Tag Archives: treadmill

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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Meetings forever

Not forever, just all this week. Yesterday I battled weather delays all down the east coast to fly down for a work meeting. The topic is contentious and I’m in waaaay above my pay grade. *muffled screaming* This is something … Continue reading

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Bring my shoulders down from my ears

The finish line is in sight! For this week, at least. Next week is a whole nother can of worms, but that’s next week. I need to wrap up a handful of stuff, then it’s happy hour. I plan on … Continue reading

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