Monthly Archives: February 2016

Valentine’s Core

Happy Valentine’s Day! Well, I’m really big on the holiday myself (and my partner definitely isn’t a fan, grumble commercial holiday grumble) and it’s been a low-key day– we’ve spent it together, playing video games and doing chores. I baked … Continue reading

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Supportive strength and endurance

Following on from my core workout yesterday… it seems like I’ve exercised everything evenly, since my entire midsection– front, sides, and back– is all somewhat sore, including some muscle groups that I’ve never really paid attention to before (like whatever … Continue reading

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Core hardcore

Recovery day today. I’m not sure if I really honored that or not; I wound up hitting the gym pretty hard, and I did work some of the muscles I use for running, so we’ll see if my body responds … Continue reading

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My body keeps track of everything

Well, the good thing about being on a training plan is that I don’t have to think too hard about what I’ll be doing at the gym every day, I just check my calendar and go. Today said easy 3 … Continue reading

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First run of the training cycle

This year’s spring 5k training starts today! I forgot to decide on/look up a format, and I didn’t run yesterday (gave the cold one more day to hit the road) so today’s run was a treadmill combo 3 mile/tempo. I … Continue reading

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I do like the flower crown idea though.

I think I’m coming down with something– my nose is running, my throat is sore, and I’m super lethargic. But I went to the gym anyway. We’ll see if that was a good idea or not tomorrow… Actually I feel … Continue reading

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Going to the gym will keep me from pulling out my hair, right?

A little bit of everything today: lifting, running, yoga. I wanted to run more, but my legs were tired. I only made it a mile and a half of the 3 I had planned. I have a lot of work … Continue reading

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