Monthly Archives: June 2008

The internal coach

I slept pretty well last night. I didn’t wake up much. I had several vivid dreams that all ran into each other. It was good. Still, when the alarm went off, I didn’t want to wake up. I actually fell … Continue reading

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Back inside

I hit the treadmill for 4.5 miles today, counting my steps every 5 minutes as has become my treadmill custom. I hit 180 steps per minute pretty consistently, only once coming in at 176. So, I’m adopting the increased cadence … Continue reading

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Curses to the sun

82 degrees and awfully humid when I left the house this morning. I was sweating before I reached the gate at the sidewalk and I don’t exactly have a big front yard. I felt pretty comfortable through the first 2 … Continue reading

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Cadence is coming around

I was back on the treadmill today after taking the weekend off. I’m headed to Savannah on Friday, so I’m lengthening my 4 runs this week to try to get in 20-22 miles again. I ran 4.5 today, counting my … Continue reading

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Easy as pie

Today’s four miles on the treadmill were fantastic. I counted my steps every 5 minutes and hit 182 steps per minute twice, but averaged about 178 overall. I wanted to sprint out the last quarter mile or so, but instead … Continue reading

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Cruisin’

I pulled 5.25 miles today outside in the heat. Things went quite well. I felt a little tired in the last mile or so, but I still had to keep myself from running too fast. Actual workout 8 minutes warmup … Continue reading

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Increasing Cadence

I headed to the gym and hit the treadmill for 4 easy miles today. I counted my steps every 5 minutes, starting out at 160 steps per minute, but getting up to 180 at one point. I probably averaged about … Continue reading

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Not as hot

I headed out the door today to 75 degrees and not so horribly humid. My goal as it will be for the next few weeks was another “easy” run…this time 5 miles at 9:37 pace. After a successful 4 mile … Continue reading

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New pacing

I’m pretty much through the Jack Daniels running book and I’m beginning to work out the periodization plan tha twill take me through the summer, the Race for the Taste 10K and ultimately the Walt Disney World Half Marathon. My … Continue reading

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5 hot miles

So, yesterday. I did this sort of interval thing doing 400’s at 6:40/mile pace as then recovery at 9:20 pace. I did 4 repeats and it really isn’t worth talking about. I did have a great strength workout after that, … Continue reading

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