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Recovery and Training: The Basics

Recovery and Training: The Basics

I’m back! It’s been a while since my last post and I’m not sure why. I just haven’t been very motivated to write.  I’ve been back in training mode for two weeks or so now.  As I mentioned in an earlier post my right foot was giving me some grief so I took some time off so it could heal.  It took a little longer than I thought it would.  I mixed in some cross training (biking at the gym)…

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I have a coach?! And thoughts from a track workout…

I have a coach?! And thoughts from a track workout…

I am not always confident in myself or my ability.  Yesterday’s workout was one that I had some serious doubts about being able to complete.  Last week I started using a running coach which I must admit has been a bit of an adjustment for me. My last coach was in college (2001)- before I became a Mrs. and long before babies.  I like to refer to this as my previous running life.  I’ve been coaching myself these past few…

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Boston Blues? Just looking ahead

Boston Blues? Just looking ahead

Well, I have not posted much recently and I must admit I just haven’t been in the mood.  I’ve been busy, I’ve had family in town (my sister recently had a baby!!) and I just haven’t felt inspired to write much.  I recently passed the one year anniversary (March 31, 2011) of my stress fracture and I must say that I am glad that date has come and gone.  I am now officially one year out from the injury that…

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Time to Get Sneaky!!

Time to Get Sneaky!!

Would you ever squeeze through a small fence opening in 27 degree weather so you could run 800’s around a track by yourself early in the morning? If you answered yes to all of the above then we have something in common… I didn’t really want to run the 800’s but I did. Does that make sense? I knew I needed to and this was my window of opportunity. We are currently visiting my parents and the high school track…

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Highest Mileage Week: Post Stress Fracture

Highest Mileage Week: Post Stress Fracture

What a week! My goal on the outset of the week was to get in at least 45 miles.  I needed a high mileage week for my marathon training.  I know this may not sound like a lot to seasoned runners who crank out 60+ miles like it’s nothing but I am trying hard not to get caught up comparing myself to others.  I would love to be at that running stage of life right now but I’m not and…

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