A planned week of workouts hardly ever actually goes exactly as planned. Life happens. But that doesn’t have to derail you. There is no such thing as a perfect week, just perfect adaptability. My week got a little mixed up and things had to be rearranged. Here are a few things that help me get … More Perfect Adaptibility
Only 15 more to go! I really can’t believe I’m attempting the Hanson’s Marathon Method. For years all you’d hear me say was “I’m just a low mileage runner.” As if I knew I wouldn’t do better if I tried running higher mileage. The truth is , I have always been a little scared of … More Week one is done….
I used to count miles by 10-minute increments. I wasn’t a runner in high school so when I began running (about 10 years ago), I didn’t even wear a watch on a normal basis. I had figured out somewhere along the way that it took me about 10 minutes to run a mile (or … More From a 4:55 marathon to a hopeful 3:50… But I’ll let you know for sure in a week.
Well it’s a rest day and I just made coffee on a Sunday afternoon so I could feel like a real blogger – (I don’t normally make coffee in the afternoons). I’ve been doing quite a bit of solo thinking recently (20 miles on Saturday morning will allow for that) and I decided I would … More a few thoughts while marathon training