Thursday means hill repeats. At least, until the program switches things around so I don’t get too comfortable in a routine. Who would want to be comfortable in marathon training? It is also a double run day, so there is an evening run as well …. as always, weather permitting! It’s Day 11 of my […]
More Intervals? But I did them last week! My Marathon Training journal entry for Day 9 brings more intervals. It’s my most dreaded workout of the week. There are times when I don’t mind them, but I can’t plan those days. You know. The ones where all the planets align and the run just goes […]
Training Journal: Monday, July 31st It’s end of a month and the start of a new week. This is the start of week two of marathon training. Running Behind Things didn’t start on schedule today. I had a lot of things going on this past week and weekend and it’s been really busy, outside of […]
If It’s Not Fun, Why Do It? It’s day 7 of my live marathon training journal and it’s time to have some fun. My Sunday run is completely unstructured. It is anything I want it to be. Usually when I leave the house, it’s still a blank canvas. I like to merge from the warm-up […]
Marathon Training Journal, Day 4 Carries More Pain! I am in so much agony today. Between the core session on Monday, the cross training yesterday and the runs on top of it all, I feel like I’ve been beaten up in a brawl. I even tried rolling out my shoulders and upper arms with a […]
Never Be Too Quick To Judge a Run Marathon training, Day 2 and here is my training journal entry. I make sure I do a thorough warm-up before I start my run. Even so, it takes at least three miles before I really find my groove in the workout of the day. The first couple […]
Training Journal Day 3: I am still feeling a bit sore … alright then, really sore … from Monday and yesterday’s hard repeats didn’t do much to help. In fact, they didn’t help at all. I guess that means they are doing what they should: waking up some lazy muscle groups!
This is the first official day of my training program, although I set yesterday as my start date. Marathon Training, Day 1. Let the fun begin! The marathon training cycle is long enough. If you add or lose a few workouts along the way, it really doesn’t make a big difference. It gets swallowed up […]