Category: strength training

Training update: Friday, 11.11.11

Here I am, 100 days to go until the Austin Marathon! Eeeek! This week hasn’t been too bad training wise…yet. All my runs have been slow, zone 1 runs. The gym was a bit intense on Tuesday, but nothing horrible. ChicagoNow is holding a blogger discussion thing downtown tomorrow morning. Instead of attending that tomorrow... Read more »

Training update: 111 days until the Austin Marathon, weekly recap...

Last week went well I think. My legs feel fresh and I feel decent over all. I ended up logging 22.85 miles running, 7.5 spinning and got an hour or strength training in. I feel like I’m hitting the groove, with fitting everything in, which is nice. This week, my long run will actually be... Read more »

Austin Marathon training has officially begun.

I was finally able to get out for a run this morning which means training for Austin has officially begun! I’m all kinds of excited for this race in February! One, it will be my first out of state race; two, it’s down by my dad and step mom and three, Pam, the girls and... Read more »
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Training update: 127 days until the Austin Marathon

While I’ve posted a lot of info the last few days, I haven’t talked much about what’s next. That was intentional, as I wanted to take more time to digest last Sunday and take a break. After more time to think, to step back, I am happy with Sunday. I was disappointed with the result... Read more »

Workout at HiFi Personal Fitness...

When I started training, I wasn’t sure how I’d get gym workouts in during the day. I tried to go early mornings before work. But that got to be a bit much so I started to try and go over the lunch hour.I felt like a fish out of water, the whole concept of going... Read more »

I'm tired...

These last 5 days have kicked my butt. Between flying to Boson and back, running there, running 3 hours on Saturday…I’m worn out. Boston is awesome. I had so much fun despite only being there for a little over 24 hours. I got a solid 6-1/2 mile run in…holy crap it’s hilly there! I had... Read more »
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ProKine Performance presents Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete

ProKine Performance presents Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete
Don’t miss Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete on Saturday, July 9th from 8a-12p hosted by fitness pros Kate Galliett and Drew Whitehead! This looks awesome! What is it? Read on, I’ll tell you… Move Like a Pro: Endurance Athlete is a camp created especially for endurance athletes, and the musculoskeletal imbalances they face &... Read more »

Awesome day!

Awesome day!
So yesterday was pretty awesome. Though I did learn that double workout days are really tough. I hit the gym with Ashley at noon for strength training and then headed to the Puma Store on State Street for the fun run with Bart Yasso! I got to the Puma store early with Tom, a fellow... Read more »

Training/ weekend update...

Training/ weekend update...
Good morning and happy Monday! Raise your hand if you had an awesome weekend! I sure did! Saturday I got my long run in…I ran 12.5 miles in 2:15:00; that’s a 10:48 pace! I ran the first 3 miles at an 11:30 pace to get warmed up then picked it up from there. I felt... Read more »
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It's National Running Day!

It's National Running Day!
A couple of weeks ago I shared 10 ways (from their website) to celebrate National Running Day! I’m doing a few of these today, like #1, but want to focus on two specifically that I’m doing to celebrate today. First, I’m going for a run tonight after work. Well duh, Dan it is National Running... Read more »