Tag Archives: gear

Run-muter

Okay, that was supposed to be a portmanteau of "runner" and "commuter" but it just sounds weird, doesn’t it. Anyway, I had a straightforward 3 miles on the schedule for today and early meetings in the morning, and so I … Continue reading

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new gear test: will it chafe?

First, there are few things more exciting than spending 57 minutes running 5 miles on the treadmill and watching 2! episodes of Flea Market Flip. Bleh. But I wanted to try a long and low-risk run to test out a … Continue reading

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Little intervals and dive trip report

I got back from my trip late yesterday, so I decided to work at home today. (It really is a nice perk.) No gym, wanted a workout, and it’s a nice day so I decided to go out to run … Continue reading

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4 Days on the Appalachian Trail

Yesterday noon we finally came down off the mountain after 4 days hiking. We started at Pen-Mar, at the PA/MD border, hiked the entire Maryland section, and crossed over briefly into VA and ended in WV at Harper’s Ferry. 4 … Continue reading

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Arms day, and a sports bra review

Sometimes I make some really odd decisions when it comes to cobbling together workouts. Despite having sore, tired shoulders, I decided to have a arms/chest/upper back/front abs day today, with the aim of making tomorrow the other half of the … Continue reading

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Perfect day-after yoga practice– and more hiking planning

The good news is, I’m not as sore as I was after 2 hikes ago, likely thanks to a lighter pack and better footwear. But I’m still sore, so I figured my favorite YouTube yoga practice was a good choice … Continue reading

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I am so metal.

Once upon a time I saw a meme that read, "Every month, we bleed for a week and we live. What could be more metal than that?" This is a truth I believe in. I shall bare my teeth and … Continue reading

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