Miles:
4404 total / 340 in 2015
Goal:

keep running and improve my times get a personal trainer and work on core assess NC race opportunities and sign up for some fall races in my new city/state!

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  • 15 miles
  • 02:30 time
  • 1038 calories
  • 4 workouts
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  • This Week time period

Entries

  1. FIT
    good Gym - elliptical 3.1 mi 00:30 09:40 pace

    Tonight was more like it. Ate a decent lunch and hydrated so wasn't dragging. Crashed when I got home and then we headed over to the gym. Was unusually quiet tonight. Followed my schedule and... read more

  2. RUN
    alright Gym - treadmill 3 mi 00:30 10:00 pace

    Ugh. Tired tonight. Didn't hydrate or eat nearly enough today and I felt it tonight. It does really make a difference!! Legs were blah and I didn't really settle in until well after mile... read more

  3. FIT
    good Gym - elliptical 4.11 mi 00:40 09:46 pace

    Legs felt pretty good tonight. Schedule called for only 30 minutes but I just couldn't bring myself to do that so added 10 minutes. I thought afterward that this is my taper before the big rac... read more

  4. RUN
    Gym - treadmill 5 mi 00:50 10:00 pace

    Hydrated well today. Came home and grabbed a quick bite before heading to the gym. Brought my foam roller with me and did a good roll out after I finished. Got into my form about half a mile in and... read more

  5. RUN
    good Long Run - American Tobacco T... 12 mi 02:04 10:20 pace

    Really focused on the glutes today and getting them to fire and watching the form. Seemed to help but by mile 9 I had the cardio to keep the legs turning over but left glute was recruiting the left... read more

  6. FIT
    good Gym - elliptical 5.15 mi 00:50 09:42 pace

    landed after midnight last night and didn't get to sleep until almost 230a so I was dead today. Did errands with Nancy and took it easy to let the body recover. Cardio was good and moved 12 mi... read more

  7. RUN
    good Gym - Heathman Hotel, Portlan... 4 mi 00:40 10:00 pace

    Had to pass on conference dinner Thursday night with the gang as I just wasn't feeling well so went up to my room and crawled into bed. Slept till 4a, nausea was gone as was headache and then ... read more

  8. FIT
    good Gym - Heathman Hotel, Portlan... 5.15 mi 00:52 10:05 pace

    Small boutique hotel in downtown Portland for our meeting so wasn't sure what to expect from the gym but it was actually good equipment. Small but just right for me. Flew all day so legs weren... read more

  9. RUN
    good Gym - treadmill 5 mi 00:50 10:00 pace

    Week of Passover is always tough getting carbs without bread or pasta. I didn't eat till almost 4 and then pounded down matzah ball soup and some asparagus! In a crazy way this is actually goo... read more

  10. RUN
    Tobacco Trail with Nancy 3 mi 00:38 12:39 pace

    Always a little nervous for my first run after a long run but today was good. Nancy wanted to run so I just went up with her to the trail - we haven't run together in ages and I train alone so... read more

  11. FIT
    Personal Trainer - Leigh Ann 01:00

    Was feeling pretty good today. Still dragging a little from The 20 miler but it was nice to work on core. TRX x2, supermans with hands behind head-sounds so much easier than it is, arc overs, prone... read more

  12. FIT
    good gym - elliptical 5.15 mi 00:52 10:00 pace

    Legs weren't too bad but I didn't push it after the long run and just tried to find a good zone. Gym was jumping with it closed for Easter tomorrow but I was able to get on a machine and ... read more

  13. RUN
    good Long Run - 14/treadmill and 6... 20 mi 03:31 10:33 pace

    Final long run before taper and I made it through!!! Watched my form and hamstrings were good throughout which is a first for me on a 20 miler. Glutes were not happy having to work and they held up... read more

  14. RUN
    Gym - treadmill 3.5 mi 00:35 09:59 pace

    Took last night off to rest the legs but just felt like a struggle tonight. Came home tired so tried to crash for an hour but pups had other ideas so headed to the gym. Legs just weren't into ... read more

  15. FIT
    good Gym - elliptical 5.17 mi 00:50 09:40 pace

    Got to the gym tonight after Nancy left for DC. Ate and hydrated well today so I wasn't dragging tonight. Legs felt good and I started out super fast and never let up to the end. Hammies and k... read more

  16. RUN
    good Gym - treadmill 5 mi 00:50 10:00 pace

    good run tonight. continuing to work on the glutes firing and was able to get into the same form and breathing from Saturday's 13 and banged out a solid 5. Glutes weren't happy to be work... read more

  17. RUN
    good Long Run 13 mi 02:17 10:31 pace

    I think I had a breakthrough during my run today. Donated platelets right after so 2 hours doing that had me replaying what I did today. Been really trying to get the glutes to fire and finally tak... read more

  18. FIT
    Gym - elliptical 5 mi 00:50 10:03 pace

    Gym was dead tonight. I guess mid 70s and everyone was outside. Legs were good throughout. Knees a little achy when I reversed direction for the last 10 minutes which is my usual but they loosened ... read more

  19. FIT
    good Personal trainer - Leigh Ann 01:00

    Leigh Ann took pity on me today so we didn't go crazy. I was actually feeling pretty good throughout our session. TRX x1, supermans, towel crunches, and butterflies with 8 lb. weights. Serious... read more