Tag: 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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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My weight loss through pictures...

My weight loss through pictures...
Looking back, I probably could have kept better track of my weight loss progress with pics along the way. The first “official” progress pics Pam and I took were in January 2010. I was down 60lbs at that point. I’ve been thinking about posting another progress pic, but have been busy with everything going on.... Read more »