feet! Day in and day out, my feet have been pounding the pavement/ asphalt. Almost taken them for … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 6 – Sound Body And Mind

7 mile easy (9;40) + strides For the last three weeks my marathon training has included hill sprint, steady run, stride, and fartlek for aerobic strengthening.  These workouts have increased my running intensity.  Why is that important other than more … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 6 – Keeping It Fresh

  5 mile easy recovery (10:00) Switch up the distances from 6 miles back-to-back today and tomorrow to 5 miles and 7 miles respectively.  Variation is good.  Also with today’s shorter distance, I get to concentrate on on my running … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 6 – Active Recovery?

8 miles easy pace + 6 x 10 sec hill sprints Are rest & recovery synonymous?  Not exactly.  According to Elizabeth Millard, rest is passive and a subset of recovery.  Because recovery also includes active components such as sleep. Yes, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Finding My Training Niche

6 miles easy + 4 x 20 sec strides, 63-68 degree My legs have recovered from the Monday’s hill sprints.  They felt good for today’s 6 miles (9:30 pace) and the striders.  And tomorrow’s steady run will continue the aerobic … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – Net Neutrality Is About Fairness

6 mile easy recovery run, 67 – 69 degree Nice and cool this morning for my recovery run.   It was an easy pace of 11 minute mile as my connective chain from lower back, buttocks, to my legs were … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Hill Sprints

6 miles including 6 x hill sprints (10 sec) w/walk down rest & 2 min rest Today’s hill sprints was much improved as compared to last Monday.  I felt my legs’ explosive drives up the hill, engaging my short twitch … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Jul 2017

Total 39 miles this week. It has been 4 weeks since I started my marathon training.  Most of the runs up to now have been at easy pace – easing into the higher running volume while building my aerobic threshold. … Continue reading

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