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Winter Legs

I decided to join a gym after 6 months of talking about it. Joining a gym is an easy thing to do. Walk in, sign up, pay the money and you have a membership. It wasn’t easy for me. Who the heck knows why, but it wasn’t. Why on earth didn’t I do this sooner? […]

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We are but one

B & A Marathon is not so far off. I’m back up to speed with the long runs but not with mileage or speed work. I’m not too concerned with mileage this training cycle, because frankly I just don’t feel like running 70+ miles a week right now. When it warms up maybe this will […]

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Looking for some music to add to your workout play list. Check out Run Hundred’s February List.   Zedd & Foxes – Clarity – 129 BPM Ke$ha – C’mon – 125 BPM Bridgit Mendler – Ready or Not – 94 BPM Martin Solveig & Dev – We Came to Smash – In a Black Tuxedo – 132 BPM […]

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I Run This Body - grey

Saturday morning I felt chilly in my bed. It must be REALLY cold outside. Eric typically heads to Starbucks alone for his coffee before I start my long run. It’s a 15 minute calm before the storm of watching three kids. This Saturday the littles all wanted to go with him and I didn’t want to […]

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jan 28 3

Choppy post. Writing thoughts as they come. Training is back in full effect. I say training because I think there is a difference between running and working out to be healthy and the things you do and do not do while *training* for a marathon or other big race. Last post was last Wednesday. Sometimes […]

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Jan 23 1

The first step to any marathon training program is figuring out the long run situation. I write down the date of the race and work backwards. 10 – 12 –  one week out 16 – two weeks out 20 – 24 – three weeks out I know the week before my longest long run I like […]

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Jan 22 1

I know in order to recover properly and keep doing this marathon thing year after year I have to rest. I enjoy rest and I hate rest. After a marathon I usually take a week off from running or working out. I’m typically in pretty good shape physically post marathon so sliding into my jeans […]

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