Injury Update

As I've discussed before here and here, I have been dealing with a disc injury.  What at first I assumed was a hamstring strain, was actually a full blown relapse of an injury I first dealt with last year.  It's been 8 weeks since the onset and I think I am recoverying well. To manage … Continue reading Injury Update

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Leighanna’s Mohican 50 Mile Ultra Marathon Recap

When Sara asked if I would write this recap I immediately said yes, however, the more I think about it I’m compelled to give my visceral response. Which would be “I went, I ran, it was hard, I had fun and then I finished,” but that certainly wouldn’t do Sara’s blog any justice. I don’t … Continue reading Leighanna’s Mohican 50 Mile Ultra Marathon Recap

Week in Review-Missing Running and Dealing with Changing Expectations

Hey there! I am trying to figure out a way to do my week in review posts now that I'm not running.  With running, it's always pretty easy  and straight forward to jot down my mileage, pace, and perceived effort plus any random thoughts.  With my current fitness regimen, it's a bit tougher.  The workouts … Continue reading Week in Review-Missing Running and Dealing with Changing Expectations

What I Think About While Lifting Heavy Sh*t

A while ago, I wrote about the thoughts that cross through my mind during hard speed workouts.  I've been lifting in a consistent and coached manner for the last few weeks and I've noticed some interesting thoughts that although similar to running, have their own unique flavor. Here are a few for your reading pleasure: Does … Continue reading What I Think About While Lifting Heavy Sh*t