Tag Archives: body image

Encouraging all kinds of athletic bodies

Thursday is HIIT day. I’m starting to wonder if the staff is rotating the class instruction; I was hoping the original instructor would be back but today it was phone-it-in guy. So it goes. It wasn’t a great class, either. … Continue reading

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This run had the tiniest rain

I didn’t make it out for a run today until the late afternoon, and I spent the entire day with metaphorical ants in my pants, wondering when I was going to gooooooo. Finally, after eyeing the weather report with trepidation, … Continue reading

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How to ruin a perfectly good run

Lately I’ve been running out of workout clothes during the week* and in the interest of preserving as many pairs of capris for the gym as possible, I wore a pair of shorts out for a run. Mistake! I had … Continue reading

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“Good Fatty Blog” and privileged voices

Longer treadmill run today: 4 miles in 53 minutes, nice and solid, no need for a walking break. Today actually would’ve been a nice day to run outside, but I neglected to plan ahead so I was stuck inside. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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some amount of bang

Another combo workout today, lifting (including the dreaded Maintenance Squats) and then as much running as I could fit in. It’s kind of frustrating that I’m spending an hour and a half at the gym every day; I feel like … Continue reading

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No-Weigh May

I’m pretty sore this morning (thanks, squats) but I managed 3 treadmill miles anyway, in about 37 minutes. I’m certain I’ll be even sore-er tomorrow, but tomorrow is yoga day so that’s okay. Today, however, ibuprofen is my friend. The … Continue reading

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“lookin’ good, girl, you losing weight?”

For some reason, I was super excited to go workout today, and now that it’s done I’m still super excited about it. It was a combo day, with a longer session of lifting followed by a short and fast run. … Continue reading

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Lift, yoga, wait

I’m never quite sure what to do when I’m tapering. I always want to do something, at least; the idea of totally resting seems sort of weird, like I’m just letting my body idle. Anyway, today I settled on some … Continue reading

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I jiggle, therefore I am

Long run day! Today’s schedule called for 7 miles. Yesterday’s 5 miler left my calves a little stiff and I was concerned, but once I headed out out everything loosened up and I felt okay. Actually I felt pretty darn … Continue reading

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Discontent foments revolution

My mood is sensationally poopy today, and I had hoped that a plain ol’ easy run would help. Not really! Now I just have less energy to be all aggro. But I finished the run (3 miles on the treadmill, … Continue reading

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