Tag: health

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 »

Dads Who Run: Meet Scott Tremaine

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »

Hot Chocolate 15K Race Recap: Pam's take...

As Pam and I ran the Hot chocolate 15K together, I thought it would be fun to to have a he said/ she said type of recap. You can read my recap…here! Take it away, Pam! So, I had this harebrained idea back in the spring that this year I would run the Hot Chocolate... Read more »
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Hot Chocolate 15K Race Recap, my take...

Saturday I had the chance to run the Hot Chocolate 15K with my wife, Pam! So I thought it would be fun to do this recap a little differently; sort of a he said/ she said kind of thing. We’ll see how it goes. As I’m waiting for Pam to send me her part of... Read more »

No-Weigh Challenge update

A couple of weeks ago I started the No-weigh challenge with Steve and invited readers to join in on the fun. The rules are simple, we weighed in on the 12th and won’t or shouldn’t weigh in again until November 24th! We’re doing this on the honor system. So if  one of us caves and... Read more »

Dads Who Run: Meet Eric O'Connor

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »
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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 »

Dads Who Run: Meet Gene Soboleski

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »

Training update: 117 days until the Austin Marathon

Last week was an easy toe dip in the water way to get back into things. Most of the week, Coach Jen made my runs short and slow. I ended up running just over 19 miles, and hit the gym on Tuesday with Ashley Bond. Saturday, before my session at Spirit in Sport Myofascial and... Read more »
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My experience with Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy

After the marathon I emailed Coach Jen and asked for a recommendation for a post race massage. She immediately emailed back and said I should contact Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy and talk to Nathalie Banfield. I emailed Nathalie and we set up an appointment for yesterday. Having had only 1 massage... Read more »