Monthly Archives: March 2008

Wiped Out

I sit here writing this with 2 large lead weights hanging from my hips. They are commonly referred to as “legs”. Today’s easy run went pretty well. It was probably more of a struggle than an easy 3 mile run … Continue reading

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I started slow. How about that?

Today being my long run, it was all about slow. So it was finally easy to convince myself to take it easy in the first few miles. I just started off at an easy trot and let my body ease … Continue reading

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I did it again

Yesterday, I went out a little too fast on my tempo and I did the same thing again today. “Oh no, I feel great”, I say to myself. 20 minutes later, I don’t feel so great. I ran the first … Continue reading

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Messed up pacing

I was sore when I woke up this morning, but building on the good workouts I’ve had this week, I started faster than I should have for today’s tempo run. I usually run the first third of the run between … Continue reading

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A good day

Today, I felt invincible. I had a great day on the stationary bike, averaging about 23.5 MPH for 20 minutes. My strength training went very well too. I was able to get 2 sets of 10/6 reps with 205 pounds … Continue reading

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Hoo yah!

Today’s speed intervals went quite well. I am a little disgruntled that I’ve maxed out the treadmill, though. It might all even out. I figure I’d probably run the early intervals faster on a track, but the treadmill forces me … Continue reading

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Return from Vacation

As I expected, I was a little sluggish this morning. I “slept in” until a little before 8, which was actually quite early compared to the 11:00 am wake up times I had gotten used to last week. Still, a … Continue reading

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Halfway through “hell week”

This week features 7 straight days of exercise and today was day 4. I’m halfway through and at the end, I get 8 days off for Spring Break vacation at Walt Disney World. I hit the bike today for 20 … Continue reading

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Difficult speed intervals

Today’s speed intervals were tougher that I had hoped they would be. It’s always a bad sign when you’re tired at the end of the first interval. I ran these 400 m intervals faster than my last set, so that … Continue reading

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Bumping it up a notch

Although yesterday’s run was less than stellar, I hit the gym today for the first time as a 32 year old in good spirits. I bumped the treadmills speed up one notch from my normal three mile easy run to … Continue reading

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