Monthly Archives: September 2012

Happy Friday!

It’s a beautiful day– a thunderstorm rolled through last night so today is cooler and breezy.  I can’t let such a nice day go un-runned!  It’s been a while since I ran outside, and I picked a new route– it … Continue reading

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Doubling a half

Still sore! Skipped both running and leg work, and put double focus into upper body/core work today. I did two sets of my usual dumbbell exercises– the first set I used the next dumbbell heavier, did 8 reps, then went … Continue reading

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YMMV*

Ow, I hurt! Yesterday’s leg work made for a sore morning– no injuries or major pain, but I’m pretty stiff. But it’s Wednesday, and that’s a running day, so I still hopped on the treadmill for a slow-but-solid 30 minutes. … Continue reading

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Crunchy knees…

Lots of fun at the gym today. I started by running a fast mile and a half, then did my usual upper body lifts, then I added squats (knee says "hey"), then calf exercises on the leg press machine (knee … Continue reading

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TGIF indeed

Last run of the week! Only 30 minutes today, and I barely made it that long. Ugh. Everything is sore. About halfway through the run endorphins started to kick in and I stopped aching so much, but still. My upper … Continue reading

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The mental and emotional challenge of Running While Fat: mostly other people

Three-way combo Thursday: I ran, I lifted, I did some yoga. The running part was 1.5 miles, fast. (I am so excited that I am getting faster! What used to be my “oh jeez this is pretty fast” pace is … Continue reading

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5k kind of day

The plan for today’s workout kept shifting. Since I felt cruddy yesterday, I was shooting for 30 minutes. Then I felt better this morning, so I changed that to 35 minutes. Then, since I hadn’t worked out on Monday, I … Continue reading

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