Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Sunny, running weekend

After a couple of weeks of being under the weather I had to catch up on some miles. Goal – 5 miles Saturday and 8 Sunday. Saturday I headed out to meet the running club at 8:00am… it was about 40 degrees and not windy. It was perfect running weather. The running club consisted of …

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Suck it up, Buttercup

WOW – it is amazing what is lost in seven days of doing nothing! Last Sunday I started feeling bad and it all went down hill from there. I progressively got worse throughout the week with stuffy noise, itchy watery eyes, congestion… your standard Nyquil commercial. I tried every home remedy I could find to …

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SINS

SINS – Not what you think. I have no sins to confess here, only a proclamation to continue to get fit and strong and make the best progress of my life. There is a great on-line community supporting a movement called “Strong is the New Skinny“. They started a challenge called the SINS Body Transformation. …

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Getting faster!

Yesterday was speed training and I felt pretty great. After a mile warm-up I did 6 400 meter repeats. I didn’t log my times like I should have so I have no numbers to post but I focused on may pace. I ran most of them at a 9:30 pace – with a couple of …

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Awesome running weekend!

I got my run on this weekend for sure! The weekend started out with my brother at the base of Crowder’s Mountain – the plan – 5+ miles on the trail. The first half mile is pretty steep so we walked at a good pace until we reached the branch of the trail we were …

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Early rest day!

I decided to take my rest day early this week. I couldn’t do anything else today! It has been a crazy, long week and between work and some really tough workouts I was ready for a rest. To make my rest day extra special I came home to a beautiful fire in the fireplace Yesterday …

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