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

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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

#B_Epiq-My Plan to Stay in Shape with a Disc Injury and Beyond

*Note-I am NOT a medical professional and I only know what is right for me.  My medical team is aware of what I am doing and has given me the green light to continue. After my first marathon (Columbus in 2012), I experienced some alarming symptoms the day after the race: my back, triceps and … Continue reading #B_Epiq-My Plan to Stay in Shape with a Disc Injury and Beyond

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