Yes, the TWENTY MILER, THE LONG RUN, whatever you call it – I did that! so now I taper. taper: reduce both mileage and intensity of all workouts so that all muscles (heart included) can rest and heal before the marathon. I cannot get more ready by working harder. So what does 20 miles look […]Read More last hard (training) run!
My biggest marathon training obstacle is not getting enough sleep. In most cases I fall asleep just fine (perks of running, cross training, working, parenting, living, etc). Generally speaking my quality of sleep seems pretty good. I feel rested most days when I wake up. It might help that I am a morning person….IDK. I […]Read More obstacles:
Yesterday morning I went for a very early run. Yesterday was also the first day of school for my kids. Yesterday morning on my early morning run I saw leaves on the ground, fallen leaves, like the kind that absorbed all that summer had to offer, fed the tree, and is now returning to the […]Read More was it on the calendar?
ITEM 01 – THE SPI BELT: So last week I got a new SPI belt for running, I loved the design features but as soon as I put it on for a run I knew the problem I would have: jeans are not slippery and this belt will stay on my hips / running tights […]Read More gear (the switching of)
TRUTH: I don’t always feel like running. Not because of bad weather or lack of sleep, just a feeling of “nah brah, I’m not feelin’ that”. I feel like early in training it’s easy to cater to these feelings. You’d think it’s because the shorter miles don’t feel as significant; but I think the longer […]Read More settle in, this is going to take…as long as it takes