Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer in the city

It’s another beautiful day for running outside! This summer has been awfully mild so far– and I’m not complaining at all, since the norm is steamy swampiness from May until September. (I’ve probably jinxed it now.) 40 minutes running around … Continue reading

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Optimism all around

I had a plan for a kinder, gentler lifting day today– I’m still sore from Tuesday. However, it wasn’t really kinder nor gentler; I did what I always do for the most part, but I took 10 pounds off the … Continue reading

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Take it easy

I took the advice of everyone who commented two posts ago and slowed way down for the first 10 minutes of my run today, and found the remaining 20 minutes were much easier and made a solid pace. (I am … Continue reading

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ZOMG SRS LIFTER

My hands hurt! I’ve given up gloves so I have a better grip on my deadlifts, which makes them less slippy and easier, but the knurling on the bar is chewing up my palms. So it goes. Speaking of deadlifts, … Continue reading

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More pacing problems

Headed out for a 35-minute run and ran out of gas after the first mile again.  It seems so nice when I’m running fast, but then I just poop out and spend the rest being a drippy miserable hot and … Continue reading

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Shorts! Argh!

I usually don’t run on the weekends, but I’m going to try adding an experimental Saturday run for a couple weeks and see how it works.  It wasn’t hard to motivate myself to go outside today; it’s another lovely day! … Continue reading

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Beautiful Friday

Today is a beautiful, fantastic day for running– it’s sunny and relatively cool and breezy. However, yesterday was not nice and I stayed home and indoors and missed my Thursday lifting workout. So, today I designed a combo: a quick … Continue reading

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