Tag Archives: treadmill

’tis the season to be tired

I just had my weekly sit-down with my boss– a quick, 20 minute roundup of stuff going on– and I realized that I was exhausted when I didn’t have the energy to make eye contact and maintain my usual friendly-professional … Continue reading

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not so easy 3 miles

I was dragging this morning; my 3 mile run was a slog. It didn’t help that when I rolled up to the gym early, all the treadmills but one were occupied and it wasn’t one I liked. Do you guys … Continue reading

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Not easy.

Today’s run was the polar opposite of yesterday’s. This morning was the first tempo run of the training cycle, 30 minutes. Each one gets longer. I usually love tempo runs– it’s so gratifying to run right at the edge of … Continue reading

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Intervals surprise

Oh hey, we’re 2 months out from Thanksgiving– which means it’s time to start my training for the 5k I always run on Thanksgiving morning. I’m doing the Higdon intermediate 5k plan again, because it’s familiar and straightforward and 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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Treadmills and bars

I was quite short on energy this morning. My 3 mile treadmill run was a brutal slog, but I finished in 36:44. And afterward I went to the weight room to do some very strange lifting – long bench sets … Continue reading

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More run testing

Yesterday I lifted some and forgot to blog about it. I was in meetings all day. Today J and I went to the gym and I hopped on the treadmill again, to duplicate Tuesday’s run but 0.5mph faster in each … Continue reading

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