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Warmed me right up

It’s a grey, chilly day out, but I wasn’t going to let that stop me from going for a run outdoors today. I brought a pullover to try to keep warm, but I still shivered as I stepped out of … Continue reading

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Back to nature

The weather is gorgeous today– a beautiful early fall day. And I did go out for that park run! The trail was a bit damp, but it’s pretty well-drained (aka rocky) and there wasn’t much mud. The leaves have just … Continue reading

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Summer’s Last Hurrah

There’s a finality about Labor Day that makes it maybe the most bittersweet of US civic holidays.  It’s the unofficial last day of summer: kids go back to school, pools close. Suddenly the world goes from watermelon and ice cream … Continue reading

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Long swim…

So remember that kettlebell workout on Thursday? It did such a number on my back, I didn’t feel good about working out for a couple days. I think I need to incorporate kettlebell swings into my normal workouts just for … Continue reading

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Changing it up

What a weird summer day! It’s not even 80F out. I was thinking about going for a swim, but the temperature gave me pause. And I could run, it’s nice weather for it, but it wasn’t grabbing me today. And … Continue reading

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Days of swimming

Today I headed to the pool and swam laps for 30 minutes. I’m only a little sunburned– I put sunscreen on my face and shoulders and upper arms, and I think I’m okay. I’d like to get to the point … Continue reading

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Indulgences

Today is my birthday (eee) and so I’ve made a point to do a bunch of stuff I really wanted to do. Because I am a little bit weird, that meant going for a nice long run along the creek … Continue reading

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Rearrange it

I’ve been working through NRoL4W for a while now, and as I go along I wind up slowly adding, subtracting, modifying and splitting exercises. My latest target is the combined deadlift/bent-over row. I’ve decided I like the low position bent-over … Continue reading

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Whoa! Amazing!

It feels like forever since I’ve been out for a run, and I’ve been so antsy! I was hoping to get one in this weekend, but I was so busy– my friends’ wedding was on Saturday (it was so fun, … Continue reading

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Best Yet

Today was the first 7 mile long run on this plan. (There’s one more next week.) It went better than I expected; I finished in 1:34 and don’t feel completely wiped out like I did after last weekend’s 6 miler.  … Continue reading

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