Monthly Archives: June 2014

Adaptive heat strategies

Well, I decided to be a little proactive and get my run in early to beat the heat. And it almost worked. When I headed out it was just under 80ºF and a nice breeze but when I came back … Continue reading

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Days of swimming

Today I headed to the pool and swam laps for 30 minutes. I’m only a little sunburned– I put sunscreen on my face and shoulders and upper arms, and I think I’m okay. I’d like to get to the point … Continue reading

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Summertime soreness

Some of the summer stickiness blew away with the storms last night, so this morning I decided to head out for a nice run around my work neighborhood. I ran along one of the main arterial streets leading into town … Continue reading

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Sleep concerns

My two-fer workout yesterday didn’t make me really sore (though my delts are definitely in need of a good stretch– swimming sure is effective) but I do feel kind of weary. I suspect I didn’t sleep well (or enough). I’ve … Continue reading

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Indulgences

Today is my birthday (eee) and so I’ve made a point to do a bunch of stuff I really wanted to do. Because I am a little bit weird, that meant going for a nice long run along the creek … Continue reading

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And so beginneth Recovery Week

This is my prescribed recovery week between stages of NRoL4W. I don’t really know what that means, so I’m just sort of making it up and doing whatever I feel like. Today I felt like a run. Now, I haven’t … Continue reading

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Stage 5 Workout B done!

Today was the last workout of Stage 5. These 4×4 sets take so long, and I’m happy to leave them behind. The short sets mean I can lift more, but… I dunno. I feel like I haven’t done enough after … Continue reading

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