Monthly Archives: October 2016

badass tempo run

Have I mentioned I love tempo runs? I love tempo runs! Nothing makes me feel like a total badass as much as hanging on to a fast pace for longer than I thought I could. Today’s schedule called for a … Continue reading

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10 pounds of stuff in a 5 pound bag

Today’s technically a rest day, but I am awful and that’s just an excuse to do something besides running. This morning was a buffet of varied lifting (OHP, back extensions, YTWLs, one-armed clean and press), some time on the rowing … Continue reading

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Black cloud

I’m making a stinkface at my workout today. STINKFACE. I brought the wrong shoes, had a crappy run, then dropped my Apple watch and broke it. Good job me. My current running shoes are pair #3 of the same style, … Continue reading

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Benchmark #2

Capped the week with the second of the benchmark runs. The conditions today are similar to last time, and I ran on the same route, so aside from having significantly more tired legs everything is about the same. (This is … Continue reading

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Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. After that 1.5 miles, I walked a few minutes … Continue reading

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Little tempo run

Today’s scheduled workout was a 1 mile tempo run. I added 0.25 mile to warm up, and 15 minutes to cool down after. The thingumbobber said to do the hard part at 12:12 pace; I ran it just slightly faster … Continue reading

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Training interruptions

My plan called for a short, slow 1.25mi recovery run today, so I hopped on the treadmill and got that done in a little over 15 minutes. Afterwards I planned on ellipticalling for some extra cardio, but 8 minutes in … Continue reading

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