Running is what keeps me moving, most days. I have been running off and on for years, but didn’t really stay in my routine until last year. Last year I started running to lose weight and get back into a healthier attitude. Through all of the hard work, I have been able to set goals, accomplish said goals, and enjoy the journey along the way. There are many focuses that ebb and flow through my training schedule, but the keys are Route, RUN, Refuel, Recovery, and Refocus.
…better late than never 🙂 It was a busy weekend with a busy week to follow! Friday Well, this Friday started like few before…no work!! I PLANNED on running first thing…but it just didn’t happen. I did go to the store, buy more eggs (thanks to hubs dinner last night and using them all), get… Continue reading KC trip + 1st marathon | Weekend Wrap
Now that winter is almost over, **knock on wood** I can start breaking out the shorts…or at least this week! I am excited for warmer temps…but I am not excited for hot summer days. For now, I can mix up my morning, lunch, and evening workouts…but pretty soon, I am going to be keeping it to… Continue reading marathon training w8
This weeks training went well! My workouts got a little funny-business at the end of the week…but it all worked out – it just means that next week is going to be a higher mileage week due to this weeks long run being run on Sunday (when the weather was 20+ degrees warmer than Saturday!). Don’t… Continue reading marathon training w7
Workout Recap Marathon Training – Week 6 Sunday- 4 miles – recovery run 42 minute run 15 minute walk I started a little later than I wanted, but my legs were happy after the run was over. My knees were tight in the beginning – but loosened up about 0.25 miles in. On the other hand, my right foot… Continue reading marathon training w6
This week was a great running week! Overall, this was a nice week of running and a little additional cross training in the form of body weight exercises and cardio! Also, I foam rolled more this week than I have in a while! – that needs to keep up in the long term as well! Be… Continue reading marathon training w4
Workout Recap Marathon Training – Week 3 Sunday- recovery run scheduled While this day called for a recovery run, I just wasn’t able to get out – kept close to home for a lazy Sunday. Monday- 2.9 miles + 5 miles 125 minute total run 10 minute total walk I decided to make up for the missed Sunday recovery… Continue reading marathon training w3