Week in Review-RWS Marathon Training, week 1

I'm not following a traditional training plan.  I actually have no training plan per se.  I would not recommend this to the average person training for a marathon.  But with myself, I am willing to not follow the rules as much.  I mentioned in my last post that the framework for this marathon buildup is … Continue reading Week in Review-RWS Marathon Training, week 1

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Week in Review: Procrastination Edition

I've been neglecting my poor little blog! I completely missed posting the last few weeks of training.  Between general life stressors, being in the thick of the "sandwich generation" and some avoidance of adulting, I haven't posted any training at all in the last few weeks. I've been running which is definitely a plus and … Continue reading Week in Review: Procrastination Edition

Week in Review-My Shoulders Hate me and My Legs Love Me

Ahhh, good old fashioned training logs! I've mentioned before that I've kept a log of all my running and other fitness activities in a note in my phone.  I started doing this in mid 2014, a full 4 years after I started running. I'm not sure why it took me that long...perhaps it coincided with … Continue reading Week in Review-My Shoulders Hate me and My Legs Love Me

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

Week in Review + Let’s Get Serious For a Minute

The last week of training was a definite uptick in mileage which is a good sign at two weeks post race.  In a nutshell, I am recovering, reverse tapering, peaking, tapering and racing again.  That's a lot!! All things considered it's going pretty well.  I feel good and have no signs of overtraining; no fatigue, … Continue reading Week in Review + Let’s Get Serious For a Minute