Monthly Archives: November 2017

Turning turkey into gainz

First the turkey: the low and slow sale turkey turned out tasty, but it took a full 3 hours longer than I anticipated to come up to temp, which is 23 hours in the oven (and then only just got … Continue reading

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Oh no my nose

Another beautiful fall-ish day, another decent 3 mile run, wrapped up in just under 35 minutes. Can’t complain at all about the weather– it certainly makes running a lot more pleasant, even if I feel like it ought to be … Continue reading

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Running towards change

So after a race I always wonder when/if I should transition to a different thing. Usually I would be sick of running, ready to hang up my running shoes and pull out the squat bar. But this year I’ve been … Continue reading

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Race report: annual Turkey Trot 5k

Happy Thanksgiving to my US readers! It’s that day of the year again: time to run my yearly fall 5k to keep myself motivated and honest. This year I really put in some good training work, and I was looking … Continue reading

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Almost there!

Last run before the race! I never know what to do with taper runs, so I decided to use it to build some confidence and pushed through the 2 miles at a spirited pace, finishing in 22 minutes flat. It … Continue reading

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Catching up, taper and race prep

I’ve been slacking on blogging my workouts! It’s taper week now, so for the next few days I’m doing yoga and stretching and going for walks (okay my plan has a tiny 2 miles tomorrow too). I picked up my … Continue reading

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Shuffling around

Hips seem to be doing better today. I tentatively queued up tomorrow’s 5 miles fast for this morning, with the option of bailing to 3 if everything sucked. But it didn’t suck, and I got those 5 miles on the … Continue reading

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