Category Archives: Strength Training

Still Alive

Hello? Is anyone still there? Somehow I doubt it, but since I have felt this strange urge to write again lately, I dug through my links and found my way back here. Honestly, I thought I had retired this space. … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 18: Cutting Back in Virginia Beach

2 weeks out from Race Week. Still a solid week of training, but a big cut-back in mileage from the 50+ last week. I am grateful for that given the business of the week and travel. I was in Virginia Beach … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 17: Peak Week

3 weeks out from Race Week. It was a massive week…like marathon training style mileage. But it was the last big week before a pretty dramatic cut back starting this week. Monday Planned: OFF Actual: OFF Long run Sunday meant rest day Monday. … Continue reading

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Shout Out: Delos Wellness

I mentioned in last week’s recap that I have been going to Delos Therapy for a few weeks. I first heard about this from Rachel, an instructor at my yoga studio, who said that she had chronic tightness in her upper … Continue reading

Posted in injuries, running, Shout Out, Strength Training, training | 3 Comments

Bayshore Week 16: Pain in the Butt

4 weeks out from Race Week. Monday’s run (and how I felt after) gave me a little {injury} scare, but fortunately it was nothing and I was back to feeling great by Wednesday. Aaaaannnd that is about the only thing that … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 15: Virginia

5 weeks out from Bayshore. Before I know it, I will be tapering! Coach is definitely peaking the workouts with both mileage and intensity. Monday Planned: Temp0 w/5-6M @ 6:50 – 7:10 Actual: 9.75M @ 7:48 avg. w/tempo: 7:08, 7:10, 7:12, 7:05, 7:04 I … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 14: Building

6 weeks out from Bayshore. And then somehow the race was 6 weeks away…how did that happen?! This was a big training week – the highest mileage since last fall. I had some really good workouts, but also some runs that … Continue reading

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