Monthly Archives: March 2012

5K #1 DONE

My first 5k race is over! It was… pretty good, yes. I was familiar with the first half of the course (it’s the trail in the park by work) so that part was ok; the second half was paved and … Continue reading

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Jitters

The 5k is tomorrow! I’ll be fine; I know I’ll be fine but we’re just going to have to see how it goes.  I’m nervous!  For now, I’ve done nearly all of my prep; now I’m just making sure I’m … Continue reading

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Decoupling activity from weight loss

I still haven’t gotten a new lifting plan together (I know, I know) so I went and did the old one today. I couldn’t go to the gym last Thursday, and that long break seemed to make my lifts a … Continue reading

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Destroying records

I’ve decided today was my last “training run” before the race– I’ll do something fun on Wednesday and the 5k is Friday. Today I hit a new milestone– 3.5mi without stopping. It was hard but I did it, so now … Continue reading

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Ow, sunburn

I was sunburned already from walking all over the city yesterday, so today I just added to the redness with a 5.9 (can’t I just round up to 6?) mile run today on the trail. Longest ever! It was slow … Continue reading

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Interval day

I continued my last-minute race training by doing an interval workout on the treadmill today to help me work a bit on getting faster. I warmed up, then did 4 of these, then a cooldown– I usually don’t give speed … Continue reading

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Awesome back aspirations

No J today, but I still managed to get to the gym. (I was sorely tempted to skip, though!) Since I haven’t gotten around to working out a new lifting routine yet, I just kept on with the previous one. … Continue reading

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