Monthly Archives: February 2012

Runner’s knee

Hit the weight room with J today. I keep adding things to my workout: now with more 2×15 leg presses. And pushups. Well, half-pushups for now; I’m working on that one… I used a novel grip for pullups and it … Continue reading

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Mixing business with pleasure

Today I had an errand to run– had to go to the post office to get stamps.  So, I literally ran it!  The post office is just under 2 miles away, so I tucked $10 into my iPod case, ran … Continue reading

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Cramps of steel

Oh no! I forgot to blog my workout this morning. I suppose I can sneak it in before midnight and still get credit. J was feeling better so we went to lift weights. Nothing exciting, but I did replace the … Continue reading

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Somewhat pessimistic

I took my Monday legs into the gym today with a goal: to run my 3 miles fast and get back to work. I did okay with that, shaving about 3 minutes off my normal time. It probably would’ve been … Continue reading

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Building a base

It turns out I have a goal for February: to build a base of 10 miles a week. This week I did 3/3/4– that means I just finished the 4 miles. It was a tough go: the first two miles … Continue reading

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Nothing fancy

J is sick today, so I went to the gym all by myself. I’m kind of sore and really tired (hope I’m not coming down with something too) so I changed up my routine a bit: I did some compound … Continue reading

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Cold runnings

It’s 38º here and the forecast calls for snow this afternoon… perfect weather for a run, right?  I got out to the trail and did my 3 mile loop and it felt really good.  The first half mile I was … Continue reading

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