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Injuries- Preventing and Dealing with them in a nutshell!

Injuries- Preventing and Dealing with them in a nutshell!

I think it’s pretty realistic to say that as runners we fall into one of these categories at all times: 1. Trying to prevent injury2. Recovering/ coming back after an injury3. Currently dealing with an injury If you claim to never deal with any of these phases then you are either not a regular runner or you are probably not being honest.  I do not say this to discourage anyone- it’s just a reality of running.  In this post I…

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Surviving “Peak Week”

Surviving “Peak Week”

How do you survive the hardest training week of a marathon cycle?  One day at a time. Last week was hard.  I knew going into it that it would be but I had to get through it and remind myself that it would all be worth it.  Peak week is the week with a lot of miles and some killer workouts.  It all builds up to this and then… hello taper. Going into last week I was already sore.  I…

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A Bump in the Road

A Bump in the Road

Over the past few years of marathon training, I have found that making it to the starting line injury-free and in top physical condition is much more difficult than actually running the marathon itself.  Sometimes there is a very thin line during training between pushing yourself to your potential and pushing yourself too hard.  I learned a lot of things from my stress fracture two years ago but one unexpected lesson I learned was in gratitude.  Never take for granted…

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