It is now August and I must admit there hasn't been anything particularly spectacular that has happened on the running front lately. I haven't hit any PRs, nor have I ran any timed race events since June. Last week we went on vacation and I only ran three times the entire week. Don't get me … Continue reading August is Here
I have a confession to make. I am not happy with the way I have been running lately. I am not sure when it began, but I feel as though I'm in a rut as far as progression goes. But it isn't even that unfortunately. I feel like I may be getting slower. This displeases … Continue reading The Struggle is Real
If the title to this entry grabbed your attention, then you must be someone that likes to run! I saw this sign on the pavement when I was running on Tuesday, and really wanted to incorporate it somehow into my next blog entry, so here it is! 😉 It has been awhile since I wrote, … Continue reading Go Go Gadget Legs!
I ran the Leprechaun Chase 10K on Saturday afternoon and it was almost 70 degrees at the start of the race. It hasn't been that warm all year so far-and it hasn't been that warm since (though it HAS only been two days). In stark contrast, today it snowed a bit and the temperature dropped … Continue reading 10K Race and Plans
I have been able to run outside once in the past three weeks, and it's so frustrating! With the cold weather, lately on a run day I typically run to the gym, run at the gym, and run back to work (allowing for time to shower before going back, because, let's face it, nobody wants … Continue reading Can I start running outside please?!
If you're anything like me, you want to get into shape in as simple of a way as possible. This does not mean cutting corners or skipping workouts-or doing some sort of quick fix diet. It means sticking to something effective, but straightforward. There are countless exercise blogs or articles-and of course magazines (my favorite … Continue reading Simply Strengthening
I've been pretty busy since my last blog post. I have only ran once this year so far, and that was a quick 1 mile run on the treadmill at the gym a couple days after 2018 started. After that run, I remembered I had made the decision to hold off from running for two … Continue reading Running, Strength Training, and Life