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Itty bitty workout

On Sunday, I checked my workout schedule for the coming week: one workout of 6x200m intervals and one 2 mile recovery run before the race on Thursday, so I planned for that. But today when I got to the gym … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss?

Last night I unleashed all the sleep-inducing tools I had at my disposal: 45 minutes of good, gentle yoga before bed; melatonin (thanks Ginger– this is my second night taking it); and I even stuffed foam earplugs into my ears … Continue reading

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Sail area

It’s taper week and I’m feeling really lazy. I skipped my long run over the weekend– this entire training cycle was kind of a fail for long runs– and I have a 3 miler on the schedule today. But a … Continue reading

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Tapering and trying on dresses

In my effort to taper effectively yet still continue exercising, I did some upper body lifting, trying not to be too heavy with it. I did toss in wood chops, situps, bird dog, and leg extensions from table– so that … Continue reading

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Lunch and run, too close together

This abbreviated training plan has an abbreviated taper: 3 miles yesterday, 2 miles today, then done until Thursday morning. So my run today was super short and it ought to have been easy peasy. Just one problem though! I ate … 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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