After a whirlwind day Saturday (8k race in the morning-swimming lessons-graduation party-driving over 100 miles-solo parenting-collapsing in bed exhausted at 8pm), I woke up Sunday morning with that feeling of just being ready to get the race over with. I had gotten a good night of sleep but knew that I had another long day … Continue reading Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon 1/2 Marathon Recap
Saturday morning began with a relatively late wake up call of 6am. I had pre packed everything the night before which was clutch because this race wasn't a solo endeavor. Nope, I'd be pushing 40 pounds of stroller and 30 pounds of human through the potholes of Cleveland for this one. Due to my husband … Continue reading Rite Aid Cleveland 8k Recap
May 17th marks the one year anniversary of my first day at EpiqX Fitness and Performance. My first day. I felt SO strong holding the barbell like that If you know me in real life, you know that although I love fitness, I don't like trying new things. I've done some stuff in the past … Continue reading Year 1 Reflections
Last week I reduced my running in preparation for the Rite Aid Cleveland 8k and Half Marathon. I only ran twice (out of 3 total planned runs) and cut my mileage pretty significantly. I've talked before about my struggle with resting/recovering but I think I took it to a new level these last few weeks. … Continue reading Week in review-taper time!!
Ok and just like that, peak weak has come and gone. And if there was ever a great peak, this was it. You know that feeling when your legs are primed and your mental game is strong? That was me. Yes its a short short short training cycle but the positive side is that I … Continue reading Cleveland Half Marathon-Peak Week In Review!
This was by far the best week for running I've had in quite some time. It's like everything just clicked once I decided to run the Cleveland Half. The fact that my long runs have felt so great really underscores the idea that I am just meant for longer distances. It's clear to me when … Continue reading Cleveland Half Marathon Training Week in Review