As my more avid readers know, I ran the America’s Finest City Half Marathon this past weekend. I did a good job of setting goals for myself as far as training, but in context, it just didn’t work out. Here’s why, and what I’m going to do differently next time. Continue reading Goals In Context [Half Marathon Recap]
I think I only ran one 8-miler last year in preparation for last year’s half marathon, so this year I’m doing it right, and doing a little research to boot. The last two Sundays I completed my first real long runs outside – 9 miles outside & 10 miles on a treadmill. Continue reading Pounding the Pavement
A few special announcements and apologies to you AND myself from being away from the blog for so long! Continue reading Checking in + HEMP HEARTS Winner!
Have you heard of (or tried) HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)? I’m about to start an easy 30-day program for cross training. Continue reading 30 Days of HIIT
This year for my half marathon, I don’t just want to “make it” across the finish line. I want to absolutely BURN the finish line and take at least 10 minutes off my personal record from last year. And that means taking my mileage training much more seriously. Continue reading Half Marathon Training Made Easy
No matter what kind of goal or program you’re working toward, it’s extremely important not only to set measurable goals, but to track your progress so you can see how far you’ve come and learn more about the choices that impact your success the most. You are your own best motivator! You have nothing to prove to anyone but yourself. At the moment I’m stoked … Continue reading High-Fiving Myself