Miles:
7081 total / 628 in 2014
Goal:

In 2014: Sub 3:35 Vancouver marathon, Black Diamond half IM, and lose another five pounds!

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  • 19 miles
  • 03:44 time
  • 1910 calories
  • 5 workouts
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  1. swim
    No room at the pool 1600 m 00:40 40:14 pace

    Seems as if every swimmer at 24 Hour Fitness decided this morning was a good time to get some work in, lol. I ended up squished against the far wall for my swim, my least favorite spot as it makes ... read more

    • James D.
      James D.

      I'd say that went swimmingly. Yeah, I've used that pun on you before but it's a good one! :-)

      about 7 hours ago Like1 person

    • Christine
      Christine

      Oh that's the worst. The wall is no one's friend! Kick drills after a speed session last night? Ugh. No thanks! I totally would have bailed on that! Nice work!

      about 3 hours ago Like

  2. FIT
    Abs 00:10:00

    Did this after speedwork last night. Ouch.

  3. FIT
    Deep hip openers 00:20

    I fell asleep during the one minute meditation portion. It was very relaxing.

  4. RUN
    tired The oval torture chamber 8 mi 01:04 07:56 pace

    Went to the track today for some speed work. The plan called for seven yassos, lucky me. I was tired, it was pouring rain and cold, and I was not feeling this workout in general. However, if I want... read more

    • Richard C.
      Richard C. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      great pace. good job pushing thru with the workout

      about 21 hours ago

    • Sarah
      Sarah

      Nice work!

      about 11 hours ago Like

  5. RUN
    Overactive imagination 10 mi 01:30 09:00 pace

    This was a slow one bc it was recovery and my legs are still fatigued. I started out later than I wanted, and as a result ended up running back on the trail in semi darkness. Of course, my overly a... read more

  6. RUN
    tired Gutting it out 19.2 mi 02:47 08:41 pace

    There are runs that are hard, then there are runs that make you question what the heck you're doing out there, exactly. That was today. I knew I was in trouble when a hill at mile 7 seemed ove... read more

  7. RUN
    Marathon pace 7 mi 00:58 08:13 pace

    Did the first six miles at marathon pace (7:50 to 8:05), then a "cool down" on the long, steep hill the last mile. It's a hard way to end a workout but great fatigue training. What a... read more

  8. FIT
    Legs and core 00:20

    Worked mostly legs, but also did a bit of core. Focusing on different muscle groups like the trainer showed me, with less weight. I think after a month it is making a difference!

  9. swim
    Arms of lead 1600 m 00:40 40:14 pace

    After swimming yesterday, then a tough upper body workout, my arms and back were really sore this a.m. Had to really push to do this. Tried to swim continuously, with a few kick drills thrown in.

  10. FIT
    Personal trainer 00:35

    Karen worked my core, arms and back really good today. She is an awesome trainer, really knows her stuff.

  11. swim
    Drills 1550 m 00:39 40:29 pace

    Didn't get to finish my workout due to spacing it was aqua class day. Oh well, it is a crazy, short-on-time week so I will just do what I can. Did an 800 meter warmup, 350 meters of kick drill... read more

  12. RUN
    Legs of lead 8 mi 01:12 09:00 pace

    This run felt more like a slog. My ankle really hurt the first mile or so, almost bagged the run but then it eased up. I am surprised by how sore I am from the half. I mean, it was really hilly and... read more

    • Rose B.
      Rose B.

      Geek better ankle

      8 days ago Like

    • Christine
      Christine

      Recovery takes time! Hope that ankle feels better soon!

      8 days ago Like

    • James D.
      James D.

      So to get you to slow down to my speed it takes actual lead weights strapped to your legs, eh? Good to know. :-) Hope you feel better soon!

      8 days ago Like1 person

  13. Shared Photo

    Probably the only race finish photo I've actually liked. :) This was Goat Mountain Gallop half on Saturday.

  14. swim
    Shake-out 1200 m 00:30 40:14 pace

    Just a very gentle shake out from the half. Right calf and hamstring aren't too happy with me.

    • Paul M.
      Paul M. Get Better
      Get Better:

      I dislike those type of activities. Mentally one wants to hit it hard.. but you know better to aid recovery :-(

      9 days ago

    • Rob B.
      Rob B.

      Smart work on the shakeout Danielle. You definitely earned a temporarily mad right leg. ;-)

      9 days ago Like

    • James D.
      James D.

      Well the right calf and the hammy may not think so but I think you're AOK!

      9 days ago Like

    • Danielle M.
      Danielle M.

      Thanks!!!

      9 days ago Like

  15. RUN
    Goat Mountain Gallop 13.1 mi 01:42 07:47 pace

    Warning, long race recap ahead:
    "I'm never doing this race again." -- Me. It was April 2008, and I'd just started running again two months prior, after taking time off when I h... read more

  16. FIT
    Core and arms 00:35

    Personal trainer worked my abs good. We did all kinds of torturous exercises and also some triceps/biceps/shoulderwork. Thankfully, I was able to do everything.

  17. FIT
    Legs and core 00:35

    Forgot to log this last night. Tried the "phoenix" move Shelly A. showed me, and that was painful! Also did one-legged squats, weighted squats, calf raises, hamstring curls on the stabili... read more

  18. RUN
    Marathon pace 6 mi 00:49 08:14 pace

    Decided to do a marathon pace run this a.m., kind of on a whim. I didn't sleep well last night so wasn't sure what to expect. The first five miles were all sub-8, the last mile was very s... read more

  19. FIT
    Hamstring and hip 00:20

    Deep hip and hamstring openers, great for runners.

  20. swim
    Kicked out by the aqua squad :) 1450 m 00:37 41:03 pace

    Man, these aqua seniors mean business! Got kicked out of the pool five minutes before their class started. I wasn't going to argue since it was 10 against one. :) Legs were a bit tired from sp... read more